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Rectal pain seems to be there all the time. What treatment can help relieve the pain?

Rectal pain seems to be there all the time. What treatment can help relieve the pain?

Hmmm: Hemorrhoid or rectal cancer? You need to be seen. Most likely it is an anal fissure or a hemorrhoid, but you need an evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Carolyn Messere
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Rectal Pain (Definition)

Rectal pain - The rectum is the last section of the Large Intestine. Rectal pain means that there is ...Read more


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Hello. I would like to ask about the causes and treatment for per rectal bleeding in a 23 years old male. It has been 6 months, on and off, bright red, slight pain in anus, symptom relieved by increased fluid intake and fibre, no loss of weight or appetit

Hello. I would like to ask about the causes and treatment for per rectal bleeding in a 23 years old male. It has been 6 months, on and off, bright red, slight pain in anus, symptom relieved by increased fluid intake and fibre, no loss of weight or appetit

Hemorrhoids: Nice description of hemorrhoid bleeding. Keep a good balance of fiber (5-6 servings of fruit / vege a day) and hydration (enough liquid to have clear urine 4-5 times a day — not what you get with beer or coffee) and he should have durable relief. Otc hemorrhoid rx may help. If not, or if the bleeding or pain worsens he may have a higher grade of hemorrhoid or fissure and shoul see a doc. ...Read more

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Why do I have lower abdominal & rectal pain at the same time?

CONSTIPATION?: How is your bowel most abdominal pain and rectal pain combination come from constipation
eat more fibers and drink a lot ow water anf juices and gaterade like fluid eat more fruits and vegetables and have a bowel movement daily
if persiste check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Should my wife have rectal pain after having her temp ileostomy placed for a second time due to two abscesses. Both abscess were at reconnect point.

Should my wife have rectal pain after having her temp ileostomy placed for a second time due to two abscesses. Both abscess were at reconnect point.

May need imaging: To exclude possibility of persistent abscess. Notify your surgeon. Some pain is normal but if not i proving may reflect need for additional treatment. ...Read more

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I have recently been diagonized with two fibroids 6 cm and 4 cm. I was told that this is the cause for a rectal pain that i have been suffering from for the past few months. Is there anything (apart from tablets) that can relieve the rectal pain?

Removal of fibroids: If the hypothesis that the fibroids cause the pain, because they are located on the posterior wall of the uterus, the only way to relieve the pain would be by removing the fibroids. ...Read more

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Rectal pain and pain relief question. Are acetominophen suppositories for treating anus or rectal pain?

Rectal pain and pain relief question.  Are acetominophen suppositories for treating anus or rectal pain?

Not necessarily: Acetomenophen, whether taken orally or per recum, is absorbed into the bloodstream and circulates to its site of action. There is no advantage to take the drug rectally if you have rectal pain because the drug does not produce its effects at the sie of administration. ...Read more

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I recently had an anal sex 3 days ago. The next morning I had a rectal pain around the bottom rim of the rectum. It's still not getting better after 3 days especially after sitting for a long time. Causing discomfort. I realized there was a little bleedi

I recently had an anal sex 3 days ago. The next morning I had a rectal pain around the bottom rim of the rectum. It's still not getting better after 3 days especially after sitting for a long time. Causing discomfort. I realized there was a little bleedi

May be a tear: You may have damaged or torn the anal opening. Sitz baths (soaking your bottom in warm water) and ice packs may help.
If you are bleeding, you should see a doctor for this.
In the future, make sure you are very relaxed and use plenty of good quality lubricant prior to engaging in anal sex. ...Read more

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I had rectal pain when I was standing at the sink around 10 pm. I hadn't just had a BM or anything. It went away in a short time. No blood in stool-had kit test. Normal?

Nearly so: What you described is consistent with Proctalgia fugax. While not normal it is not dangerous. See this site for more info.
http://www.uptodate.com/contents/proctalgia-fugax ...Read more

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Every time I eat chipotle, or other spicy foods, I find blood in my stool. How can I enjoy my favorite spicy foods without rectal pain?

Every time I eat chipotle, or other spicy foods, I find blood in my stool. How can I enjoy my favorite spicy foods without rectal pain?

Need evaluation: If you have persistent or recurrent blood with bowel movements this should be evaluated. Most of the time espiecially in a young person this is due to a benign cause such as hemorrhoids or an anal fissure, and the cause can frequently be found and treated with a simple office visit with anoscopy... See your doc or a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

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Extreme abdominal pain after eating and sharp sudden rectal pain lasting. How can I relieve the pain?

Many things: Many things can cause the symptoms you are describing. If you are constipated it is a good idea to increase the amount of fluids in your diet. If you have heartburn an over the counter medication such as Tums (calcium carbonate) may provide relief. Otherwise, see your doctor for a proper exam. ...Read more

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I wake up w/ severe rectal pain & feeling as if im giving birth through my rectum. Lol. Only relieved by laxatives. Could adult Hirschsprungs? Be why?

I wake up w/ severe rectal pain & feeling as if im giving birth through my rectum. Lol. Only relieved by laxatives. Could adult Hirschsprungs? Be why?

NOT Hirschprungs: Sudden pain like this is usually related to a hemorrhoid or an anal fissure or possibly spasm.

If you have given birth before there may be some distorted anatomy that can predispose to pain. ...Read more

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On two occasions, I had smelly stools, bright red streaks in stools, and this time, rectal pain. Colon cancer??

On two occasions, I had smelly stools, bright red streaks in stools, and this time, rectal pain. Colon cancer??

Stool: Many things can cause it including hemorrhoids and IBS. Definitely check it out with a GI as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Sharp rectal pain when pooping. Hurts a bit 10-15 mins after then good. Common blood. High fiber diet. 1-2 times a day. 1st turd hurts then not somuch?

Sharp rectal pain when pooping. Hurts a bit 10-15 mins after then good. Common blood. High fiber diet. 1-2 times a day. 1st turd hurts then not somuch?

Anal fissure: You appear to have an anal fissure. You should see a clinician to get an accurate diagnosis. That being said, an effective treatment for anal fissure is nifedipine ointment 0.2% applied every 12 hours, until your follow up visit in 4 weeks. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Severe abdominal pain, rectal pain and bleeding nausea vomiting 12 times in 2 hours, advice?

Go to Emergency Room: Causes could be many including infectious diarrhea or even inflammatory bowel disease either way you need to be seen by a medical professional. ...Read more

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4yo female co severe rectal pain. Says not constip nor recent large bm. Says didn't injure. Also, temp of 101.5. No recent exposures I know of.?

4yo female co severe rectal pain. Says not constip nor recent large bm. Says didn't injure. Also, temp of 101.5. No recent exposures I know of.?

See doctor ASAP: Anyone with severe rectal pain and fever should be seen asap. Abscess may be present; if not addressed rapidly, significant complications may ensue. It is unclear from your question if this is a child or adult; regardless, see the doctor now. ...Read more

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Why do I have constant rectal pain and who do I see?

Why do I have constant rectal pain and who do I see?

Colorectal surgeon: See a colorectal surgeon for a proper history and physical exam. A number of things can cause rectal pain and correct diagnosis is key to effective treatment. ...Read more

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Severe rectal pain for hours after bm?

Severe rectal pain for hours after bm?

Fissure: Younae describing a fissure. High fiber, high fluid diet, nitroglycerine ointment. Sometimes surgery is needed. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Severe rectal pain?

Grading: Range 1-10 with zero is nine and 10is the worst ever and awful!
Birthing pain and kidney stones are among the worst reported.
Rectum and anus are the end of the bowel and pain can occur with cancer infection clotting in the area ...Read more

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After yesterday colonoscopy I have rectal pain. What should I do?

After yesterday colonoscopy I have rectal pain. What should I do?

Rectal pain: You could try taking some Tylenol (acetaminophen) or add Ville but if the pain persists or call your doctor who performed the colonoscopy ...Read more

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I have rectal pain with periods, why?

Endometriosis?: Without knowning anything at all, endometriosis is on the radar.

You need to see a doctor and have a discussion with them. ...Read more

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Can endometioses cause severe rectal pain?

Can endometioses cause severe rectal pain?

Yes: Mostly pelvic pain but it could be called referred pain. ...Read more

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Can rectal pain occur during ovulation pain?

Can rectal pain occur during ovulation pain?

Possibly: Occasionally endometriosis related pain can correlate rectal pain along with ovulation pain. ...Read more

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How to prevent rectal pain from endometriosis?

How to prevent rectal pain from endometriosis?

Estrogen blockers: The only way to prevent it is to treat the underlying condition. Sometimes endometriosis involves the rectum, and there is no way for the doctor or the patient to prevent it unless the underlying condition is bad enough to warrant estrogen blocking drugs.

You can take stool softeners, which may help if the rectum is involved. ...Read more

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When do I need to go to hospital w/ rectal pain?

When you think : Basically, you should have rectal pain evaluated by a primary care doctor. They shoul help you with a diagnosis and a treatment plan. If you are having uncontrolled bleed ing or are in overwhelming pain you should go to the hospital. ...Read more

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What do I do if I have rectal pain after vaginal sex?

What do I do if I have rectal pain after vaginal sex?

Check with doctor: You might be having something called rectocele and that is a weakness in lower part of the vagina from having babies
it could be easily fix by gyn. ...Read more

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What is causing my severe rectal pain and bleeding drops?

Prob. anal fissure: Pain during and after defecation is the landmark of anal fissure while bleeding is usually none or minimal. ...Read more

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What could be causing my severe rectal pain and bleeding?

What could be causing my severe rectal pain and bleeding?

Anal Fissure common: From this limited detail, I suspect anal fissure.
This is the most common cause for this combination of problems, however it is worthwhile to see your colorectal surgeon to make sure it isn't something worse.
Start a high fiber and water diet. Use warm water baths.
Surgery is curative if conservative measures fail. ...Read more