Which medicine is best for fissure?
Externally applied nitroglycerin (Rectiv), to help increase blood flow to the fissure and promote healing and to help relax the anal sphincter. Nitroglycerin is generally considered the medical treatment of choice when other conservative measures fail.
Which cream heals fissure?
Lidocaine is the most commonly prescribed topical anaesthetic for anal fissures. It comes in the form of either a gel or an ointment, and is usually only used for 1 to 2 weeks because the fissure should start to heal within this time.
Does lidocaine heal fissures?
Conclusions: In our experience, topical nifedipine/lidocaine 0.3/2% ointment is an effective and safe-first line treatment for AF, with a high cure rate and no adverse effects.
Can an anal fissure heal in 2 days?
Most short-term anal fissures can heal with home treatment in 4 to 6 weeks. Pain during bowel movements usually goes away within a couple of days after the start of home treatment.
Why is my fissure not healing?
Persistent hard or loose bowel movements, scarring, or spasm of the internal anal muscle all contribute to delayed healing. Other medical problems such as inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease), infections, or anal tumors can cause symptoms similar to anal fissures.
Can fissures last for years?
Some people get fissures once in awhile and others can become chronic, lasting for years. The pain of a fissure may cause people to avoid having a bowel movement leading to chronic constipation.
Can I use Vaseline for fissure?
Soaking in a warm bath (also called a sitz bath), 10 to 20 minutes several times a day, to help relax the anal muscles; Cleansing the anorectal area more gently; Avoiding straining or prolonged sitting on the toilet; Using petroleum jelly to help lubricate the anorectal area.