advertisement
Question
Posted by: Lellie | 2002/12/16

fissure

My daughter who is 26 years old and lives in the UK has been experiencing a great deal of pain passing stools. She is often constipated and has never been a lover of fruit or vegetables, she also only eats white bread. When she went to her local doctor she was told she has piles as well as a fissure. The doctor advised her to change her diet and drink more water, an operation seems to be the last resort. Is there a fast way to ease the pain and do you have any suggestions?
Many thanks

Not what you were looking for? Try searching again, or ask your own question
Our expert says:
Expert ImageCyberDoc

Lellie, she can get suppositories used for the treatment of haemorrhoids. It will work for the haemorrhoids and the anal fissure. She should also up her water intake to 2 litres a day and substitute her sugar with honey. If that doesn’t make her stools soft enough, she can try using lactulose every night. Good luck.

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.

Have your say

Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
advertisement