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Treatment for anal fissures, dietary precautions - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   any doc there???
Doctor :   hello
User :   good evening doc
Doctor :   i am Dr xxx here
User :   thanks for coming online
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   yep.. actually i m suffering from fissures for past two years
Doctor :   ok
User :   though it doesn bleed since i m on fibre diet and workouts
Doctor :   ok
User :   its not reducing atall...
User :   day by day its protruding out
Doctor :   whats the size?
User :   while passing motion it comes out and goes in
User :   size!!! welll may a 25 paise coin size
Doctor :   is it painful now
User :   even one day i miss my diet i get constipated and end up in bleeding
User :   no
Doctor :   i see
User :   i m jus fed up
Doctor :   well i will advise you few things
User :   i m feeling embarressed to show it to any doc
Doctor :   first i am glad you are taking high fiber diet
User :   yep pls
Doctor :   because thats the key
User :   i m eating weat AAAAAAA
Doctor :   Apply Wheat Germ Oil at the affected area to help in the healing process.
User :   two to three spoons daily
Doctor :   are you applying any ointment ?
User :   will i get it in chemist chop
User :   yeah one female doc prescribes imidil....
User :   but no great effect
Doctor :   Apply Aloe compresses on the anus as the healing properties helps in alleviating the pain.
User :   means??
User :   i mean how to
Doctor :   make sure your diet should contain fruits, vegetables, whole grain and drinking eight to ten glasses of water.
User :   ok
User :   that i do
Doctor :   you get aloe vera cream
Doctor :   and compress is clean cloth
Doctor :   apply with it
User :   but that i m doing it for past two years doc but it only loosens my stool... and doesn hurt... but fissures remain
User :   ok
User :   i mean eating habits
Doctor :   may i know your age ?
User :   i m 35
Doctor :   ok
User :   r u an indian??
Doctor :   Avoid rough toilet paper as it may cause more problems. Be gentle while wiping the sores as it may open up the sores due to constant rubbing. Avoid scented and colored toilet paper. These may cause irritation. If possible use facial tissues to wipe your bottom.
Doctor :   key factor to avoid anal fissures is to keep the area dry. With every shower or bowel movement try to dab the area with baby powder.
User :   i mean jus to know cos they ll know our lifestyle better
Doctor :   yes i am Indian
Doctor :   please do avoid spicy food
User :   good... i m from xxx...
User :   ok ll try that
User :   no i don eat any spicy foood... i m a pure veg...
Doctor :   spicy food can irritate and make things worse
User :   may be once in a while...
Doctor :   avoid pickle
User :   but even if i eat it doesn hurt me cos i see to it i add fibre along with it so...
User :   ok
Doctor :   You can try using natural stool softeners like papaya to make bowel movements easier and for these fissures to heal faster.
User :   ok
User :   wen to eat papaya
User :   my mil doesn like me eating papaya...
User :   she feels it ll trouble my utrus
User :   so i eat banana
Doctor :   no there is nothing like that
User :   ok
User :   but i bleed a lot if i eat it
Doctor :   bleed during your menstruation ?
User :   jus now read about RUE care oil
User :   yep
Doctor :   there is no connection
Doctor :   dont worry
User :   ok
User :   but is it really curable doc?? i 've lost all hopes
Doctor :   Healing anal fissures is something that a lot of people can do from home. During the healing time, you may have an urge to itch there, which means that it is healing over.
Doctor :   It is very important to remember when doing home remedies for anal fissures that you need to eat a lot of fiber. Also, you should avoid eating any kind of sharp food. This would include things like chips, nuts, and things of that nature.
User :   but nothing that sort happens to be
Doctor :   try the compresses and cream i told you
Doctor :   you should also take a lot of warm baths
User :   ok ll do for sure
User :   sits bath na??
Doctor :   This can provide a lot of relief for your anal fissures
User :   i m telling u na there is no pain or bleed
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   but it can get infected and pain so we want to avoid it by taking precautions
User :   only thing is little discomfort while passing stool and the skin coming out i don like
User :   hmmm
User :   ll the skin go back??
User :   which is out?
Doctor :   yes it will
User :   sure?? or jus to convine me u r telling this
Doctor :   it will retract
Doctor :   i am here to provide you with correct medical information ..
User :   hmmm.... so 've to start applying wheat germ oil and aloevera cream right???
User :   yeah i know..
Doctor :   yes dont worry
Doctor :   i can understand your concern
User :   once a day or wen should i...
User :   actually i m jus fed up
User :   thats y...
User :   otherwise i m a healthy lady...
Doctor :   2 - 3 times a day
User :   and all the doc sy it ll go... but so fat it has no for me atleast
User :   so far it has not, for me atleast
User :   thats y such Q's don mistake me
User :   thanks doc...
Doctor :   no problem i am here to assist you with your doubts
User :   but how long ll it take
User :   a month or year??
Doctor :   i know it can be frustrating ... sometimes it can go in few weeks too
Doctor :   make sure you follow other advises i gave you too
User :   weeks!!! don tell me....
User :   ok let me try
Doctor :   ok
User :   so wen can i meet u online next time??
Doctor :   wish you a speedy recovery
Doctor :   you can come online and ask for me
Doctor :   i am Dr xxx. if i am available i will talk to you
User :   ok thanks.... bbye. nice meeting u
Doctor :   you too take care
Doctor :   bye
User :   may i know which hosp u belong to
Doctor :   i am senior consultant working with health care magic
User :   ok thanks...
Doctor :   take care
User :   u too
Doctor :   bye
User :   bbye
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