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Anal fissure

Anal fissure: Introduction

Anal fissure: Tear in the anal region. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Anal fissure is available below.

Symptoms of Anal fissure

Treatments for Anal fissure

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Anal fissure?

Anal fissure: Related Patient Stories

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 syndrome, 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 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 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, it's more likely 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 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 malabsorption disorder with 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 more »

Anal fissure: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Anal fissure

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Anal fissure: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Anal fissure

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Anal fissure: Animations

Prognosis for Anal fissure

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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) - (Source - Diseases Database)


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