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Bright red blood covering stool/on toilet paper. Notice tear/cut near anus. Stings when wiping. Fissure? Cancer?
Fissure: Clinical lesions of the anal canal or perianal area present as an ulcerating lesion. While it is true that as stoll passes such lesions blood may be seen but excess blood usually from a benign source. When a cut or tear is seen near the anal canal blood is alsway present and lesion is noted a an anal fissure/ Conslervative management with warm sitz baths will allow complete healing. ...Read more
Redness and burning from perineum (female) to anus. Constipated, always have to strain poop. Anus looks like it's bruised. Hemorrhoid?
Probably : Can try some hemorrhoid cream for now, but ou should go to your primary care provider to get it looked at to be sure. Ok to get in within the next week or two unless symptoms are more severe. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Yes at times: Menicus tears can be painful but some can settle down and be tolerable for years if smaller. People complain of difficulty squatting, twisting, getting up from chairs or toilets, going up and especially down stairs, sometimes sleeping and turning in bed hurts or touching your knees together in bed hurts. Injections of cortisone can give temporary relief, arthroscopy and menisectomy is the fix. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anal fissure: An anal fissure is a tear in the mucosa of the anal canal, just inside the anal margin. It is a common condition causing pain on defecation in adults and children. Most anal fissures respond well to conservative or topical management. In refractory cases surgery may be required ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes it can: if you have a nonhealed scar, it can bleed with trauma during intercourse. Give it 3-4 weeks and let it heal before you resume intercourse Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more