ABOUT THE DISEASE
An anal fissure is a tear in the lining of the anus (mucosa) or anal canal.
- Passing large, hard stools- Frequent diarrhea- Constipation- Inflammatory bowel disease such as crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis- Infections- Anal sex
- Rectal examination
- Take a more fibrous diet / fiber supplements, to soften the stool, making bowel movements easier.
- Sitz bath is recommended to help heal the tear, two to three times a day.
- Fissure Surgery (Fissurectomy)
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