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I am 20 weeks pregnate and I have servere pressure in my rectum and vagina and my stomach is very hard.

I am 20 weeks pregnate and I have servere pressure in my rectum and vagina and my stomach is very hard.

Need eval: The symptoms you describe could be normal. However, the could also be associated with preterm labor. Please follow up with your ob/gyn for evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Pack
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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My rectum is so soft?

My rectum is so soft?

Rectum not normal?: Hi

i may need you to rephrase your question.

But, the assumption I make is that your stool is frequent and/ or soft in the morning. It is very common to have a bowel movement at the same time every day. And, to have this happen when one first awakes is also very common.

But, if your stool is not formed you may have a parasite infection or a food allergy and this needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I have verry sever pain in my rectum why?

Proctalgis: Proctalgia is rectal pain. Any injury can produce pain. Hemorrhoids, fissures and fistula can also cause rectal pain. Symptoms are generally due to spasm of the rectal muscles. Treatment may include warm baths, relaxation techniques, oral or injected medications if there is nothing to address surgically, see your doctor for more detailed history, exam & treatment. ...Read more

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I am having extreme rectum pain. What could it be?

See doctor: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful answer without additional information and physical examination. Please consult your doctor as you should not have pain. ...Read more

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I HAVE ITCHING AND PAIN IN MY RECTUM?

I HAVE ITCHING AND PAIN IN MY RECTUM?

Fissure: The most common cause of this is either anal fissures or an external hemorrhoid. These are easily diagnosed by your doctor with a simple exam. Soak your bottom and boost your fiber intake. There are also some good OTC medications you can use. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Bleeding from the rectum. Is this worrying?

Bleeding from the rectum. Is this worrying?

Can be: Until the correct diagnosis and cause is determined. See a colorectal surgeon for diagnosis and treatment. No amount of rectal bleeding should ever be considered normal. ...Read more

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Pain in rectum and anus -- what could it be?

Pain in rectum and anus -- what could it be?

Preparation h: Use preparation h will relieve the pain. Have it checked for hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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Rectum is bleeding, desperate for solutions!?

Rectum is bleeding, desperate for solutions!?

Rectal bleeds: Bleeding per rectum may originate in the anal canal, the rectum, or further up the line. Frequent anal sources of bleeding include hemorrhoids & fissures, that may respond to modifying stool texture (fiber, softeners) and topical agents, or require further intervention. Similar bleeds can be seen with anal & rectal cancer, infections, ischemic colitis, diverticular bleeds, inflammatory bowel, etc. ...Read more

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Hi pleas helping me pleas ihave fisure in rectum and pain full?

Hi pleas helping me pleas ihave fisure in rectum and pain full?

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 an outward bulging. Anal trauma of any kind may cause mechanical injury. Skin eruptions need to be considered. Evaluation is recommended to distinguish serious versus less concerning reasons for your problem before treatment. ...Read more

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Cancer of rectum?

Yes: Yes, it is possible to get cancer of the rectum, and this can be a serious condition. If you have concerns about this you should get evaluated. To prevent, consider exercise, a healthy diet, a healthy weight, eating plenty of green vegetables, and getting regular screening. Symptoms like these deserve a full evaluation in person by your health care provider. ...Read more

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I have an itchy rectum?

Pruritus ani: Pruritus ani is a medical condition that causes an itchy rectum. A number of foods have been associated with this condition: spices, hor sauces, pepper, coffee, tea, carbonated beverages, milk products, tomatoes, tomato products, white bread. You may want to delete some of these foods and see it that helps. Other causes include pinworms, hemorrhoids, psoriasis, diabetes and yeast. ...Read more

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Leaking from the rectum?

Go see a doctor: It can happen in older folks. Have a medical check up. ...Read more

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What causes rectum cancer?

What causes rectum cancer?

Many risk factors: Polyps can develop in the rectum and then can become cancerous if not removed. Risk factors for this include family history of colon or rectal cancer, older age, inflammatory bowel disease, western diet, smoking, obesity. ...Read more

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Lumpy rectum could it be hernia?

Lumpy rectum could it be hernia?

Doubtful: Probably more likely to be hemorrhoids. See your primary care provider for an exam to be sure. ...Read more

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Can you get a boil in your rectum?

Can you get a boil in your rectum?

Yes you can: Yes you can get a boil in your rectum. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in rectum causes?

Hemorrhoids?: A burning sensation in the anorectal area might be a symptom of hemorrhoids, anal fissure or proctitis (inflammation of the rectum). I suggest you see a GI doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is the rectum in the abdomen or out?

In-sort of...: Technically, the rectum is the last 15 cm or so of the colon, but actually lives in the pelvis which is different anatomically from the abdomen, being bordered by the bony pelvic bones. The anus (often mistakenly called the rectum by laypeople) is the opening from the rectum to the outside. Hope this helps answer your question. ...Read more

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Lump in my rectum, should I be concerned?

Lump in my rectum, should I be concerned?

Depends: On whether this is new, or internal/external. Best advice is to see your doctor to determine if it a hemorrhoid, abscess or a tumor and get the appropriate treatment or referral to a colon and rectal surgeon. ...Read more

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What are the stages of cancer of the rectum?

What are the stages of cancer of the rectum?

4 stages: Stage I is a localized tumor without spread to other organs or the lymph nodes. Stage ii is a deeper tumor, into the muscular layers of the bowel or even outside the bowel, but not spread to distant organs or lymph nodes. Stage iii is a tumor that has involved the lymph nodes, but not distant organs. Stage IV is spread of tumor to organs far from the rectum, such as liver or lungs. ...Read more

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What causes a sharp pain in the anus/rectum?

What causes a sharp pain in the anus/rectum?

Pains: There are a multitude of issues that can cause rectal/anal pain. These include a fissure (crack in the skin), abscess, thrombosed hemorrhoid and others. I would recommend seeing either your primary doctor or a surgeon for an exam. ...Read more

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I have a swollen a little bump on my rectum?

I have a swollen a little bump on my rectum?

External hemorrhoid: A swollen bump on the rectum is usually an external hemorrhoid. If it's painful use warm sitz baths and see your physician if it continues to bother you or it grows larger.

For a discussion of hemorrhoids type in search box just: bit. Ly/1vNeGSm ...Read more

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I felt a lump within my rectum when showering.

May be harmless: I would monitor this for a few days. If it goes away, great! If not, or it changes, have a physician or other qualified person evaluate it. Things to be concerned about would be increased size, pain, tenderness or drainage from the area. ...Read more

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Could rectum typically hurt after constipation?

Yes: After passing hard stool you may have torn the anal canal and a fissure formed. It may feel like a knife-like tearing pain followed by severe spasm lasting minute to hours. Get you non caffeine/non alcohol fluid up to 80-100oz per day, warm tub soaks 2-3 times per day and if not better in 2 weeks see a colon and rectal surgeon ...Read more

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What is the cause of 11 year old rectum bleeding?

Probably: Hemorrhoids or a fissure. Let your pediatrician know and examine the child and if necessary refer to a pediatric GI doctor. If the child is constipated, they need to be taught to eat and drink properly. Rarely a juvenile polyp or hamartoma can be the cause and requires a colonoscopy to diagnose and remove. These are not cancerous polyps by the way. ...Read more

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How are oral steroids absorbed through the rectum?

How are oral steroids absorbed through the rectum?

They aren't: Rectal steroids are designed to act locally on the rectum itself. There is little to no systemic absorption ...Read more

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How is the anus/rectum designed to be a sexual organ?

How is the anus/rectum designed to be a sexual organ?

It is not: Lack of spontaneous lubrication is the biggest difference. Also the lining of the rectum and anus is more sensitive to infection and trauma than the vagina ...Read more

Rectum (Definition)

The rectum is the last portion of the GI tract where the colon ends. It is heavily muscled and generally remains contacted to control the colonic contents but is under conscious control when a ...Read more