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Hemorrhoid Vs Fissure Pain
Rectal prolapse: Is where the entire rectum protrudes through the anus, hemmoroids will just be individual bulges of dilated blood vessels. If there are multiple hemmorhoids the difference can be hard to feel and has to be seen by experienced eyes. ...Read more
Grooves or clefts in various anatomical structures such as the brain (transverse fissure between cerebrum & cerebellum), the skull (sphenoidal fissure), the liver (for the ligamentum teres), the lung (oblique fissure), the spinal cord (ventral median fissure), or other structures such as the palpebral fissure between upper & lower eyelids. Can also be a tear in a structure ...Read more
Different problems: An anal fissure is a tear in the lining of the anal canal causing pain and bleeding. An anal fistula is a tunnel from inside the anal canal out to the perianal skin. It may cause drainage, pain and swelling. There are internal hemorrhoids which may prolapse and cause bleeding, discomfort and itching, and external hemorrhoids which may cause pain or difficulty with cleaning. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im going to do surgery to anal fissure.I have chronic fissure with sentinel pile.No pain in defecation...Opinions?Is the pos operation painfull?
Not painful: Most patients report improvement of pain with first bm. Depends on if the pile is removed and specifics of surgery. ...Read more
Rectal pain and pain relief question. Are acetominophen suppositories for treating anus or rectal pain?
Not necessarily: Acetomenophen, whether taken orally or per recum, is absorbed into the bloodstream and circulates to its site of action. There is no advantage to take the drug rectally if you have rectal pain because the drug does not produce its effects at the sie of administration. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could be: Any lump out side anal canal , it could be thrombosed hemorrhoid, if it is at tail bone side it could be sentinel hemorrhoid due to an anal fissure, or a papilloma . These are all benign conditions if you feel it is hard, could be squamous cell carcinoma, see your doctor needs urgent attention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Before treatment...: Could you be referring to fissures, fistula, abscess? Sexually transmitted disease (syphilis, gc, hiv, etc.) should be considered. Hemorrhoids & rectal prolapse can appear as a painful swelling. Anal trauma of any kind may cause mechanical injury. Skin eruptions need to be considered. But if fissure is confirmed, topical Nitroglycerin is traditionally used, although other agents can be compounded. ...Read more
Intense lower abdomin pain after bowel movement. Had anal fissures and internal hemorrhoid's recently. Taking Metamucil for 1 wk. No relief from pain?
Abd pain s/p/ BM: Hard BM or soft? May have diverticulitis ( which is an infection in colon outpouching) - as it appears you may have some constipation- or infection from fissure Would follow up with doc urgent care today as may need antibiotics and/or anusol to decrease hemorrhoid inflammation. ...Read more
Small fresh blood, rectal pain and itching after bm..Had anal fissure 2 years ago...Is this hemmorroids?
Could be: Fissures are usually associated with pain during and after a bm. Your symptoms could very well be secondary to hemorrhoids. You would need an anorectal exam to identify the source and differentiate the 2. I would rcommend getting an exam by your primary md or a gi/colorectal surgeon if you have seen any in the past. ...Read more
Stool leakage and anal pain after defecation,severe constipation.dr said everything is normal ,could it be internal piles or rectal prolapse?wat to do
Stool leakage and: anal pain are NOT normal. Internal piles (hemorrhoids) can result from straining due to severe constipation but aren't visible on routine exam. Rectal prolapse could cause your symptoms but should be obvious on physical exam. The constipation itself can cause rectal pain and stool leakage. The source of the constipation & treatment for it needs to be addressed. Best wishes. Dr. Anne. ...Read more
I have stool leakage after defecation for 4 hours and anal pain lasts longer.internal piles or rectal prolapse would cause that problem?
-Gastroenterologist: 20 y/o female has,"leakage after defecation for 4 hours and anal pain lasts longer. Internal piles or rectal prolapse would cause that problem?" Probably have long standing constipation history but at age 20 and such long duration of pain, best to see a specialist, Gastroenterologist. And once resolved put preventive measures in place + See a Nutritionist to help. ...Read more
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