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Constant full feeling and I can feel my anus contracting. It hurts to sit. Its been over a week. I'm at my wits end?

Constant full feeling and I can feel my anus contracting. It hurts to sit. Its been over a week. I'm at my wits end?

Agree: You need to be properly evaluated by a colorectal surgeon or gastroenterologist. Don't ignore this. It may be an early warning sign of something serious and the sooner it is evaluated, the better off you will be! ...Read more

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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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My anus hurts?

My anus hurts?

Anus: Common causes of pain include external hemorrhoids, anal fissure, rectal abscess, proctalgia. ...Read more

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Why does my anus hurt when I wipe?

BM pain with wiping: Hi

the first reason that comes to mind is that there is a small tear, an anal fissure, causing the pain. These small tears can be common...Especially if your bowel movements are hard or difficult.

The other common problem is hemorrhoids.

I would want to know if you were bleeding and how long the pain is persisting. If you are having increasing pain you need to be seen. ...Read more

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Why my anus hurts in the morning before bm?

Why my anus hurts in the morning before bm?

Lots possible: Both gastroenterologists & colorectal surgeons can help you. They will first perform a visual inspection & digital exam after taking your history as to circumstances, duration, quality, timing of symptoms & your risk factors. They may then determine topical treatment or ask to perform further evaluation of the rectal lining. Symptoms may prove functional (proctalgia fugax) & warrant different rx. ...Read more

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I have a growth in my anus and it hurts. What can I do about it?

I have a growth in my anus and it hurts. What can I do about it?

See your doctor: You need this properly evaluated. It is impossible to answer your question without an exam. See your doctor. ...Read more

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How come my anus hurts at random times like sitting in long meetings?

How come my anus hurts at random times like sitting in long meetings?

Get evaluated: Both gastroenterologists & colorectal surgeons can help you. They will first perform a visual inspection & digital exam after taking your history as to circumstances, duration, quality, timing of symptoms & your risk factors. They may then determine topical treatment or ask to perform further evaluation of the rectal lining. Symptoms may prove functional (proctalgia fugax) & warrant different rx. ...Read more

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I know its strange but my anus hurts every evening or afternoon. 1 week passed what should I do?

I know its strange but my anus hurts every evening or afternoon. 1 week passed what should I do?

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. Your symptoms may be functional (proctalgia fugax), inflammatory (proctitis), infectious (pin worms) to name a few. ...Read more

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When I excreat, it always very hard, big and hurts my anus. What could be the possible cause of this?

When I excreat, it always very hard, big and hurts my anus. What could be the possible cause of this?

Constipation: Sounds like you need to add a little fiber to your diet. Hard stools or bowel movements are often cause by not enough fiber in your diet. Try a benefiber over the counter....It should help you get in touch with the "softer side" of your GI tract! ...Read more

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I have a small hemeroid on the inner part of my anus. It does not itch or hurt. I noticed while wiping. Is there any suggestions to a fix?

I have a small hemeroid on the inner part of my anus. It does not itch or hurt. I noticed while wiping. Is there any suggestions to a fix?

No need.: Hemorroid won't need fixed until it's getting in the way of your bowel movements and/or hanging around down there and causing pain. Then see someone about fixing the hemorrhoid, but until then, ignore it. ...Read more

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I have a pink tag like thing on the opening of the anus. It hurts if it is touched too much. What could it be? It's been there about 4 weeks.

I have a pink tag like thing on the opening of the anus. It hurts if it is touched too much. What could it be? It's been there about 4 weeks.

A skin tag: Have you had pain there before or any pain with BM? Some people get a skin tag thing there as anal fissure heals. Don't touch it too much. It can also be small hemorrhoid. HPV- warts can also look like that. If it grows get doctor to remove it. ...Read more

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Random anus pain. It happens randomly I can do anything on the outside it will hurt for about 2-6 seconds and go away it comes randomly what is this?

Random anus pain. It happens randomly I can do anything on the outside it will hurt for about 2-6 seconds and go away it comes randomly what is this?

Hemorrhoid: It is most likely a hemorrhoid or anal fissure, but if it is ongoing should be evaluated to make sure there is not something more serious like an abscess or cancer. ...Read more

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I have a narrowed anus and my bowels hurt and I bleed?

See doc: I think you need more than internet advice. I would suggest that someone look at this problem directly. ...Read more

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I have a spot on my anus? It hurts.

Ouch-it really hurts: External hemorrhoids are basically varicose-vein, and when thombosed (clotted) it sure can cause much pain in the _ _ _. This is easy excised in the office, if you r doc does it, which can relief your pain quickly. If not, topical steroid mixed with Lidocaine such as anapram can help quite a bit. Increase fibers and fluid, avoid straining, and minimize prolonged sitting. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why is it that after I masturbate, my anus hurts?

Sphincter spasm: It is likely a muscle spasm that occurred near time of orgasm. Pressure near / beside anus (or having bm if able), may help relieve the discomfort more quickly. ...Read more

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Why do I have a hard bump that hurts around the anus hole?

Illness: You may have a anal wart or perirectal abscess or a thrombosed hemorrhoid or rarely an anal cancer. Seek out a general surgeon for evaluation please. ...Read more

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Why does my anus hurt when I touch it to clean it with those senior wet ones?

Several possibilies: Anal irritation, hemorrhoids, fissure. Igorous hygiene can damage the perinatal kin and make irritation worse. ...Read more

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Cant do #2 ive pushing for 3 hours my anus is swollen what can I take need help anus hurts?

Cant do #2 ive pushing for 3 hours my anus is swollen what can I take need help anus hurts?

Tenesmus: Definition of "tenesmus" = ineffectual and painful straining at stool. If this sounds familiar, please stop and seek medical help or risk hemorrhoids, fissures, prolapse, etc. Rectal dysfunctional, and for that matter constipation in general, can reflect a variety of problems that should be systemically evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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I have small white bumps on my anus. They do not hurt or itch at all. Is this a problem? Is it normal?

I have small white bumps on my anus. They do not hurt or itch at all. Is this a problem? Is it normal?

Probably not: But they could represent anal condyloma which is a sexually transmitted viral disease. Without seeing them I can't be more specific, so if concerned see a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

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Could the isotrentinion meds I'm taking cause my anus to become red; painful with a desire to itch it which only hurts more?

Could the isotrentinion meds I'm taking cause my anus to become red; painful with a desire to itch it which only hurts more?

May not be related: If its causing diarrhea that may be causing your symptoms of pruritus. Most commonly its related to increase ingestion of coffee, beer, chocolates, tomatoes, spicy food, grape fruit, orange juice and nuts. Avoid above and try prep h for relief. Keep good hygiene and symptoms don't improve see your family doctor. ...Read more

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I have a small painless bump above my anus. Overall it doesn't hurt but can cause discomfort when I press it. What can this be?

I have a small painless bump above my anus. Overall it doesn't hurt but can cause discomfort when I press it. What can this be?

Hard to say: Without seeing it, but many people have small skin tags in this area or even hemorrhoids that are completely covered by skin so they look just like a skin bump. You can try sitting in warm water (or applying a warm compress) and see if it goes away. Don't mess with it. If it does get more painful or larger or drains, see a clinician. ...Read more

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I have several external hemmorroids right on the anus. They have not bled and for the most part don't hurt. Can they be removed safely?

Skin Tags: You may have anal skin tags which are external hemorrhoids that have reabsorbed. If they are not bleeding, not painful and do not prevent you from being clean after a bowel movement you do not have to do anything about them. ...Read more

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I have a painful bump in my anus and since I found it is growing, it hurts when I touch it and it has been there for more than 1 month, what is it?

Needs a look.: As embarrassing as it may seem, your doc should probably take a look at this. May be nothing more than a hemorrhoid, but could be any one of a large number of other things that could get worse - as you note it is growing. ...Read more

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I saw a black bump by my anus a week ago and it didn't hurt but it looks like a cut now and it hurts. I've never had this happen before I'm nervous?

See doctor: Have it evaluated by a surgeon. From your description, I can't tell whether its a trivial problem, such as an external hemorrhoid, or a serious one, such as melanoma. ...Read more

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I have this strange growth on the outside of my anus, its about 3mm long, and doesn't hurt but a lot of the time when I wipe there is blood on tissue?

I have this strange growth on the outside of my anus, its about 3mm long, and doesn't hurt but a lot of the time when I wipe there is blood on tissue?

Hemorrhoids?: Hemorrhoids are dilated veins that can protrude from the anus and occasionally cause bleeding. This could be a hemorrhoid. But there are other lesions as well. Have a doctor look to make sure its nothing dangerous (less likely) ...Read more