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Is it normal to have an occasional set back when healing an anal fissure? Have been taking ntg, miralax, (polyethylene glycol) lots of water and fiber as normal.

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Dr. Robert Cloud
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: Anal fissure

Constipation needs to be corrected.
Only 50-50 % of fissures heal with conservative. If fissure hasn't healed on conservative measures within 4 weeks, then see your doctor.

In brief: Anal fissure

Constipation needs to be corrected.
Only 50-50 % of fissures heal with conservative. If fissure hasn't healed on conservative measures within 4 weeks, then see your doctor.
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