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Please advise what is the recovery like after having a lateral internal sphincterotomy?

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Dr. Steve Howe
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: Few days

This is generally performed for severe anal fissures.
After this procedure, bowel movements should not be painful and associated bleeding should stop. The anal tissue is also a relatively fast healing area.

In brief: Few days

This is generally performed for severe anal fissures.
After this procedure, bowel movements should not be painful and associated bleeding should stop. The anal tissue is also a relatively fast healing area.
Dr. Steve Howe
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