Anal Fissure

Anal Fissure Treatment Specialist in The Woodlands, TX

Common Questions Asked by Patients: What is an anal fissure? How long does anal fissure last? What happens if a fissure goes untreated?

Anal Fissure can be uncomfortable, and in time cause pain. If you feel you may have an Anal Fissure, or you are showing signs of Anal Fissure, contact the experienced surgeon at The Woodlands Colon and Rectal Associates today! Call us today for more information or schedule an appointment online. We are conveniently located at 920 Medical Plaza Drive, Suite 330 The Woodlands, TX 77380.

Anal Fissure Treatment Specialist Near Me in The Woodlands, TX
Anal Fissure Treatment Specialist Near Me in The Woodlands, TX

Table of Contents:

What is an anal fissure?
How is an anal fissure diagnosed?
How is it treated?

What is an anal fissure?


An anal fissure is a tear along the anal canal. It can cause considerable amount of pain when one has a bowel movement. Some causes of anal fissures include constipation and anal instrumentation.

Symptoms of anal fissure:

• Anal pain
• Rectal bleeding
• Anal swelling

How is an anal fissure diagnosed?


Anal fissure can mimic often anal disease. You will need a physical examination by a performance to determine if you have an anal tissue.

How is it treated?


A fissure are initially treated with medications, cream, sitz baths, and a high fiber diet. If the fissure fails to heal despite this, surgery may be required. Our surgeons are experienced in the medical and surgical management of anal fissures.