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Keloid Anal Tear
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Have anal tear been soaking butt in warm water & been having better bms. Just wondering why dr told me to do that and if it has helped my bms?
Clean and dry: You have an anal tear and have been doing site bath with improvement. The advantage of soaking the bottom in warm water is to get clean and dry. It is difficult to keep the are clean when you have a tear or prolapsing hemorrhoid. Keep up the good work and the healing will occur. ...Read more
Yes: Exercise should have no effect on an anal fissure (tear). You should seek out a general or colo-rectal surgeon for treatment, which can be medical or surgical. ...Read more
Pain and bleeding: The most likely symptoms of an active fissure are pain and bleeding. The resolution of these symptoms indicate healing. Itching may indicate partial healing and can remain a bothersome feature. High fiber diets and increased water intake with or without stool softeners can help but if the symptoms persist, you may need to see a specialist. ...Read more
Inflammation: Itchiness is a normal part of the healing process and is in part use to inflammation and histamine release. While some otc preparations with steroids such as anucort may help to ease the itching, it may also slow healing. There are many causes for a fissure. Have you discussed with your primary care physician? ...Read more
It's possible: Go for an evaluation with your doc, to discuss medical and possible surgical intervention for your anal/rectal problems. Diet change, particularly lower fats, lower gluten, may help. Increasing local care with daily to twice daily shower, hairdryer the area, desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) salves, and bowel regimen. Good luck. ...Read more
Have anal tear, can it start to bleeding again after it stopped day before? Can pain from it get worse when it wasn't too bad to begin with? And why?
Yes: The bleeding can be intermittent. Avoid hard bowel movements, take over the counter stool softener and soak your bottom in warm water for about 15-20 min. The pain can increase the spasm of the sphincter muscle which inturn can cause more pain specially during a bowel movement. If symptoms are not getting better you need an evaluation by your physician amd possibly referral to a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more
Many people present with "piles" and this can actually be the issue or one of many other problems that your doctor can help
there are dietary, behavioral, hygiene modifications as well as procedures that can help with these common problems.
Both constipation and diarrhea can lead to this condition as well
it is best if you consult with a general or colorectal surgeon to help with this matter. ...Read more
Anal fissure: Stinging and itching are more likely to by sign/symptom of fungal irritation. Okay to use anti-fungal powder. Okay to get evaluated by your doc. You may need an exam under anesthesia to get accurate diagnosis and plan of care. Correct constipation with bowel regimen. Be well. ...Read more
Is it ok to have careful anal sex after a month from the anal tear healing? A month of medication & wait another month to make sure the tear is safe?
Depends where it is: The line where the rectum begins is called the dentate line. A tear above this line does not hurt; a tear below it causes pain. See http://www2b.Biglobe. Ne.Jp/~dr-ok/zkouzou. Html. ...Read more
This tear will: Keep re-opening as long as you are straining at large, hard, difficult to pass, infrequent bowel movements. In order to let it heal, consider softening your stools through diet (increase intake of stone fruits and their juices) or via medication (PEG 3350 vs Milk of Magnesia (magnesium hydroxide).) Your doctor can help guide you through your struggles with anal fissures. ...Read more
Went to dr have anal tear, now not feeling too good. What is normal to feel with anal tear and what is not?
Can be very painful: Pain, specially during and after a bm. It causes spasms of the sphincter muscle like getting charlie-horse. You may see some blood with a bowel movement. It takes couple of days to get better after starting treatment. Please refer to my previous answer. Hope you feel better. Remember to take warm soaks and you can do them 4-5 tines a day. ...Read more
Went to dr have anal tear what is best way to help it heal, how do I know it's getting better, how would I know if it's getting worse?
Tear or fissure: Is best treated with hi fiber diet, eliminate caffeine and alcohol, drink 80-100 ounces fluid daily and use prescription topical agent (numerous available) follow up with your doctor in 4-6 weeks is necessary to confirm healing. See a colorectal surgeon for more specific advice. ...Read more
Shouldn't: As long as the suppository is lubed, and inserted carefully, it shouldn't cause a tear. Doubt it will dry out the rectum either - it's very humid in there, with no exposure to ambient air. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I hav anal fissure on and off since 2 years now anal tear is still present if I hav constipation than it will painful I felt anus is very hard?
Can a person with anal fissure that has taken medication to heal the tear have anal sex after a long while let's say 2-3 months after the wound healed?
Yes: If the fissure has healed then with the right care then it is possible. ...Read more
Estimate: Your doctor may have asked you to look for bleeding with a known anal tear. You will need to estimate how much bleeding with an anal tear and bleeding. It is unusual to loose a lot of blood. The important steps are to use stool softeners. With this your bleeding will stop. Be well. ...Read more
Have itching and irritation in my vagina, could this be caused by my anal tear? If not, what should I do about it?
Sometimes if I have hard stool and I squeeze really hard, and hold it in too long, I get a little blood when wiping after, is it an anal tear or cut?
Possibly: If you continue to notice blood you need to see your doctor for an exam to be sure. ...Read more
Reoccurring anal fissure for years, have a tear that go's deep up my anus now scar tissue with loose skin on one side. Is surgery an option? Cost?
See a surgeon: Your question requires an exam to be able to answer. ...Read more
Every time my stool is thick, I feel that my anal fissure tears again. It hurts for a few days then goes away after the defecation is smoother. Is surgery needed?
Keeping your stools soft, though adequate intake of water and fiber laxatives may help. You may try over the counter treatment to relieve pain. If the lesion persists for six weeks or more, it would be time to see your doctor. Consult this site for more info.
http://www. Webmd. Com/digestive-disorders/tc/anal-fissure-topic-overview. ...Read more
Sir I have anal fissure if I take stool softner then I do not have experience had hard stool, tear in my colon or bleeding. Can I take this stool softne?
Anal fissures.: You can certainly take stool softeners, something like Docusate, once daily for a few weeks in an attempt to get the fissure to heal. But I wouldn’t recommend continuing it indefinitely. ...Read more
Used fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) while on kneens with but up. Apon insertion had extreme cold feeling in lower gut just under skin. Could there be an anal tear.
Possibly: Inserting anything into the anus can inadvertantly lead to tearing the mucosa. See your doctor for an exam of the area to know for sure. ...Read more
Anal fissure: An anal fissure is a tear in the mucosa of the anal canal, just inside the anal margin. It is a common condition causing pain on defecation in adults and children. Most anal fissures respond well to conservative or topical management. In refractory cases surgery may be required ...Read more