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Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more


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Can genital herpes with anal bumps cause rectum to have foul smelling discharge that first smelled like feces then like fish, never went away fully ?

Can genital herpes with anal bumps cause rectum to have foul smelling discharge that first smelled like feces then like fish, never went away fully ?

Maybe but : Something is clearly wrong if these are the symptoms you're having. Instead of trying to decide if this might be herpes i highly suggest seeing a doctor right away for evaluation testing and treatment. You need to find out what is causing anal discharge. ...Read more

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Would herpes cause your anus to itch or a herpes outbreak ?

Would herpes cause your anus to itch or a herpes outbreak ?

Possible: Genital herpes can cause outbreaks in the peri-anal area resulting in lesions, and possible itching, ..And especially if anal intercourse is performed. ...Read more

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Herpes in the anus causes bleeding, what is the best treatment for this?

Herpes in the anus causes bleeding, what is the best treatment for this?

Treat the herpes: It's unusual to get anal bleeding from herpes, but if it's clear that's the cause, then treating the herpes (acyclovir, valacyclovir, famciclovir) is the solution. ...Read more

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What are potential causes for large caliber stools? Causes pain and sometimes bleeding at anus.

What are potential causes for large caliber stools? Causes pain and sometimes bleeding at anus.

Probably normal: large caliber stools are ok but if you are having pain and fresh bleeding probably need fiber and evaluation of rectum with sigmoidoscope ...Read more

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Some time my hard stool causes bleeding since 11 years old problem now I have swollen anus ?

Some time my hard stool causes bleeding since 11 years old problem now I have swollen anus
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IF just : Swollen, then warm baths plain water for 15 minutes 3 times per day, alternate with ice pack and stay at bedrest with feet above hips for 24-48 hours should help. If thrombosed or clotted, see a colorectal surgeon. Best to avoid this recurring by drinking more fluids and less caffeine. ...Read more

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What could cause head pressure when defecating, and itching anus after passing a stool?

What could cause head pressure when defecating, and itching anus after passing a stool?

Constipation: Constipation could cause symptoms like this. Be sure you take in enough water and fiber, exercise regularly, and be wary of certain medicines that are known to cause constipation. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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When. Am stooling in the toilet, blood always gush out of my anus.What can be the cause.?

When. Am stooling in the toilet, blood always gush out of my anus.What can be the cause.?

Several causes: The commonest cause of fresh blood from rectum in young individuals is hemorrhoids (painless) and anal fissure (painful). Polyps, inflammation and even cancer are also seen frequently. Therefore the best approach is to be checked by proctoscopy or flexible sigmoidoscopy to positively identify the cause and treat it in the same session. ...Read more

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Can a big enough stool cause my anus to bleed when I pushed it out?!

Can a big enough stool cause my anus to bleed when I pushed it out?!

Yes: either due to hemorrhoids from straining, or to anal fissures, from tearing. Try to soften your stools either with a change in diet (adding stone fruits or their juices), or adding medications such as PEG 3350 or Milk of Magnesia, (magnesium hydroxide) all under watchful eye of your physician. ...Read more

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Anus feels like one side will not open properly and stool feels like it is coming out at an angle, sometimes touches butt cheek. What would cause this?

Anus feels like one side will not open properly and stool feels like it is coming out at an angle, sometimes touches butt cheek. What would cause this?

Needs evaluation: Your primary care you evaluate your rectal area by examination and may refer you for further testing. Don't delay. Make an appointment this week. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I get really hard stool which cause an itchy on the outer face of anus ! Blood is fresh red in color ?

I get really hard stool which cause an itchy on the outer face of anus ! Blood is fresh red in color ?

Hard stool blood: Likely hemorrhoids or a small fissure. Should drink plenty of fluids 2-3 liters/day 1/2 water , 1/2 gatorade, eat lots of fiber, avocados, barley, oats ,lentils, brown rice, kale, strawberries / f/U with doctor/urgent may benefit form anusol for hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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Can Irritable Bowel Syndrome cause mucus in the stool/anus?

Can Irritable Bowel Syndrome cause mucus in the stool/anus?

IBS: The finding of mucus in the stool is not uncommon in some patients who have irritable bowel syndrome. Occasionally increasing the amount of fiber in your diet or taking a fiber supplement may help. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes pop out anus when stooling?

Prolapse: This may be rectal prolapse, a condition due to laxity in the supporting connective tissue. You should see a colo-rectal surgeon for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I am using finger deep in to anus to remove stool.Will it hurt colon. I am worried. Will this cause cancer? I use finger.

I am using finger deep in to anus to remove stool.Will it hurt colon. I am worried. Will this cause cancer? I use finger.

Unhygienic: What you are doing is unhygienic but will not cause cancer. It is a behavioral issue that you need to address with a therapist. If you are constipated take a fiber laxative like Metamucil and drink plenty of water. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Sometimes I have pumped water in to anus using hand shower to bring out stool. Now stopped. Will this cause problem in future? I will not repeat this.

Sometimes I have pumped water in to anus using hand shower to bring out stool. Now stopped. Will this cause problem in future? I will not repeat this.

Constipation: Are you suffering with constipation? Giving enema is the same principle, It is better to find out the cause for the constipation and addressing it is better than getting habituated to enema and similar procedure. You may become dependent on those procedure in the future if continue to practice this. ...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


Feces (Definition)

Feces is the product of ...Read more