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Anal fissure: A painful ulcer linear to the margin of the anus. See detailed information below for a list of 10 causes of Anal fissure, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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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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Symptoms related to Anal fissure:
Anal symptoms (466 causes), Rectal symptoms (88 causes), Rectal bleeding (324 causes), Internal bleeding (22 causes), Anal pain (8 causes), Rectal pain (27 causes), Bloody stools (406 causes), Haemorrhoids, Painful defaecation, Constipation (726 causes), Sphincterotomy
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