Keep 'em soft!
treatment is aimed at controlling constipation
and reducing anal sphincter spasm. High fiber diet
, stool softeners, and lots of fluids help relieve constipation and keep bms soft.
Warm water sitz baths for 15 minutes 3-4 times a day are soothing and promote relaxation of the anal muscles, which can also help healing. Occasionally, a variety of special medications or creams may be used.