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Is Daflon Tablet Effective In Anal Fissure
Can i take daflon 500 mg for acute heamoroihds attack while breast feeding?What dr to consult in case of heamoroihds or anal fissure?
Ask Baby's doctor: Really you should ask your baby's doctor the pediatrician or family medicine doctor which medications are safe while breast feeding. As far as hemorrhoids and anal fissure you should see a surgeon, GI specialist or proctologist. They will be able to examine you and find what treatment is best for you (and your baby). ...Read more
Grooves or clefts in various anatomical structures such as the brain (transverse fissure between cerebrum & cerebellum), the skull (sphenoidal fissure), the liver (for the ligamentum teres), the lung (oblique fissure), the spinal cord (ventral median fissure), or other structures such as the palpebral fissure between upper & lower eyelids. Can also be a tear in a structure ...Read more
Fissure: No as it would impair healingGet a more detailed answer ›
How effective is the fistula plug? My surgeon said that according to his experience, it's about 70%. Is it worth trying? Or go with anal fissure?
Different: Anal fissures and fistulas are different problems. Fissures are tears, fistulas are tunnels or tracts. A fissure is not treated with a plug. Anal fistulas can somtimes be treated with a plug. It is worth trying, If it doesn't work, other surgical options are available. ...Read more
For small anal fissure.Why do I need Metamucil or stool softener which has 3g/ pill, when1cup of my favorite cooked lentils has 15.6g, 1 pear 8g fiber. ?
You don't: ...Need to add fiber if you get adequate fiber in your diet. The recommendation was made because most people do not ;, for someone that does, adding the supplement wouldn't hurt. This doesn't apply to stool softeners, like colace (docusate sodium). Whereas fiber in your diet can soften stools, it doesn't do it the same way as the medicine, ;, for healing, using both a high fiber diet ; a softener might be advised. ...Read more
I'm pretty I have fecal incontinence/leakage, thought it was a rectal yeast infection or anal fissure but is surgery the only sure effective treatment?
Depends: Seepage and staining with liquid stool are usually due to hemorrhoids. Incontinence to solid stool is more serious and needs testing with manometry, electromyogram etc. You should not be on MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) if you have incontinence of stool. See a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more
For mild anal fissure, how effective is nitroglycerin ointment 0.2% vs the rectiv 0.4%. Is it ok to use 0.2% to avoid some side effect. Thanks.
Not in my book: daflon is a medication for chronic venous insufficiency anal fissure is a tear in the lining of the anus as far as I know there is no connection and I have never suggest that for anal fissure best treatment for anal fissure keep bowels soft and use sitz bath ( warm water in bath tub) and see a doctor for medication and possible surgery ...Read more
Can anal fissures cause extra skin growths around anal area i've had anal fissure problems before this is the first time i noticed skin growths ?
Yes: A chronic fissure will often develop a "sentinel tag" at the base of the fissure. If you have growths elsewhere it may be unrelated to the fissure. ...Read more
I was checked out by my doctor and she said I have an anal fissure. My question is, do anal fissures bleed a lot? And do they cause blood clots?
There are a lot of qualitative terms in your question.
Anal fissures normall cause bleeding that you see on the toilet paper or toilet bowl. A small drop of blood in a large bowl of water can seem like a lot of blood.
Depends on how you are rating what a lot of blood is, when and where you are seeing it and other symptoms.
Blood clots are not typical for a fissure, but possible. ...Read more
I have had hemmroids and an anal fissure over a year now. they gave me some nifedipine lotion... is there hope ? do fissures worsen during pregnancy?
Diagnosed with anal fissure. Burning pain during and after bowel movement. Can fissures cause some inflammation?
Yes, commonly: there is an underlying low grade infection. Usually hygiene is all that is needed, because infection is controlled as soon as the fissure heals. Consult with colo-rectal surgeon if pain persists. ...Read more
Fiber: An anal fissure is a tear of the lining of the anal canal which exposes the internal anal muscle causing pain and bleeding. First, however must make sure this is what is actually the correct diagnosis. If so, the most important aspect of treatment is soften the stool with fiber and fluid intake and warm/hot water to relax the muscle spasm. ...Read more
Yes: Most do with high fiber diet and fluids, this will keep your bowels soft and fissures usually heal on their own. For persistent or recurrent fissures treatment with certain topical prescription or compounded creams or even Botox my help....Rarely is surgery needed. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Over the counter medicines--anusol hc.
Prescription medicines--nitropaste and a new formula of nitropaste called rectiv. Proctofoam hc also works well.
While treating anal fissure, it is important to keep stool soft with softeners or fiber to help prevent recurrence. Recurrence is nevertheless common, and if one has a lot of trouble, surgical injection of Botox or sphincterotomy may be done. ...Read more
Pain, bleeding and: Infection risks.Get a more detailed answer ›
Start at primary Dr.: For anus problems, one can start with her primary care doctor. The doctor can light up the anal area and get a good exam. Most problems can be resolved there. If not resolved, then anal skin problems can be seen by a dermatologist, and internal problems may need a gastroenterologist, protologist, colorectal surgeon, or general surgeon... depending on the type of problem. ...Read more
See a surgeon: You need to see a colorectal surgeon or a general surgeon with anorectal interest and experience. Many times this problem, a tear in the lining of the anus, which retears with every bowel movement, can be managed non surgically. Sometimes surgery is necessary.While awaiting your opinion, eat a balanced diet, stay well hydrated, and use topical anusol as needed for pain. Good luck. ...Read more
Direct pressure: You are putting direct pressure on inflamed area. It needs to heal before pain will go away. Try shifting your wt from side to side or use hemorrhoids pillow / donut. ...Read more
Pain with BM: Painful bm with or without blood in stool. It would take a doctor to see the actual cut in the rectum to diagnose it. ...Read more
Physical exam: An examination with a doctor can visualize the tear in the anal skin (fissure). You cannot see it yourself. ...Read more