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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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Anal pulsating and throbbing feeling after bowel movement. With the first part of the stool there is mucus-like thing on it, rest of stool no mucus.

Anal pulsating and throbbing feeling after bowel movement. With the first part of the stool there is mucus-like thing on it, rest of stool no mucus.

Mucus: The presence of mucus and post movement anal discomfort raises the possibility of a rectal fissure or mild inflammation of the rectum. A proctologist or colorectal surgeon would be best to evaluate, advise and treat you if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Why would I have anal pain that throbs and pulsates?

Why would I have anal pain that throbs and pulsates?

Infection: Specifically a rectal abscess will have to be ruled out. That is a serious medical condition that needs immediate medical attention. Would suggest either Urgent Care/ ER versus your physician if available for a rectal exam and further management based on findings. ...Read more

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I am 17 years old. My anus is strangely pulsating. It doesn't hurt. It showed up out of nowhere maybe 2 days ago. I am deathly afraid of hemmorrhoids.

I am 17 years old. My anus is strangely pulsating. It doesn't hurt. It showed up out of nowhere maybe 2 days ago. I am deathly afraid of hemmorrhoids.

Be Not Afraid: Sorry to hear your anus is pulsating. You have a 50% chance of getting hemorrhoids before you are 50 so it is best if you come to terms with this deathly fear now.

http://www. Healthline. Com/health/hemorrhoids#Overview1 ...Read more

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I had anal sex yesterday and today I am experiencing a pulsating sensation in the rectum what is that about? Should I be worried????

I had anal sex yesterday and today I am experiencing a pulsating sensation in the rectum what is that about? Should I be worried????

Trauma: Anal sex is traumatic to the anal sphincter and to the rectal mucosa - while it is not unsafe to have anal sex it is common to have some transient irritation afterward. If the symptoms persist, or if increasing pain follows, then the possibility of an infection would warrant a visit to you doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause my distended stomach, stomach pain, strange bm's, mouth ulcers, chronic fatigue, nausea, pulsating belly and anus?

What could cause my distended stomach, stomach pain, strange bm's, mouth ulcers, chronic fatigue, nausea, pulsating belly and anus?

Manny possibilities: Infections, erosion, inflammation and ulcers of stomach and duodenum. Also inflammatory and infectious process if the small intestine. And gallbladder disease. I recommend a better history and physical by your primary care physician. ...Read more

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I am a 21-YO hispanic male. I have been having mild, dull pain all throughout my abdominal area and have anal pulsing. What may be the cause?

I am a 21-YO hispanic male. I have been having mild, dull pain all throughout my abdominal area and have anal pulsing. What may be the cause?

Needs to be checked: Difficult for us to tell you what is causing your abdominal pain and anal pulsing
You need to consult your doctor. He/She will take detailed History about the location of pain, it's relation to yor food. Your bowel movements and if you are taking any meds/supplements and other factors. You will need com;prehensive exam and other tests if indicated to find the cause of your complaint and appropriate Rx ...Read more

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I keep having a pulsing sensation in vagina and anus area. It's very strange. Any ideas what it could be. Not painful. 39 yr old. No sign of infection?

I keep having a pulsing sensation in vagina and anus area. It's very strange. Any ideas what it could be. Not painful. 39 yr old. No sign of infection?

The first thing: To come to mind is a muscle spasm? It could be the case if having more intercourse. If you have issues like back pain, poor sleep, headaches, high stress, you may experience more overall physical symptoms, noticing more pain than others. I think it will be self limiting, I cannot think of a disease that behaves in this way. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi. I'm 29. Experiencing pulsing in the anus. I have not been sexually active in a while?

Hi. I'm 29. Experiencing pulsing in the anus. I have not been sexually active in a while?

Pulsating pain: You probably have anal fissure. You need to take stool softener, drink a lot fluids, and try to relax when you go to the bathroom. ...Read more

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Those last few days I have a light itchiness in my anus together with biting crawling and pulsing sensation. What could it be?

Those last few days I have a light itchiness in my anus together with biting crawling and pulsing sensation. What could it be?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, and physical examination, however your description suggests hemorrhoids. You may try over the counter remedies for hemorrhoids. If that does not resolve the matter in a week, it would be prudent to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I orgasm clitorally, 5 minutes after my anus feels like its throbbing/contracting in an uncomfortable way, why is this?

Sometimes when I orgasm clitorally, 5 minutes after my anus feels like its throbbing/contracting in an uncomfortable way, why is this?

Difficult: When you become progressive more excited the tissues of your pelvis become dilated and swollen. What I suspect you are feeling is the pulsatile relaxation of those tissues after your orgasmic release, and the contraction of the labia may pull upwards on the tissues around your anus. ...Read more

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Sorry but very nervous! It's sat can't ask dr. Had anal fiss. Surg on tues. Why having much burning throbbing some bleeding. Feels like the fissure?

Sorry but very nervous! It's sat can't ask dr. Had anal fiss. Surg on tues. Why having much burning throbbing some bleeding. Feels like the fissure?

Post Op Complication: It is amazing how nervous we can be to talk to someone about our butts. But, your surgeon does this surgery every day of the week. They will be ready for your call and will most likely have answers ready for you. If you are experiencing anything that they warned you about when you were sent home you must call them. Even now at this time of day. ...Read more

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Throbbing anus, gas, unset stomach, constant gurgling from stomach, nausea. What could it be?

Throbbing anus, gas, unset stomach, constant gurgling from stomach, nausea. What could it be?

Gastroenteritis: Inflammation of the stomach and bowel, that can cause the symptoms you are describing. Food poisoning is another probable cause. Pepto Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) if you're not allergic to aspirin, is a good first start, if you don't improve see your doctor. ...Read more

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There is no pain, just a pulsing between my scrotum and anus, closer to scrotum. What could this be? Its been on and off for about a week

There is no pain, just a pulsing between my scrotum and anus, closer to scrotum. What could this be? Its been on and off for about a week

Pulsing sensation: Between scrotum and anus. The region you mention is below the prostate and called the perineum. Please see your doc who may want to check you for enlarged prostate, common in older males. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Had sex two days back and I have a throbbing/pulsing sensation in vagina and anus? I'm worried.

Had sex two days back and I have a throbbing/pulsing sensation in vagina and anus? I'm worried.

Pain after sex: The extent of sexual activity "two days back" can cause swelling in the vaginal area, and involve the anus (especially if anal intercourse occurred). If this persists, see your healthcare provider, because the pain may come from infection as well. ...Read more

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What else besides nitro cream (side effects not good) can be used to relieve pain from anal sphincter spasms and throbbing pain. Anything natural?

Diltiazem 2% ointmen: 50% of fissures will get better on their own, without any intervention. For the other half, the majority can get treated with these ointments.

Unfortunately, there is not a natural remedy that has been investigated that provides cure.

If the side effects are bothering you with the nitro ointment, Diltiazem has a lower side effect profile and higher cure rate. I'd suggest that. ...Read more

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Anus really itchy, slight burning sensation. Throbbing sensation. No pain and no sign of blood. Had medicine related constipation recently. Linked?

Anus really itchy, slight burning sensation. Throbbing sensation. No pain and no sign of blood. Had medicine related constipation recently. Linked?

Hemorrhoids: You may have hemorrhoids. Make sure you take something for your constipation- prune juice, OTC meds etc. Go to see your MD to get checked will be recommended. ...Read more

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I have trouble with constipation and yesterday felt the need to have a bowel movement and couldn't. I tried several times and nothing. I woke up with a pulsing sensation around my anus like if I am sitting on a vibrating cell phone. No pain?

I have trouble with constipation and yesterday felt the need to have a bowel movement and couldn't. I tried several times and nothing. I woke up with a pulsing sensation around my anus like if I am sitting on a vibrating cell phone. No pain?

Anal discomfort: Likely hemorrhoids from the straining. Rarely fissure (cut) Can consider sitz baths sitting 15-20 minutes in a soapy warm tub. Discuss w/ doc preparation H or Anusol. Try avoid constipation drink 2-3 liters /day eat fiber which is in sweet potatoes, avocados, strawberries, blueberries and greens (as well as brown rice and barley lentils but too much can impacted the stool) f/u/ w/ doc ...Read more

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27 female-abdominal pain lower quadrant both sides loose stools/diarrhea/anal fissures. Pulsing rectal pain. +midcycle pelvic pain too.- just ibs?

27 female-abdominal pain lower quadrant both sides loose stools/diarrhea/anal fissures. Pulsing rectal pain. +midcycle pelvic pain too.- just ibs?

See a GI ; GYN: And get checked for ibs, ibd / inflammatory bowel disease, intestinal infection, polyps, uterine fibroids etc. Best wishes! Http://www. M.webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/digestive-diseases-diarrhea. Http://www. M.webmd. Com/pain-management/guide/pelvic-pain. ...Read more

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I keep having pulsating feeling in my left upper abdomen area, right under my rib cage...can you help me?

I keep having pulsating feeling in my left upper abdomen area, right under my rib cage...can you help me?

? Heart: Well, I'm not positive, but you are describing the area where the heart overlies the left lobe of the liver. If you're thin, you may just be feeling your heart beat. If you continue to be concerned, get evaluated by your health care provider. Good luck. ...Read more

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Bad headaches and cool/breezy feeling in back of throat or blood feeling sort of. If this helps, I sometimes get pulsating aches in left temporal area!

Bad headaches and cool/breezy feeling in back of throat or blood feeling sort of. If this helps, I sometimes get pulsating aches in left temporal area!

Temporal headaches: Any eye issues? Follow up with doctor/ urgent care could be temporal arteritis, versus migraine, aneurysms, carotid issues, (do not know your age), infection like zoster/herpes/ lyme or just bad strep. Check it out today with doctor/urgent care. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing a pulsating pain in both of my wrists since july/august. I started feeling it while I was woking with lifting stuff.

Wrist pain: Can come from any structure 9f the wrist, joints, ligaments, cartilage, nerves, bones, tendons to name a few. Pulsatilla pain or throbbing has more to with the intensity and associated swelling. Simple things to help are ice, splinting and over the counter antiinflammatories. Ultimately seek medical care. Hand surgeons are reined for the hand and upper extremity. ...Read more

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I've been coughing after almost getting over a cold and just now I was coughing and when I stopped is got a pulsating feeling it's was pain but in my head it didn't last long is this serious?

I've been coughing after almost getting over a cold and just now I was coughing and when I stopped is got a pulsating feeling it's was pain but in my head it didn't last long is this serious?

Common feeling: That is not an unusual symptoms from coughing. If it continues or you have persistent headache numbness blurry vision or any other symptoms, you should of course go to an emergency room ...Read more

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Pulsating feeling in lower calf. What should I do about this?

Pulsating feeling in lower calf. What should I do about this?

Have it evaluated: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. One would need to do a thorough history and physical exam and possibly some radiology exams to determine the exact cause. Have it evaluated by a professional to see if you have a possible blood clot or if it is a muscle sprain or any number of other soft tissue or bony pathology. ...Read more