Anal fissure – Homeopathy Treatment and Homeopathic Remedies

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An anal fissure is an unnatural crack or tear in the anus skin. As a fissure, these tiny tears may show as bright red rectal bleeding and cause severe periodic pain after defecation.[1] The tear usually extends from the anal opening and located posteriorly in the midline. This location is probably because of the relatively unsupported nature of the anal wall in that location. Causes of Anal fissure Most anal fissures are caused by stretching of the anal mucosa beyond its capability. Many acute anal fissures will heal spontaneously. Some fissures become chronic and will not heal. The most common cause for this is spasm of the internal anal sphincter muscle. This spasm causes poor blood flow to the anal mucosa, hence producing an ulcer which does not heal since it is deprived of normal blood supply. Anal fissures are common in women after childbirth[2], excessive anal intercourse, after difficult bowel movements and in infants following constipation.[3] Prevention for Anal fissure In infants under one year old, frequent nappy/diaper change can prevent anal fissure. For adults, the following can help prevent fissure: Treating constipation by eating food rich in dietary fiber, avoiding caffeine (which can increase constipation) ,[4] drinking a [...]