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Bleeding anus, anus wound,dry stool and falling sick.

hi my daughter was diagnosed with nothing after checking out her anus for bleeding and was advised to drink a lot of water and eat plenty of fruits.but recently she witnesses the same problem .I checked her issue and there seems to be a tear like wound in the area.what should I do to avoid this problem permanently.please advice.evan after drinking water she faces dry stool during times that she is sick and she had to take some anti biotics and pain killers plus the weather here is also very hot.
Asked On : Wed, 25 Apr 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
May 2013
according to the information given by you, your daughter most probably having
anal fissure(anal mucosal tear)
Causes to develop anal fissure are,
Passage of hard and dry stool,
Inflammation of anorectal area,
Digital or foreign body insertion,
Vitamin B-6 deficiency
In case of anal fissure she will experience pain or burning sensation during defecation and following it. The blood will be seen not mixed with stools.
Around 50% of fissures heal by themselves. Treatment can be adviced is,
Taking more fluids and high fiber diet,
Has to avoid constipation because it will repeat the problem,
Stool softeners can be used.
Sitz bath (means keeping one tub of luke worm water and adding 1 to 2 caps of disinfectant and sitting in that) decreases the pain.
Using cream containing analgesic, antibiotic and anti-inflammatory components.
If problem repeatedly occurs better to consult doctor because it will lead to chronic fissure which will further aggravate the problem.
take care
Answered: Wed, 25 Apr 2012
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