... I went and saw a GI doctor 3 years ago and started using metamucil on & off since then. It had good results, until I would stop forgetting and then have to go back on it again. I just started back up on it this week.
I've never had a fissure this bad before.
I exercise and lift heavy very often actually, I'm very fit, muscular build, eat pretty healthy with the... (4 replies)
... Metamucil or Citrucil would be better than a laxative. If this gets chronic, surgery may be the only alternative. ... (4 replies)
... So I have had an issue with fissures in the past, due to being on pain meds for pancreatitis for months and cooccurrent constipation. I have already had one surgery to heal the fissure, and it seemed to work. So when I started have that same burning pain when I had a BM I assumed that was what it was. ... (6 replies)
... due to not completely feeling empty and taking longer. I started getting hemorrhoids in my later teens and on, then started getting fissures and bleeding starting in my mid 20's. I developed two larger skin tags from the hemorrhoids which made it harder to clean there. ... (0 replies)
... Hi Sandra
I had ventral mesh rectopexy in December 2012 but for me though it helped hold the prolapse in place,my symptoms have got much much worse.
Symptoms before were...constant feeling of pressure in back passage which I still get,forcing/straining on the toilet(not constipated),persistant bloatedness,rectal,abdominal,stomach and pelvic... (5 replies)
... Hey to anyone out there with advice or personal experiences that could help?
I had a LIS operation 8 months ago following on from a hemherroidectomy as at 12 weeks I was told my wounds hadn't healed and I now had chronic fissures. I have had a bad time of it with very poor healing and multiple set backs. I also get the muscle spasms in my legs and butt cheeks, worse at... (0 replies)
... I had painful fissures after birthing my first baby 2.5 yrs ago. I managed them with diet and finally nitroglycerin until I got pregnant with my second whom I delivered 8 weeks back. ... (0 replies)
... id lots of research but in the end I spoke to my doctor and he diagnosed me with the fissures. He prescribed an ointment called Dibucaine to ease the pain of my fissures and told me to take 1 Citrucel every morning and drink lots of fluids. ... (2 replies)
... HI, I joined this forum to hopefully get some info from other people that have had surgery for a fissure. I started having problems at the beginning of March from what I thought was an internal hemorrhoid. ... (2 replies)
... I have my 2nd appointment with surgeon on Monday. Apparently he's scheduling surgery then for hemorrhoids and fissures. I've tried to avoid it but I am ready now. I've already seen out of work the last two weeks in awful pain. ... (0 replies)
... That is when I decided on LIS surgery. I did not want to be like many of the posters in this board that wished they would have had LIS surgery earlier. I had made my decision early June and started interviewing CRS's. ... (3 replies)
... That is when I decided on LIS surgery. I did not want to be like many of the posters in this board that wished they would have had LIS surgery earlier. I had made my decision early June and started interviewing CRS's. ... (2 replies)
... in in miserable pain where I was almost unable to walk. My BM's were HORRIBLE..bloody and painful like I was passing a sharp needle through my rectum! These anal fissures are by far the most frustrating little suckers out there. Especially because no one truly understands your pain. ... (0 replies)
... My doctor suggested the LIS surgery for my anal fissure some months ago. I have been hesitant to have the surgery as I'm not sure the fissure is really the problem anymore. ... (0 replies)
... rogressively worse. I went in to see a surgeon two days later and was dx with a severe abscess and complex fissure. A week later, I developed a fistula. I had surgery a couple days ago to fix the damage that waiting did. ... (5 replies)
... xams. They drained pus and sent it to the lab for further testing. I had a colonoscopy 3 yrs ago and it was clear. They want to do another one because I guess fissures is tied to other colon problems. At this time, doing the prep with an open fissure, abscess, and possibly a fistula is too much. ... (2 replies)
... know the painful and distressed phase you are going through. I've been to that for years now. After years of torturing I found peace at last. I had anal fissure surgery for twice. I had constipation and haemorroids problem for several years. ... (5 replies)
... sk if you can have botox injected, this relaxes the Anal Sphinter muscle, and helps it to heal.. Apparently this is used before considering surgery. They only do surgery as a last resort.I am currently battling a Fissure, and my doctor. They make you desperate and sad! Keep up hope. I have been researching natural methods. ... (5 replies)
... Have any of you experiences Piles over Fissures and had them cured without surgery with different applications of medication? ... (5 replies)
... That depends on how long you've had it for, an acute fissure can be healed by dietary changes while a chronic fissure usually always requires surgery. (1 replies)