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why is my anus contracting

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Anal contraction: See a GI dr or surgeon to get an anoscopy or sigmoidoscopy.

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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
See a Dr: Many things could cause these symptoms, from something "mild" like a tear or inflammed hemorrhoid. Other times it could be from an infection (prostate ... Read More
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Agree: You need to be properly evaluated by a colorectal surgeon or gastroenterologist. Don't ignore this. It may be an early warning sign of something serio ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: It is not as common as a vaginal yeast infection, but it can occur.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Anal sex: Anal / rectal area can become more lax with repeated anal sex and tears may occur. Diseases can be transmitted via anal sex.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Difficult: When you become progressive more excited the tissues of your pelvis become dilated and swollen. What i suspect you are feeling is the pulsatile relax ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Anus: This may be due to levator muscle tension which can also cause anal pain. Other possibilities include hemorrhoids,fissure or perianal dermatitis. I r ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
20 years experience Family Medicine
Anal dysfunction: There are physical therapists who specialize in pelvic floor dysfunction and they may be able to help you. The root cause of your problem may be mecha ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Questionable: The covid19 virus has been found in feces but it is not known whether these virus particles are capable of causing infection. At this time there is no ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes unlikely: Herpes can mimic anal fissure or "tear", but usually it does not. If you had acquired herpes during the exposure 8 months ago, you probably would have ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not the issue: Unless receiver is bleeding, bigger risk is local trauma to mucous membranes lining interior of anus/rectum getting local damage and leaking small amo ... Read More
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