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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How to manage recurring anal pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having huge inner pain in stool going place, anus. It happens after every 10 months. Please suggest what has to be done. I am male, 40.  Read Full »


Dr. Chandra Prakash Tanwar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Burning while defecation could be due to anal fissure. The anal fissure is a break or a crack in the mucosal lining of the anal canal. You better see a gastroenterologist and get a PR examination and sigmoidoscopy test done. Treatment consists of taking stool softeners...  Read Full »

Can Candid be used around anus for fissure and warts in an HIV patient?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 25 years old. I am suffering from fissure for the past one year but it is not healing properly. I am using Lox-2%, Osil and stool softener Softovac now regularly. Last time when I consulted a doctor he told me that I am having piles too with warts. Warts are now disappearing as...  Read Full »


Dr. Naveed Ahmed Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to cliniq.com. I see you have taken all the necessary medications for the fissure in anus. What I would like to tell you is you need to do two more important things. Firstly, since you have fissure and piles I can guess you might have constipation quite commonly hence you must be stra...  Read Full »

Why do I defecate several times in a day?

Query: Hello doctor, I defecate almost five times a day. My stool is hard most often. This caused me an anal fissure which I am currently recovering from. My diet is high in protein. I eat fruits and salad on daily basis. Is this normal? Could it be a sign of colon cancer? I am currently taking Daflon for ...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms are unlikely to be due to colon cancer. Colon cancer can be present with variable symptoms such as constipation, vomiting, bleeding through anus and significant weight loss. Many people experience hard stools as part of irritable bowel syndrome. I su...  Read Full »

I have an urge to pass stools in the morning and anal burning during the day. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am experiencing a stool sensation in the morning and a burning in the anus in the remaining time. I cannot sit for prolonged hours, so please let me know what the problem is. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can have piles like irritating anal conditions. You should get the local anal and rectal proctoscopy examinations for further workup. My advice: Consult your specialist doctor, talk to them, and take medications after consulting them. You should take liquid p...  Read Full »

I have anal pain during bowel movement. Please suggest medications.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 31-year-old male working as a software professional. I have been facing a problem with anal pain during bowel movements and also feel the pain after the bowel movement for some time. I have been facing this problem for 10 days. Motion is normal. I have overcleaned the anal area...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post. There are three possibilities on the basis of history alone as the cause of your symptoms. 1) Anal fissure. 2) Hemorrhoids. 3) Proctitis. The treatment is almost the same except for a severe anal fissure that is bleeding. I suggest you ...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest ways to improve digestion?

Query: Hi doctor, We are living in an area where water having high TDS level. So, here almost 70% people facing stomach and intestine related issue. I am a physically fit person and my age is 37. I am doing regular weight exercise (gym workout) for the past 7 years continuously. All areas of my body are w...  Read Full »


Dr. Happykumar Kagathara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have abdominal pain? What about your appetite? What is stool consistency and was blood on the surface of stool or mixed with stool? Do you have symptoms of nausea, burning sensation in upper part of the abdomen or chest? If you had recent episode of s...  Read Full »

How to manage anal fissures permanently?

Query: Hello doctor,I have anal fissures for the past seven weeks, the big wound is curing, but the small wound remains uncured. I have a previous history of these same issues ten years back. I am currently taking Fidonal ointment and antibiotics, which cured only 80% of my wound.  Read Full »


Dr. Sandeep V. Nair

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. An anal fissure is a wound in the anal canal caused by various reasons such as overactive anal sphincter pressure, passing hard stools, straining at defecation, and rarely also in Crohn's disease. I hope the doctor has evaluated you for the same. Usually, anal fissures ta...  Read Full »

I found blood in my stool. Is it a sign of bowel cancer?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30 year old woman. I found blood in my stool this morning, for the first time in life. I am sure that is not period. Is it a sign of bowel cancer?  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I assure you not to worry a lot as things can be settled with proper care and follow up. There are some reasons for fresh blood in stools, with stools, before or after stools other than menstrual blood.First of all, it may be hemorrhoids. You may have felt some dilat...  Read Full »

Is it normal to have pain and tightness post hemorrhoidectomy?

Query: Hi doctor, I had hemorrhoidectomy before six weeks. I still feel some pain and tightness while sitting. Is this normal after six weeks? I think I have anal stenosis. Stool is difficult to pass even when soft. Always have to strain and never passes naturally. I know I have a hard scar tissue. I...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. No, this is not normal. Pain could be due to fissure and stenosis of the anal opening, but it needs a physical examination to confirm it. I would suggest drinking lots of water, have fiber diet and chew the bolus properly to avoid constipation. You can also try an...  Read Full »

Suggest some solutions for fissures with slight bleeding for the past one week.

Query: Hi doctor, I have had fissures or piles with slight bleeding for the past week. It does not go in when pushed inside. I am taking Cremaffin plus syrup and using Smuth cream. Seems to be slight pus-type boils on the fissures. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. The picture (attachment removed to protect the patient’s identity) does not suggest it is a fissure. I suggest it is a thrombosed external hemorrhoids or prolapsed internal hemorrhoids. The piles or hemorrhoids have two types one is externa...  Read Full »

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