Anal fissure is a crack in the lining of the anus. It is a cut or tear in the anal canal. The break in the anus leads to pain, discomfort and bleeding during and post bowel movements. Surgery is done in order to treat anal fissures so that patients can do away with pain and discomfort. Dr. Ashish Bhanot, known for his successful surgeries and operations, performs the surgery for anal fissures at Aum Clinics, Dwarka. Anal fissures can occur in both men and women and age has got nothing to do with it. Both the young and the adults are equally affected by it, though it is seen most in young children and infants.

As for the causes of anal fissures, there are many causes like crohn’s disease, straining and trauma during childbirth, anal sex, anal cancer, viral infection, ulcerative colitis, leukemia, human immunodeficiency syndrome, tuberculosis, syphilis, etc. Anal fissure treatment in India is given by Dr. Ashish Bhanot, surgeries are done by him to treat break in the anus and anal canal.

Surgery for anal fissures by Dr. Ashish Bhanot

Dr. Ashish Bhanot do not directly perform the surgery on patients suffering from anal fissures. Initially, other treatments are given like medication. A complete and comprehensive education of maintaining personal hygiene is given to the patients. Also, diet rich in fibre is recommended strongly to stave off constipation. People should also avoid straining while defecating along with taking care of one’s anal hygiene – like washing hands and making use of toilet papers that are soft. As of infants, diapers should be regularly and frequently changed to avoid any risk of the occurrence of anal fissure.

Sitz baths and stool softeners are also recommended to the patients as a treatment for anal fissures which help in providing relief to the patients which ultimately helps them heal in a better way. Medications are also given apart from the surgery. When it comes to surgery for anal fissures, anal dilation and lateral internal sphincterotomy are done by Dr. Ashish Bhanot.