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Rectum (Definition)

The rectum is the last portion of the GI tract where the colon ends. It is heavily muscled and generally remains contacted to control the colonic contents but is under conscious control when a ...Read more


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I have a swollen a little bump on my rectum?

I have a swollen a little bump on my rectum?

External hemorrhoid: A swollen bump on the rectum is usually an external hemorrhoid. If it's painful use warm sitz baths and see your physician if it continues to bother you or it grows larger.

For a discussion of hemorrhoids type in search box just: bit. Ly/1vNeGSm ...Read more

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I have a swollen line that is above my anus/ goes into my rectum, I've popped it 2x, 2nd time brownish white fluid came out, what is it?

I have a swollen line that is above my anus/ goes into my rectum, I've popped it 2x, 2nd time brownish white fluid came out, what is it?

Peri-rectal abscess: Without proper treatment this can spread and cause further problems. Get checked by a doctor to confirm diagnosis and start appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My inside of vagina, is swollen a.D my rectum too?

My inside of vagina, is swollen a.D my rectum too?

Evaluation: Additional symtoms are needed for your questions but you need evaluation. ...Read more

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Slightly swollen or tender right testicle. Sore rectum area. What can I do?

Slightly swollen or tender right testicle. Sore rectum area. What can I do?

Epididymitis: See your doctor and get a testicular/rectal exam and urinalysis and urine culture.
You might have epididymitis/orchitis (infection or inflammation of epididymis or testicle) and/or prostatitis (infection/inflammation of the prostate). Either may require treatment with antibiotics. If you are having trouble peeing this can also be sign of prostatitis. But you must see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have what I thought was constipation and realize when I put my finger in my anus, my rectum is swollen. What is it and what do I do?

I have what I thought was constipation and realize when I put my finger in my anus, my rectum is swollen. What is it and what do I do?

Possibly hemorrhoids: Could be prolapsing hemorrhoids. Use sitz baths avoid spicy foods and check it out with your family physician or gastrointestinal physician. ...Read more

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I had constipation and after I had intense burning like something tore now I have a bulge I can feel under the. Skin of my perineum swollen rectum?

Thrombosed hemorrhoi: Sounds like you have a thrombosed hemorrhoid. The best thing to do is soak in a warm bath a few times a day and the pain and swelling will subside in a few days. Make sure you avoid getting constipated by adding fiber to your diet. If the pain is just unbearable, see a colon and rectal surgeon who can excise the hemorrhoid to help speed up the process. Creams and lotions are a waste of money. ...Read more

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Sould I be going to the ER of the glycerin duo siting isn't going out and my rectum is swollen with super bad stomach pains and can't pass gas?

Sould I be going to the ER of the glycerin duo siting isn't going out and my rectum is swollen with super bad stomach pains and can't pass gas?

Best advice is to...: ...get evaluated for your reassurance. If your primary care doctor can't see you today, then to to the ER and let them examine and advise you. Certainly discomfort as severe as you describe warrants urgent evaluation & treatment. ...Read more

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What causes a prolapsed rectum?

Loose pelvic muscles: A prolapsed rectum occurs because the supporting muscles and ligaments have loosened due to age, illness of connective tissues, pregnancy, obesity, or other conditions that cause pelvic floor weakness. This needs surgical repair to prevent complications. ...Read more

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What can cause rectum bleeding?

What can cause rectum bleeding?

Many things: Some of the causes of rectal bleeding are:

1.- hemorrhoids
2.- fissures
3.- arteriovenous malformations
4.- polyps
5.- cancer
6.- colitis
7.- upper GI bleed

etc, etc, etc....

It is always good to get seen by a physcian if you are experiencing rectal bleeding. ...Read more

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What may cause bleeding from rectum?

What may cause bleeding from rectum?

Rectal bleeding: Can have many causes such as simple hemorrhoids or fissures, but there are other disorders of the gastrointestinal tract like inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis...Etc. This is something that needs a medical evaluation and possibly a colonoscopy for a proper diagnosis. Take care! ...Read more

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What can cause lumps to grow in my rectum?

Hemorrhoids: Anal cancer, venereal warts or condyloma. A good exam and anoscopy by a colorectal surgeon will make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Does colitis always cause rectum pain or does it come and go?

Does colitis always cause rectum pain or does it come and go?

Not always: Colitis can cause abdominal pain, diarrhea, bloody stools and sometimes rectal pain. what other symptoms do you have? Typically it persists for period of time i.e. not intermittent. ...Read more

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What causes rectum cancer?

What causes rectum cancer?

Many risk factors: Polyps can develop in the rectum and then can become cancerous if not removed. Risk factors for this include family history of colon or rectal cancer, older age, inflammatory bowel disease, western diet, smoking, obesity. ...Read more

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What are some causes of white color of rectum?

What are some causes of white color of rectum?

Perianal skin?: Perianal skin (not rectum: that's up inside) can be lighter than surrounding skin, usually not related to vitiligo (white skin patches; Michael Jackson was thought to have had this). If there are small whitish patches or dots, that could be other things. Have your physician look atthe area. ...Read more

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What causes a vibration sensation near rectum?

Hemorrhoid-vaginitis: Trere are number of problems that may cause your symptom: hemorrhoid, vaginitis, vulvovaginitis, ect. Assuming that you are likely in postmenopausal state, it might be estrogen deficiency as well.
Please understand that it is just theory.
The best way is to be examined by your primary doctor or gynecologist to establish your diagnosis. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in rectum causes?

Hemorrhoids?: A burning sensation in the anorectal area might be a symptom of hemorrhoids, anal fissure or proctitis (inflammation of the rectum). I suggest you see a GI doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes a sharp pain in the anus/rectum?

Pains: There are a multitude of issues that can cause rectal/anal pain. These include a fissure (crack in the skin), abscess, thrombosed hemorrhoid and others. I would recommend seeing either your primary doctor or a surgeon for an exam. ...Read more

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What is the cause of 11 year old rectum bleeding?

Probably: Hemorrhoids or a fissure. Let your pediatrician know and examine the child and if necessary refer to a pediatric GI doctor. If the child is constipated, they need to be taught to eat and drink properly. Rarely a juvenile polyp or hamartoma can be the cause and requires a colonoscopy to diagnose and remove. These are not cancerous polyps by the way. ...Read more

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How can haemorroids form in rectum area and what causes them to bleed?

How can haemorroids form in rectum area and what causes them to bleed?

Pressure and trauma: Hemorrhoids are enlarged veins that exist under the lining of the rectum and anus. The primary cause of hemorrhoids is increased abdominal pressure, from chronic constipation, prolonged sitting, pregnancy and in some cases, from other diseases, such as liver disease. They are usually fleshy and soft but cause discomfort when engorged and bleed with trauma such as passing hard stool or hard wiping. ...Read more

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What can cause a bulging rectum into the anus and how can it be corrected?

What can cause a bulging rectum into the anus and how can it be corrected?

Rectal prolapse: The last part of the colon, your rectum can come out of the anus. This called prolapse, it usually requires surgery to fix it. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how haemorroids form in rectum area and what causes them to bleed?

Protruding: The anal tissue and the local veins are pushed out and expand over time and pressure. Dry hard stools and constipation are elements of the problem. The anal mucosa over the protruding veins is delicate and if rubbed, wiped too hard will ooze or bleed. If the veins are exposed, significant bleeding can occur.
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