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Causes Of Swollen Rectum
Which digestive/reproductive conditions cause the rectum to be swollen, producing very thin but normal bm's? Happens with caffeine, artificial swtnr?
Maybe an allergic reaction to baby wipes. . . Swollen area at rectum. . . Do allergies cause hemorrhoids?
NO: Allergy from ' baby wipes' will not cause (give) hemorrhoids. ...Read more
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.
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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?
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
Evaluation: Additional symtoms are needed for your questions but you need evaluation. ...Read more
Just developed swollen (gland?) by rectum two days ago. Size of quarter. Tender. Not getting any larger. Will it GI away as quickly as it came?
Probable hemorrohoid: It sounds like a hemorrhoid. It may not resolve. If you have questions, see your doctor and have it examined. ...Read more
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
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: Please see your physician for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
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
I've been having problems going poop for a long time now my stomach is very swollen and white things come out of my rectum. What is it?
Strained BM now with itchy bumps around rectum but not coming out of anus that are tender. Now also have swollen inguinal node since this. What is it?
? infected: Hemorrhoids, please see your doctor, in the interim, use warm sitz baths, goodluck ...Read more
I stick my finger in my butt and I think I feel my rectum is swollen. Hard at times to poop, itchy, super tight, fats in poop, ?
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
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
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
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
I have been having this really annoying vibrating feeling in my rectum, just non stop! What in the world? 29 yo female no weird sex stuff to cause it
Hmmm?: Things that make you say hmmm? See a doctor and get a physical exam. ...Read more
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
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
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
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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