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Botulinum Toxin Injections For Fissure (Detailed Response)

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1Can Fissure Come Back After Botox?

Fissures may return after treatment with Botox is discontinued. Side effects of botulinum injections may include the inability to control the passage of gas (gas incontinence), pain from the injections, bleeding, infection at the injection site, and fecal incontinence . Most people do not have any side effects.

2How Long Does A Fissure Take To Heal After Botox??

It usually takes about 1 to 2 weeks to start feeling relief. Maximum relief is generally seen around 4 weeks after the injection. The success rate for fissure healing is approximately 70%; in cases where a repeat injection is required due to persistent/recurrent fissure the success rate drops to 50%.

3Which Injection Is Used For Fissure?

Botulinum toxin injections

Botulinum toxin is a powerful poison that’s safe to use in small doses. If you have an anal fissure, an injection of the toxin can be used to paralyse your sphincter muscle. This should prevent the muscle from spasming, helping reduce pain and allowing the fissure to heal.

4How Painful Is Fissure Botox?

The injection of botox is not painful, but is often performed under anaesthetic to allow a thorough examination, and the removal of any associated tags if required. To help break the cycle of pain and spasm, Dr Morris routinely uses a local anaesthetic nerve block to allow up to 24 hours of relief.

5Will Botox Cure A Fissure?

Botulinum A toxin (Botox) injections are an effective treatment for pain from muscle spasm in many parts of the body. It is effective in treating acute and chronic Anal Fissure or Anal Pain. You should have some relief in your pain after treatment with Botox.

6How Long Does A Fissure Take To Fully Heal?

Most people will fully heal within 2 to 4 weeks.