Anal Fissure treatments
Anal Fissure

Treatments could include:

  • Sitz Bath Therapy
  • Scar infiltration of local anesthetic and steroid (procedure)
  • Therapeutic proctoscopy (procedure)
  • Excision of anal fissure and island flap closure (procedure)
  • Curettage or cautery of anal fissure, including dilation of anal sphincter (separate procedure); initial
  • Lateral Sphincterotomy
  • Anal Sphincterotomy
  • Injection of botulinum toxin
  • Drink Plenty of Fluids
  • Anal Fissurectomy
  • Local Muscle Subcutaneous V-Y Flap
  • A sitz bath is a warm, shallow bath that cleanses the perineum. It can be used for everyday personal hygiene or to relieve pain and itching.
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