An examination under anesthesia may also be helpful in determining how much of the stricture is from anatomic distortion versus a functional problem leading to muscle hypertonicity. Digestive system explained The digestive tract can be thought of as a long muscular tube with digestive organs attached along the way Seventy-five percent of anal fissures that last over one week will eventually resolve with aggressive medical management including bulk forming agents such as Konsyl and topical creams and ointments 2. Bulking of the stool with fiber or antidiarrheals can make the stool easier to control and decrease the frequency of incontinence episodes. National Center for Biotechnology Information , U. Digital dilatation or the use of anal dilators can be part of the treatment plan if medical management is not sufficient. A majority of anal fissures occur at the posterior midline.
I constantly have pressure down there and feel like I need to go but I'll get gas or nothing at all. Hi Lisa - my GP didn't have a clue, if I encounter any more problems I'm definitely going straight to my surgeon. That's why still hurts but today I went to see my surgeon and he said that its not a fissure its just wound from surgery and has scar tissue. I look like I was in that film 'the human centipede'!! From what I understand, scar tissue is where healing internal tissue hardens following surgery, and surrounding soft tissue adheres to it and can restrict the blood flow to that area, thus causing pain and discomfort.
Do you still have that want to push feeling? Join this discussion or start a new one? I had my surgery on August 4th - 2 small internal haemorrhoids and one internal removed. Reply Like 1 Follow post.
Gastroenteritis - campylobacteriosis Campylobacteriosis is a type of gastroenteritis and is more common in children under five years of age and young adults If not addressed in the timely manner, retention can result in over distention of the bladder that can further exacerbate the problem and in some cases lead to acute renal injury from postrenal obstruction. Planning and coordinating healthcare. Fibre in food A diet high in fibre keeps the digestive system healthy Prevention of anal fissures Many cases of anal fissures are caused by chronic constipation. Tapeworms and hydatid disease It's important for your own health to control tapeworm infection in your dog