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Dr. David Schleimer
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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 could be the cause for recurring, maybe once a month, swelling of a gland right next to my anus?

What could be the cause for recurring, maybe once a month, swelling of a gland right next to my anus?

Pilonidal cyst: The most likely cause is a pilonidal cyst. Patients with crohns can have perinatal asbscess but this is less common. If you have fevers, chills then you must seek attention quicker. Warm tub baths help. If they enlarge and get worse, they can be incised. Avoid shaving in that area too ...Read more

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I have swelling on anus..Plz help me..Is it piles or other diesese.No blood just swalling

I have swelling on anus..Plz help me..Is it piles or other diesese.No blood just swalling

Could be: Hemorrhoids or an abscess/fistula. You do not say if there is any pain or fever. If in doubt see your doctor or a colon and rectal surgeon to confirm and rule out the other possibility of a tumor. ...Read more

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I have swelling in my anus. It's not consistent though. I notice that when I have constipated defacing then I feel this. Could it be haemorrhoid?

I have swelling in my anus. It's not consistent though. I notice that when I have constipated defacing then I feel this. Could it be haemorrhoid?

Hemorrhoid: What u r describing could be Hemorrhoid, the best way to treat it is to prevent constipation by drinking more water, increase dietary fiber, increasing activity and sits bath. ...Read more

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I just had hemmorhoid surgery and I have swelling around my anus. Looks like new hemmorhoids or prolapse?

I just had hemmorhoid surgery and I have swelling around my anus. Looks like new hemmorhoids or prolapse?

Swelling: In the immediate post op period it swelling can be seen as a result of the surgery. Follow up with the surgeon and have them explain the normal post op course and expectations based on your condition and findings at the time of surgery ...Read more

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What to do if i need to use the restroom, but it bleeds when i strain and there's swelling on one side of the anus, what do I do?

What to do if i need to use the restroom, but it bleeds when i strain and there's swelling on one side of the anus, what do I do?

Anal swelling/bleedi: Most likely swelling of the external hemorrhoids and the bleeding is most likely hemorrhoidal in nature as well. At 47 years of age, you should be evaluated by a colon and rectal surgeon to check your hemorrhoids as well as to do any necessary workup to clear your colon (colonoscopy) of other pathology. They can make recommendations to help your constipation as well. ...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