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Is It Safe To Anal Fissure
My anal fissure was getting better then got worse. What foods should I be eating daily that are safe? I think toasted pita bread made it worse. Thanks
Anal fissure: Stay off of constipating products such as milk and milk products, rice, foods containing pectin like apples and pears, and bananas ...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
I am on colace (docusate sodium) to treat hemorrjoids and anal fissure..looks like i will be on it for a long time..is it safe?
I have internal hemorr. & anal fissure. Doc. suggested healing fissure before perf. band ligation. Is it safe to fix hem. first? Got sever. foul odor
Is it safe to take Lysine supplement for hemorroid/anal fissure? will it help? I read an article and collagen corelation
YES IT'S SAFE: Will it do any good? DoubtfulGet a more detailed answer ›
Im 21wks pregnant and have anal fissure because of hardened stool.what can be used to cure the fissure and is calmoseptine ointment safe for pregnant?
Stool softener: The best treatment for an anal fissure is to avoid constipation with a simple stool softener. Natural foods such as prunes or raisins are likely your best bet while you're pregnant, in addition to drinking lots of water and walking more. I would ask your OB about calmoseptine. ...Read more
Is it safe to use suppositories for an anal fissure or just cream externally?I had used just external cream, and it went away, then a hard stool chang
Anal fissures no fun: Anal fissures are like paper-cuts in the anus. They can bleed, hurt, & recur, particularly with defecation & any other activity that increases pelvic pressure. Disorders of anal-rectal function, straining at hard stool, prolonged sitting, heavy lifting, long distance walks/runs are causative & should be addressed. If stool softeners, fiber, topical rx, & behavior changes don't cure, see a surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Natural delivery 3 months ago = anal fissure. Heals, comes back. Sitzbths+fiber+water. Just started nifedipine - safe for nursing? Any hope of normalcy?
Safe: Nifedipine is safe in lactation. Even safer is topical Diltiazem which is a first cousin of nifedipine. Most anal fissures heal in a couple of weeks. If you still have issues after 6 weeks, Botox or surgery is indicated. Meanwhile keep your stool really soft by eating at least 1 cup of fiber one or all bran cereal daily. Good luck. I know it hurts! ...Read more
Is it safe to use Mom plus laxative suspension for anal fissure during breast feeding? Will it affect my 2 month old baby as am breastfeeding him?
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 ?
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?
Depends: 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?
Easy BM diet: Fissure is a tear in the lining of your anal canal. You need to minimize mechanical stress/ trauma of defecation to heal. Any food known to give you constipation or loose bm should be avoided. Many find adjusting the amt of fiber supplement helpful in achieving the bm consistency that don't hurt as much. Sitz bath and otc meds can promote healing too. If nothing helps, see your doc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Torn and scarred: An anal fissure occurs with torn anal/rectal tissue usually with passing large caliber and hard stool. The tear scars as it heals. The scar is less able to stretch and can tear again. Add a bowel regiment: laxatives, fiber, stool softener, more liquids, probiotics to achieve two soft bowel movements daily. Softer, smaller caliber stools will help your fissure heal. Surgery if persistent. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tear of anus.: An anal fissure is a small tear in the lining (mucosa) of the anus. Typical symptoms associated with anal fissures are pain and bleeding. Fissures are quite common, but are often confused with other causes of pain and bleeding, such as hemorrhoids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer