• Anal Fissure Similar Conditions

Similar Conditions
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an idiopathic disease caused by a dysregulated immune response to host intestinal microflora. It includes Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.
  • Pilonidal sinus is a cyst or abscess near or on the natal cleft of the buttocks that often contains hair and skin debris.
  • Proctitis is an inflammation of the lining of the rectum, called the rectal mucosa. It is associated with discharge of pus, blood or mucous accompanied by pain. There may be unsatisfactory feeling after bowel movement.
  • Fistula-in-ano is a small channel that can develop between the end of the bowel and the skin near the anus. It can cause bleeding and discharge when passing stools and can be painful.
  • Hemorrhoids'/Piles are swollen blood vessels in or around the anus and rectum. They can be internal and external depending upon its position.

    The symptoms include:

    • Bright red bleeding from anus.
    • Pain during bowel movements.
    • Anal itching.
    • Mucous discharge.
  • Anal abscess is formation of pus in the rectum and anus. It is an extreme painful condition caused by blocked glands, sexually transmitted infections, or following Anal fissure.