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Anal bleeding : what do I do? Is it serious? I am an 18 year old male, and this has happened about 3-5 times now. I have anal bleeding, and it always passes as bright red blood, like that of an anal fissure. I do not share symptoms with anal fissure thoug

Anal bleeding : what do I do? Is it serious? I am an 18 year old male, and this has happened about 3-5 times now. I have anal bleeding, and it always passes as bright red blood, like that of an anal fissure. I do not share symptoms with anal fissure thoug

You : You may be dealing with an internal hemorrhoid. These are usually painless and can cause quite a lot of bleeding. On the other hand rectal polyps, tumors, and like you stated fissures can be the cause amongst other things. You really need to see a doctor for this problem. You will need a rectal exam, stool testing for blood, and a test to make sure you are not anemic due to all the bleeding. Your doctor may also want additional tests based on your history and exam. I know you probably don't want to see a doctor for a rectal exam, however it is in your best interest to get a diagnosis and prompt treatment. Good luck. ...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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Is incomplete emptying of bowels a symptom of anal fissure i've had anal fissure since a past few months and hasn't healed by itself.

Is incomplete emptying of bowels a symptom of anal fissure  i've had anal fissure since a past few months and hasn't healed by itself.

Could be: Controlling the pain may help with evacuation by decreasing spasm (and fear of pain). There are creams and other methods that help heal fissure often without surgery. See a general, colorectal surgeon or proctologist. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an anal fissure?

What are the symptoms of an anal fissure?

Pain on defecation: Pain or bleeding when defecating can be caused by an anal fissure. Be seen to have it checked. ...Read more

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What are the common symptoms of a anal fissure?

What are the common symptoms of a anal fissure?

You will know it : If you have it you will know , severe anal pain unable to evacuate , then constipation , occasional bleeding after defecation, tender spot with skin tag at tail bone area , always need to make sure nothing serious like cancer of anal areas ny visiting your doctor. ...Read more

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I think I have an anal fissure. What are the symptoms?

I think I have an anal fissure. What are the symptoms?

PAIN AND BLEEDING: Pain and bleeding with bowel movements can be a sign of anal fissure, which is a raw tear in the anal lining. Quite painful, with a spasm type pain. Hemorrhoids could give you pain as well. So, keep well hydrated, eat a balanced diet, and seek a professional exam and opinion. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do you know for sure you have a anal fissure. What are the symptoms?

Pain with BM: Painful bm with or without blood in stool. It would take a doctor to see the actual cut in the rectum to diagnose it. ...Read more

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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 more

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I have a chronical anal fissure that its symptoms appear once every several months and go away the same day. Do I have to treat it surgically ?

No...: Anal fissure usually is symptomatic for continuous periods of time. Episodic symptoms like you describe speak against the diagnosis. Perhaps you are experiencing periodic hemorrhoid flare-ups. Good luck! ...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)

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