Is preparation h good for anal fissure?

Anal fissure. Anal fissures are often caused by chronic constipation and straining on defecation. Focus on keeping stools soft with a healthy, fiber-rich diet. Preparation h is primarily for hemorrhoidal relief, but could help fissure discomfort since there is a lubricating component to preparation h. Alternatively, you can also apply petroleum jelly if painful. See your md if severe.

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Will preparation h affect an anal fissure?

Not likely. Most fissure will respond to stool softeners, sitz baths, and a prescription cream to allow the anal muscles to relax (nifedipine). Preparation h does not usually help. Read more...

I have anal fissure and pain during bowel movement I have xyloproct and preparation H suppositories and ointment which one is the best??

Anal fissure. Xyloproct has pain relieving qualities and should numb the anal area reducing pain with bowel movements. It's also important to keep your movements soft by taking a stool softener like colace and inserting a glycerin rectal suppository to make it easier to expel your stool. After the bm, apply warm applications.A proctologist or colorectal surgeon can give you the best advice and treatment,however. Read more...