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Hi, I have a swelling enlarged near my anus during bowel movement. No itchy, bleeding or pain. Is that hemorrhoids, will it go away on its own?
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Rectal prolapse: Is where the entire rectum protrudes through the anus, hemmoroids will just be individual bulges of dilated blood vessels. If there are multiple hemmorhoids the difference can be hard to feel and has to be seen by experienced eyes. ...Read more
Ice pack, soak:
Try soaking in warm water and alternating with ice pack. Take a stool softener such as colace or milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). Consider seeing a surgeon, who can remove the hemorrhoid. Don't hold your stool, which will only make it harder and more likely to hurt when you do pass it.
Also, this could be an abscess. If does not improve with conservative treatment, see a doctor. ...Read more
Hemorrhoids: One of the most common cause of symptomatic hemorrhoids is repeated pushing. ...Read more
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Prob. hemorrhoids: Let the md do the exam.Get a more detailed answer ›
Prob. hemorrhoid: If it persists you should be seen. ...Read more
Often, yes.: Hemorrhoids, when they're inflamed, can often cause a fever. A high fever that persists, though can be an indication of something worse! Lots of people are tempted to call anything involving the anus a "hemorrhoid," but you could have an abscess. If it's not getting better soon, get seen by a doctor! ...Read more
Causes of anal swelling after arduous but unpushed ejection of a fat somewhat firm, somewhat hard, somewhat dry, sometimes shiney turd.
Anal swelling: Anal/rectal pain and swelling may be an indication of underlying disease--fissure, proctitis, fistula, abscess. Hemorrhoids may be exacerbated by increased pelvic congestion. Rectal prolapse is an outward bulging. Anal trauma of any kind may cause mechanical injury. Evaluation is recommended to distinguish serious versus less concerning reasons for your symptom/sign as described. ...Read more
Anal swelling: Accumulation of fluid at the opening at the end of the alimentary canal. ...Read more
Anal swelling: Anal/rectal pain and swelling may be an indication of underlying disease--fissure, proctitis, fistula, abscess. Hemorrhoids may be exacerbated by increased pelvic congestion. Rectal prolapse is an outward bulging. Anal trauma of any kind may cause mechanical injury. Evaluation is recommended to distinguish serious versus less concerning reasons for her distress as described. ...Read more
I have hidrandenitis suppurativa last stage but I keep getting anal swelling and chronic itching plus my bowel was abnormal for a week, pale? Why?
Anal swelling really bad around & itches really bad at night most very sore to sit on I do have last stage hidrandenitis? Keep abdominal discomfort?
Itchy Butt; Caffeine: Is the most common cause of anal itching not hemorrhoids as stated win the ads. Pinworms can be another cause usually in children after playing in the dirt. But cokes, coffee, tea, chocolate, and energy drinks like red bull have lots of caffeine leading to severe itching and bleeding, even waking you from your sleep at night clawing at your bottom. Stop the caffeine! ...Read more
Chronic right low back pain, gas, right belly pain and hardness, burping gas and sometimes food, sciatica type right leg pain, anal swelling. Cause?
Multiple problems: Sounds too many things. Will need proper history and examination. Please see your doctor ...Read more
25yr old male has something similar to mucus coming out of his anus (not when using bathroom) also thinks he may have hemorrhoids -what's the mucus?
Common things happen commonly — so I always evaluate someone for constipation when having anal pain with no apparent reason. If not an issue would be curious if you power lift as some straining with exercise might irritate some of your deeper pelvic muscles. As with any concern, if it worsens or really makes you concerned — see your MD.
http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/tc/constipation-age-12-and-older-topic-overview ...Read more
When a dr is checking for hemorrhoids don't they need to go inside the anus to make sure some aren't internal? My dr didn't do that.
Yes: There are both internal and external hemorrhoids. External are outside the anus, and can be seen easily. Internal hemorrhoids would be seen with an anoscope, a short tube inserted into your anus. ...Read more
I have 4th degree hemorrhoids that protrude from the anus & cannot be pushed back in. Should I try to remove them myself?
Could be: It could be hemorrhoids, but it is impossible to know without having a thorough exam from a qualified physician. If your primary care physician is uncertain as to what the lump is, consider seeing a surgeon or a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
No. : A fragranced soap might be irritating to the special anal skin, which could cause some thickening of the skin, but not really a "hemorrhoid". ...Read more