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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 Seemed to have torn the area above my anus and I would like to know ways for extended pain relief? Should I see a doctor about it?

 I Seemed to have torn the area above my anus and I would like to know ways for extended pain relief? Should I see a doctor about it?

Yes, see a doctor: A tearleaves your stsem open to possible infection and the area is often in situations that have ambient bacteria, etc. Yes, see a doctor and follow treatment well. The circumstances of how you tore it may be important to discuss too. They'll offer the best possible pain relief as well. Call ASAP. ...Read more

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What can be causing a pain around the coccyx? I am eighteen, and I have had chronic constipation all of my life. About a day ago, i noticed a soreness above my anus, around my coccyx that has been gradually getting worse. I did not fall, and the soreness

This : This sounds suspicious for a pilonidal cyst/sinus that may be infected. This is more common in young men. If infected antibiotics and sometimes draining any infected fluid may be needed. If not infected then some recommend soaks but occasionally surgery to excise the cyst or sinus is needed. A general or colorectal surgeon usually manages this. Of course there are other possibilities so this should be looked at by a physician. ...Read more

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I feel pain in the right testis , above the rectum between it and the stomach on the right and also i feel pain in anus ... So what is this ?

I feel pain in the right testis , above the rectum between it and the stomach on the right and also i feel pain in anus ... So what is this ?

Hernia: While your description is confusing, the common problem here is an inguinal hernia. Your doctor should be able to easily tell if this is the case and direct you to surgery if it is. ...Read more

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

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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What can cause the pain in my anus?

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 pain at opening of the anus?

What causes pain at opening of the anus?

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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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