What is Anal Fissure?
The Anal Fissures is a condition where there is a small cut or a small tear in the lining of the anus. This could cause bright red bleeding and pain while passing stools. People of all ages can get affected by this condition right from infants and young children to older adults.
Treatment for Anal Fissure:
An anal fissure can be treated with both medical and surgical means. In the case of acute anal fissure, which is generally caused by single episode constipation or irregular bowel movements – medications can help relieve pain and heal the fissure. In the case of chronic fissures, medicines are of little help, and surgery is generally recommended.
What causes an Anal fissure?
Passing hard and large stools are generally the cause of anal fissure. Other causes of anal fissure may include
Laser Treatment for Anal Fissures:
We provide the best & most trusted laser treatment for fissure. Laser treatment for fissure is generally performed under sedation / spinal anesthesia can provide pain relief from the fissure and also reduces strain during the motion. Laser treatment for fissure is highly sought after because of its advantages over traditional open
Some of the benefits laser for fissure offers include:
Painful defecation Skin tags are also an indicator of a healed fissure or an ongoing one
A routine physical examination of the perianal region usually confirms the diagnosis.
Sitz bath – the patient is asked to sit in a warm water with antiseptic solution or rock salt with the anal
region and buttocks dipped in warm water for about 20 minutes, 2 to 3 times a day. The reduces pain, edema, and promotes healing.
Antibiotics, laxatives and anti inflammatory drugs are helpful. Regulation of bowel habit with a high fiber diet and some physical activity. Local application of ointments containing nitroglycerin or calcium channel blockers like diltiazam lowers the resting anal sphincter tone.
Anal fissures usually heals in six weeks. Surgery is not usually required unless the conservative therapy fails. Lateral internal sphincterotomy is the surgical procedure of choice. Traditionally done in an open method.
Invloving an incission which leads to bleeding, scar formation and sometimes wound infection.
Role Of Laser:
Sphincterotomy done by laser is done without an incision. The laser is used to cut the sphincter muscle and relieve
the anal spasm.
Benefits Of Laser Surgery In Fissures:
The patient can go ahead with their routine activities on the very same day.