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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


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What is the cause of anal projection/protrusion when passing faeces and what is the cure?

Hemorrhoids: Sounds like you prolapsing internal hemorrhoids, see a colon and rectal surgeon usually these can be treated with simple office procedures. ...Read more

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I have 3 flesh colored protrusions on my anus. Are they warts or skin tags? I also have frequent hemorrhoids. I've never had anal intercourse.

I have 3 flesh colored protrusions on my anus. Are they warts or skin tags? I also have frequent hemorrhoids. I've never had anal intercourse.

See answer: Flesh colored protrusions are generally either skin tags or hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids generally change in size whereas skin tags do not change. Warts or condyloma have the appearance of the attached photo. You would need to have then looked at by a medical professional for confirmation. ...Read more

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I have 4th degree hemorrhoids that protrude from the anus & cannot be pushed back in. Should i try to remove them myself?

I have 4th degree hemorrhoids that protrude from the anus & cannot be pushed back in. Should i try to remove them myself?

No!: You need to see a physician to help you with your hemorrhoids. Trying to remove them yourself could do you damage. I'm sure you also know to keep from getting constipated by drinking plenty of fluids and eating foods with good fiber. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoids on all sidesof my anus.Itch/dont hurt but when I have a bm they protrude and make for messy cleanup.Normal colonoscopy 1yr ago what to do?

Hemorrhoids on all sidesof my anus.Itch/dont hurt but when I have a bm they protrude and make for messy cleanup.Normal colonoscopy 1yr ago what to do?

Hemorrhoids: There are three steps to self treating hemorrhoids (blood clots in the rectal veins). 1. Soak: keep the area clean so that infection doesn't set in. 2. Soften your stool: keep from bearing down hard when having a bm so that the clot doesn't grow 3. And finally, steroids to shrink up the inflammation. Now the steroid that you need may be prescription strength. ...Read more

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What is a broad based disc protrusion?

What is a broad based disc protrusion?

Depends: Typically this means a slipped or herniated disc that is not focal but with a broad base of less than 25% of the entire disk. ...Read more

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How critical is a tiny central disc protrusion?

Usually not: Most tiny protrusions are part of normal anatomic findings which may be reported by a radiologist. The only concern would be in conditions where the spinal canal is narrow, such as with congenital spinal stenosis. ...Read more

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What is a central disc protrusion? How is it treated?

What is a central disc protrusion? How is it treated?

In my opinion: I consider this to be an asymptomatic incidental finding it should be treated with reassurance ...Read more