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Anal Stenosis

Anal stenosis is a condition where the anal canal is compressed, due to which the bowel movement and passage of stool becomes difficult. This condition is usually the result of hemorrhoid surgery, scar tissue formation, due to birth defects or infection. The treatment options include surgical reconstruction of the anal canal.

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I have had surgery for anal fissure six months ago, but now I am unable to pass stools. Please help me.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19 years old female. I have had anal fissure. I had surgery before six months. Now I am unable to pass stools. I feel like there is no hole there. I have had constipation sometimes. Could you suggest a way to pass stools quickly. Please help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Arvind Guru

Answer: Hi,Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. From your discription, you are most likely having post operative anal stenosis. If you are having difficulty passing stools, I am afraid, you will need dilation of the passage. If you are having severe distension and pain in...  Read Full »

Why is my 19 months old daughter having constipation since we started giving her solid food?

Query: Hi doctor, My 19 months old daughter has been suffering from constipation since we started giving her solid food, that is since the seventh month. She cries while passing stool, and her anus becomes red after she passes stool for around two or three times a day. Our doctor suggested to skip milk an...  Read Full »

Dr. Nagasirisha Naredla

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Constipation is a common problem for children of this age. We should try to rule out any significant medical causes like anal stenosis and for this, you have to visit a pediatric surgeon. Dietary changes like avoiding milk products should be started as suggested b...  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. Is...  Read Full »

Dr. Srivastava, Sumit

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 any stoo...  Read Full »

Is stool of 1 cm diameter twice a day without constipation normal?

Query: Hello doctor, I feel a bit of bloating after I eat a meal; it continues for half an hour and then eases out without any medication. Sometimes I feel the need to urinate. Is this normal? Sometimes I get flatulence. I pass stool of diameter 1 cm, often in pieces, twice a day. Is it something serious?  Read Full »

Dr. Penchilaprasad Kandikattu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Do not worry; you may be suffering from food intolerance like irritable bowel syndrome or acid peptic disease or lactose or gluten intolerance. Until examination is done, it is difficult to say what it is. Use tablet Pantoprazole 40 mg once a day before breakfast...  Read Full »

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