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Laparoscopic, G.I. & colorectal surgery, Navi Mumbai, India

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Pre and Post operative care for Haemorrhoids, Anal Fissure, Anal Fistula Surgery

Pre-operative Instructions

Prior to surgery, you will be Fasting, no food, no water 6 hours prior to your surgery.
You should not take any blood thinning medications at least 5 days prior to your operation.

Bowel preparation – an enema and / or laxative may be prescribed the night before surgery and the morning of surgery. This may vary depending on the procedure.

If you notice redness spreading onto the surrounding skin, develop fever, or have severe amount of bleeding or bleeding that lasts for more than a week, contact your surgeon.

Post-Operative Care for Haemorrhoids, Anal Fissure and Anal Fistula Surgery

Hospital stay

Most people will be able to go home same day or in a day after surgery.  

Pain control

Pain medicines are given to control post-operative pain for few days after surgery. Hot sitz baths also helps in relieving pain.

Diet/Bowel function

Take lots of liquids, 8-10 glasses of water and remain active to avoid constipation. Fibre supplement, Mild laxatives or stool softener can be given to prevent constipation and have smooth regular bowel movement.


Depending on the type of your surgery, you may have limitation in sitting or walking for long periods of time. A soft pillow will help.
You should be able to return to work within 1-4 weeks after surgery, depending on what type of anal surgery is performed.

Wound Care

The most important precaution after anal fissure surgery is keeping the area clean and dry.

Hot Sitz baths (sitting in warm soapy water) should be done thrice a day and after any bowel movement to clean the area. Hand-held shower nozzles or showering after every bowel movement is also effective.

Excessive wiping with toilet paper may irritate the skin and should be avoided. Baby wipes can be used.

Bloody or mucous discharge and stool leakage (temporary incontinence may be there for 2-3 weeks after surgery that’s usually self-limiting. You can use gauze or sanitary napkins over the area to prevent soiling of cloths.

Follow up visit 

visit the clinic for follow up 10 to 14 days following your surgery.


What patient says about Dr. Nitish Jhawar

  • I had surgery of my left hydrocele on 27th May 2017 by Dr Nitish Jhawar. An excellent experience of service I got particularly from Dr Jhawar. He is not only a qualified experienced doctor but also a splendid human being. Thanks a lot.

  • It was a Laparoscopic operation for the removal of Gall Bladder (stones). I had developed on and off pain in abdomen before the operation, after the operation feeling good, totally pain free. Thanks and respect for handling my case very well.

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    I met doctor Nitish for piles problem and wanted to undergo LASER procedure only, my operation is successful and I thank doctor for being a good human being and great surgeon.

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    I was suffering from piles since long time. For bleeding heavily I met Dr Nitish Jhawar and after meeting him decided to go for Stapler surgery for piles. I found him a doctor who listens to our problem and explains properly.

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    I got diagnosed about a year back but was avoiding operation for Hernia repair, Dr Nitish Jhawar explained me why surgery should be done and I chose surgery by laparoscopy method. I am happy with the doctor and the hospital.

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    I visited for Gall Bladder removal by Laparoscopy after searching for best laparoscopic surgeon. After meeting dr my fear for surgery was vanished and my surgery went well and recovery was smooth.

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    Honest doctor, expert in his field....can trust his words

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    Very good he describe everything in very pleasant manner about the problem which was very helpful to me to understand my disease.

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    Very nice. Doctor is very patient and gives you correct advice.

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    He is very erudite and smart at getting to the bottleneck of the problem. And before realized he had pinched away d growth bothering me near my anal area.

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    Dr. Jhawar is few of the best doctors in town. Extremely pleasant and comfortable experience