Injury can happen when: You pass a large stool. Having several fissures or having one or more in an area of the anus where fissures usually don't occur can be a sign of a more serious problem, such as inflammatory bowel disease or a weakened immune system. About 9 out of 10 short-term fissures heal with home treatment—including using stool softeners or fiber supplements and taking regular sitz baths. Healthwise, Incorporated, disclaims any warranty or liability for your use of this information. Many experts believe that extra tension in the two muscular rings sphincters controlling the anus may be a cause of fissures. Very dark, tarry stools or dark red blood mixed with stool may be a sign of a more serious problem.
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