Anal Fissure

Treatment of Anal Fissure

Treatment of Anal Fissure

Can Anal Fissure be treated without operation / surgery? Yes. Acute or short duration recent onset anal fissures can be treated by conservative management which includes: Stools softeners and laxatives as prescribed by a doctor. Warm sitz’s bath: sit in warm water tub for 10 min after every motions. This will relax the spasm of(…)

What is Anal Fissure and Symptoms

What is Anal Fissure and Symptoms

It is a cut, ulcer or tear in the wall of the anus at its outer border. What are the symptoms of anal fissure? Pain: Severe tearing, cutting or pricking pain while passing stools followed by burning pain after passing motions, which may last for a few minutes to few hours Bleeding: bright red blood(…)

What are the causes of Anal Fissure?

What are the causes of Anal Fissure?

Hard stools when forced out of the anal opening (while straining at motions) causes stretching of the anal beyond its capability thereby causing the crack or tear = fissure. It occurs at the front & back ends (12 o’clock & 6 o’clock  position) of the anus. This is because these areas have relatively less blood(…)