A 24-year-old male asked:
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Ive had anal discomfort for over a year.After a bowl movement it will become really sore. I can't run because of the discomfort. Wondering what to do?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Anal fissure: An anal fissure may be the problem. A thrombosed hemorrhoid is less likely. If warm applications,taking a stool softener and applying anusol ointment Don't help, see your physician for diagnosis and treatment.
Answered on Jul 19, 2014
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