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Treatment for anal fissures and constipation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I was suffering from constipation for last couple of days
Doctor :   ok
User :   But now I am having another problem
User :   I am feeling as if there is a slight cut in anus
User :   It pains during the motions
Doctor :   since when you have this problems
User :   Also it is like lot of needles pinching
User :   About 7-8 days now
Doctor :   do you have difficulty in passing stools
User :   Yes
Doctor :   is there any bleeding while passing stools
User :   Only once I felt but not after that
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are yout aking any medications
User :   Please adv the medication
User :   Just isabgol husk
Doctor :   is the pain more after passing stools?
User :   It stay there for 1 hr or so but after that normal
Doctor :   the condition what you have is called ana fissure
Doctor :   which is a small cut near the anus
User :   Ok
User :   Please adv the medication
Doctor :   it occurs due to excessive stretching of the anal mucosa
User :   May be due to constipation that I had
Doctor :   you can apply xylocaine gel for the cut
Doctor :   take isabgol husk for easy passing of motions
Doctor :   yes it ocurs mainly due to constipation
User :   Ok
Doctor :   so take high fiber diet like fruits, vegetables, greens leaves
Doctor :   take a banana every night
User :   Ok
User :   Any capsules or tablets
Doctor :   you need to use sitz bath
Doctor :   is the pain severe?
User :   Sometimes yes but not always
User :   What is sitz bath
Doctor :   if the pain is sever you can take Tab SUMO for the pain
User :   Any Antibiotic for faster recovery. How much time will it take for recovery ?
Doctor :   In the sitz bath, take a basin full of water, add some dettol to the water or Metrogyl liquid one cap in the water and you need to sit in the basin 2 times a day preferable after passing stools
Doctor :   antibiotics are not required
Doctor :   for this condition
Doctor :   main thing is to treat the constipation
User :   Ok
Doctor :   avoid overstretchihng of anal muscles
Doctor :   allow the fissure to heal by taking sitz bath
User :   For constipation Isabgol is enough
Doctor :   Use the gel after sitting in sitz bath daily
User :   or someother medicine is needed
Doctor :   Yes it is enough
User :   Ok
Doctor :   if still your stools are hard you can use Syrup livoluk 4tsp every night
User :   Notede
Doctor :   is hter any thing else i can help you
User :   How much time will it take to heal
Doctor :   it takes around one week
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User :   I searched on internet and somewhere it said to have Ciplox TZ capsules for such condition
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   What is that medicine ?
Doctor :   It is an antibiotic
Doctor :   If the fissure is small no need for this
Doctor :   wait for one week if it does not heal you can use this medications
User :   OK
User :   Thanks then.
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