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What Are Anal Fissures Is This Something To Worry About If I Am Constipated
Fissures: Are tears in the anal canal from spasm in the internal sphincter which arises with constipation or chronic diarrhea. Besides causing pain and bleeding, they can get infected and cause abscesses and/or fistulas. They should be properly diagnosed and treated too avoid complications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 read high fiber diet can cause constipation and potentially anal fissures + diverticulitis from passing large stools. I recently passed large stools after starting 30g per day fiber. Should I worry?
Fiber + fluid: In order to avoid hard stools after starting an increase in fiber intake, increase water intake as well. Chronic passage of large hard stools can produce anal fissures and hemorroids, but it is not uncommon to pass a larger soft stool when initiating a higher fiber diet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is my anal fissure considered "chronic" if it heals with conservative methods but then retears every once in awhile when I get constipated?
Any advice on how to deal with anal fissures in a 3-yr old? He was constipated once a week ago only.
Constipated: First, you can apply vaseline to the anal area so that when he poops it will slide out more easily. Second, you want to increase fruit and vegetable in his diet and try to have him drink a lot of water. If he is still having trouble stooling, there is an over the counter medicine called MiraLAX which helps with constipation. Speak to your child's doctor before starting the miralax. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Life style changes: you need to have a complete diet and life style changes ,first hydrate well,a lot of water and juices,less sodas and caffeinated average,less energy drink,eat more fibers and fruits and vegetables,more soups and less red meat,exercise regularly ,and take a stool softener and fibroid supplement if you needed.use a sitz bath for the fissure,and use OTC medication for comfort. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a hemorrhoid banding next month to fix it and anal fissure i'm not constipated but during bowel movements feel like not empty will this fix it?
Hpefully yes: Speak directly to the surgeon about this; ...Read more
I'm constipated and think I might have hemorrhoids or an anal fissure. Can't go to the doctor for a week. Is it safe to sake Senokot or Miralax? Both?
You can take: either, but I would recommend Miralax. It dissolves in 8 oz of any fluid, such as water. Until you can see the doctor, you can also apply some healing ointment, such as Aquaphor to your anal area. If it's a fissure, that may even heal it. Working on the constipation is the real factor here,so try to increase the fiber and fluids in your diet...and certainly see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When i make a bowel movement it takes 2 hours stool is soft not constipated have hemorrhoids anal fissures how will doc fix bowel movement?
Anal fissure: There is probably a lot of unconscious with holding on your part because of the hemorrhoids and anal fissure causing pain when you have a bowel movement. I would try to make the stools even softer so that it will be difficult for you to take 2 hours to pass a single BM. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had anal fissure 2 months ago because of constipation. I am still getting problem and I need to know how long it takes to get cure?
It usually doesn't : In general, anal fissures do not cause constipation, unless you are intentionally stopping yourself from having a bowel movement because you're aware of the fissure. On the other hand, hard stools that happen when you are constipated can cause a fissure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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