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how can i tell if i have a hemorrhoid or a boil? it painful and bleeding, at the very edge of rectum. can anal sex cause either? how do i treat it?

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
General Surgery 43 years experience
See a doctor: abscess is rare unless you had one before or you have disease that can cause fistula most likely it is either a hemorrhoid,or anal fissure that can cause severe pain and rectal bleeding and could get aggravated with anal sex go and see a doctor for proper evaluation and treatment

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