Nitroglycerin ointment for chronic anal fissures

   Some physicians are prescribing low-dose nitroglycerin ointment for chronic anal fissures.

   Nitroglycerin relaxes the internal anal sphincter. This relieves pain and allows the fissure to heal.

   It's an alternative to surgery...which can cause long-term incontinence.

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