First Name Required field. Tear in the anal area can be caused because of an injury caused by passage of hard stools or excessive straining during bowel movement. We will not share your information with third parties unless you give your consent or unless permitted by applicable law. NHS Choices. Clinical Knowledge Summaries. Preventative tips. Injecting haemorrhoids is a particularly effective treatment for haemorrhoids that bleed.
The procedure has no side effects of incontinence. Anal dilation, or stretching of the anal canal Lord's operation , has fallen out of favour in recent years, primarily due to the unacceptably high incidence of fecal incontinence. External anal fissures on anal verge can be diagnosed by visual inspection. Surgical procedures are generally reserved for people with anal fissure who have tried medical therapy for at least one to three months and have not healed. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. Brady JT, et al.
Anal Fissure - What You Need to Know
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Description: A common side effect drawback of nitroglycerine ointment is headache, caused by systemic absorption of the drug, which limits patient acceptability. Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Soaking in warm water for 10 to 20 minutes several times a day, especially after bowel movements, can help relax the sphincter and promote healing. Local application of medication to relax the sphincter muscle, thus allowing the healing to proceed, was first proposed in with nitroglycerine ointment,     and then calcium channel blockers in with nifedipine ointment,   and the following year with topical diltiazem. All rights reserved.