A 26-year-old male asked:
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Is smelling like poop and pain at the bottom of the anus, common symptoms of a fissure fistula

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Pain: The primary symptom of an anal fissure or fistula is marked anal pain, worse with bowel movements, sometimes rectal bleeding. Need to see a doctor for an exam.
Answered on May 16, 2013
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