Cracking or tearing of the anal tissue sensitive.
It affects all ages,
in infants, young
and adults over 60 years.
Affects more women than men.
Permanent scars that prevent the
Most adults are recovering after treatment, thus avoiding surgery.
all infants and toddlers are recovered once it reblandecen depositions.
Diagnosis and Treatment.
History and physical examination by your physician.
Examinations of the anus and rectum with
sigmoidoscope or Anuscopy to rule out other causes.
Surgery to remove the crack or to modify the
that contracts and prevents scarring.
Measures to be taken with
to prevent constipation while heal the fissures:
Before going to bed, fill
(or Enema) with
mineral oil. Gently insert the tip and inject
bit of mineral oil into the rectum of the baby.
Repeat the next
If there is no bowel movement, repeating at noon.
moved the gut, clean the anus carefully with water and
With babies and older adults.
Carefully inject 113 g of mineral oil into the rectum. You can use
towel to rinse the excess oil during the night.
spasms and pain around the anus, apply
warm towel in the area.
The bathrooms seat also calm the pain. Using 20 cm. of boiling water 2 or 3 times daily for 10 to 20 minutes. Careful not to burn
For lighter pain, can be applied as paracetamol medicines or topical anesthetics.
After the bath seat, applying ointment containing
oxide to help heal the rift.
Use mineral oil as
laxative for young
Give the child
spoonful by mouth for every 5 pounds of body
Repeat daily for about 2 weeks after the blood
disappeared from the faeces.
After administration of mineral oil, wait several hours before giving vitamins to
The mineral oil prevents the absorption of vitamins and other
The best is
diet rich in fiber and fluids to prevent constipation.
are advised to follow the following diets:
Diet high in fiber (laxative)
Diet with plenty of waste.
Risk Factors / Prevention.
Avoid constipation by:
The intake of at least 8
diet rich in fiber.
The use of stool softeners or laxatives.
Do not squeeze too to expel the stool.
Stretch the tissue of the anus caused by the passage of hard stools and bulky.
Signs and symptoms.
Acute pain to the passage of hard stools or bulky.
Spills of blood on toilet paper, diapers or underwear.
Itching around the rectum.