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Is Egg Bad For Anal Fissures
Anal fissures: Just having a family history of a disease does not mean you will get the same disease and an absence of a family history does not mean you won't get it. Unless you have symptoms of anal fissures which include pain upon defecation, blood on the outside of the stool or toilet paper difficulty with starting bowel movements because of pain I would say the answer is no. ...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
My 5 month old baby has a two really bad anal fissures (i can see the tears) what can I use that is natural to help heal them?
Stool softeners: Anal fissures, especially in children, are often caused by sigificant constipation and large stools. A mild stool softener like docusate, karo syrup, or even a very low dose of milk of magnesia can take care of the constipation and get her bowels regular again. Goal is to get the stools the consistency of toothpaste. In the interim, an ointment like a&d or desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) should soothe her sore bottom. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had anal fissure -lis surg on tues. After 1 very tough bm yest and one semi tough today. Pain is bad just like fissure symptoms. Did surg not work?
Nupercainal worked well for anal fissure but I switched to the generic dibucaine. Why does the generic burn so bad?
Is it possible with an anal fissure burning rectally so bad that its possible to have vaginal burning as well? Urine test today just incase uti?
Yes: Anal fissure can be literally a pain in the butt. It cause quite a bit of pain but if the pain continue to worsen please see your surgeon. ...Read more
I was diagnosed w an anal fissure. No bleeding, & prolapsed hemorrhoid. Being treated now w nifedipine. Thinking its the prolapse. Burning so bad?
Colorectal surgeon said I have obvious posterior anal fissure & gave cream to heal. What does obvious posterior mean? Is it really bad? Healing well.
AM on invega sustenna (paliperidone palmitate). Also anal fissure last year. Why do I often smell out of butt. Sometimes diet causes bad stool and I have to keep wiping?
Proctologist: In view of the frequency of your anal problems it would be best to be evaluated and treated by a proctologist or a colonrectal SURGEON and be put on a steady regimen with follow-up visits as well. Dietary advice for your bowel problems can also be addressed by these specialists. ...Read more
Saw PCP recently. Said I had a small anal fissure. Gave me suppositories and some numbing agent (and cream for hemorrhoids).Saw slight blood today. Bad?
On Rx Miralax (polyethylene glycol) to help with constipation. On day 2 & I noticed an anal fissure that hurts bad. Should I call my gi about this or treat it myself?
Ok to use Anusol: But just as important is to be sure to be eating a high fiber diet and most importantly drinking 80-100oz of caffeine free, alcohol free fluid daily, more if you workout strenuously. There are other meds that work better but if no repsonse to above after2 months you may need surgery to avoid complications such as an abscess. See a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more
Part of Treatment: Anal fissures are usually related to passing hard constipated stool or other trauma to the anal canal. Keeping your stools soft with fiber (metamucil) is only part of the treatment. Drink plenty of water as well. May need medicated creams to help as well, see your doctor to know what you need to do. ...Read more
Ok to use Proctofoam: But just as important is to be sure to be eating a high fiber diet and most importantly drinking 80-100oz of caffeine free, alcohol free fluid daily, more if you workout strenuously. There are other meds that work better but if no repsonse to above after2 months you may need surgery to avoid complications such as an abscess. See a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more
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
Several Options: Non-surgical treatment includes warm water soaks 2- 3 times a day, increasing fiber intake, drink lots of water, and taking stool softeners or laxatives. Witch hazel (tucks (witch hazel) pads) can help. Some relief in a day or two usually. It may take several weeks for the fissure to heal completely. Sometimes fissures heal without treatment. May require surgery. ...Read more