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What to expect after LIS with fissurectomy?



Five days ago I underwent LIS with a fissurectomy. How long should I expect to have pain with bowel movements, bleeding with bowel movements and discharge from the anus?


You should expect about 3-4 weeks.

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