Anal Fissure

An anal fissure is a tear or crack in the skin lining in the anal canal. 
Fissures may occur when straining to pass large, hard stools.
Some fissures may be associated with other conditions such as Crohn’s disease.

What are the next steps?
If you think you have this condition or any of these symptoms
you will need to seek medical advice.
For more information or to make an appointment.
Contact birmingham bowel clinic on 0845 241 7762
or email
If you have private medical care or wish
to pay to see a consultant.
Take this factsheet along to your own
GP and request a referral to one
of our consultants
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