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Dr. Peter Ihle
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Anal Pain (Overview)

Anal pain can be caused by many different conditions - hemorrhoids, constipation, fissures, absecss, fungal infection. More concerning causes of anal pain include cancer. It's important not to discount any anal pain or bleeding - it's always good to have it evaluated by your physician.


Dr. Peter Ihle
1 doctor shared a insight

Anal Pain (Overview)

Anal pain can be caused by many different conditions - hemorrhoids, constipation, fissures, absecss, fungal infection. More concerning causes of anal pain include cancer. It's important not to discount any anal pain or bleeding - it's always good to have it evaluated by your physician.


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What does it mean to have anal pain during your period?

What does it mean to have anal pain during your period?

Endometriosis: This could be a sign of endometriosis. I would be evaluated by a physician, review all your symptoms related to your menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Living with Ongoing Pain (Tip)

Living with Ongoing Pain

There is a specialty for pain management. ...See more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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3 years with extreme adominal pain, month or so ago changed to extreme anal pain with thick bloody mucus no stool. Very painful to pass.

3 years with extreme adominal pain, month or so ago changed to extreme anal pain with thick bloody mucus no stool. Very painful to pass.

Gastroenterologist: Your symptoms may be due to a thrombosed hemorrhoid or a rectal fissure. A rectal exam should be done. In the meantime take a stool softener, apply warm compresses to the anal area, and insert a glycerin or anusol suppository or ointment for easier bm and soothing of the discomfort. Keep the anal area clean after using a suppository or ointment. Avoid constipation by adding fiber. ...Read more

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Anal fissure that is extremely painful. What is the fastest treatment for this?

Anal fissure that is extremely painful. What is the fastest treatment for this?

Depends: First line treatment is a high fiber diet, plenty of fluids and possible a laxative to keep your bowel movements soft. Warm baths. If persist, prescription antispasmodic cream if persists, Botox or surgery in form of sphinterotomy the above order is also depended on the severity, persistency, recurrence and appearance of your fissure if your symptoms are severe and persist see a colon and rectal. ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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Write down severity, duration, location (front/back of knee, etc.)
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, bag of frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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How do u get rid of anal warts?

How do u get rid of anal warts?

Anal warts: There is an array of anal lesions that are mistaken for warts. Some may be external hemorrhoids, whereas others may be caused by such infections as syphilis. Correct diagnosis prior to treatment is paramount. If those are indeed hpv caused anal warts, available treatment methods include cryotherapy, imiquimod, and occasionally excision (surgical removal). ...Read more

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What can cause anal pain?

What can cause anal pain?

Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids, anal fissures, trauma - these are 3 possible causes. Need more details in order to offer more specific causes. ...Read more

Anus (Definition)

The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more