Fissures are small tears or cracks that occur in the lining of the anus. These tears can cause severe pain and bleeding before and after the defecation. Fissures can happen to anyone irrespective of their age or gender. Fissures are superficial and can heal quickly with the right treatment. Anal cracks can causemultiple distresses including inflammatory, traumatic and neoplastic disorders.
A patient may experience few or more of the following symptoms:
Most Fissures can be treated nonsurgically, through simple methods. Chronic fissures, however, might need surgical intervention. Laser lateral Internal Sphincterotomy is an advanced laser treatment used to effectively treat fissures. The procedure is painless and bloodless and has excellent outcomes.