Anal fissures – Natural remedies for instant relief

Do you feel an intense burning sensation while passing stools or pain or bleeding? If your answer is yes, then you might be suffering from anal fissures. Try out these natural remedies to get complete relief from fissures.

Do you feel an intense burning sensation while passing stools or pain or bleeding? If your answer is yes, then you might be suffering from anal fissures. The risk of developing anal fissures decreases with age however it is more common in younger age kids than adults. 90% of anal fissures cases get resolved by themselves, and only a few of them require medical treatment. If it doesn’t resolve, then reach out to your medical healthcare provider at the earliest.  

Anal fissures occur as a result of tears or damage in the lining of the anus. Constipation is the most common cause of anal fissures. Frequently passing hard stools tears the anal lining. Other reasons might include diarrhea, childbirth, and pregnancy. 

Symptoms of fissures

  • Pain in the anus
  • Bleeding in the anus
  • Pain during passing stools and post defecation
  • Staining while bowel movement

Natural remedies for fissures

Exercise – Exercising regularly aids to manage constipation thereby fissures. Do follow your physical routine regime on a regular basis, and go out to a gym, walk or run. Experts recommend that 150 hours of physical activity per week is necessary to keep the body healthy and going. 

Consume a fiber-rich diet – Consuming a more fiber-rich diet will help in softens the stools and relieve constipation. Fiber-rich diet includes fruits, whole grains, vegetables, and rice. Every adult should take 18 gms of fiber every day. 

Foods with high fiber content

  • Peas, lentils, and dried beans
  • Vegetables and fruits
  • Soy products and soy milk
  • Nuts and seeds
  • Whole Grain foods
  • Flaxseeds, oats, barley, and seed husks

Stay hydrated – Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration. Drinking sufficient water will help soften the stools and relieve constipation. Try drinking 2-2.5 liters of water every day. Keeping the body hydrated will alleviate the pain and muscle spasms around the anal region by reducing the pressure. 

Sitz bath – Sitz bath is extremely helpful in relieving anal fissures. It is nothing but a warm water bath. It should be taken for at least 20 minutes and 3-4 times a day. You can use the bathtub for a sitz bath and put in warm water. Extremely hot water should be avoided as it may cause drying. The bath should only cover the hips and buttocks area. 

Applying petroleum jelly – Applying petroleum jelly around the anal region will soothe the skin. 

(Disclaimer: The content on this site is for informational purposes only, and should not be taken as professional medical advice.  Always seek the guidance of your doctor or other health professionals for any questions you may have regarding your health or a medical condition.)


Tags : #Analfissures #Health #Naturalremediesforfissures #Homemaderemediesforfissures #Sitzbath #Fissurescauses #Fissuressymptoms #Medicircle #SmitaKumar

Related Stories

Loading Please wait...


Trending Now

The Role of Hormones in Obesity: Why Men and Women Gain Weight DifferentlyJune 12, 2024
Silent Killer: How a Young Mother’s Vision Loss Led to a Lung Cancer DiagnosisJune 12, 2024
TruAlt Bioenergy’s subsidiary, Leafiniti Bioenergy supplies over 1000 tons of Compressed Biogas to AG&P Pratham in just 5 monthsJune 11, 2024
Southeast Asia's Most Advanced Luxury Postpartum Centre Re'Joy Suites Opens in SingaporeJune 11, 2024
Poor Muscle Health in Obesity Can be A Major Risk Factor for Early DeathJune 11, 2024
Machine Learning Uncovers How Organ Ageing Impacts Health and LongevityJune 11, 2024
Why Education is Essential for Health and LongevityJune 11, 2024
New Study Reveals Antidepressant Withdrawal Symptoms Less Common but Still SignificantJune 10, 2024
Why Lowering Salt Intake Might Help Your Skin: Key Findings from UCSF StudyJune 10, 2024
Exploring AI's Potential: I&B Ministry's Seminar on Jobs and Healthcare AdvancementsJune 10, 2024
Deeply saddened by the passing away of Sri Ramoji Rao GaruJune 08, 2024
Surmandal and Telangana Tourism to present Hindustani Classical recital at JNAFAUJune 08, 2024
Join CA Rahul Malodia in Rajkot for the ‘Vyapari to CEO’ Transformational WorkshopJune 08, 2024
Right diagnostic test and right treatment at the right time can prevent antimicrobial resistanceJune 08, 2024
Harnessing the Power of Yoga: I&B Ministry's Campaign for International Day of Yoga 2024June 08, 2024
Guarding Little Minds: Omega-3 Emulsion Shields Newborn BrainsJune 08, 2024
Laughter-Induced Syncope: When a Chuckle Turns SeriousJune 08, 2024
Latest Research Highlights The Role of Liver Glucose Production in Type 2 DiabetesJune 08, 2024
Ayushman Bharat Expansion: Bihar's Ambitious Health Card InitiativeJune 08, 2024
Nashik Hosts Successful ‘Frontiers In Onco-Surgery’ Conference At HCGMCC, Drawing Oncologists NationwideJune 07, 2024