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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 anal masturbation cause proctitis?

Can anal masturbation cause proctitis?

Yes: Deep penetration with a hard object could certainly cause rectal injury and if recurrent could lead to some chronic inflammation. ...Read more

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Can I have anal sex if I have proctitis?

You shouldn't: Proctitis, even in remission, might be exacerbated or actived by recurrent anal trauma. Certainly not if active, symptomtic proctitis is present. ...Read more

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Is anal mucus discharge part of colitis or proctitis?

Is anal mucus discharge part of colitis or proctitis?

Could be but: Also could be due to hemorrhoids, abscess or fistula or tumors of the colon or rectum. If this is chronic, you should be evaluated by a colorectal surgeon or gastroenterologist for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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Wife has anal bleeding. 3 different docs said 3 diff things. Doc said no hemorrhoids. She's scared its proctitis. She has to get surgery. Help! ?

Wife has anal bleeding. 3 different docs said 3 diff things. Doc said no hemorrhoids. She's scared its proctitis. She has to get surgery. Help! ?

Colonoscopy: Recurrent anal bleeding requires further evaluation. She needs to see a proctologist or a GI doctor. It could be a minor problem like hemorrhoids or something serious like inflammatory bowel disease, please get her evaluated and consider colonoscopy. ...Read more

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I'm an asymptomatic carrier of salmonella typhi after traveling. Am I at high risk for bacteremia or proctitis if I have anal sex?

I'm an asymptomatic carrier of salmonella typhi after traveling. Am I at high risk for bacteremia or proctitis if I have anal sex?

Probably not, but...: ... you probably shouldn't be having anal sex all (and perhaps not vaginal sex), at least not with new partners, until this problem is gone. If you have a regular partner who is aware of the risk, that should be OK, but you must not put new or unknowing partners at risk. Condoms probably would only partly reduce the risk. But probably no risk for you. See an infectious diseases specialist. ...Read more

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If I have proctitis or anal itching because of the antibiotics I took for chlamydia what do I do does it go away on its own?

If I have proctitis or anal itching because of the antibiotics I took for chlamydia what do I do does it go away on its own?

Yeast infection.: You may be experiencing an overgrowth of yeast after taking antibiotics. The balance which normally exists in the anal area can be thrown off by antiobiotic therapy. Try using over the counter monistat, but use twice a daily to the area for one week. If no resolution, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Every time I use the washroom and wipe, there is bright red blood when I wipe from my anus. It's every bathroom visit, no constipation or trauma.?

Every time I use the washroom and wipe, there is bright red blood when I wipe from my anus. It's every bathroom visit, no constipation or trauma.?

Need exam: Chances are this is hemorrhoid bleeding, but it requires an exam and some questioning to determine whether you need colonoscopy. ...Read more

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Does anyone know the reason to why I might be bleeding a little blood when I poop. Coming from anus. No trauma or sex. 1mon. Now.

Does anyone know the reason to why I might be bleeding a little blood when I poop. Coming from anus. No trauma or sex. 1mon. Now.

Blood in stool: Is not normal. It is most likely hemorrhoids, but it could be something more serious. See a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Rectal trauma from dry anal masturbation with pen. Small blood drop on end after finished. Doc find internal hemmorhoid 3 days later. Perforated colon?

Anal Fissure: No. As you have already been told this is not of any concern. You have either or both an internal hemorrhoid that has ruptured or you have a small tear, known as an anal fissure. ...Read more

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Foul bo after anus trauma, weak muscles, incontinence of flatus and stool, excessive perpiration in the region since injury. What is it?

Foul bo after anus trauma, weak muscles, incontinence of flatus and stool, excessive perpiration in the region since injury. What is it?

Sphincter injury?: Poor control of stool and flatus after "anus trauma" raises the question of injury to the anal sphincter muscles. While this would not give a clear answer about the increases perspiration it would certainly answer the odor and leakage. You should see a colon and rectal surgeon. ...Read more

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Can you explain mild proctitis?

Can you explain mild proctitis?

Mild rectal inflamma: Proctitis refers to rectal inflammation. The rectum is roughly the last 15 cm of the large intestine. Many causes can cause proctitis from infection, to inflammatory bowel disease such as crohns or ulcerative colitis. More diagnostic information such as cultures and biopsies should be performed to help guide the management. Agents to cool the inflammation like suppositories or enemas can be given. ...Read more

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Who is most at risk from proctitis?

Who is most at risk from proctitis?

People most commonly: At risk for proctitis are the one who recieve radiation treatment to the pelvic area.... Most commonly for prostate and cervical ca. Procitis can also develop as part of inflammatory bowel disease. Certain sexual transmitted diseases can also cause it. These are all treatable. ...Read more

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Does proctitis lead to aids?

Does proctitis lead to aids?

No, not directly: Proctitis refers to inflammation of the anus and rectum. Certain types of proctitis, caused by herpes, or other sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhea/chlamydia, may make it easier for HIV infection to occur with unprotected sexual contact. Thus, proctitis may indirectly lead to HIV infection, which can lead to aids. ...Read more

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What preventative action can be taken against proctitis?

What preventative action can be taken against proctitis?

Take psyllium: Take psyllium supplementation and avoid enemas or suppositories that are not rx by a qualified physician. ...Read more

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Are proctitis and thrombosis linked?

Are proctitis and thrombosis linked?

No: Proctitis is inflammation about the rectum and anal canal. Thrombosis is blood clot within veins. Hemorrhoidal veins can become thrombosed and the resultant inflammation, itching can mimic proctitis. ...Read more

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Is there a natural cure for proctitis?

Depends: Depends on the kind of proctitis - infectious/inflammatory - radiation induced/etc - medical treatment is safe. ...Read more

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Proctitis (Definition)

A condition where inflammation of the rectum causes bleeding, pain, ...Read more