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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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I have a mass on my anus, it is external as far as i can tell. It is very painful and swells bad (glofball sized). Now having blood. What could it be?

I have a mass on my anus, it is external as far as i can tell. It is very painful and swells bad (glofball sized). Now having blood. What could it be?

Pain in the back end: Bleeding and pain with bm, along with a mass is likely clotted external hemorrhoids. Internal hemorrhoid usually does not hurt and blood is often found coating the stool rather than mixing with it. Thrombosed external hemorrhoids and fissures are truly pain in the _ _ _ but not dangerous, and can be treated. Consult doc for eval and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is the pink itchy circle mass on my anus is a hemorroid? Is not whay it is, is my profile picture so u can see it thanks ,bless and why around is pink

Is the pink itchy circle mass on my anus is a hemorroid? Is not whay it is, is my profile picture so u can see it thanks ,bless and why around is pink

Exam NOW appropriate: You have localized your problem to the peri-anal area. The "circle mass" you describe (sorry, we can't see the picture you posted) is worrisome, & by your description does NOT sound hemorrhoidal (hemorrhoids are typically not circumferential). Please ask your doctor to examine the area ASAP. ...Read more

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I took this weight gainer called serious mass for the first time and have anus mucus yellowish I never had this before untill now I am 5'8 and 130pd ?

I took this weight gainer called serious mass for the first time and have anus mucus yellowish I never had this before untill now I am 5'8 and 130pd ?

Can you eat nuts?: Not sure why you gave the yellow mucus, but I doubt that you need to worry. If you are trying to gain weight & you don't have allergies or problems with nuts, why not increase them in your diet? They're natural, have healthy fats, protein, minerals & fiber - not to mention calories. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I had a question about a mass between the anus and vaginal canal, which is hard and tender to the touch..

I had a question about a mass between the anus and vaginal canal, which is hard and tender to the touch..

Mass: This is a very odd position for a mass that is tender. Could be inflammatory, cystic, lymph node, traumatic - please have this evaluated. ...Read more

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I had anal sex with my gf and ejaculated into her anus. About 6hrs later she calls and says a white mass was in her panties. Can she get pregnant?

I had anal sex with my gf and ejaculated into her anus. About 6hrs later she calls and says a white mass was in her panties. Can she get pregnant?

Yes: If she is in her fertile window and not on contracepitves and the ejaculate contained sperm there is a chance that some will migrate up her cervix and tubes to meet an egg and fertilize but it is not as high as if you had normal unprotected intercourse. ...Read more

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18 YO F After bowel movement a mass protrudes anus and sometimes bleeding occurs. It goes back in excess skin sticks out.Had for 1.5years. What to do?

18 YO F After bowel movement a mass protrudes anus and sometimes bleeding occurs. It goes back in excess skin sticks out.Had for 1.5years. What to do?

Please see physician: Please see your primary care physician and may need surgical referral. Hemorrhoids and rectal prolapse may need to be excluded ...Read more

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3 year old male with small hard mass on anal opening. Appearance is clear/light grey in colour?

3 year old male with small hard mass on anal opening. Appearance is clear/light grey in colour?

Have him seen: Might be a cyst or a hemorrhoid...But need to make sure it is not a little abscess. Have him seen soon. ...Read more

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Bright red blood on tissue paper after passing stools. No pain or symptoms. Cant see swelling or mass at the anal area.No Fecal colour change.

Bright red blood on tissue paper after passing stools. No pain or symptoms. Cant see swelling or mass at the anal area.No Fecal colour change.

Hemorrhoids: The most likely cause of bright red bleeding, especially found on the toilet tissue, is hemorrhoids. These can be internal or external. Since you have looked and found no source or extra tissue externally it is likely to be internal hemorrhoids. Over the counter medications may help along with SITZ baths. If it worsens, becomes painful or does not clear seek a consult with your physician. ...Read more

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Why is my anal bleeding when I poop an it feels like I'm trying to poop a mass out? It will come out so far an I can grab it but it hurts really b...

Why is my anal bleeding when I poop an it feels like I'm trying to poop a mass out?  It will come out so far an I can grab it but it hurts really b...

Hemorrhoid?: It is not uncommon to have hemorrhoids that bulge when you push for a bowel movement. Does it go away when you are done? Read the excellent answers on hemorrhoids to see how to prevent their worsening or lessen the symptoms. But see an MD for exam to ensure it is not something else ...Read more

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Had a colonoscopy done doctor found rectal mass 2to 3 CM from anal verge is it normal for him to request a CT scan for this?

Had a colonoscopy done doctor found rectal mass 2to 3 CM from anal verge is it normal for him to request a CT scan for this?

One imaging option..: Your doctor is looking to see if your mass extends outside the rectal wall. This information will determine what kind of treatment to offer (e.g. Type of surgery that's possible, and is radiation therapy appropriate). Best of luck to you. ...Read more

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I have a pain full lump on my left side of anus. Lump appeared after being diagnosised witb sinius infection and could not have a bowel movement?

I have a pain full lump on my left side of anus. Lump appeared after being diagnosised witb sinius infection and could not have a bowel movement?

Anal lumps could: be any of a number of different things. These cannot be differentiated without an examination. You will need to see a health care provider to find out for sure what is going on. ...Read more

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I have a problem with my anus?

GetToKnowItBetter...: Get to know your anus!That little thing can distinguish between solid,liquid and gas without you thinking about it.Pretty smart,huh?I know some people that can't.And under certain circumstances it can stretch as wide as your cervix does during childbirth.It'll let you know real quick if you need a bath or if it's unhappy for any reason. So take care of it. I assume you haven't?You have a problem?? ...Read more

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Why does my anus itch so much?

Why does my anus itch so much?

Lots of reasons: Fungal infections are common. A contact dermatitis from something left by laundry in your clothes. Infections, pin worms, hemorrhoids, etc...The list is very long. Time to have your doc take a look down there and get you some relief! ...Read more

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There's small dimple above anus?

Could be anything: The differential includes pilonidal disease, peri anal fistula or a simple abscess. You will need a physical examination by your primary md. ...Read more

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What can cause the pain in my anus?

Pains: There are many cause of pain in the anal area. Some of the more common include an abscess which may need to be drained), thrombosed hemorrhoid (which may need drainage or removal), anal fissure or crack in the anal skin. I would recommend you see you doctor who may be able to treat this or refer ...Read more

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What causes shooting pains up anus ?

What causes shooting pains up anus ?

Many things: But most commonly would be external hemorrhoids or anal fissures. You should get checked out by a physician in-person to best assess what the cause is! ...Read more

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Can oxystat 1 be used around the anus?

Can oxystat 1 be used around the anus?

Why: Oxyconozole is an anti-fungal uses to treat "Jock Itch".
Why would you need to use it around the anus???? ...Read more

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What are common causes for adult anus pain?

What are common causes for adult anus pain?

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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Is it necessary & safe to shave your anus?

Is it necessary & safe to shave your anus?

Leave anuses alone: There is no need nor any mandate to shave pubic hair, anus hair, or any hair in between. The more people who shave their pubic or anus hair, the more pressure there will be upon other people to also shave their pubic or anus hair (and lead to more cases of ingrown hairs and itchy butts). Since there is nothing inherently abnormal about pubic hair, there is no reason to shave it. It's just fashion. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: anus?

Opening of rectum: 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 controlled by sphincter muscles. ...Read more

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I have a hole just above my anus. Is this urgent?

Could be: Either an anal fistula or if closer to tail bone, a pilonidal cyst. I can't be more specific without an exam. I suggest you see your pcp or get a referral to a colon and rectal surgeon. ...Read more

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Is it true that your bellybutton is connected to your anus?

Is it true that your bellybutton is connected to your anus?

Not true: Embryologically speaking, there is a loose connection, both being part of immature forming GI tract, but there is no physical connection, which is what you are asking, i think? ...Read more

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Why does my anus bleed?

Many causes: A lot of reasons - some pretty bad, others not so much. You need a doc to examine you (you can't tell yourself - you need an exam). Not so bad: anal fissures, hemorrhoids, irritation. Need treatment: anorectal cancer, ulcerative colitis, chrohn disease. Occasionally bleeding can be from higher in the colon, or even small bowel or duodenum. ...Read more

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Cream for cuts at anus?

Anusol cream: This is a common problem
has many other problems if not treated
proper cleaning is most important
your diet may have some cause
exercise may irritate
clothing can also be an issue
anusol cream can be used two times day
after a week if not helping you can try
anusol hc
then see doctor if needed. ...Read more