Pain in the anus is one of the most common complaints encountered in the outpatient clinics. The pain is sometimes described by the patient as 'my worst pain ever. This article provides some suggestions on how to avoid facing this annoying issue by making few dietary and lifestyle changes.
An anal fissure is a tear or ulcer that develops in the lining of the anal canal after passing a hard motion. Actually, it affects one in ten people at some point in their lives. All age groups and both sexes are affected equally.
Signs and Symptoms
The Course of the Condition
Usually, it resolves over four to six weeks. But, it can recur if there is constipation or hard motion. In some people, the condition turns chronic and lasts for years. Few develop complications such as anal stricture and require surgery.
How to Prevent
How to Treat
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07 Sep 2018 - 1 min read
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