An anal fissure is a tear in the lining of your anus or anal canal, the lowest part of your intestinal tract. It can make bowel movements very painful, and can even cause pain that lasts for hours after you've gone to the bathroom. You may even try to avoid the bathroom to prevent the pain.
An anal fissure is usually a short-term (or acute) problem, with symptoms that last 6 weeks or less. It's considered chronic when symptoms last for more than 6 weeks. Chronic anal fissures may be harder to treat and may be a symptom of another condition, such as Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis.
Here are some ways to prevent cirrhosis of the liver:
If you drink, know your limits and do not exceed them. Keep in mind, though, that alcohol tolerance can vary greatly from one person to the next.
Doctors often advise people to set a daily limit of one or two drinks and to avoid drinking every day.
Avoid uncooked shellfish.
Never mix alcohol and drugs. Some medications, including acetaminophen, react with alcohol and can damage the liver.
Avoid exposure to industrial chemicals,...