I am now healing well and pain free after suffering from a Chronic Fissure for 3 months after the birth of my child. For 6 weeks of that time I was in agonising pain for 2 - 6 hours every day after a BM. I finally had the surgery and expected everything to be fine after. It wasn't. That night after the day surgery the pain was no better plus I was bleeding and had to be taken to emergency via ambulance. I was administered constipating pain killers and three days later had to be re-admitted to hospital for an enema. I then sought natural alternatives which have helped me recover. There is no easy option to recovery. It has been very trying at times but I am now able to work and care for my daughter without worrying about having to use a bathroom in public or becoming stranded and in pain. After my surgery and enema I began taking tissue salts: Elasticity; and Muscle Relaxant. I then significantly changed my diet to only Alkaline foods. You should be able to access a list from a good naturapath. The bleeding stopped straight away and the pain faded almost completely within 2 weeks. So I began to try adding other foods to my diet that were not alkaline such as wheat products, rice, red meat, cheese, caffine and chocolate. Each time I tried adding any one of these foods - even just a little bit, the bleeding and pain returned the next BM. This happened Without Fail! I am now at peace with the fact that I just cant eat those regular foods and It's actually not that hard now. Its just great not having to live with pain worse than labor every day for 6 hours without pain relief. I think back to when I was first diagnosed and desperate to find the quick fix cure and get back to normal. With a chronic fissure there just isn't a quick fix. Just get on this alkaline diet. It also helped me lose 18 kg of baby weight in 3 months!