Fissure Treatment in Pune

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What is Fissure?

An anal fissure or Fissure-in-ano is a tear or cut in the skin of the anal canal. The condition affects men and women equally and can occur at any age ( infants too ). Anal fissures are commonly found in the back part of your anus, in line with the cleft of your buttock. If you suspect that you have an anal fissure, it is important to consult a healthcare provider for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate Fissure Treatment in Pune

The tear usually occurs in the lining of the anus and can be very painful, especially during bowel movements. Anal fissures can cause bleeding, itching, and discomfort in the anal area. They can be acute (short-lived) or chronic (long-lasting). An anal fissure can occur in both men and women of any age. About 81% of people around the world at some time in life have some kind of anal fissure. Therefore, it is considered a common problem.

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What are the Causes of Anal Fissure?

Usually trauma to the anal canal causes a fissure.

  • Hard stools especially associated with constipation – The increased pressure exerted in an effort to pass the hard stools causes tearing of the delicate perianal skin.
  • Diarrhoea – The frequent forceful bowel movement causes tearing of the anal skin.
  • Latrogenic – A tear may occur during insertion of a rectal thermometer, USG probe, endoscope, enema tube.
  • Childbirth

In rare cases, anal fissures may also develop due to:

  • HIV
  • Anal cancer
  • Syphilis
  • Herpes
  • Tuberculosis

What are Fissure Symptoms?

The common signs and symptoms of anal fissures include:

  • Severe pain during bowel movements
  • Pain after bowel movements that lasts for hours
  • A tiny lump of skin next to the tear
  • A visible tear in the skin around the anus
  • Bright red blood in the stool or on the toilet paper after wiping
  • Itching or a burning sensation in the anal area

Treatment of Fissure

In most cases, anal fissures resolve on their own in a few weeks. To promote healing and to relax the anal sphincter, your doctor may recommend:

  • Increasing your intake of fluids and high-fiber foods
  • Soaking your anal region in warm water for 10 to 15 minutes a day

If your symptoms continue to worsen, your doctor may recommend alternative treatment options for anal fissures which include:

Non-Surgical Fissure Treatment Options:

  1. Dietary and Lifestyle Changes: Dr. Bade educates her patients on the importance of a high-fiber diet, regular exercise, and avoiding prolonged sitting or standing. These changes can help alleviate symptoms and prevent the development of fissures.

  2. Medications: Dr. Bade may prescribe medications such as topical creams, pain relievers, and muscle relaxants to help reduce pain, improve blood flow, and promote healing.

  3. Botulinum Toxin Injection: This is a non-surgical procedure in which a small amount of botulinum toxin is injected into the anal sphincter muscle, reducing muscle tension and promoting healing.

Surgical Fissure Treatment Options:

  1. Lateral Internal Sphincterotomy: This is a surgical procedure in which a small incision is made in the anal sphincter muscle, reducing muscle tension and promoting healing.

  2. Anal Stretching: In this procedure, the anal canal is gently stretched to promote healing and reduce muscle tension.

Why Dr. Sandhya Bade for Fissure Treatment in Pune?

Dr. Sandhya Bade is a highly experienced and expert Lady General Surgeon in Pune with over 12 years of experience in the field. She is a renowned proctologist specializes in the treatment of various digestive disorders, including anal fissures. There are several reasons why one should choose. Dr. Sandhya Bade for fissure treatment in Pune. She has treated numerous patients with various gastrointestinal disorders, including anal fissures. Her extensive knowledge, skills, and expertise make her an excellent choice for anyone seeking fissure treatment in Pune.

Dr. Sandhya Bade offers a comprehensive range of treatment options for anal fissures, including both non-surgical and surgical procedures. She works closely with her patients to determine the best course of treatment based on their individual needs and preferences. Visarjini Clinic has access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities to ensure that her patients receive accurate diagnoses and effective treatment.

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