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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?

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?

Could be: It is not uncommon to have hemorrhoids that bulge when you push for a bowel movement. Does it go away when you are done? Read the excellent answers on hemorrhoids to see how to prevent their worsening or lessen the symptoms. If not sure, see a md. ...Read more

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Swelling (Definition)

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


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What is the best treatment for anal swelling?

What is the best treatment for anal swelling?

See physician: Treatment will always depend upon the diagnosis of the condition. See your physician. If it is hemorrhoids he/she may prescribe something over the counter such as anusol. ...Read more

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What is rectal prolapse vs hemorroids and anal swelling?

What is rectal prolapse vs hemorroids and anal swelling?

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

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Anal swelling and pressure. Possible hemmhroid. What should I do?

Anal swelling and pressure. Possible hemmhroid. What should I do?

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

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What is causing anal swelling after pushing down hard in bm?

What is causing anal swelling after pushing down hard in bm?

Hemorrhoids: One of the most common cause of symptomatic hemorrhoids is repeated pushing. ...Read more

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I notice anal swelling after using the bathroom?

I notice anal swelling after using the bathroom?

Anal swelling: It is possible that you may be pushing really hard while having a bowel movement and hemorrhoids are forming. ...Read more

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Are hemmoroids usually associated with fever? What if there's anal swelling?

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

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Causes of anal swelling after arduous but unpushed ejection of a fat somewhat firm, somewhat hard, somewhat dry, sometimes shiney turd.

Causes of anal swelling after arduous but unpushed ejection of a fat somewhat firm, somewhat hard, somewhat dry, sometimes shiney turd.

Trauma: Take more fluids, stool softener, or prunes, or bran and avoid the issue!
Tears — fissures, prolapse hemorrhoidal tissue can come from situation you describe.
To be avoided. ...Read more

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What causes anal swelling?

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

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How to best treat anal swelling?

Hemorrhoids: The Commonest cause is thrombosed hemorrhoids which means blood clot in hemorrhoids. Majority responds to sitz bath. Means sitting in warm water. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Anal swelling?

What is the definition or description of: Anal swelling?

Anal swelling: Accumulation of fluid at the opening at the end of the alimentary canal. ...Read more

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Girlfriend has anal swelling but we don't know where it's from?

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

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I have abdominal pain and anal swelling. What are the next steps?

I have abdominal pain and anal swelling. What are the next steps?

See a doctor: Abdominal pain and the anal swelling may be two separate issues, or may be related if you have cirrhosis of the liver. Only a physician can sort out these issues for you, and arrange for appropriate evaluation and management. See someone soon, and good luck! ...Read more

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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?

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?

See a doctor: Many things could be going on. Cannot tell without a visual exam with a doctor. Are you taking antibiotics? That can cause change in bowels. Possible hemorrhoids. Possible increased infection or abscess. Possible yeast skin irritation. Needs exam with a doctor. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Inflammation: Anything causing inflammation can lead to a discharge. Possible causes include proctitis, anal canal inflammation, possibly hemorrhoids or even pinworms. To find out you should get an examination by a doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible that my anal hemorrhoids have made my erection shorter?

Is it possible that my anal hemorrhoids have made my erection shorter?

No: But excessive weight gain can lead to worsening of both disorders. Do you mean your penis is shorter or your erection doesn't last as long? ...Read more

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I sometimes get instant sharp mild pain in anus?why? Im 18 yr old virgin male, no hemorrhoids

I sometimes get instant sharp mild pain in anus?why? Im 18 yr old virgin male, no hemorrhoids

Constipation?: 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

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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.

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

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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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Small firm lump in my anus near hemorrhoids?

Small firm lump in my anus near hemorrhoids?

Many things: Could be a thrombosed hemorrhoid, abscess, or tumor. Have a colorectal surgeon examine you and make the diagnosis and offer the appropriate treatment/managment. ...Read more

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Lump inside my left side of anus, is it hemorrhoids?

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

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Can washing your anus with fragranced soap cause hemorrhoids?

Can washing your anus with fragranced soap cause hemorrhoids?

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

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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