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What Sort Of Problem Is An Anal Fissure
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
See a surgeon: You need to see a colorectal surgeon or a general surgeon with anorectal interest and experience. Many times this problem, a tear in the lining of the anus, which retears with every bowel movement, can be managed non surgically. Sometimes surgery is necessary.While awaiting your opinion, eat a balanced diet, stay well hydrated, and use topical anusol as needed for pain. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 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?
My anus is red and swollen after bowl movements, it looks like i may have an anal fissure and I have been having this problem for about one month now.
Possible surgery: Sitz baths, stool softeners are the mainstay of medical treatment. But botulinum toxin injection to relax the torn anal sphincter (definition of anal fissure) can assist with pain. Surgical lateral sphincterotomy, however, remains the treatment of choice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello! my mother have an anal fissure she has did an operation befor 19 years old and now the same problem repeat with a cicatrization in the buttock ?
Colorectal surgeon: Anal fissures are tricky business. They are very painful with each bowel movement, and there is usually some associated bleeding. There have definitely been some surgical and non-surgical management developments over the past 2 decades, so your mother should seek the opinion of a qualified colorectal surgeon or general surgeon who has an interest in this problem. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pain in my abdomen, problems passing gas & when i need to use the toilet, it burns and there is blood with my stool. Is this an anal fissure?
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
I have an anal fissure its getting worst cause I always scratch it.Is there anything beside topic drugs to treat or remove it?
Yes: One option is surgery. The other option to consider before surgery is Botox injection in the anus. This is done in the office and in many cases helps the anal fissure to heal. This procedure is done by colorectal surgeons. It is better to see a colorectal surgeon to make sure that this is really anal fissure and no other problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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