An anal fissure is a small cut or tear in the lining of the anus. The crack in the skin causes severe pain and some bright red bleeding during and after bowel movements. At times, the fissure can be deep enough to expose the muscle tissue underneath.
An anal fissure is a common condition where there is a painful tear in the lining of the anus, the backside opening where feces is excreted. It is often described as feeling like passing broken glass. Typical anal fissure symptoms are a sensation of tearing, ripping or burning and usually a small amount of bright red bleeding during and after a bowel movement.
While bending over to yank some invasive English ivy from the herb garden in my front yard, I split the seat of my pants. It took approximately four seconds for my brain to connect the soft, gentle tearing sound and the oddly satisfying sensation of flesh being liberated from confinement to the fact that the layer of fabric covering my year-old, pantied thank goodness ass had just burst wide open. I dared to look around.
Rectal prolapse occurs when part or all of the rectum slides out of place and sticks out of the anus, turning the rectum "inside out. The rectum is the final section of the large intestine before the anus the opening through which stool passes out of the body. There's no single definitive cause of rectal prolapse, although a number of known factors can increase your risk of developing this condition. Rectal prolapse can happen at any age, but it's most common in adults.
If you thought having a paper cut on your finger was bad, imagine having one in your butt. That happens more often than you probably think. A study from Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin estimates 11 percent of people will have one in their lifetimes.
Were my pants tight? I wear tight pants. You lunge.
And they will just think it is a consequence of having sex. People should know that anal fissures can be treated and that there are things you can do to help heal them. They can bleed—a lot.
It can be treated with topical medications and also lasers, New York City-based certified dermatologist Dr. Michele S. Green tells BuzzFeed Life.