Fissure Symptoms

Signs and symptoms of an anal fissure include:

  • Pain during bowel movements
  • Pain after bowel movements lasting up to several hours
  • Bright red blood on the stool or toilet paper after a bowel movement
  • Itching or irritation around the anus
  • A visible crack in the skin around the anus
  • A small lump or skin tag on the skin near the anal fissure