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Picture Of The Anal Canal
Be seen: Those can get infected, and are potentially very painful. ...Read more
For the past 3 months feeling a strange tissue in my anal canal. Could feel it only sometimes. When touched, blood is seen. What is happening actually?
Is lancing the only way to truly get rid of a hemorid? How do you get rid of one inside the beginning of the anal canal?
With second degree of hemorroids with polylps in anal canal posterior approximately 1 CM of diameter should need to operate immediately.?
Was told my surgery for diverticulitis made scarring which caused narrowing of anal canal. Can this narrowing also be a common cause of diverticultis?
Do you MEAN anal??: Surgery for diverticulitis does not involve the anus, and anal narrowing is not a complication of diverticulitis surgery. The area where the colon is re-attached can become narrowed for several reasons. These are very different things- please clarify your concern for a more meaningful answer. ...Read more
Pain: External hemorrhoids are painful. These are hemorrhoids near nerves and you'll know you have them from pain and irritation. Painless hemorrhoids are usually internal but may prolapse and you notice them when cleaning. Either one can affect your life. If so see your doctor for a referral to a colo-rectal surgeon. Improve your quality of life. ...Read more
Is it possible to have a single white painful odd shaped herpes lesion under tongue and have herpes vesicles in anal canal simultaneouly?
The oral lesion is probably an unrelated aphthous ulcer.
http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/867080-overview. ...Read more
I am experiencing rectal lump., from entry 1.5 cm in anal canal, it's hard to the touch and it hurts a bit when I touch it, no bleeding.?
I have this Rock hard bump in my anal canal the size of a pin head. It hurts when I touch it. No Bleeding but just hard. Can it be an external pile?
But you are "close"
It's most likely an INTERNAL hemorrhoid which has clotted and is shrinking...
It will slowly go away! If it does not your PCP can look with an "anoscope"
Sitz baths might help!
Hope this helps!
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Is this a hemorrhoid? After/while going to the bathroom it feels like something is pressing against anal canal. Often I get itching feeling down there
Possibly: Unable to know for sure without an exam. I recommend you see your primary doctor for an exam to be sure. ...Read more
Went to surgery center, doc saw bumps in my anal canal and swabbed for herpes, would I really have it and only have outbreaks in anus?
Anal infections: Stay with your doc. The answer to your question will depend on the culture results and additional tests may be necessary to reach diagnosis. Be well. Take a friend with you. ...Read more
When u put a glycerin suppository in is it supposed to shoot up your anal canal all the way up through the intestines etc or do u pull it out?
Female 22 recently noticed a bump near anal canal and I believe its hemorrhoids? Is that curable? Does it go away natural? Sometimes it isn't that big
Hemorrhoids: If you felt a bump you may have had a small perianal abscess. Hemorrhoids are graded Stage 1-4 and can be treated by several methods including banding and surgery. Physicians will also teach you to eat plenty of fiber, stay hydrated, and to avoid straining during bowel movements. Visit your physician for more information and a referral to a colorectal surgeon for an exam and or treatment. ...Read more
Drunk guy tried to force unprotected anal then vaginal sex, never penetrated but doc saw bumps in anal canal, wouldn't I have vaginal outbreaks too?
Not necessarily: While many sexually transmitted infections can grow anywhere that sexual secretions spread some are more sensitive to the environment and will develop more in one area than another. "bumps" can be a lot of things, some of no concern at all, others need to be followed to confirm resolution without recurrence. ...Read more
Is anal cancer on the outside (on the skin) or does it occur deep within the anal canal? I thought it was more like a skin cancer, therefore visible?
Mildly enhancing, circmfrntl mural thickng of anal canal n proximal rectum extdng ovr a length of 8cms frm anal verge. Biopsy non malignant. Sugestn.?
Is it possible to get pregnant from unprotected anal sex - can sperm live three days in the anal canal?
No, but. ..: No, you cannot get pregnant from anal sex alone. But you can get pregnant if any sperm gets into the vagina before or after the anal sex. It is still important to use protection during anal sex to try to prevent unwanted pregnancy. As far as how long sperm can live in the anal canal - 3 days - maybe. The environment is not ideal for sperm and with bowel movements it is probably less. ...Read more
I have high risk hpv, I never had anal sex, but is it possible for hpv to go inside anal canal, without penetration?
I have had all 4 strains of HPV that causes cancer, in 2006 I had the precancer cells removed, could there still be strains in the anal canal?
I put yoplait flavored yogurt on my anus to help with what I thought was a anal yeast infection, but could it possibly cause bumps in my anal canal?
Medical evaluation: The cultures in most yogurts are dead. Kefir is a rich source of probiotics. There are also probiotic pills or special yogurts that are rich in live cultures. The good news is that taking the probiotics orally will help you -so you don't have to place yogurt internally. However, if you have bumps in your anal canal that isn't likely to be due to yeast. See your doctor for eval. ...Read more
Was told I had a narrowing of the anal canal due to scarring after colon surgery. Called a fissure? What is the success rate of fixing this w surgery?
Miscommunication: I think you are confusing your terms here. What you are describing sounds like an anal stricture/stenosis. An anal fissure is a tear in the lining of the anus. These are two totally different processes with different treatments. I would clarify with your physician what it is you have exactly. Strictures can initially be treated with dilation. ...Read more