... I suffered with a fissure for 7 months, tried all conventional therapy with no success. Finally in January I had surgery. ... (19 replies)
... I had my surgery 12 days ago the surgery was not a big deal because my doctor was good at wat he was doing...but i my fissure pain is still there...i just wondering how long did it take u until u see a change felt the pain subside.... ... (19 replies)
... that comes with years of living with anal fissure is something I need to work on. ... (19 replies)
... o with a history of an anal fissure for about 7 months. ... (19 replies)
... ure. I gave birth to my son on June 12, 2012, and I didn't schedule an appointment to get them looked at until February 5, 2013. The doctor told me that I had an anal fissure, and it would take about 2 days to recover from this surgery. ... (0 replies)
... people who've suffered or are suffering from this pain only know what's like. Thank you for keeping us posted even after your recovery. I've been suffering from anal fissure for the last 5 months now and have seen 2 Surgeons and was misdiagnosed the first time around. ... (17 replies)
... After the anal fissure surgery, I have a scar that is very painful. ... (17 replies)
... Had to respond to your post, as I am from Howell too. Small world huh? I just had my lateral sphincterectomy 5 days ago, and I wish I was doing as well as you did! I have to take my drugs, Vicodin, valium, anti-inflammatories every 4 hours! or PAIN!!! I'm sure we all have different pain levels and severities of fissures though.
Let me just say this to you, if you do... (26 replies)
... usly, but the first one was quite bad and hung around for about six weeks. A few months later, I had a slight discomfort, but I immediately started treating the fissure with some Dr. Wheatgrass Skin Recovery Cream, and it only lasted about a week. I've had one now for about the past seven weeks. ... (16 replies)
... I believe I have a fissure and I believe it began with a bout of diahrrea about a month ago. I don't know for sure if it just one month old because that's when I first noticed it. ... (26 replies)
... i had an anal seton stitch fitted. ... (26 replies)
... Update: almost 2 months from my LIS surgery and things are 100% better, I have my life back and got back on cycling again, I would recommend this surgery to anyone with a chronic fissure, just have it done by a colorectal surgeon…Good luck to all.:wave: (26 replies)
... I had my fissure for seven years. ... (21 replies)
... Today was my first follow up post surgery visit with the surgeon, despite of the morning BM pain that I am still having but no spasm afterwards, he examined the area and said that I am healing a lot faster then what he thought, it made my day in fact it made my year, also said that to continue drinking the Citrucel 3 times a day and come back and see him in 2 weeks, I think... (26 replies)
I have read many of your posts about your experience and appreciate all the helpful information. My fissure experience has been very similar to yours (multiple small superficial tears), and I'm now considering LIS. You mentioned how great the surgeon in your area was, so I was wondering if you would mind saying where abouts that is? If you don't want to... (26 replies)
... I am at the 5 month stage of recovering from the LIS..
I have noticed a major improvement.. My doctor said it would take 6 months for real healing to begin from a deep fissure.. I was suffering for about 3 years after continuously being mis-diagnosed as it being hems...
The surgery is not bad at all... except for the first BM afterwards...
The key for me has been Metamucil... (26 replies)
... colorectal Surgeon on August 24th and he suggested Colonoscopy and also said that I have a posterior midline fissure and prescribed Nifedipine 0. ... (26 replies)
... i dealt with my fissure for over 2 years before breaking down and getting the surgery. mine was caused because i tore so bad during child birth. ... (26 replies)
... a deep fissure with scar tissue. I supposedly had a deep one.. ... (1 replies)
... Hi all,
I suffered w/ a fissure for over 20 yrs (thought I had hemorrhoids) and finally went to a rectal surgeon (plz avoid a PCP) and had the surgery and I had right much pain after the initial numbness wore off but I didn't take the pain meds when I was supposed to (duh). It has been the best thing I ever did. THis surgery was a piece of cake! I was scared of my first... (26 replies)