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What is a Sphincterotomy Surgery?

Overview: Surgeons conduct a lateral internal sphincterotomy to treat sphincter muscles.  

Doctors may find fissure symptoms in the sphincter muscles. These symptoms can be dangerous and stubborn without treatment. If non surgical sources do not work after 8 weeks, surgeons require to immediately choose surgical sources. One such surgical source is a lateral internal sphincterotomy.  

Surgeons will chose to conduct a lateral internal sphincterotomy if they observe fissure symptoms even after conventional treatments have been applied. These symptoms will indicate fissure in sphincter muscles like-

    • Severe pain and bleeding when passing bowels
    • Spasms
    • Itching
    • Irritation
    • Cracked skin around the fissure
    • Swelling
    • Skin tags




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