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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.
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could ...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
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.
Ive 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?
Possible...: depending on the type and intensity of infestation....possible. ...Read more
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.
Is frequent bruising normal? Even in instances where it seems I did not hurt myself? And bruises lasting for two weeks?
Needs evaluation: Frequent bruising may be normal for you. Some people bruise more easily than others. Medications such as aspirin, ibuprofen, and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, as well as certain health conditions may make bruising more likely. Bruises can take 10-20 days to completely resolve. If you have not been evaluated for this already, you should see a health care professional. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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