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Colorectal Diseases

Fissurectomy

12/08/2008

Question:

I`m 31years old and had Fissurectomy done in Month of July2008 as per proctologist wound was healing well but it got infected 2months later and he had to remove the grown tissue in anus, till date as per his suprevision that two skin hasn`t joined I experience severe pain if I sit continuously for long hours I don`t have any incontinence pl advice what may be the reason?

Answer:

This is a difficult area to heal, especially if you continue to have traumatic bowel movements, or have to sit for hours at a time. Perhaps a little streroid-based topical cream or suppository would be reasonable- ask your surgeon before applying anything to the surgical site though.

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Response by:

Janice Frederick Rafferty, MD Janice Frederick Rafferty, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief of Colorectal Surgery Division
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati