‘Fissure’ is a small tear or a rip in the lining of the skin. Now, when we talk about an ‘Anal Fissure’, it is nothing but a tear in the lining of the skin around the anal opening. Fissure is non life-threatening and easily treatable and is quite common among adults and young children (ages 0-5). If you want to know more about Anal Fissure Treatment, read the following sections.
There are two types of Anal Fissures – Acute Fissure and Chronic Fissure. Acute Fissure heals itself within the time period of 4 to 6 weeks, whereas Chronic Fissure persists for 8 or more weeks.
Treatments and medications for Fissure vary depending on the type of anal fissure. Hence, it is very important to identify and understand its types. In the following sections, we have explained about different treatments for Fissures.
We know that an acute fissure is one which heals itself in 4-6 weeks. Since it heals by itself, doctors often prescribe medications that cuts down the healing period, thereby, effectively curing Acute Anal Fissure. Some of the medications for an acute fissure are:
These type of fissures cannot be effectively cured with just non-surgical medical treatments (tablets/creams). These fissures persist for more than 8 weeks. Hence Chronic Anal Fissure Treatment requires surgical intervention. Patients can choose from two main surgeries and they are:
Post the surgery, the doctor usually prescribes OTC medicines such as tablets or creams. This helps in the complete recovery of patients.
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|Post Surgical Pain
|Moderate – High
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