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A 78-year-old male asked:

leaking from the rectum?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Go see a doctor: It can happen in older folks. Have a medical check up.

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A 42-year-old male asked:

What is the white spots on my rectum area i just discovered?

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White Spots: This could be viral, herpes for example. It could be fungal, especially since it is white. Herpes should form blisters that break open and are painful. This should of course be visually examined by your doctor. An anti fungal cream might be tried first. The best course would be to swab this and test for viral and fungus.
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