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Hello I have frequent urination and I think I have anal fissures. What can I do about both?

Hello I have frequent urination and I think I have anal fissures. What can I do about both?

Two Separate: See a urologist and/or a colorectal surgeon. Start with at least one.

You may in fact have an std or other infection below that is causing you to have prostatitis and anal pain, that could resemble these symptoms.

I would definitely recommend you have this checked out. ...Read more

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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When I need to urinate I have pain and pressure in my rectum. Have anal fissure but a full bladder hurts too?

When I need to urinate I have pain and pressure in my rectum. Have anal fissure but a full bladder hurts too?

Possibly: The anal muscle and the bladder sphincter are very close to each other. Spasm or pain in one could potentially aggravate the other. ...Read more

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Over a month ago I had an anal fissure. Still having anal leakage and itchiness every once in awhile. Sometimes vaginal itch and pain with urinating.?

Over a month ago I had an anal fissure. Still having anal leakage and itchiness every once in awhile. Sometimes vaginal itch and pain with urinating.?

Fissure not healed?: Have you been back to the MD who treated the fissure to see if it has healed? If not, it is time to do so and get checked for a vaginal/urinary tract infection (s) as well. Bacteria from the anus on the perineum is the most common cause for urinary tract infections. (Escherichia coli) ...Read more

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Is it possible with an anal fissure burning rectally so bad that its possible to have vaginal burning as well? Urine test today just incase uti?

Is it possible with an anal fissure burning rectally so bad that its possible to have vaginal burning as well? Urine test today just incase uti?

Yes: Anal fissure can be literally a pain in the butt. It cause quite a bit of pain but if the pain continue to worsen please see your surgeon. ...Read more

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Got frequent urination by 1hr. If not urine drops leak. If I don't drink much water feel thirsty. Smtimes I feel itch kind of thing in anal. Fbs is 78?

Got frequent urination by 1hr. If not urine drops leak. If I don't drink much water feel thirsty. Smtimes I feel itch kind of thing in anal. Fbs is 78?

Polyuria?: Polyuria, which means increased urination, means that you are urinating >3liters/day. This typically can be caused by hyperglycemia, drinking too much, or diabetes insipidus. If you are urinating more frequently but not >3l/day, this could be a sign of a urinary tract infection. You should see your doctor to help diagnosis the cause. ...Read more

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My symptoms are painful scrotum, frequent urination, clear liquid comes out of penis when I see porn images, after ejaculation pain around anus.

My symptoms are painful scrotum, frequent urination, clear liquid comes out of penis when I see porn images, after ejaculation pain around anus.

Slow down...: Try slowing down the frequency of orgasm to not more than twice weekly and see what may happen.

Meanwhile, gear up a regular healthy lifestyle and avoid any forms of overindulgence and obsession.

Best wish... ...Read more

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If I have chronic anal fissures, will I lose a significant amount of blood cells over time? And will the blood loss cause additional health problems?

If I have chronic anal fissures, will I lose a significant amount of blood cells over time? And will the blood loss cause additional health problems?

Although it is: Unlikely to progress to that point there certainly is the potential that long term serious issues could arise. It would be smart to see a proctologist for evaluation and treatment to avoid long term issues. ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol cause anal fissures?

Does drinking alcohol cause anal fissures?

No but can worsen: I don't believe there is any direct impact of drinking on anal fissures or hemorrhoids, but it can worsen them. First, alcohol is a diuretic (draws water out of you), so it could make your stool harder & aggravate the area. Also, it interferes w/ multiple components of the body's healing mechanisms, such as platelets, clotting factor, & other products and processes involved in healing. ...Read more

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How much pain can anal fissures cause? I've had them for a while and it's becoming unbearable at times.

How much pain can anal fissures cause? I've had them for a while and it's becoming unbearable at times.

Can be very severe: Hi VHeath
Sorry to hear you are feeling so poorly. They can be extremely severe. I've had many patients before that told me it's like sitting on a firecracker, hot coal, red hot iron. I've also had patients where they can't even sit down or have periods where they are almost writhing in pain. Hope you can get treated for them soon! Hang in there ...Read more

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Can diarrhea cause anal fissures?

No: Anal fissures are almost always caused by constipation or anal distension (such as with anal intercourse or anal manipulation). Fissures can also be associated with hypertonic anal sphincter. The treatment centers around trying not to stretch the anus too much: stool softners, less aggressive sexual practices and sometimes relaxation of the anal sphincter by surgery or Botox injection. ...Read more

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Do eating chicken cause anal fissures?

Do eating chicken cause anal fissures?

Anal fissures: Know of no association between eating poultry and developing anal fissures. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Yes: A chronic fissure will often develop a "sentinel tag" at the base of the fissure. If you have growths elsewhere it may be unrelated to the fissure. ...Read more

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Any treatment recommended for anal fissures? Why so they keep recurring? Use cottonelle wet wipes as well as toilet paper. What causes anal fissures?

Any treatment recommended for anal fissures? Why so they keep recurring? Use cottonelle wet wipes as well as toilet paper. What causes anal fissures?

Gastroenterologist: Evaluation. If you haven't gone to one, consider it.

http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/hidradenitis-suppurativa/ds00818/dsection=treatments-and-drugs. ...Read more

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Can anal fissures vaginal fissures be related to the same cause? Can spasm from sphincter cause a vaginal fissure? Unsure of sphincterectomy surgery.

Can anal fissures vaginal fissures be related to the same cause? Can spasm from sphincter cause a vaginal fissure? Unsure of sphincterectomy surgery.

Vaginal fissure: Are not related to anal fissure. Anal caused by the sphincter too right and tearing when you have bm. Sphincterotomy can be effective, but would reccomend stool softness and topical nitrate creams first, followed by Botox injections if that doesn't work. Sphincterotomy is last measure because of risk of incontinence. Vaginal tears are caused by trauma, especially if there is little lubricants. ...Read more

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How do I treat bleeding and pain caused by anal fissures? My stools are softer but I have to work too hard to pass them. There's a lot of blood too

How do I treat bleeding and pain caused by anal fissures? My stools are softer but I have to work too hard to pass them. There's a lot of blood too

Patience: Few treatment are effective for the short term pain of anal fissures. Some benefit from warm soaks, topical anesthetic creams, etc.
Medications to relieve the muscle spasm can be prescribed, as well as Botox injections and surgery in severe cases. ...Read more

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