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Whats the best way to relieve pain for a hemorrhoid or anal fissure?

Whats the best way to relieve pain for a hemorrhoid or anal fissure?

See your doctor: These are different problems and treatment may also differ. Pain is common with fissure: increase water and fiber intake, use stool softener and sitz baths. Topical nitroglycerine or Diltiazem ointment helps heal fissure. Hemorrhoids don't cause pain unless thrombosed- a firm swelling on the outside of the anus. Fiber, fluids, sitz baths help. Most resolve on their own. ...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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What is the best way to relieve pain from a sty?

What is the best way to relieve pain from a sty?

Get it removed: If it is causing pain it must be relatively big. The best way to treat large styles is to drain them, this can be done in the office with adults. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure an anal fissure?

What is the best way to cure an anal fissure?

Stool softeners: Anal fissures are common and are associated with constipation, they cause pain and bleeding with bowel movements.They usually resolve in their own taking stool softeners and a hugh fiber diet with plenty of fluids and warm bathes or soaks usually help if this doesn't help see a doctor. ...Read more

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Having anal fissure and hemorroids. Extreme pain and burning. Using ointments but no relief. What can help relieve the pain. Is there a solution?

Botox & Nitro: Botox has been used with success in some patients for anal fissues. Also, nitroglycerin ointment may be able to relieve the pain and improve the fissure. Both of these will need to be administered from your physician. ...Read more

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How can I best prevent a colon spasm & what is best for the pain?

How can I best prevent a colon spasm & what is best for the pain?

Not easily: If you are prone but the best thing is eating 5 servings of veggies, 4 of fruits drinking 8 glasses of water a day and exercising at least 20 minutes 3 times a week. There are meds your doc can prescribe when the spasms come. All the best! ...Read more

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Please help! what is the difference between a rectal prolapse to hemorrhoids?

Please help! what is the difference between a rectal prolapse to hemorrhoids?

Anatomy: Prolapse is actual rectal tissue bulging, prolapsing, telescoping out of the anus. Hemorrhoids are actual blood vessels of the anal region known as the hemorrhoidal vessels that engorge with blood. As they engorge they place pressure on the nerves causing pain. ...Read more

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What's the best way to relieve constipation after having a hysterectomy?

What's the best way to relieve constipation after having a hysterectomy?

Vitamin c flush: Vitamin c powder called mixed ascorbate powder supplies 2767mg of vitamin c per scoop you would do one scoop with with cup of water or juice hourly until this causes diarrhea you vit c requirement to relieve constipation is the total you took minus one (last scoop) you can do this daily until your wound heals also helps with your tissue recovery - make sure u have no issues of kidney stones. ...Read more

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What is the best painkiller for annal fissure?

What is the best painkiller for annal fissure?

More than medicine: You have to start thinking prevention. Those who have it: http://www.Medicinenet.Com/anal_fissure/patient-comments-97-page2.Htm; other than meds: http://www.Nhs.Uk/conditions/anal-fissure/pages/treatment.Aspx. ...Read more

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What's the best remedy for anal leakage?

Depends...: The best remedy for anal leakage depends on the cause. There are a number of anorectal problems that could lead to leakage including hemorrhoids and anal sphincter abnormalities. These are treated differently so i suggest seeing a colorectal surgeon who specializes in treatment of incontinence for a work-up. ...Read more

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How to releave the pain of a fissure?

How to releave the pain of a fissure?

Anal Fissure?: You can try non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications or acetominophen. Hydrate well and take in pleny of fiber. Large. Hard stools will cause more pain passing if you have an anal fissure. If not improving, see a surgeon. ...Read more

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Please tell me what's the best way to fix a fecal impaction and fissures?

Please tell me what's the best way to fix a fecal impaction and fissures?

Fecal impaction: The safest way to clear a fecal impaction is to see your physician for a rectal exam first to confirm that nothing else is going on. Then he will prescribe a cleanout that likely include a general laxative and an enema. This would probably be followed by scheduling you for colonoscopy to clear your colon of any pathology. Once cleared, he will get you on a regimen to eliminate your anal fissures. ...Read more

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What is a good way to relieve bladder infection pain?

What is a good way to relieve bladder infection pain?

OTC: look for an over the counter form of phenazopyridine ("Azo"). there are several brands available. They are all quite helpful in relieving bladder pain associated with cystitis. They do stain the urine a very dark orange though ...Read more

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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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How do I find what's the best way to fix a fecal impaction and fissures?

How do I find what's the best way to fix a fecal impaction and fissures?

Sometimes: Glycerine suppositories can help or a fleet mineral oil enema or sop suds enema mad with a teaspoon of liquid ivory soap. But if all else fails, manual disimpaction is necessary...Not fun for the patient or the physician. Best thing is to not get impacted by following a proper fiber diet and drinking plenty of fluids. ...Read more

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How to tell the difference between a anal fissure and hemroids?

How to tell the difference between a anal fissure and hemroids?

Anal Fissure: An anal fissure is like a cut. Hemorrhoids are distended veins at the anus. Both of these hurt very much. A physical exam by a physician would be best if you have never been examined for this. ...Read more

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Is the surgery the only solution for anal fissure..?? Please advise me..

Is the surgery the only solution for anal fissure..??
Please advise me..

Medical therapy firs: I typically treat anal fissures with a topical muscle relaxant and pain ointment first. In my experience at least 80% improve without the need for surgery. ...Read more

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Is there a medication my gastro could prescribe that might relax the internal anal sphincter to make the passing of stool easier? My stool is soft.

Is there a medication my gastro could prescribe that might relax the internal anal sphincter to make the passing of stool easier? My stool is soft.

PainSouthOfTheBorder: There are few couple of topical prescription medications he could prescribe.But if you have some inflammation like a fissure or proctitiso(sorry about these terms but they're just about inflammation down there).Anyways, if your"gastro"hasn't figured this out maybe a"procto"(proctologist-the original "-ss man")But really, before getting all out of sorts about this,have a discussion with your gastro ...Read more

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Is there a quick and easy way to get relief from my hemorrhoids?

Is there a quick and easy way to get relief from my hemorrhoids?

Ice/heat & topical: Alternate ice and heat the first 24 hours, then heat only--sit in tub of moderately hot water. Apply topical medication containing cortisone. Anti-inflammatory meds (ibuprofen, etc.) will help with the pain & swelling. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get relief from gastric pain?

Proper diagnosis: See your doctor to establish a proper diagnosis, the rest will be straightforward. ...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