An Anal fissure is a small tear that occurs in mucous lining tissues of the anus. The condition is caused when the hard stools during a bowel movement causing extreme pain and bleeding. Anal fissures are very common and can affect people of any age.
Symptoms of an anal fissure
Causes of an anal fissure
Diagnosis of an anal fissure
The doctor performs a digital rectal exam to diagnose an anal fissure. The procedure involves using a short, lighted tube (anoscope) to investigate the anal canal. The location of anal fissure provides information about the cause of the condition. Other tests to diagnose anal fissure include:
Treatments for anal fissure
Several lifestyle changes and home remedies provide relief from pain and discomfort caused by anal fissures. These include:
Nonsurgical treatments for anal fissure
Surgical treatments for anal fissure
Surgical procedure for anal fissure is known as lateral internal sphincterotomy (LIS). The procedure involves cutting a small portion of the anal sphincter muscle to reduce spasm and pain. This action promotes fissure healing and is an effective medical treatment.
At Kims hospital we provide surgical and non surgical treatment methods to patients suffering from anal fissures and prevent reoccurrence of fissures. Our expert panel of specialist’s works in collaboration with the medical surgeon’s to provide a unique inclusive experience for the patients to relieve pain and discomfort caused by any medical condition. To know more about anal fissure treatment options and treatment cost, book an appointment now.