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Treatments for Anal fissure

Treatment List for Anal fissure

The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Anal fissure includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

  • Stool softening treatments
  • Laxatives
  • Lubricating suppositories
  • Drink lots of water - usually about 6 to 8 glasses daily
  • Surgery
  • Warm sitz baths - for pain relief
  • 0.50 percent hydrocortisone cream - to relieve anal itching
  • Pain relief
  • Acetaminophen
  • Avoid straining when passing stool
  • Dietary modification
  • Stool softeners
  • Sitz baths
  • Increasing fluid consumption and fibre intake
  • Open lateral internal sphincterotomy
  • Glyceryl-trinitrate (GTN)
  • Chemical sphincterotomy

Alternative Treatments for Anal fissure

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Anal fissure may include:

Anal fissure: Is the Diagnosis Correct?

The first step in getting correct treatment is to get a correct diagnosis. Differential diagnosis list for Anal fissure may include:

Hidden causes of Anal fissure may be incorrectly diagnosed:

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Drugs and Medications used to treat Anal fissure:

Note:You must always seek professional medical advice about any prescription drug, OTC drug, medication, treatment or change in treatment plans.

Some of the different medications used in the treatment of Anal fissure include:

Hospital statistics for Anal fissure:

These medical statistics relate to hospitals, hospitalization and Anal fissure:

  • 0.13% (16,912) of hospital consultant episodes were for fissure and fistula of anal and rectal regions in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 99% of hospital consultant episodes for fissure and fistula of anal and rectal regions required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 61% of hospital consultant episodes for fissure and fistula of anal and rectal regions were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 39% of hospital consultant episodes for fissure and fistula of anal and rectal regions were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 9% of hospital consultant episodes for fissure and fistula of anal and rectal regions required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Hospitals & Medical Clinics: Anal fissure

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