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On Rx Miralax (polyethylene glycol) to help with constipation. On day 2 & i noticed an anal fissure that hurts bad. Should I call my gi about this or treat it myself?

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Dr. Amy Swegan
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In brief: Watch for a day or 2

Miralax (polyethylene glycol) will also help a fissure by treating constipation.
Sitting in a hot water bath for ten minutes three times a day will also help. If you are having any additional symptoms or not getting better in am couple of days call your doctor.

In brief: Watch for a day or 2

Miralax (polyethylene glycol) will also help a fissure by treating constipation.
Sitting in a hot water bath for ten minutes three times a day will also help. If you are having any additional symptoms or not getting better in am couple of days call your doctor.
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