Anal fissure: Introduction
Anal fissure: Tear in the anal region.
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causes, and treatments of Anal fissure is available below.
Symptoms of Anal fissure
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symptoms of Anal fissure
Treatments for Anal fissure
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treatments for Anal fissure
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Anal fissure: Deaths
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Alternative Treatments for Anal fissure
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Anal fissure: Complications
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Causes of Anal fissure
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Disease Topics Related To Anal fissure
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Anal fissure: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Anal fissure
Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms
of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed.
The best known, irritable bowel...read more »
Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea
is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance.
The digestive system contains a variety of...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria,
but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the gut....read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down
with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning).
In fact...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
conditions is celiac disease, a...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent
difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases.
Some of the better known...read more »
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Anal fissure: Rare Types
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Prevention of Anal fissure
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Anal fissure: Broader Related Topics
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Definitions of Anal fissure:
A painful linear ulcer at the margin of the anus. It appears as a crack or slit in the mucous membrane of the anus and is very painful and difficult to heal. (Dorland, 27th ed & Stedman, 25th ed)
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