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.
Anal Fissure Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins
OnabotulinumtoxinA (Botox), is made from the bacteria that causes botulism. Botulinum toxin blocks nerve activity in the muscles...learn more »