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anus itch for a week then loose bowel 3 times is it HIV

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Valencia
15 years experience Internal Medicine
External Hemorrhoids: Possibly. External hemorrhoids are usually seen around the anus and are painful. Have it checked by your physician to be certain.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Hemorrhoids or ????: You should get checked. Go see a doctor and have them look. It sounds horrid, but it our job. Many things can cause blood in the stool - some not ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ayaz Samadani
56 years experience General Practice
Rectal bleeding: Rectal bleeding may come from hard stools and irritation of the inner lining of rectum or anus specially if there are hemorrhoids.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Pruritis ani causes: Could you be referring to fissures, fistula, abscess? Sexually transmitted disease (syphilis, gc, hiv, etc.) should be considered. Hemorrhoids & r ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
23 years experience General Surgery
No: If u get better with diet modification, no surgery is needed. Add some fiber and it will help as well. U should b getting close to 30g of fiber per da ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible : irritable bowel syndrome or crohn disease..you may need to see a GI specialist
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
See Colorectal surg.: You need a Lateral sphincter myotomy
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Diarrhea/menses: These are not likely related, but two different conditions. If the diarrhea continues unabated go and see your PCP and have this evaluated.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Sound like it: it sound like IBS are you taking any anti spastic medication? It might help go and see your doctor there is a solution to your problem adjust your die ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
18 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends: Could be due to an infection like bacteria or giardia. Please see a doctor. Did you drink the water out side?
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Clarify: Fistulas can be painless but fissures are typically painful.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Best thing is to: avoid constipation. But sometimes it helps to relax sphincter muscle. This can be done with stool softeners or topical medication. Consult with a c ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Inflammation: of the tissues in that area is probably the culprit. Topical pads containing witch hazel may provide you with some relief, such as those made by Tucks ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Can be side effect: Loose stools or increased frequency of bowel movements can be a side effect of mebendazole, a common treatment for intestinal parasites such as worms. ... Read More
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Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Not rare: often born that way but shows up later. Short run, yeast cremes like for any other yeast infection often help. Long term prob surgery needed.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
66 years experience Geriatrics
Increase your fluid: Intake , if no help after 24 hours see pcp.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Possible: If there is not ongoing drainage from the incision site, then it is possible. If drainage continues, may be from that. Either way, hard to check on yo ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Campbell
49 years experience General Practice
Unlikely: You may have a acid or digestive problem. Consider reflux, gluten allergy or dairy intolerance. If your weight is normal this is not likely serious. ... Read More
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A 10-year-old male asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
Diarrhea: One of the most common reasons for "loose stools" in toddlers is drinking too much juice. True diarrhea is when there are >4-5 watery stools/day- u ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
I wouldn't: I believe the two main possibilities are that you had a viral gastroenteritis or mild food poisoning which has resolved on its own, and now your stool ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Hemorrhoids likely: Hard dry stools could be the cause, so start drinking more water,,or,using polyethylene glycol ( generic maralax). Hemorrhoids can be inside or outsid ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
You : You can apply a small amount of topical antibiotic ointment with pain medication to the area two to three times a day. This can be bought in any pharm ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Lippe
28 years experience Gastroenterology
Rectal bleeding: What you describe is not normal and needs to be evaluated; the list of potential causes is very long and a doctor needs to look at it.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: If you stop taking birth control then it is expected that you would trigger a menstrual cycle. The simple solution is to restart your depo-provera sho ... Read More
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