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Anal fissure is a small longitudinal tear in the inner mucous lining tissues of the anus. The tear in the anal skin causes extreme pain during and after bowel movements. Anal fissure can affect people of all ages due to various reasons or may be developed from an underlying serious medical condition.

Symptoms of fissure in anus

  • Sharp pain during and after bowel movements
  • Traces of red blood on the stool
  • Irritation or burning sensation around the anus   
  • A visible tear in the anal skin  
  • Pus discharge  
  • Feeling a small lump or skin tag on the anus

Causes of an anal fissure

Many factors can lead to the condition and may be interdependent on person conditions. Few common causes of anal fissure include:

  • Passing hard stools
  • Constipation 
  • Excess strain during bowel movements  
  • Low blood flow to the anal area   
  • Chronic disease conditions (diarrhea, tuberculosis, HIV) 
  • Pregnancy and childbirth 
  • Sedentary lifestyle  
  • Unhealthy food habits  
  • Excess smoking and alcohol consumption

Ayurvedic treatments for anal fissure

Vaidya Ayurvedic Hospital offers safe and effective ayurvedic treatment approaches and ensures complete relief with permanent solution. Our treatment plan aims to recover and prevent the reoccurrence of the condition with personalized care. The treatment plan includes Ksharasoothram and Kshara karma therapy to provide instant relief from fissures in anus. The therapy uses a medical alkaline thread smeared in herbal medication. The medicated threads are graded based on the number of coating. The treatment plan is customized as per patient condition and involves concurrent cutting and curetting along with healing thereby miniming the chances of recurrence and infections

Benefits of Ayurvedic therapy for fissure in anus

  • Safe and effective treatment approach with quick relief  
  • Less risk of complications and reoccurrence  
  • Reduced risk of anal stenosis 
  • Faster healing and recovery and can involve in daily activities within 4 days

Along with the treatment procedures several lifestyle modifications are also advised to prevent any future complications. This includes planning a customized diet chart as per patient condition and incorporating any physical activity routine for overall improvement and rejuvenation of patient health and well being. According to ayurveda, most disorders occur from what we consume and how body reacts to the matter that enters the system. We take particular care to understand and prevent any disorder from developing in the system through customized treatment plan.

At Vaidya Ayurvedic Hospital, we offer effective ayurvedic treatment methods to patients suffering from anal fissures and also ensure the prevention of reoccurrence of fissure in anus. Our expert panel of ayurvedic specialist’s provides a unique inclusive experience for the patients to relieve pain and discomfort caused by any severe medical condition. The treatment plan pacifies all the vitiated doshas in the body and rejuvenates the system at cellular level for total well being of the person. To know more about ayurvedic treatment options for fissure in anus and treatment cost, book an appointment now.


Authored By: Dr. Kiran B Nair

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