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Depends on: How the sphincter got bruised! If it was direct insertion trauma or due to constipation, you should be seen by a colon and rectal surgeon to diagnose and treat the problem. Warm tub soaks in plain water for 15-20 minutes can help in the short term until you can be seen by a doctor. ...Read more
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
Anal trauma: Traditionally, anal 'trauma' (be it surgical or extracurricular) is the only known cause for 'sphincter bruising.' there is no other real logical explanation for the sphincter to get otherwise bruised... ...Read more
I have chronic constipation. After my recent bowel movement and straining, my anal canal feels bruised. What can I do to relieve the pain.?
Chronic constipation: You can use otc hemorrhoid suppositories with pain medication in it to relieve the pain. Consider MIRALAX (polyethylene glycol) 2 scoops a day to help improve your constipation and avoid straining. Also hydrate yourself well. Eat foods with large amount of fiber in it. ...Read more
Hemorrhoids: Yes, you could be bruised but you would hopefully remember trauma prior to bruising. Hemorrhoids are often described as purplish in color. Check out http://goo. Gl/KoW8xo for more info. However, 21yo seems kinda young for hemorrhoids so it's best that you see your FamilyDoc for evaluation. There's no need to be embarrassed as we've seen everything. Besides, we're here to help, not judge. Good luck! ...Read more
I've been having this bad pain in my back on my right side near my anus, but its not bruised. Its not close to my anus, but just a little bit?
Itchy area at top of anus. Have been exercising a lot frequently. Two weeks ago about 2 inches at top of butt crack appeared bruised. Still there?
For over 5 years I've been experiencing severe bruising pain in my rectum/anus at night. I've googled it and proctalgia fugax comes up. Please advise.
I'm feeling a bit constipated lately and when I push the area around my anus is purple like a bruise or something? Could it be hemmriods, I'm only 22.
Possible...: Depending on the type and intensity of infestation....possible. ...Read more
I've been a bit constipated in the last week or so, I've had pain that's been similar to period pains and bruising on my anus. What could it be?
During sex yest. The penis slipped out and rammed in between my vagina and anus and it is now bruised in that area. Should I be worried? Please answer
The safest thing is: To see your gyn for an exam, as long as the bruise is not enlarging or pain getting worse most likely will heal, I also rec you getting your clotting factors checking as that usually should cause a bruise from that. ...Read more
I had anal sex and now a portion my sphincter is slightly swollen, painful, and purple. Is this just bruising or serious? We didn't use a condom.
Had a sexual intercourse. I didn't penetrated into his anus. However I did ejaculate outside of his anus and I have bruise the next day. Sign of hiv?
I have chronic constipation. After straining, I now feel bruised inside my anal canal. It hurts to sit, but it isn't relieved with laying down either. It just feels to be getting worse as the day goes through. I can't even get sleep because of the thr
Tiny white bumps on perineum and lots of redness on perineum/anus, anus looks bruised and blue. Constipated, hurts to poop. What could this be?
Do not sqeezed: Do not squeezed the tiny pumps, if you already did, that could explain the bruises and the redness. The tiny pumps are a oil gland cysts best to leave them alone, otherwise they becomes infected if they were squeezed. If you did not, constipation will not cause the redness, and the bruising, unless you had anal sex or a rough sex. If you did not do neither go and see a doctor, please. ...Read more
Redness and burning from perineum (female) to anus. Constipated, always have to strain poop. Anus looks like it's bruised. Hemorrhoid?
Probably: Can try some hemorrhoid cream for now, but ou should go to your primary care provider to get it looked at to be sure. Ok to get in within the next week or two unless symptoms are more severe. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Redness and some white bumps between perineum (female) and anus, no itch or burn. Constipated, hurts to poop. Red skin around anus, anus looks bruised?
More info; get check: Any anorectal coitus? Possible irritation or even early herpes infection. Any constipation or hemorrhoid history? That could be a factor. Any recent yeast discharge with vsginal symptoms as well. An in-person exam sounds warranted, especially STD is a possibility. Hope that helps. ...Read more