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Anal bleeding : what do I do? Is it serious? I am an 18 year old male, and this has happened about 3-5 times now. I have anal bleeding, and it always passes as bright red blood, like that of an anal fissure. I do not share symptoms with anal fissure thoug

Anal bleeding : what do I do? Is it serious? I am an 18 year old male, and this has happened about 3-5 times now. I have anal bleeding, and it always passes as bright red blood, like that of an anal fissure. I do not share symptoms with anal fissure thoug

You : You may be dealing with an internal hemorrhoid. These are usually painless and can cause quite a lot of bleeding. On the other hand rectal polyps, tumors, and like you stated fissures can be the cause amongst other things. You really need to see a doctor for this problem. You will need a rectal exam, stool testing for blood, and a test to make sure you are not anemic due to all the bleeding. Your doctor may also want additional tests based on your history and exam. I know you probably don't want to see a doctor for a rectal exam, however it is in your best interest to get a diagnosis and prompt treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Fissure (Definition)

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


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Is there more bleeding from anal fissure if you take aspirin?

Is there more bleeding from anal fissure if you take aspirin?

Yes: Taking Aspirin affects platelet function which is part of the process involved in clotting of blood.Any open wound such as a fissure that bleeds on its own can be affected with increased or prolonged bleeing if taking aspirin. The fissure needs to heal, be operated on or cease the Aspirin until after healed. Check with your doctor before stopping any meds. ...Read more

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My son has a chd and is on aspirin. He has an anal fissure. What should I do?

My son has a chd and is on aspirin. He has an anal fissure. What should I do?

Depends: I assume the fissure is bleeding. In any case, minor bleeding is a common, and very annoying, issue with children on aspirin. In the vast majority of cases, the bleeding will stop without special intervention. But, i would consider giving stool softeners to help make the bowel movements less "traumatic" for the fissure. Please discuss this with the pediatrician. ...Read more

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I have diagnosed by anal fissure one month back, there is no bleeding, my dr give doxiproct iwant to take sudocrem antiseptic healing cream.

Listen to your docto: Your doctor examined you and knows your situation best. If you don't want to use the medication recommended, i would talk to him or her and ask if that is alright. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a bleeding anal fissure to heal?

How long does it take for a bleeding anal fissure to heal?

Depends: If the fissure is acute and shallow, correction of an abnormal bowel issue will resolve it in 2-3 weeks. A chronic fissure may stop bleeding but may not heal without surgical correction. You need to be properly evaluated with a discussion of your diet, fluid intake, bowel pattern and confirming the diagnosis with followup to confirm actually healing even if the symptoms resolve. See a colorectal. ...Read more

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I have an anal fissure with lots of pain and bleeding. What do I do

I have an anal fissure with lots of pain and bleeding. What do I do

C a doc: Not much u can at home except make sure ur not constipated. Sitz (soaking in water) also can help. U will need something to help relax the internal sphincter muscle as we do not have control over this and it goes into spasm when it hurts. This leads to not wanting to have bm and leads to constipation which makes the fissure hurt more. It's a bad cycle that needs to break with relaxation of muscle! ...Read more

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Anal fissure is very painful and bleeding. Stools are softer but its hard to pass the.?

Sphincterotomy: Persistent pain and bleeding from anal fissures despite conservative management, is addressed with surgical sphincterotomy to relieve hypertrophic anal sphincter. I hope this will help and good luck. ...Read more

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Do you really need to treat internal hemorrhoid with canasa if you don't have bleeding or symptoms. Just small anal fissure.?

Do you really need to treat internal hemorrhoid  with canasa if you don't have bleeding or symptoms. Just small anal fissure.?

Anal fissure: Your anal fissure will need to be treated. The internal hemorrhoids are not bleeding so you can observe them. Life style is your choice. Most patients feel better after treatment. Talk to your surgeon you may continue to watch and see if you get better on your own. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Anal bleeding : what do I do? Is it serious? I am an 18 year old male, and this has happened about 3-5 times now. I have anal bleeding, and it always passes as bright red blood, like that of an anal fissure. I do not share symptoms with anal fissure thoug

You : You may be dealing with an internal hemorrhoid. These are usually painless and can cause quite a lot of bleeding. On the other hand rectal polyps, tumors, and like you stated fissures can be the cause amongst other things. You really need to see a doctor for this problem. You will need a rectal exam, stool testing for blood, and a test to make sure you are not anemic due to all the bleeding. Your doctor may also want additional tests based on your history and exam. I know you probably don't want to see a doctor for a rectal exam, however it is in your best interest to get a diagnosis and prompt treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Anal fissure--does bleeding come and go?

Anal fissure--does bleeding come and go?

Maybe, but...: Bleeding per rectum may originate in the anal canal, the rectum, or further up the line. Frequent anal sources of bleeding include hemorrhoids & fissures, that may respond to modifying stool texture (fiber, softeners) and topical agents, or require further intervention. Similar bleeds can be seen with anal & rectal cancer, infections, ischemic colitis, diverticular bleeds, inflammatory bowel, etc. ...Read more

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Would an anal fissure cause very heavy bleeding?

It may: The anal area is very vascular (many smallblood vessels) and a fissure certainly can be painful and cause bleeding. Bleeding from your anus is never normal, so you should get the area checked to assure it is a simple fissure versus some other problem that may be causing rectal bleeding. Good luck. ...Read more

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My brother is suffering from anal fissure for 2 months now and he had told us recently about it. and there is no bleeding,itching or puss just pain .

My brother is suffering from anal fissure for 2 months now and he had told us recently about it. and there is no bleeding,itching or puss just pain .

Might need treatment: Has he been seen by a doctor for this? Keeping from straining, avoiding hard stools, and the use of topical nitroglycerin (a prescription) or diltiazem should be considered as first-line. ...Read more

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If I had surgery for an anal fissure but after twenty days it started bleeding, why?

Worth a reevaluation: I'd call the surgeon's office--they would likely want to see you again to figure this out. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with anal fissure as source of bleeding for 5 years, failing to heal, no pain though. Fair diagnosis ?

Diagnosed with anal fissure as source of bleeding for 5 years, failing to heal, no pain though. Fair diagnosis ?

At 23 not likely : but Squamous cell carcinomas of anal canal mimics anal fissure , could be missed if biopsy is not done in long standing cases and in older age group ( not at 23 ) . Anal fissure of 5 years is too long speak to your doctor for alternative therapy svn surgery and biopsy of the area . ...Read more

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Surgery for anal fissure done last sat. one week later bleeding while passing stools. Fresh blood just flowing. Is it from fissure or from the UC? Hel

Surgery for anal fissure done last sat. one week later bleeding while passing stools. Fresh blood just flowing. Is it from fissure or from the UC? Hel

Anal Fissure Repair: Most likely the bright red blood is still from the surgery to fix the anal fissure. As you know it is in a difficult place to heal and having bleeding a week later is not unusual. Make a call to your surgeon for advice. ...Read more

Anus (Definition)

The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more


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Anal Fissure (Definition)

A condition where there is a tear in the tissue lining the anus or lower rectum which ...Read more