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Painful external pile which is treated with Anasol cream., history of piles, anal fissure. What is the next step ?

I have been treating an external pile with Anasol cream for approx 2 weeks to my horror a couple of days I now have 4 or 5 ... So painful even keeping me awake. I have suffered with piles and anul fissure on and off for last 2 years. I am a fit and healthy ( except for piles !) 52 year old. Please advise next course of action as over the counter cream an ineffective.
Asked On : Thu, 8 Nov 2012
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Hi thanks for psoting your query
Your having anal fissure along with piles for last 2 years with inadequate pain reiief from different medicine.
The best way to manage anal fissure and piles is surgical.
The operation is called as symphterotomy along with haemorridectomy .
It is a small surgical procedure of about half an hour and can be done regional anaesthesia and you will be back to work in 2 weeks time .
Hope I answered your question.
Answered: Thu, 8 Nov 2012
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