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Had diagnosed posterior fissure. Applying gel dilliact. What will help heal?

Hi... Just got a medical checkup done from a gastro specialist ...he had diagnosed posterior fissure in ano....& advised to apply local gel Dilliact 3 times a day....I am suffering from this for last 5 has advised if this does not heal in 7 days a surgical procedure is required.......can you please let me know what is this surgical procedure
Asked On : Sun, 30 Dec 2012
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Hello and thanks for writing in
If medical treatment fails than surgery is the choice of treatment. A small surgical procedure is done to release the fissure in ano.
1. Dilation: Dilation of the fissure with proctoscope under anesthesia can be done and it may need multiple sitting.
2. Surgery: The tendon causing the fissure is released by small incision and it is a best cure for the diseases. The recovery time is about a week.
Your surgeon can decide better which procedure is best for you.
Best Wishes and get well soon
Answered: Sun, 30 Dec 2012
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