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Sentinel pile and anal fissures causing anal cancer - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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i have an anal fisuure with sentinel pile for over two years i am worried that it could be an anal cancer because it wont heal
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr AAAAAAA
Doctor :   Could I ask you a few more questions pertaining to your query ?
Doctor :   Are you there ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   May I know your age please ?
User :   65
Doctor :   What might have been the precipitating factor for Anal fissure do you think ?
User :   larger then normal bowel movements when i was in europe whic normaized whe i got home to the states
Doctor :   Like straining of stools or constipation, Or diarrhea Or Crohn's disease ?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   strining stools
Doctor :   How painful is your anal fissure if you grade it on a scale of 1 to 10 ?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   it varies it has been a 10 and has healed only to come back
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Have you consulted a Surgeon or taken his advise ?
User :   yes fiber and colace help as did nifedipine .3 but after a while it will re-occur but now it is just a superficial split that wont go away but is no where near as symptomatic but now i want to get rid of it becase it worries me
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Let me advise you a few steps : Doctor :   1. Please get a surgical repair done as it prevents a recurrence to a maximum extent
Doctor :   2. Please have lots of water
Doctor :   3. Have lots of fresh fruits and veggies and lots of juices
Doctor :   A surgery can caus more help than damage as you have a long way to go ahead.
Doctor :   Surgery is quite simple and is performed in a hour .
Doctor :   Hope you have followed.
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me.
Doctor :   Do you h ave anything else to ask , Please let me know ?
User :   what about my concer of it being something more serious since it wont really heal
Doctor :   If the pain is too high use Xylocaine gel.
Doctor :   No it is very rare to convert to a cancer.
Doctor :   A surgery solves all the issues
Doctor :   no recurence and no cancer
Doctor :   Take care, bhye
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