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Suggest treatment for anal fissure

dr a patient of chronic diabetic and who has also undergone bypass surgery,aged 67 presently suffering from fissures with unbearable pain. no medicine is really helping to reduce the immense pain, its been more than 45 days and lot of medicine but no respite. please offer some solutions. thanking you in anticipation
Mon, 9 Apr 2018
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Hello,

Anal fissure can be treated with surgery.

Some advices that I can give to you are:

- Using over-the-counter stool softeners.
- Drinking more fluids.
- Taking fiber supplements and eating more fibrous foods, such as raw fruits and vegetables.
- Taking warm baths called sitz baths to relax the anal muscles, relieve irritation, and increase blood flow to the anorectal area.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi
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