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    Anal Fissures that won't go away, very painful, tearing.
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    USA28 posted:
    Hello, I am 29 year olds. Do not have health insurance, and poor. So I try to avoid going to the doctor unless it is very severe.

    All my life, I have constipation. I admit this is due to my unhealthy eating pattern with lots of meat, and no vegetables. I have diagnosed with anal fissures before by family doctor. My bowel movement is like once every three day. And when I pass stool, I strain and push a lot, and it cause bleeding, and extreme anus pain.

    Lately for the past one month, it is getting bad, very painful when passing stool, and I can feel it tearing, and saw bright red blood drops in the toilet bowl.

    No other pain or discomfort when eating or digestion, so I am sure that my anal fissures is coming back to haunt me, lol.
    So my a few questions I want to ask. Can I just try a healthy diet and let the fissures heal? I know it will take weeks.
    If I don't get this treated, it is possible to died from loosing blood? Can anal fissures itself cause anemia?

    Any input is greatly appreciated, and thank you for reading.
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    calgal37 responded:
    You might want to consider following a better diet and perhaps add a stool softener. Fissures can be very painful, but they don't typically bleed to the point you will have extreme blood loss so don't worry about dying from loss of blood.


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