Anal fissures (crack/tear in the anal canal
mucosa) are extremely painful, which is further aggravated by hard stools.
You need to follow
1) Dietary modification--- Include diet rich in fiber like green leafy vegetables, fruits (avoid pomegranate-as its known to cause hard stools), (banana, papaya, apples are helpful), kishmish ,oats and cucumber ,which would help in softening the bulk of stools.
2)Avoid spicy food and non vegetarian food for a few days.
3) Drink plenty (at least 12-13 glasses) of water
4) Apply Xylocaine
2% jelly around the anal region, before and after passing stools. This would help in relieving the pain to some extent.
5) Sitz bath- take a tub filled with hot water(the heat should be tolerable) and sit in it till the water becomes warm. Repeat it at least 2-3 times/day .
has excellent solution for this condition, for which a detailed case history is required. In the meanwhile you may take SILICEA 6X 2 pills 2 times a day, for 3 days.