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Why do I sometimes get a burning feeling in my anus when I excrete?

Why do I sometimes get a burning feeling in my anus when I excrete?

An anal fissure: may give a burning or knife like pain with a BM, followed by muscle spasms in the anus. Spicy highly seasoned or acidic foods may make this worse. Best to have a thorough rectal exam by a specialist. ...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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Pricking, crawling, burning feeling inside my anus. What could it be?

Pricking, crawling, burning feeling inside my anus.  What could it be?

QuothTheAnus:NeverMo: I read about that in a short story by Edgar Allen Poe ("The Tell-Tale Fart") Rather disturbing and annoying, wouldn't you agree? First,make sure that area is meticulously clean.Wash after every poo. Use an antibacterial ointment for a while, plus an anti-fungal (both can be purchased over-the-counter/OTC).If none of that works and a trial of1% OTC Hydrocortisone cream fails,then you'll need a doc ...Read more

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I have a onstant burning feeling by my anus and when having a stool it burns like crazy.

I have a onstant burning feeling by my anus and when having a stool it burns like crazy.

Fissure?: This would be a common complaint in patients with a fissure. Need to see doctor to confirm the diagnosis. Can often be treated with medication but might need a small operation. ...Read more

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My anus has a burning, itching feeling. Like it is inflamed. When looked at through the mirror, it is red. What is it and how do I get rid of it?!

My anus has a burning, itching feeling. Like it is inflamed. When looked at through the mirror, it is red. What is it and how do I get rid of it?!

Proctitis?: Answer depends on if any exposures to unpurified water, foreign travel, anal intercourse or sex-play, general health & immune status, etc. But, if these are ok, then can try hemorrhoid-type steroid cream to area for a few days. If no change in 3-5 days, see your dr for exam and possibly GI referral, depending on concerns raised. ...Read more

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Hubby claims that his bothersome feeling in Anus(burning sensation)is because he had a little spicy food today he almost cried also burning in penis ?

Hubby claims that his bothersome feeling in Anus(burning sensation)is because he had a little spicy food today he almost cried also burning in penis ?

See below: After a meal of containing hot chile peppers Capsaicin(the ingredient that makes peppers hot) is excreted intact in the stool and to smaller extent in urine. The anus, bladder and urethra have sensory tissue and will register pain when Capsaicin arrives at these sites. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use lots of soap inside your anus n vagina n around vulva when washing? I wash in that area twice over and get burning feeling in vagina

Is it ok to use lots of soap inside your anus n vagina n around vulva when washing? I wash in that area twice over and get burning feeling in vagina

Use Mild soap: Try using a mild soap, like a facial soap, such as Oil of Olay, for delicate mucosal tissues. I would not recommend using lots of soap inside your anus or vagina. ...Read more

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If anus has been hurting after poop does that mean constipation? Pain long after going to restroom still burning or cut feeling. Sometimesblood. Nohem

If anus has been hurting after poop does that mean constipation? Pain long after going to restroom still burning or cut feeling. Sometimesblood. Nohem

Yes: Pain and blood as a consequence of chronic constipation. You need to modify your diet, drink 6- 8 glasses of water, increase you fibers, vegetables and fruit intake. Take some laxatives/stool softeners. If no better, you need to consult with your physician. ...Read more

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Help! I have burning sensation in the anus?

Help! I have burning sensation in the anus?

Burning: Burning sensation around the anal canal can be from a multitude of issues. One of the most common is an anal fissure or crack in the anal skin and is usually benign. If you are concerned I would recommend your doctor do a thorough rectal exam to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can spicy food cause you to have a burning anus?

Yes: but also acidic foods such as anything with a tomato base to it can cause burning pain, however an underlying anal fissure will be burning with virtually any type of BM. see a colorectal surgeon for proper evaluation and diagnosis/treatment ...Read more