Anal Fissure

A cut or tear in the lining of the anus is called anal fissure. It is normally seen in people with chronic constipation. The symptoms include pain during and after a bowel movement, blood in stools, and a visible tear in the skin near the anus.

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What causes a burning sensation in the anus?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a burning sensation in my anus. How to relieve it? Please suggest some treatment.  Read Full »


Dr. Pritam Mohapatra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I appreciate you seeking help. I would recommend the following for relief: Streamline your diet and lifestyle: Focus on a balanced diet, preferably with adequate intake of water and roughage. Take at least 8 to 10 glasses of water daily. Exercise in a clean and open air f...  Read Full »

How to get rid of pain, infection, and fever caused by piles?

Query: Hi doctor,I am suffering from piles from nearly about a year. Suddenly yesterday, I felt pain around my anus, and I had 101 F fever. I saw that there is an infection around my anus.  Read Full »


Dr. Arvind Guru

Answer: Hi, Welcome back to icliniq.com. What do you mean to say by piles? Is it painless bright red blood in stools? How do you know it is an infection? Do you have constipation? For an advice specific to your problem, please upload the past medical records and a detailed evolution of your sympto...  Read Full »

Will ayurveda cure the problem of blood in stool?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 38 year old male, who weighs 85 kg, and I am 5.11 feet tall. I had a problem with blood in stool a year ago, which got cured after I took medicines. But nowdays, I have been seeing blood in my stool again. I do not have any problem like itching, pain, etc. I feel it very diffic...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query. According to your height and weight, your BMI (body mass index) is 26.23. Normal BMI should ranges between 18.5 to 24.9. So first of all, you need to reduce some weight. Blood while passing stool may have many reasons. But most common ...  Read Full »

Can asthma medications and IgE levels affect HIV results?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a possible exposure to HIV, five months back. It was exactly on the 45th day I took an HIV fourth generation test, both HIV-1 and HIV-2 were nonreactive. At the 105th day, I took an ELFA HIV 1 and 2 antibody test, which was also nonreactive. I also did a viral load EDTA plasma HI...  Read Full »


Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) has a window period of 1 to 3 months, during which the test results can be a false negative. According to WHO (world health organization), all tests are considered conclusive after 12 weeks of the last exposure. As your test results ar...  Read Full »

Will anal fissures get infected and cause mild fever?

Query: Hi doctor,I have had anal fissures, and since the evening, I got a fever. Can fissures cause an infection? If yes, are there any antibiotics I can take? I have a 9-month-old baby whom I am still feeding. Kindly guide me.  Read Full »


Dr. Bn Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Usually, anal fissures do not cause infection. Anal fissures, if present chronically, becomes chronic anal fissures. Have you measured the body temperature? Is it a mild rise? Please answer the question for further help.  Read Full »

Can hemorrhoids be treated if identified in teenagers?

Query: Hi doctor, My age is 17. What to do if blood is coming with stool and feeling pain when passing out stool? It is like there s a cut like something. What to do? Kindly guide me.  Read Full »


Dr. Utkarsh Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Anal fissure (cuts) are common in those suffering from constipation and hard stools. Do you feel any bulging as well while passing stools? You might be suffering from hemorrhoids (piles) as well. Even I have had my struggles with hemorrhoids, and I know the sight of ...  Read Full »

Does soreness in the anus that aggravates after passing stool indicate fissure in ano?

Query: Hi doctor,For almost two months, I have been experiencing soreness in my anus. There is no blood, but the pain worsens after a bowel movement and is continuous. I have tried Xyloproct ointment to alleviate the pain, but it is not helping. I am taking Prilocaine LA twice daily, Rapidene 1 g three tim...  Read Full »


Dr. Acha Varun Babu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As for your history concerned, you need a clinical examination. From your history point of view, it could be a fissure in ano, less likely hemorrhoids. But they both are confirmed only by clinical examination. Any constipation history do you have? Do you feel any it...  Read Full »

I am losing blood due to anal fissure. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 17 years old. A few days back, I had hard stools and it resulted in causing anal fissure. My anal area became swollen and I started to have extreme sharp pain with every bowel movement. After two days, I waked up with a feeling of less pain and I was confident that my fissure has got ...  Read Full »


Dr. Arvind Guru

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you are losing so much blood that you nearly passed out, then you can go to an emergency and consult a doctor soon without any delay. If you have slight blood that made you feel like pass out, then it can be due to hemorrhoids. Take plenty of fluids around two to...  Read Full »

Why do I get pain with bleeding during bowel movement?

Query: Hi doctor, I have difficulty in passing stools. I put heavy pressure while passing stools. I have pain during bowel movements with bleeding. Initially, my stool is hard and small and after that, it becomes slightly easy to pass.   Read Full »


Dr. Arbab Muhammad Kashif Khan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please mention the duration of these complaints. Please mention whether you noticed any blood in stools or any swelling in your anal area. Please mention whether you have pruritus, abdominal pain, or discharge in the peri-anal area. Please mention whether you have a...  Read Full »

What is an anal fissure, and its common cause?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 21-year-old female, and I have a swollen anus, which is itchy, painful while passing stool, and is bleeding a little. I have noticed a few things wrong when trying to pass stool. It has become unbearable, and I am a little worried it could be anal cancer.  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, the symptoms and the anal swelling seem to be an acute anal fissure. The anal fissure is a breach in the lining of the anal canal. There are specific causes for its development; the common of all is constipation or forceful passage of stools (straining). I wan...  Read Full »

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