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Bloody Anal Discharge
Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more
2 weeks with swollen, extremely painful, non-visible, quarter-sized lump inside/to the left of anus. Hurts to sit etc, bloody discharge all day. Cause?
Perianal abcess: The possibility of this being a perianal abcess is strong. It is similar to have a boil on the skin but this is in anal area. Please see a colo-rectal surgeon for the incision and drainage. If you can not wait for an appointment go to ER and they may be able to help you out over there. ...Read more
Yesterday I had a colon hydrotherapy treatment and right after I started to see a discharge of bloody anal tissue. Please advise.?
I have been having quite a bit of anal bleeding. No anal intercourse. I stay constipated a lot and have been having a bloody mucus discharge from anus?
Thick bloody discharge from anus lump between anus and. Virginia hemmoriods to.loseing wait no sex drive. Feeling tired. Lots. Of pain?
Need exam : Too complex to sort out on a short answer online forum. See a gynecologist for a proper evaluation. Whole there, ask if a referral to a colorectal surgeon for the hemorrhoids is appropriate. They usually only operate as a last resort, and are very knowledgeable about non-surgical therapy. Hope this helps!, ...Read more
Malabsorption : Typically, this is known as steatorrhea and is commonly associate with a foul order and may be caused by a variety of malabsorption syndromes due to dysfunction of the gallbladder or pancreas. It may also be due to excessive ingestion of nonabsorbable oils such as mineral oil. This may also be associated with poor absorption of fat soluble vitamins and should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
See your Doctor: This should be evaluated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Mucus anal discharge: Mucus discharge occurs in up to 50% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, with or without pain. Mucus may also be produced in response to partial obstruction, chronic constipation, rectal dysfunction, infection, & even from secretory villous tumors of the rectum. At the very least, discuss your new finding with your doctor who knows you best & can advise what treatment &/or testing is needed. ...Read more
I have a brown muccus discharge from my anus all the time is this something to be concerned about?
Mucousy discharge: Mucus discharge occurs in up to 50% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, with or without pain. Mucus may also be produced in response to partial obstruction, chronic constipation, rectal dysfunction, infection, & even from secretory villous tumors of the rectum. At the very least, discuss your new finding with your doctor who knows you best & can advise what treatment &/or testing is needed. ...Read more
Clear, foul smelling, oily discharge from my anus. It discharges in small amounts but enough to cause severe bo. When it dries it feels oily. Help?
See a doctor: No help to provide in a forum like this. Go see a proctologist. ...Read more
Hello, my 13 year old son weighs about 200 pounds, and is having CLEAR anal discharge. Please help?
See his doctor: Anal discharge needs to be evaluated to determine cause. A fistula, infection, inflammation (to name a few) could all lead to anal discharge and require different treatment. Depending on cause, his weight may or may not be contributing. Lifestyle modification — nutritious whole foods, avoiding processed foods, and exercise — will help his weight and start a life of healthy habits. ...Read more
Foul smelling anal discharge reddish brown 48 year old husband what could it be? I have picture. Of discharge.
Hello dr I had my first mucas anal discharge should I be worried and can I do something from preventing to happen again
See your doctor: Mucous coming out of the anus along with a bowel movement can be common in people with irritable bowel syndrome (a condition with bouts of constipation or diarrhea and cramps). If there is pain or bleeding with having a bowel movement, and the discharge looks yellow or green, it could mean some inflammation, like colitis. If you have anal sex, there could be an infection. See your doctor! ...Read more
I had an anal fistulectomy about 2 years ago. It seems like i still have white discharges sometimes. Is it normal? What do I do?
I'm experiencing a mucous like anal discharge but I don't have any other conditions I'm aware of. What is a possible cause of this?
Had Fistulotomy about 9 weeks ago. Wound seems to be almost completely covered but very tiny portion of wound remains near the anus. I'm also getting very tiny amount of discharge per day. Discharge is tiny piece that looks like snot. Is it normal to be s
See below: A very small area left to heal is not abnormal. Should be all the way closed soon. The discharge is probably fibrinous exudate, frequently present until a wound totally heals. If not completely healed in two more weeks check with your surgeon. ...Read more
Anorectal discharge: You may be describing mucus discharge, impaired anal sphincter function, or even a draining abscess or fistula. Gi or proctologist 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, antibiotics, or perform further evaluation of rectal lining. ...Read more
Yeast seems unlikely: This may be possible, but I doubt yeast is the most likely explanation. Some other infection or inflammatory bowel disease may be more likely. If you are the receptive partner in anal sex, and if at risk for STDs, gonorrhea or chlamydia are possible, or possibly herpes but less likely without substantial pain. Rectal cancer could do it. The main thing is to see a doctor and take it from there. ...Read more
Anal leakage: Processes that interrupt the integrity of the sphincter muscle or the hemorrhoid columns can produce anal leakage. For example, stretching of the sphincter muscle, a flareup of hemorrhoids, mucosal prolapse, or an abnormal connection called a fistula can all produce what would be termed anal leakage. Mucus is normally produced by the lining and increase production can be affected by medications or underlying disease processes. I suggest you see a surgeon for an anorectal examination. ...Read more