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Had surgery at my butt due to anal fistula injury in 2008. Fully healed. Why does old scar hurt periodically? Notice it happens if scar rubs clothes
I was having sex with my boyfriend last night and he accidently penetrated my anus. It hurted badly, and he told he saw the injury. It still hurts. What can I do?
Consult a doctor: I would recommend an exam by a physician. Hard to say more without an exam. ...Read more
Loss of bowel/bladder control from disc injury usually means wetting/soiling ones self. Can it mean loss of ability to relax anal sphincter?
Disc injury: Typically with disc injury, the anal sphincter is less able to be tight. It will be more lax. ...Read more
Can a pelvic floor muscle strain be felt around the anus area? Please tell me what i need to know about a pelvic floor injury from work outs. Thanks.
24f slipped down steps fell butt!a lot pain, shoots down upper r leg when laying.Trouble going #2 feels like a bulge around anus.Possible colon injury?
See health provider: Please see your health care provider as soon as possible! a colon injury is unlikely, but a bony injury to the sacrum or lumbar spine is possible. Also, there is a chance for an injury or swelling around nerves or nerve roots in the lumbar area, especially if it is difficult to defecate, or if incontinent of stool. Painful defecation not necessarily related to nerves. ...Read more
Colostomy but leaking stool from anus
c4 level sci, 21 years post injury. Colostomy about 18 years. Leaking stool from rectum last 4 or 5 days..?
Depends: I do not know what surgery you had, if it is an end or loop colostomy. The residual rectum will occasionally have a thick mucous dischage that could look like bowel contents, and if you have a loop colostomy the rectal discharge could be more. May need to see a doctor for an examination. ...Read more
Foul bo after anus trauma, weak muscles, incontinence of flatus and stool, excessive perpiration in the region since injury. What is it?
Sphincter injury?: Poor control of stool and flatus after "anus trauma" raises the question of injury to the anal sphincter muscles. While this would not give a clear answer about the increases perspiration it would certainly answer the odor and leakage. You should see a colon and rectal surgeon. ...Read more
Anal Sex: I agree with dr. Gallant. Anal sex is a common part of the sexual practices in both men and women in many cultures around the world. It is in no way, in and of itself, risky or 'bad' or unhealthy. But, like all other human behavior, it carries risk of trauma and infection if done incorrectly or if the sexual partner is a carrier of infection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers