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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Spots On Anus

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What could cause tiny spots of blood from anus?

What could cause tiny spots of blood from anus?

Could be many: Things from benign to very serious. Please see a specialist such as colorectal surgeon or gastroenterologist and better to be seen when actually bleeding or with a sample to be able to confirm that what you are seeing is actually blood. ...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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I occassionally get tiny bright red blood spots on tissue from anus. Causes? Should I be worried?

I occassionally get tiny bright red blood spots on tissue from anus. Causes?  Should I be worried?

Likely benign: Given your age and the minimal amount of blood this is most likely related to hemorrhoids/ perianal skin fragility. If you have a significant family history of colon cancer/ inflammatory bowel disease make sure you mention it to your PCP at the next well visit. An exam of the perianal area/rectal during the same visit will probably answer your question. ...Read more

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Do hemorroid cause anal fisura? I have a hemorroid internal, anal itch, and now I have opening spot in anus, burns when i wash , no bleed but is open

Do hemorroid cause anal fisura? I have a hemorroid internal, anal itch, and now I have opening spot in anus, burns when i wash , no bleed but is open

No: Hemorrhoids are enlarged veins at the anal opening. A fissure is a tear in the lining of the skin of the anal canal. A hemorrhoid does not cause a fissure, but straining to have hard constipated bowel movements can cause both hemorrhoids or fissure. You cannot tell yourself on self-examination what you may have, and it needs a physical examination with a physician to tell. ...Read more

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I have a small light black spot an inch from my anus. Should I be concerned? What could cause this? No recent sex. Have internal hemorrhoid. no bump.

I have a small light black spot an inch from my anus. Should I be concerned? What could cause this? No recent sex. Have internal hemorrhoid. no bump.

Bump: Hello and welcome to HealthTap, would you feel comfortable sharing a picture. It appears to be either a skin tag or a mole but hard to say without visual inspection. Alternatively you can show it to your PCP. Take care and let me know if I can be of any assistance :) take care ...Read more

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Tiny purple spots on anus, bumpy?

Ouch-it really hurts: External hemorrhoids are basically varicose-vein, and when thombosed (clotted) it sure can cause much pain in the _ _ _. This is easy excised in the office, if you r doc does it, which can relief your pain quickly. If not, topical steroid mixed with Lidocaine such as anapram can help quite a bit. Increase fibers and fluid, avoid straining, and minimize prolonged sitting. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a few tiny black spots on my anus. They're not painful and I didn't notice until I shaved the area. What could this be?

I have a few tiny black spots on my anus. They're not painful and I didn't notice until I shaved the area. What could this be?

Freckles versus...: ...something more concerning like Kaposi's sarcoma? Without a picture its impossible to say from here. Please have your local doctor check for you-- ...Read more

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Can Fordyce bumps or spots be found in the anus ? Is it uncommon ?

Can Fordyce bumps or spots be found in the anus ? Is it uncommon ?

they are not uncommo: Fordyce bumps on her sebaceous glands better and the skin and though they create a small bump they are benign and of absolutely no consequence. No one should try to squeeze them out because it can result in scarring. ...Read more

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1 of my friend have white spots around the anus and it looks like fungus.What does it mean? She applied dermasone0.025 %

Maybe fungus?: "white spots" can certainly be a yeast infection in the skin but can be many other problems. Dermasone is a steroid and can make any kind of infection worse. If that occurs see your doctor. ...Read more

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Felt 5 spots near anus 5 wks ago;smear & biopsy 3 days later, both herpes neg, but read they may be inaccurate. Spots still there. Could it be herpes?

Felt 5 spots near anus 5 wks ago;smear & biopsy 3 days later, both herpes neg, but read they may be inaccurate. Spots still there. Could it be herpes?

Need exams & tests: Spots mean different things to different people. You need a thorough exam and serological (blood) tests for any suspected infection including Herpes. ...Read more

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Hey I have lumps around my anus and painful stinging spots also itching. Can you help?

Hey I have lumps around my anus and painful stinging spots also itching. Can you help?

Hemorrhoid : May be you have hemorrhoid . Please see your PCP and have it looked at and he / she should be ane to prescribe something. ...Read more

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My son has blistery spots around his mouth and anus?

My son has blistery spots around his mouth and anus?

See doctor: Blisters or other sores around mouth and anus can be caused by several conditions. There are infections such as herpes viruses that can do this. Crohn's disease and chronic granulomatous disease can do this too. He should be seen by your pediatrician. If its not clearly an infection, then he should see a pediatric gastroenterologist. Either way, he needs to be evaluated asap. ...Read more