Piles/Haemorrhoids Symptoms, Causes and Treatment
An anal fissure is a small tear or crack in the lining of the anus. It may occur when passing large or hard stools, straining during childbirth, or experiencing bouts of diarrhea. An anal fissure can cause sharp pain and bleeding during and after bowel movements. It may also cause itching and burning in the anal area. An anal fissure is usually a minor condition that goes away within six weeks. Home treatments can help ease pain and promote healing.
How is an anal fissure diagnosed?
A doctor can usually diagnose an anal fissure simply by examining the area around the anus. However, they may want to perform a digital rectal exam to confirm the diagnos
An anal fissure may cause one or more of the following symptoms: