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What are the symptoms of an anal fissure?

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Dr. Lakhminder Sandhu
General Practice
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In brief: Anal fissure

Anal pain is experienced on defecation, traditionally described as feeling like passing shards of glass.
Pain may persist for several hours after passing stool.

There may be bleeding on passing stools. If present, it is seen as bright red blood on the stool or toilet paper.

In brief: Anal fissure

Anal pain is experienced on defecation, traditionally described as feeling like passing shards of glass.
Pain may persist for several hours after passing stool.

There may be bleeding on passing stools. If present, it is seen as bright red blood on the stool or toilet paper.
Dr. Lakhminder Sandhu
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Dr. Allen Kamrava
Surgery - Colorectal
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Pain

Sharp pain with defecation.
Blood on toilet paper or in the bowel. Pain is usually worse with bowel movements.

In brief: Pain

Sharp pain with defecation.
Blood on toilet paper or in the bowel. Pain is usually worse with bowel movements.
Dr. Allen Kamrava
Dr. Allen Kamrava
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Pain on defecation

Pain or bleeding when defecating can be caused by an anal fissure.
Be seen to have it checked.

In brief: Pain on defecation

Pain or bleeding when defecating can be caused by an anal fissure.
Be seen to have it checked.
Dr. Gregory Hines
Dr. Gregory Hines
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