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Anal Fissure

A cut or tear in the lining of the anus is called anal fissure. It is normally seen in people with chronic constipation. The symptoms include pain during and after a bowel movement, blood in stools, and a visible tear in the skin near the anus.

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Can Ayurvedic medicines for anal fistula cause loose stools?

Query: Hello doctor, I am currently taking ayurvedic medicines for anal fistula. I am taking Gulgulu Panchapalam tablet, Shallaki tablet, Step tablet and Gulguluthiktham liquid with Nimbadi liquid thrice a day. My doubt is can it cause loose stools? I have soft unformed stools and loose stools. Please rep...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query. The medicines you are taking for your problem are very good for anal fistulaand has very good results in healing a fistula. As far as your problem is concerned, any of above-mentioned medicines do not have any known side effects but sometimes...  Read Full »

Can homeopathic medicine for anal fissure aggravate pain?

Query: Hello doctor,I have an anal fissure. I am taking homeopathy medicine for the past 25 days. It worked for the first 20 days, but for the past five days, my pain has increased significantly. Is it homeopathy aggravation or something else?  Read Full »


Dr. Sheetal Kamble

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.comCan you please mention the name of the homeopathic remedy taken? The increased pain after immense relief can be due to two reasons. First, the given remedy acted superficially hence you noticed immediate relief. However, since the action of remedy is not completed it sto...  Read Full »

My daughter passes a bloody stool in the evening. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have an 8-year-old girl child who weighs 66.14 Ibs. She passes stool with blood in bright red color only in the evening i.e., the second time of the day when she goes to the toilet. But in the morning, she does not have any complaints. Some abdominal pain is also there. Her scan repo...  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If it is before defecation then might be piles, polyps, proctitis, ulcerative colitis, amebic dysentery or a diverticulum. If it is after defecation, then might be a fissure in the anus or foreign body. It would be clear after a physical examination and other details ab...  Read Full »

Is surgery necessary for chronic fissures with bleeding?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28 year old female suffering from chronic fissure from the past six months. It was bleeding two months back but not now. I am only feeling pain when I have non-vegetarian items. Do I need surgery?  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The main cause of fissures in ano is constipation and passing hard stool. When hard stool passes through the anal canal it hurts the anal soft tissues. Sometimes, it is healed up by medicines and sometimes surgery is needed. First, you should take Ayurvedic medicines an...  Read Full »

Will ayurveda cure the problem of blood in stool?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 38-year-old male, who weighs 187.39 Ibs, and I am 5.11 feet tall. I had a problem with blood in my stool a year ago, which got cured after I took medicines. But nowadays, I have been seeing blood in my stool again. I do not have any problems like itching, pain, etc. I feel it is...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query. According to your height and weight, your BMI (body mass index) is 26.23. Normal BMI should ranges between 18.5 to 24.9. So first of all, you need to reduce some weight. Blood while passing stool may have many reasons. But most common reasons...  Read Full »

I have slide cuts at the top of the anus associated with pain and burning sensation while excretion. How to cure it?

Query: Hello doctor,I have slide cuts at the tops of the anus so I feel pain and a burning sensation when passing excreta. How to cure it? Kindly suggest. I am taking an Aceclo tablet for pain and also suggest any lab tests to be performed.Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Pritam Mohapatra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and understand your concern. I would suggest the following for relief - 1. Pilex (Lajjalu and Yashad bhasma) herbal ointment to be applied topically at the anus (with the clean applicator) once or twice daily, before and after passing stool, f...  Read Full »

I am suffering from anal burning. Please suggest some medicine to get relief.

Query: Hello doctor,I am suffering from a burning sensation in my anus and need to go by car. Please suggest some medicine to get relief.  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. I just read your query. The burning sensation in the anus may have many reasons, which need to be found out. The causes can be ruled out with the help of local examination only by a physician. So do visit a nearby general ...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from piles, and skin comes out from the natural opening during bowel movements. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from piles problem for four years, but I do not have any blood or pain-related issue. Just when I poop early morning, a few amounts of skin come out from the anal opening. So I want to get relief from that skin coming out from there. I am under homeopathic medicat...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. Piles is basically swollen veins of the anal region. The treatment can only be advised after a clinical examination of your anal region. So I suggest you visit a nearby general surgeon or ayurveda physician and ask for a c...  Read Full »

My acupuncturist gave me herbs to take rectally for anal fissure. Is this safe?

Query: Hello doctor, My acupuncturist gave me herbs to take rectally for anal fissure which I had previously been taking orally. They are in a lower dosage (0.83 fl oz rectally they had been 16.00 fl oz orally). When taking them orally, they had to be taken before bed, which helped me to have a good sleep ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I do not know what medications you are taking. Is it Ashwagandha per the recommendation of an acupuncturist? But I have seen your attachments (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There are several tags like structures seen, and it may cause a fissure in t...  Read Full »

Suggest permanent homeopathy treatment for piles.

Query: Dear doctor, I am suffering from piles. Taking aloes and Aesculus daily. It completely disappeared after taking this for 14 days. But it came back again when I was travelling long distance by car. How to cure it permanently? Suggest some homeopathy medicines.  Read Full »


Dr. Neeru Bharadwaj

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Have lots of water and fiber-rich fruits to help regular bowel movements and avoid constipation. For the piles problem, I would advise you to take three doses of Nux Vomica 200 every three days. Hope this helps. If the problem persists, consult a homeopathic physicia...  Read Full »

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