What is Anal Fissure
Anal fissure is the most common cause for
painful defecation (Opening bowels). Most times it is also associated with bleeding but not all the time.
It is a small cut in the anal canal upto skin.
Pain while passing motion which can last upto few hours afterwards is the commonest complaint. This is usually associated with Constipation (Passing hard stool/pushing hard to open bowel). At times it is seen after episode of loose motion.
***Pain while passing stool is never caused by piles/haemorroids***