Fissure causes

The most common cause of non-healing is spasming of the internal Anal sphincter muscle which results in impaired blood supply to the anal mucosa.The result is a non-healing ulcer, which may become infected by fecal bacteria.

Fissures look much like a paper cut.

Fissures may be caused by

  • Prolonged diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Prolonged diarrhea
  • Child birth trauma in women
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Anal sex
  • Poor toileting