Ever heard of anal angina? FDA approves nitroglycerin for chronic anal fissures.

General Health
When I first started practice, I had the privilege to serve in the small town of Bryson City, North Carolina, the southern wilderness entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. While there, one of the older surgeons taught me about using topic nitroglycerin ointment to cure chronic anal fissures. Now, thirty years later, it's an officially approved medication. (more…)
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