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Question: fissure


 jigyasa65 - Mon Aug 02, 2004 5:04 am

I have been physically examined by a surgeon who has diagnosed anal fissure. Since there is a pus discharge from anus for the last few months. I want to know one thing that ," Is it possible to have pus discharge in anal fissure ? Secondly I have been advised to take
1) Sitz bath
2) apply aristo smuth cream locally
3) take ciplox TZ - BD for one week
4) take 4 teaspoons cremaffin syp during bed-time

How this treatment will be helpful in curing fissure completely. and how much time it will take to cure completely.
waiting for early reply with thanks
 Dr. Tamer Fouad - Sun Aug 08, 2004 11:36 am

User avatar Hello jigyasa65,
Your doctor is first treating the infection that accompanies your anal fissure. This may help make the fissure heal. Components of your therapy include an antibiotic and lubricants to help avoid further trauma and allow the fissure to heal. If it does not heal however, surgery may be needed.

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