Anal Fissure Topic Guide
Anal Fissure (Symptoms, Causes, Diet, and Treatments): Anal fissures are small tears in the skin overlying the anus. Anal fissures are generally caused by constipation, or straining with a bowel movement. Symptoms of an anal fissure include severe pain during a bowel movement, drops of blood in the toilet, and pain while sitting. Treatment of anal fissures include home remedies such as Sitz baths and a high fiber diet. Medical treatment of anal fissures include medication, botox injections, or surgery.
Crohn's Disease in Children and Teens
Crohn's disease is an inflammation of the small intestine. Crohn's disease is also referred to as inflammatory bowel disease. Crohn's disease in children and teens generally develop symptoms before the age of 20. Symptoms include
Management of Crohn's disease in children and teens is possible with medication and lifestyle changes.
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