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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 you tell me how to soothe my sore anus?

Can you tell me how to soothe my sore anus?

Sitz bath: Sitz bathes can be helpful. Sit in a bathtub with warm water. There needs to be enough water to submerge the anal area. Soak for about 15 minutes – several times a day. An alternative is placing ¼ cup of witch hazel & warm water in a basin. Soak for at least 15 minutes, at least twice a day. ...Read more

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I have a polyip on my anus that become sore?

I have a polyip on my anus that become sore?

Probably: Not a polyp. Either a hemorrhoid or a secondary fistula opening, or small abscess. Probably best to get it looked at by your pcp or a colorectal doctor. ...Read more

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What should I do with with a open sore on my anus?

Depends on the size,: Duration, appearance and the source. You need to rule out an abscess which at times may require drainage or antibiotics. Please see your primary doc for further workup. For the time being soak your bottom in warm bah tub. Put a dressing n it so it doesn't rub against clothes and avoid putting pressure on it when you sit down. ...Read more

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What medicine should I use for my sore anus from sex?

Depends: Depends on why you are hurting. If you did not use enough lubricant, then soaking in warm water and applying ointment may be enough. If you are torn or have hemorrhoids, you may need help. Don't be embarrassed, ask your family doc to look at your anus and help you! ...Read more

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I have a sore or something around the outside of my anus what is it and why is it so painful and how can I help it heal?

Hemorrhoid Possibly: You may have a hemorrhoid if it is right on or coming out of anus itself --try otc hemorroidal creams and also not sitting for long periods of times also epsom salt baths at night and using tuck's pads for toilet wiping can hep as well if not getting better have doctor check. ...Read more

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I have had diohreah and now my anus is swollen and sore what's going on?

I have had diohreah and now my anus is swollen and sore what's going on?

Diarrhea infection: The diarrhea may be due to an infection this is irritated your anus. Sometimes there can be a news infection or even abscess. You may need to see your physician to help clarify this. You can try moisturizing creams are at before and see if that helps ...Read more

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No matter what I use I cannot seem to get my anus clean after I move my bowels. Used wipes etc. What can I do my anus is so sore.

No matter what I use I cannot seem to get my anus clean after I move my bowels. Used wipes etc. What can I do my anus is so sore.

Sitz Bath/Tub Bath: Stop using wipes as these are not working.I sugget you either use a sitz bath with warm water after moving your bowels or just sit in a bath tub with warm water If still have same problem consult your Doctor Sitz bath is avauilable from any medical supply store ...Read more