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Bleeding and bruising on anus any help would be great?

Bleeding and bruising on anus any help would be great?

Need check up: Pl schedule a visit to your doctor or go to urgent care to get the area checked out to see if there is bleeding from anus, which may mean something or only from local outside skin, which could be from pressure sore etc ...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


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Can you suggest some cures for bruise on anus?

Can you suggest some cures for bruise on anus?

Bruises should...: Heal on there own. Avoid doing what caused it in the first place! ...Read more

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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.

Need exam: There are many things that can cause rectal pain. It would be a good idea to see your doctor and get a rectal exam. Proctalgia fugax has to do with muscle spasms in the pelvic muscles, but you need to make sure that there is nothing more serious going on. ...Read more

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Bruise on bottom from anal fissures?

Bruise on bottom from anal fissures?

Not sure: Not sure what you mean by 'bruise'. Anal fissures can definitely hurt, and you may feel pain like the area is bruised. But usually there is no actual bruise (hematoma) in the area. ...Read more

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What causes the external anal sphincter to bruise?

What causes the external anal sphincter to bruise?

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

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My anus hurts?

My anus hurts?

Anus: Common causes of pain include external hemorrhoids, anal fissure, rectal abscess, proctalgia. ...Read more

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What causes a wet anus?

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What causes a wet anus?

Sh*t + Fart = Shart: The anus is a rather remarkable muscle able to differentiate solid from liquid from gas. In fact, when healthy, one can pass gas while retaining stool. However, if you watch enough adolescent movies, you'll see scenes where someone loses control. Weight loss medication, orlistat, is well known to cause "oily spotting" & inability to control bowel movement. if this doesn't answer your Q, write back ...Read more

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What causes sores in anus?

Anal sores: Could you be referring to fissures, fistula, abscess? Sexually transmitted disease (syphilis, gc, hiv, etc.) should be considered. Hemorrhoids & rectal prolapse can appear as an outward bulging. Anal trauma of any kind may cause mechanical injury. Skin eruptions need to be considered. Evaluation is recommended to distinguish serious versus less concerning reasons for your problem as described. ...Read more

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Normal to have hairy anus?

Normal to have hairy anus?

Yes: The amount of hair that people have on different parts of their body varies from person to person and from culture to culture. ...Read more

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What cause anus to feel pain?

What cause anus to feel pain?

Nerves: There are specific nerves that sense pain at the anus, and these nerves communicate pain back to the brain just as anywhere else in the body. If you are asking what could be causing pain, there are many issues, from hemorrhoids and fissures to strains to more serious issues. I would recommend a visit to your physician for a physical exam. ...Read more

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Buzzing or vibrations in anus?

Many possibilities: Depending on diet, medications, bowel habits, sexual practices, presence of hemorrhoids, the list can be quite exhaustive. ...Read more

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Swealling in anus? What should I do:

Swealling in anus? What should I do:

Analswelling: Do you have constipation? Do you strain with bowel movements? If yes, then you may have hemorrhoids and you may have sometimes some fresh blood after bowel movements. ...Read more

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I have a buzzing sensation in my anus?

I have a buzzing sensation in my anus?

Lumbar spine x-ray: See your physician who will conduct a thorough history and physical exam, including reflexes of the lower extremities. I would also recommend beginning with a plain X-ray of your lower spine ("Lumbar spine" and "sacrum") ...Read more

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What causes pain at opening of the anus?

What causes pain at opening of the anus?

Get evaluated: Both gastroenterologists & colorectal surgeons can help you. They will first perform a visual inspection & digital exam after taking your history as to circumstances, duration, quality, timing of symptoms & your risk factors. They may then determine topical treatment or ask to perform further evaluation of the rectal lining. Symptoms may prove functional (proctalgia fugax) & warrant different rx. ...Read more

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What are common sources of pain in the anus?

What are common sources of pain in the anus?

Several: Hemorrhoids, fissures, abscesses, muscle spasm, tumor of the anorectal region. ...Read more

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Why should something not be used directly on or inside the anus?

Perforation: Risk of perforation if penetrated forcefully. Anus is very sensitive and has many nerve endings. Thus anything that irritates does so manifold. ...Read more

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Why does my anus bleed?

Many causes: A lot of reasons - some pretty bad, others not so much. You need a doc to examine you (you can't tell yourself - you need an exam). Not so bad: anal fissures, hemorrhoids, irritation. Need treatment: anorectal cancer, ulcerative colitis, chrohn disease. Occasionally bleeding can be from higher in the colon, or even small bowel or duodenum. ...Read more

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Why is my anus itching?

Why is my anus itching?

Many causes: There can be numerous diseases that could cause this problem. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more

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Why is my anus swollen?

Why is my anus swollen?

Depends: It depends on the circumstances under which the swelling took place (trauma, infection, etc). ...Read more

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Why is my anus so itchy?

Parasites or Yeast: The most common cause of anal itching (also called pruritis ani) are intestinal parasites or an overgrowth of yeast in the colon. Sometimes food reactions can cause itching and this should be easy to track down. ...Read more

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How come I have anus itching?

How come I have anus itching?

Anal itching: Dietary factors and fecal soilage account for the majority of patients with anal itching, or pruritus. Coffee, cola, beer, tea, tomatoes, and citrus fruits are some possible dietary irritants. Other less common causes include anorectal diseases (hemorrhoids, fistulas, fissures), infections (including sexually-transmitted ones), or skin diseases, such as psoriasis. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in anus?

Several causes: Anal pain can be a lot of problems. Anal fissures, abscess, inflammatory bowel disease, henorrhoids, constipation are a few of the causes. Other types of infections are possible. A good history and exam is needed to really diagnose this problem. ...Read more

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Pain in anus why is it so bad?

Get evaluated: Both gastroenterologists & colorectal surgeons can help you. They will first perform a visual inspection & digital exam after taking your history as to circumstances, duration, quality, timing of symptoms & your risk factors. They may then determine topical treatment or ask to perform further evaluation of the rectal lining. Symptoms may prove functional (proctalgia fugax) & warrant different rx. ...Read more

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How is it that my anus is itchy?

How is it that my anus is itchy?

Anti-hemmorhoidals,,: Anti-hemmorhoidal ointment should help this. It has soothing, pain relieving chemicals that stop itching and burning. It is likely best to use this after pasing stools and cleaning yourself. ...Read more

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