Category - Anal
Like other small cuts or tears to the skin, an anal fissure will often heal by itself within a few weeks. However, you should see your gp if you have an anal fissure as they can give you advice and medications to help ease your symptoms and allow the fissure to heal more quickly. Anal fissure (fissures) is a very painful condition caused by trauma to the anus and anal canal, which then cuts or tears the anus and anal canal tissue. These tears can be caused by straining to have a bowel movement, hard stools, and chronic episodes of diarrhea. Symptoms include rectal bleeding, anal itching, and painful bowel movements. An anal fissure is a small tear or crack in the lining of the anus. If you experience severe pain or bright red bleeding during or after bowel movements, you may have an anal fissure. Common digestive problems, including hemorrhoids and anal fissures, can result in itching, pain, and general discomfort. These tears, known as anal fissures, usually come from passing large or hard stools. They can cause pain and bleeding during and after bowel movements. An anal fissure is a break or tear in the skin of the anal canal. Anal fissures may be noticed by bright red anal bleeding on toilet paper and undergarments, or sometimes in the toilet. If acute they are painful after defecation, but with chronic fissures, pain intensity often reduces. Anal fissures usually extend from the anal opening and are usually located posteriorly in the midline.