What is the WASH treatment for anal fissures?

Updated: Nov 09, 2018
  • Author: Bruce M Lo, MD, MBA, CPE, RDMS, FACEP, FAAEM, FACHE; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Answer

Use the WASH regimen in treatment of anal fissures, as follows:

  • W arm water; sitz bath after bowel movement

  • A nalgesics

  • S tool softener

  • H igh-fiber diet


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