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... let every day at the same time for 30 minutes to have a bowel movement. I use slow deep breathing exercises to relax all my muscles including the anal and rectal sphincter muscles which aid in having a pain free bowel movement and the stool all comes out without straining excessively or forcing out the stool. ... (1 replies)
... Intussusception, Internal Rectal Prolapse and Obstructive Outlet Syndrome and I have a rectocele also. For me, the sphincter muscles tighten rather than relax and the colon collapses on itself like a teloscope. ... (6 replies)
... Almost 3 years ago, when I had my son, he was almost 11 lbs and I had him vaginally. Needless to say, I had 4th degree tears that destroyed my sphincter muscles. I was partially incontinent for a while because I had no muscle control to hold in bowel movements, especially if they were softer. ... (4 replies)

... Hi there, I had a fissurectomy in April. My pain lasted about 2 weeks. I stopped bleeding the second week. But it was critical for me to use a mineral oil enema sometimes when going was too difficult or I had to push (you want to avoid pushing to avoid an abscess and lengthen healing). I also used Bag Balm every day, and every day I would sit for 15 min, 3 times a day in a... (7 replies)
... hrs a day to try and get my sphincter muscle to relax. ... (21 replies)
... lways was super regular before this happened and never had any "issues". My therapist suggested that perhaps the relief of not having surgery caused my system to relax and heal, not sure if that is the case but an interesting theory. ... (251 replies)
... minutes after a good hearty breakfast with a high fat content an drink something hot with it to stimulate the sphincter muscle to contract. ... (8 replies)
... and this will totally relax your sphincter. ... (1 replies)
... To the original poster: I would suggest doing as much research as you can to make the best decision for you based on your personal circumstance. To say the surgery is a "big gamble" would be misleading. Assuming you pick the correct type of surgeon and are comfortable with that person; I think you will find a very big success rate for those that do get LIS. I can't speak... (27 replies)
... Thanks. It's been exactly one week since my consult, and about 2 weeks since I started the Nifedipine. No pain on BMs, but sore after, and now up until around 8 or 9 in the morning. Slow progress, but that's fine. Called the nurse, and she said the cream typically works pretty well, but takes much longer than the surgery to get the results. That's why most people just go... (27 replies)
Dec 30, 2009
... help me with the discomfort of wiping, I use hypoallergenic baby wipes to help make the cleaning process easier. I also drink coffee, which I hear can relax the sphincter muscle. ... (88 replies)
... Oil, water, fiber and a healthy diet is the key to achieving the sort of emulsified stools that allow your sphincter muscle to relax and start healing itself. Maintaining it over a long period of time requires self's a life changing experience. ... (4 replies)
... Stopped "forcing" my poops out. In other words, I no longer tense my entire body and scrunch my face and try to launch my poop out. I simply relax and let it plop out. ... (0 replies)
... tissue can cause tightness, which can make it more difficult to pass stool and it can also be very tender and cause pain when passing stool. I had LIS surgery to relax the sphincter muscle in october because I had a fissure that would not heal and that helped but I still feel a little pinch sometimes when I have a bm. ... (1 replies)
Anal Fissure?
Mar 16, 2009
... The important thing is to keep your stools soft enough not to cause the tearing. If you can do that then your sphincter muscle will relax to allow blood to get to the tear to repair itself. ... (7 replies)
... ure, along with the blood. Go see a doctor. Anal fissures are difficult to heal completely and most often you need the help of a prescription, nitroglycerine, to relax the sphincter so you can heal. If you do not heal it completely now it can become chronic and you may deal with it on and off for the rest of your life. ... (4 replies)
... awned on me that if I could keep my stools soft after the operation to promote healing what was stopping me from keeping my stools soft pre operation so that the sphincter muscle could relax out of spasm and heal naturally. ... (10 replies)
... but have managed to heal my fissure by making sure all my stools remain soft. If you don't tear your sphincter muscle it will eventually relax and allow blood to get to the fissure to heal itself. ... (10 replies)
... sore. The sphincter muscle was in spasm and it felt very tight and raw down there but the soft stools brought about by the olive oil has allowed the sphinter to relax I think so that inserting the douche nozzle is not painful at all at the moment. ... (12 replies)
... trying at the moment as surgery seems to be the only cure from what you read on these boards and I am trying desperately to avoid it. The surgeon has to cut your sphincter muscle to allow it to relax enough to allow blood to get to the fissure to allow it to heal as it is probably in spasm which restricts the blood flow to it. ... (2 replies)

Associated Tags: 4th degree tear, anal fissure, bowel incontinence, fissurectomy, keyhole deformity, sphincteroplasty, sphincterotomy

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