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Error: This is required. Error: Not a valid value. If you see blood in your stool poo , or have pain and discomfort in your bottom, you might have an anal fissure. An anal fissure can be very uncomfortable, but it will usually heal if you make some changes to your diet and follow some simple treatments. An anal fissure is a small tear or split in the skin that lines the anus.

Anal Fissures

Anal fissure - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

Anal fissures are small tears or cracks on the part of the anus that opens when you pass stools— where the inside of the anus meets the outside. They are associated with pain and bleeding during bowel movements. Most will heal on their own and do not require treatment. In adults they can be caused by passing a large, hard stool, or by having frequent diarrhea. In older adults they may occur due to decreased blood flow to the area.

Anal fissure

An anal fissure is a small split or tear in the thin moist tissue mucosa lining the lower rectum anus. In adults, fissures may be caused by passing large, hard stools, or having diarrhea for a long time. Other factors may include:. The condition affects males and females equally. Anal fissures are also common in women after childbirth and in people with Crohn disease.
Last Updated January This article was created by familydoctor. An anal fissure is a small crack or tear in the thin, moist lining of the lower rectum. Sometimes people confuse anal fissures with hemorrhoids. The most common symptom of an anal fissure is a shooting pain in the anus and surrounding area. Anal fissures often cause painful bowel movements and bleeding.