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Hard stools, anal fissure. Nitrogesic ointment suggested with cremaffin. How long should I take medication?

I had problem of very hard stool in month of January, i saw a doctor and he suggested me to use laxatives as psyllium and drink lots of water. During same time i found myself something inside my anal aperture, went to a gastroeneterology surgeon for physical examination. he told me that i have also developed anal fissure along with sentinel tag. He suggested me an nitrogesic ointment and if not cured then surgery. I also took cremaffin 6-8ml every day since last week of january. I realized that cremaffin is a lot of help. I am eating lot of fibres and drinking lot of water. I am much better now but how long should i contnue with cremaffin. I also realized that withdrawing cremaffin takes me back to hard stools . how long should i contnue with cremaffin?
Asked On : Wed, 27 Feb 2013
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Welcome to HCM,
You can continue Cremaffin for long time till your fissure gets completely healed.
Cremaffin does not absorbed in blood so it is safe.
Continue diet and fluids as you are doing.
Avoid fried, chillies and junk food.
Go for exercise and abdominal recti muscles exercise daily and regularly, this will increase your bowel movement and so constipation can be avoided.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Wed, 27 Feb 2013
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