Doctor's Notes on Anal Fissure Symptoms, Signs, Home, Medical, and Surgery Treatment and Healing Time
An anal fissure is a tear in the skin lining of the anal canal. Signs and symptoms of an anal canal fissure is severe pain during a constipated bowel movement followed by continuing pain. Occasionally, there may be some bright red blood drops on the toilet paper or in the toilet bowl. Sitting down may also cause pain in the area. They can occur in infants, children and/or adults.
Constipation: Foods to Eat, Foods to Avoid QuizQuestion
You are constipated if you don't have a bowel movement every day.See Answer
Kasper, D.L., et al., eds. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 19th Ed. United States: McGraw-Hill Education, 2015.