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What to do for an anal fissure with constipation?

What to do for an anal fissure with constipation?

Softer stool: Treatment for fissure requires making sure stools are soft and bulky as well as use of a topic vasodilator ointment applied to the anus. ...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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How does an anal fissure cause constipation?

How does an anal fissure cause constipation?

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 more

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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?

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?

Usually 2-3 wks: fissures lasting more than 6 wks are chronic but treatment is still effective. watch your diet, use good hygiene and be patient. Increase your liguid intake and use sitz baths. Ask your doctor what other options are available to you. ...Read more

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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 ?

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 ?

Non healing: anal lesions need medical attention , avoid constipation eat high fibre diet , stool softeners , plenty of fluids will heal in most of the time , See your doctor , some times you need biopsy of the area . ...Read more

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I've had anal fissure for 5 years.It's been really good in the past few months.Symptoms appeared again after 1 constipation.What's the best treatment?

I've had anal fissure for 5 years.It's been really good in the past few months.Symptoms appeared again after 1 constipation.What's the best treatment?

Chronic: or recurring anal fissures should be studied since they may be associated with inflammatory bowel disease! Assuming this work-up is negative a steroid (cortisone) Cream may be very helpful! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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I am having parathyroid surgery tom'w. As someone who is still healing from an anal fissure, my biggest concern is post-operative constipation. Hints?

Preventive measures: Ways to avoid post operative constipation include drinking plenty of water daily, taking a fiber supplement to keep your stools formed and soft, using pain medication sparingly, use stool softeners as needed, and remain active by at least walking daily. ...Read more

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For months i had constipation which caused a anal fissure. Then my stools started turning green all the time and now are yellow all the time. Reasons?

Not related: An anal fissure is a localized tear, but stool changes are influenced by diet and function of the digestive system. Consistently very dark or very light stools may signal an underlying problem, so see your doctor if this persists. ...Read more

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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)

Anal fissure is a condition where there is a tear in the tissue lining the anus or lower rectum. This ...Read more