An anal fissure is a tear in the lining of the lower rectum that causes pain duringbowel movements. The crack in the skin exposes the muscle tissue underneath, causing severe pain and bleeding during and after bowel movements. An anal fissure can affect people of all ages, but it’s most often seen in infants and young children straining during bowel movements or chronic constipation or diarrhea. An anal fissure usually is not a serious condition. In most cases, the tear heals on its own within four to six weeks. Certain treatments can promote healing and help relieve discomfort, including stool softeners and topical pain relievers.
- Crohn’s disease or Inflammatory bowel disease
- Straining during childbirth
- Decreased blood flow to the anorectal area
- Overly tight or spastic anal sphincter muscles
Causative factors for Anal fissure:
Chronic constipation or frequent diarrhea can also tear the skin around the anus. Other common causes include:
Rare causes include: HIV, tuberculosis, syphilis, herpes
- A visible tear in the skin around the anus.
- A skin tag, or small lump of skin, next to the tear.
- Sharp pain in the anal area during bowel movements.
- Streaks of blood on stools.
- Burning or itching in the anal area.
There are three main types of cholesterol are:
How to diagnose an Anal fissure?
Usually diagnosis of an anal fissure simply by examining the area around the anus. However, they may want to perform a digital rectal exam to confirm the diagnosis. During this exam, the doctor will insert an endoscope or anoscope into the rectum to make it easier to see the tear.Using an anoscope may also help doctor find other causes of anal or rectal pain such as hemorrhoids.
How Homoeopathy helps to cure an Anal fissure?
Homeopathy aims at curing anal fissures in this holistic manner. It improves the digestive system along with curing the immediate symptoms of anal fissures. Homeopathy not only treats and cures the acute anal fissure, it is able to cure the chronic form of anal fissures also. Homeopathic medicines for anal fissures are able to eradicate the tendency to have fissures. This means that recurrence of anal fissures is avoided. That is why Homeopathy is known to have the best treatment of anal fissures.There is an added advantage that it does not have any adverse or side effects. This is because the homeopathic medicines are completely natural medicines.
Commonly indicated Homeopathic remedies:
Graphites: It is one of the best Homeopathic medicines for anal fissures. Graphitis patient is usually obese or overweight. Constipation is another prominent symptom of this homeopathic medicine for anal fissures. The stool may be hard, large, and knotty and joined by mucous threads. There may be other skin symptoms like eczema which is characterized by oozing of thick sticky fluid.
Nitric Acid: There is splinter like pain in the anal or rectal region. It feels as if some splinter has lodged in the area. Another feeling is as if the rectum is torn. There is offensive discharge from the fissure. This offensiveness of discharges may even extend to the urine, stool and even perspiration. The patient is quite prone to take colds. Diarrhoea is also quite frequently present. The stool is quite soft. Despite the stool being soft, one has to strain to pass the stool.
Ratanhia: It is one of the best Homeopathic medicines for anal fissures. There is a feeling of constriction in the rectum. The pain may be aching in character. There may also be a feeling as if the rectum is full of broken glass. The pain may be temporarily removed by cold water.
Paeonia: This is another best Homeopathic medicine for anal fissures. There is oozing of offensive moisture. There is a strange feeling of internal chilliness in the rectal region. The anal region seems to be covered with crusts. Diarrhoea is more likely to occur in this medicine rather than constipation.