How is an anal fissure treated?
It usually heals itself over a few weeks, with the advice being to avoid constipation by following a high-fiber diet and using laxatives. Medications to reduce muscle spasms and provide pain relief can also be used.
Author: Karen McCloskey
First answered: 23 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 17 Oct 2018
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