For the uninitiated, anal fissures basically are any kind of tea or crack in and around the anal tissues which can be a lot painful and troublesome. It also can cause a lot of bleeding and itching. Even if you suffer from diarrhea or constipation, you could end up getting anal fissures. These need to be treated and diagnosed sooner than later as they can end up causing bigger problems. Other than your treatments, you can even make use of some home remedies to soothe the pain down and to relieve the discomfort that it brings.
- Coconut oil makes for an amazing lubrication which can ease up to pass stools without any damage to the anal tissues and it even aids the process of healing. Add some pure coconut oil on your anal fissures each day at least twice or thrice if needed. This won't harm you and rather help you reduce pain and discomfort.
- You can take a tsp of olive oil and mix it with equal amounts of honey and beeswax to apply it on the affected area and you can let it stay for around 2 hours before you wash it off. These ingredients in particular will reduce the pain and itchiness and helps accelerate the healing too.
- Aloe vera gel is very much known to have soothing impact on your skin and it can heal your anal fissures as well as relieve pain. You can take some fresh aloe vera gel and mix it with s few drops of olive oil and baby oil to apply it on the affected area and let it dry. You can apply this mixture 3-4 times in the day and it'll help you reduce the pain and bleeding.
- Apple cider vinegar can help in curing constipation issues and even improves your digestive system. It's very important to treat constipation problems and also ensure proper bowel movements that will in turn help your anal tissues to relax and also give them the time to heal. For this, you can mix a spoonful of raw apple cider vinegar with a spoon of honey in a glass full of water. You can then consume this orally for best results. You can even try adding more honey if you want it to taste better.