An anal fissure fissure-in-ano is a small, oval shaped tear in skin that lines the opening of the anus. Fissures typically cause severe pain and bleeding with bowel movements. Fissures are quite common in the general population, but are often confused with other causes of pain and bleeding, such as hemorrhoids. Anal fissures can occur at any age and have equal gender distribution. A small number of patients may actually have fissures in both the front and the back locations. Fissures located elsewhere off to the side should raise suspicion for other diseases see below and will need to be examined further.
Anal Fissure, Abscess and Fistula | Jackson Siegelbaum Gastroenterology
Knowing your perianal area looks red is a tricky business unless you itch, feel pain or some other problem around the anus. Learn more about the underlying causes of redness around the anus, symptoms and cure or remedies. Yeast infections are caused by the overgrowth of Candida sp. This overgrowth is influenced by or can occur under certain conditions which will see shortly. To be clear, yeast infection of the perianal is possible in both males male yeast infection and females vaginal yeast infection.
An anal fissure is a tear in the lining of the lower rectum anal canal that causes pain during bowel movements. Anal fissures don't lead to more serious problems. Most anal fissures heal with home treatment after a few days or weeks. These are called short-term acute anal fissures. If you have an anal fissure that hasn't healed after 8 to 12 weeks, it is considered a long-term chronic fissure.
An anal fissure is a small tear or ulcer open sore in the skin just inside your anus bottom. It causes severe pain, and sometimes bleeding when you pass faeces. Anal fissures often go away by themselves with some simple self-help measures.