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What is anal fissure?

Fissure is a crack around the anal region. It typically causes severe pain and bleeding during bowel movements. The reason for fissure is trauma inside the inner lining of the anus. A hard bowel is responsible for fissure but chronic diarrhea can also be the cause. Do not leave it untreated. Delay in diagnosis may lead to an acute fissure becoming a chronic one and become more difficult to treat. If anal fissure is not diagnosed, it may also allow other conditions to go undetected and untreated, such as serious infections or even cancer.

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Overview

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Names of anal fissure in different languages:
  • Anal fissure in Hindi - ‎एनल फिशर
  • Anal fissure in Tamil - குத பிளவு
  • Anal fissure in Telugu - ఆనల్ ఫిష్యూర్
  • Anal fissure in Marathi -गुदद्वारासंबंधीचा फिशर
  • Anal fissure in Bengali - অ্যানাল ফিশার
Types of anal fissure:
  • Acute anal fissure
  • Chronic anal fissure
Risk factors of anal fissure:
  • Advanced age
  • Constipation
  • Recent childbirth
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Anal intercourse
Home remedies for anal fissure:
  • Take sitz baths
  • Add fiber to your diet
  • Take stool softeners
  • Avoid straining during bowel movements
  • Drink adequate fluids
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  • All insurances covered
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Why Pristyn Care?
  • Private room for patients with attendant stay & meals
  • USFDA approved anal fissure treatment
  • Insurance covers the treatment
  • Free cab pickup & drop facility
  • Free follow ups post surgery
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Treatment

Diagnosis

Most often a gentle inspection of the anal region is required to see cut or tear. On the basis of the location of the fissure, the cause can be identified. Colonoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, and anoscopy may be recommended for accurate diagnosis.

Fissure Surgery in Mysore

At Pristyn Care, we employ the latest laser technology to treat anal fissures. The laser probe is used to improve the blood flow in the anal region so that the fissure can heal faster. If the fissure is chronic, then the surgeon may remove a small part of the anal sphincter muscle to release the pressure and reduce the spasm. The surgery is minimally invasive and takes only about 30-45 minutes to finish. The recovery period is also short and takes only about 2-7 days as there are no incisions or stitches.

In Our Doctor's Word

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Dr. Sajeet Nayar

MBBS, MS - General Surgery

19 Years Experience

"Many a times patients confuse fissure with piles. They keep taking home remedies or OTC medicines without knowing the exact cause. This often delays a proper diagnosis and eventually, the correct treatment. At times I have patients coming with severed conditions and combination of different anorectal diseases including grade 4 piles. This makes treatment difficult and recovery longer. So, as a rule of thumb, I will suggest do not trust home remedies/ OTC treatment for permanent cure of piles. If you experience continuous pain, bleeding and abscess, consult a good proctologist as soon as possible and let your doctor decide the best course of action."

Why Pristyn Care?

Delivering Seamless Surgical Experience in India

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Pristyn Care is COVID-19 safe

Your safety is taken care of by thermal screening, social distancing, sanitized clinics and hospital rooms, sterilized surgical equipment and mandatory PPE kits during surgery.

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Assisted Surgery Experience

A dedicated Care Coordinator assists you throughout the surgery journey from insurance paperwork, to free commute from home to hospital & back and admission-discharge process at the hospital.

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Medical Expertise With Technology

Our surgeons spend a lot of time with you to diagnose your condition. You are assisted in all pre-surgery medical diagnostics. We offer advanced laser and laparoscopic surgical treatment. Our procedures are USFDA approved.

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Post Surgery Care

We offer free follow-up consultations and instructions including dietary tips as well as exercises to every patient to ensure they have a smooth recovery to their daily routines.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost of laser fissure treatment in Mysore?

Laser fissure treatment in Mysore usually costs between Rs. 35,000 to Rs. 50,000. The price will be different for each patient depending on factors like severity of the disease, diagnostic tests, surgeon’s fee, medication, post-surgery care, etc.

Which is the best treatment for fissure in Mysore?

The best treatment for anal fissure in Mysore is non-invasive laser surgery. The treatment doesn’t involve cuts, stitches, or scars. The surgery takes only 30 minutes and the disease is cured permanently without any risk of recurrence. Hence, there is no doubt that laser surgery is the best treatment method for anal fissures.

Does fissure cause more pain while passing a stool?

A patient with anal fissure feels unbearable pain caused by a spasm of the sphincter muscle in the anus. If the torn muscles catch an infection then it will lead to severe pain.

What is the cause of anal fissure?

The exact reason for anal fissures is unknown, but the factor causing the same is hard or painful bowel movements. Low-fiber diets are also associated with the development of anal fissures. Moreover, a sedentary lifestyle increases the risk of the development of anal fissures.

Why does anal fissure bleed?

Bleeding from the anal canal is caused by passing a hard stool. The same leads to a lot of pain during and after a bowel movement. There is a chance of opening the anal fissure during a bowel, so it continues to cause discomfort and bleed afterward.

What happens if the fissure is left untreated?

Without treatment, an anal fissure may lead to reduced blood flow to the site of the injury. Therefore, an increase in anal sphincter muscle pressure, to ultimately impaired healing of the wound. Another big risk is a misdiagnosis, it may lead to conditions such as serious infections or even cancer & remain undetected.

I am bleeding from the anus. Does it mean I have cancer?

Probably not. In fact, cancer is a relatively uncommon cause for rectal bleeding. The common reason includes anal fissure, anorectal fistula, colitis, and non-cancerous (benign) polyps, etc.

Are fissures and hemorrhoids the same?

An anal fissure is a small tear or cut in the lining of the anus. Hemorrhoids are a group of inflamed and swollen tissues in the anal area. If you suspect having any of these anorectal diseases, get consulted by the best proctologists at your nearest location.

What can happen if anal fissures are left untreated?

If anal fissures are left untreated, they can cause severe constipation, fecal impaction, pain in the anal area, sentinel pile, difficulty to do daily activities and can form an anal fistula. To avoid these, you should not delay the anal fissure treatment.

Do anal fissures reccur after undergoing laser surgery?

Some clinical studies say that 10% of people who underwent laser fissure surgery have developed anal fissure [recurrence of anal fissures] after 6-8 months. So, it is important to follow all the post-surgical tips suggested by the doctor to avoid recurrence.

How long does it take to complete laser fissure surgery?

Anorectal surgeons and proctologists who are experts in performing laser anal fissure surgery may take 15 to 45 minutes to complete it. But the duration of the laser surgery is subject to vary from one person to another due to the severity of the fissure and the presence of any underlying disease that can affect the surgical outcomes.

How long does it take to recover after laser fissure surgery?

Once you undergo anal fissure surgery, you may take 1-3 days to resume your daily activities. However, to recover and heal completely without any complications, you may take 3-4 months. If you wish to recover quickly, you should follow all the precautions as directed by the doctor.

What foods to avoid in anal fissure?

Following are some of the foods to avoid during anal fissure:

  • Hot sauces
  • Curries with lots of masalas
  • Spicy biryanis
  • Red meat
  • Cheese
  • Processed foods
  • Frozen foods
  • Tortilla chips
  • Popcorn
  • Nuts
What foods to eat in anal fissure?

If you are suffering from anal fissure, you should include a lot of fiber to your regular diet. Some of the foods with high fiber content are:

  • Peas
  • Beans
  • Lentils
  • Brown rice
  • Quinoa
  • Leafy greens
  • Sweet potato
  • Flaxseed
  • Bananas
  • Avocado
  • Olive oil
Which is the best clinic for anal fissure treatment near me?

Pristyn Care is one of the best and highly trusted clinic for anal fissure treatment in Mysore. Our clinic works with some of the best anorectal surgeons who have extensive years of experience of diagnosing and treating anal fissures with high success rates.

Are creams for anal fissure effective?

Yes, to an extent. Topical calcium channel blockers are considered to be effective ointments for the treatment of anal fissure. These are recommended when other common ointments fail to provide relief from the symptoms. Using these creams for anal fissure for at elast 6 weeks can help you get relief from the itching and burning sensations. But, if the fissure has grown very severe, you may need medical intervention.

Can anal fissure be cured at home?

Like any other small tears and cuts on the skin, anal fissure may heal within a few weeks. But if your condition of anal fissue has grown severe, you may need to check with a general physician who can help you get the best treatments for your anal fissure.

What is the permanent cure for anal fissure?

Regardless of the severity of your anal fissure, surgery is considered to be the permanenet cure for anal fissure. In case of anal fissure surgery, the chances of succes is much higher than open surgical treatment.

Does anal fissure cause pus discharge?

Normally, the cracks and tears don’t cause pus discharge. But if the fissure site contacts infection, it can lead to pus discharge. Once the fissure gets infected, the condition can become chronic and quite painful. If not treated in time, the fissure can grow deeper and form a channel outside the skin.

Permanently Cure Anal Fissure with the Help of Pristyn Care

Now, you don’t have to rely on invasive open surgical procedures for the treatment of anal fissures and other anorectal diseases. At Pristyn Care we provide advanced fissure treatment in Mysore. The laser technology allows the surgeon to treat fissures in a non-invasive way. The laser beam emits light energy that promotes tissue regeneration and improves blood flow for faster healing of the fissure. As the fissure surgery doesn’t involve any cuts or stitches, there are no scars left afterward. If you are experiencing symptoms of anal fissure, then get it cured permanently with the help of Pristyn Care doctors.

Consult with Pristyn Care Doctors in Kochi for An Effective Solution for Fissures

Pristyn Care has a team of dedicated, trained, and certified proctologists and general surgeons who are skilled in diagnosing and treating anal fissures and other anorectal diseases. Our fissure doctors in Kochi have more than 8 years of experience. Through these years of practice, they have gained ample knowledge to mitigate the risks and complications associated with the procedure as well.

You can consult our doctors and discuss the problem without any hesitation. They will diagnose you and suggest some tests that will help to eliminate the possibility of other underlying medical conditions. The doctors will determine whether anal fissures can be resolved using medicines or need surgical treatment. Our doctors provide both medical and surgical treatment to provide permanent relief from the disease.

What happens when anal fissures are not treated?

Anal fissures are not a life-threatening problem, but they can take a long time to heal. In the acute stage, the fissure takes 4 to 6 weeks to heal entirely. But if you don’t follow a healthy diet and active lifestyle, the healing process gets disrupted and the symptoms persist. A fissure that doesn’t heal during this period becomes chronic and leads to other problems as well.

If a fissure is not treated on time, it can turn into an anal fistula and may cause anal stenosis. It can also increase the risk of anal cancer. Therefore, it is necessary that you seek proper treatment for anal fistula from expert doctors.

Choose Pristyn Care to Undergo Anal Fissure Surgery in Kochi

Pristyn Care is a multi-specialty daycare provider focused on providing best-in-class medical care and services for various diseases. This includes anorectal diseases like anal fissures. We employ modern laser technology and have a well-experienced team of surgeons skilled in laser-assisted procedures.

In addition to this, Pristyn Care pays attention to all the major and minor aspects of the treatment that simplify the surgical experience of the patients. We provide:

  • Medical and surgical treatment at the top healthcare centers in Kochi.
  • USFDA approved diagnostic and surgical tools that improve safety.
  • Medical coordinators who handle all paperwork and formalities of the treatment.
  • Free pick and drop service on the day of surgery.
  • Assistance for hospital admission and discharge formalities.
  • Flexible payment system with financing options like No-Cost EMI.
  • Free post-surgery follow-ups and instructions for faster recovery.

At Pristyn Care, you won’t have to worry about the quality of medical care or financial hurdles. We make it easier for the people in Kochi to get advanced treatment for fissures.

Book an Appointment with Pristyn Care’s Associated Hospitals/Clinics

To book an appointment at the nearest Pristyn Care clinic in Kochi, you can either fill the book appointment form or give us a call. Our medical coordinators will schedule the consultation at our partnered hospitals or clinics closer to your location. You can visit the medical center at your convenience or opt for online consultation to discuss the treatment options with our medical experts.

How to relieve fissure itching?

Here are a few simple tips that can help you relieve fissure itching:

  • Don’t scratch the fissure area. Scratching may irritate the skin. To find relief from the condition, you can apply compression to the area or take an oatmeal bath. You may want to scratch the area while in your sleep, so you should trim your nails to prevent hurting your area.
  • Wear breathable cotton underwear. Wearing cotton undergarments will help you keep your area dry. Avoid wearing pantyhose and tight fit inner garments because it may trap moisture and irritate the skin.
  • Clean your anal area gently – Use clean lukewarm plain water to your clean your anus. Use non-irritating mild soap. Do not scrub the area near your anal fissure. Make sure to clean the area with moist cotton balls or plain water if you have diarrhea or incontinence.
  • Avoid irritants – Do not use anything like perfumed soaps, bubble baths, genital deodorats, or harsh wipes in and around your anal fissure. If you need to clean your fissure area, use unscented toilet paper.
  • Watch your diet – Cut down on your intake of coffee, cola, spicy foods, citrus fruits, tomatoes or any food that may cause diarrhea. Don’t indulge in laxative overuse
  • Use gels and ointments – You can use zinc oxide gels or ointments, vaseline petroleum jelly or hydrocortisone cream to find quick relief from the itching and irritating symptoms.
  • Maintain firm bowel movements – Adding a lot of fiber to your regular diet can help you pass soft and timely bowel movements. For smooth bowel movements, you can also take help of fiber supplements such as psyllium (Metamucil) and methylcellulose (Citrucel).

What is the difference between anal fissure and anal fistula?

Anal fissure and anal fistula are two very common anorectal diseases. An anal fissure is a condition where an tear or a crack appearns in the skin near the anus. On the other hand, anal fistulas are tube-like passages that appears in the anal canal or the inner rectum. Most anal fissures are like paper cuts and ususally get healed within a few weeks. If left untreated, both anal fissure and anal fistula can develop into worse conditions. Untreated fistulas can even branch off into multiple openings.

The symptoms exhibited by both the conditions are very similar to each other. Pain in the anal area, discomfort while seating at the toilet seat and pain while passing a bowel movement, and blood in stools are some of the common symptoms for both anal fissure and anal fistula. But anal fistulas may also include pus secretion from the anal area, an extra opening near the anus or an increase in diarrhea.

Although different in nature, both the conditions require medical intervention. An anal fissure or anal fistula can be treated by a proctologist or an anorectal/ colorectal surgeon. At initial stages, both the diseases can be managed with medicines. But to treat the condition permanently, one would require a surgical approach, which can be done either through open surgery or laser surgery.

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