Fissure in Ano

BLEEDING PAIN DISCHARGE CLICK BELOW
PILES / HEMORRHOIDS ++++ + + Piles
ANAL FISSURE ++ ++++ + Fissure
ANAL FISTULA + ++ ++++ Fistula

What is an anal fissure?

fissure Fissure in Ano is nothing but an anal ulcer or a tear in the anus causing severe pain and burning sensation along with bleeding during and after defaecation. Fissure in Ano can be divided into two types based on chronicity. Acute fissure usually heals on its own within a period of 2 to 3 weeks where as chronic fissure has a deeper cut with or without a Sentinel pile or tag which does not heals and needs medical attention.

Causes

  1. Chronic diarrhoea or constipation
  2. Straining while defecation
  3. Crohn’s disease
  4. Ulcerative colitis
  5. Post delivery

Symptoms

  1. • severe pain and burning sensation during and after defecation
    • Bleeding
    • Red blood streak on stools
    • Skin tag in chronic fissure
    Prevention
    • Intake of high fibre supplements
    • Drinking plenty of water
    • Avoid straining while defecation
    When should you consult a doctor
    • Severe burning sensation after defecation
    • Severe bleeding during defecation
    • Blood streaks on stools
    • Skin tag