Anal Fissures Treatment

An anal fissure or fissure-in-ano  is a small cut or tear in the lining of the anus. Anal fissures usually extend from the anal opening and are usually located posteriorly in the midline. Untreated fissures develop a hood like skin tag (sentinel piles) which cover the fissure and cause discomfort and pain.


It may be caused by constipation (common cause), passing of large, hard stools, or by prolonged diarrhea. Some anal fissures become chronic and deep and do not heal.The most common cause of non-healing is spasming of the internal anal sphincter muscle which results in impaired blood supply to the anal mucosa.

Straining during childbirth or bowel movements inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), such as Crohn’s disease decreased blood flow to the anorectal area overly tight or spastic anal sphincter muscles

In rare cases, an anal fissure may develop due to: anal cancer,HIV,tuberculosis, syphilis,herpes


A visible tear in the skin around your anusa 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 or on toilet paper after wiping burning or itching in the anal area


Increase more fluids/water intake.Taking fiber supplements and eating more fibrous foods, such as raw fruits and vegetable staking a sitz bath to relax the anal muscles, relieve irritation, and increase blood flow to the anorectal area Avoiding non-veg food, junk food, alcohol,etc.       

Homoeopathic Treatment:

Homoeopathic Medicines improve the blood circulation in the affected areas and relieve the pain and prevent further infection.

Few indicated medicines for anal fissure are: Sulphur ,Ratanhia ,nitric acid , paeonia , nux vomica,   graphites, aesculus, silicea,phosphorous, hamamelis,etc.

To prevent recurrence of fissure again and again , Constitutional medicine has to be taken which is selected after proper case taking including sign and symptoms, family history, past history, modalities,etc. This medicine also takes care of the root cause, that is, constipation or weak digestive system and cures all underlying symptoms. 

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