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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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After sex the area between my vagina and anus is sore and painful after I pee is it an STD and are there any home remedies?

After sex the area between my vagina and anus is sore and painful after I pee is it an STD and are there any home remedies?

See your doctor: Not possible to provide you sound medical advice with that description. Would suggest you follow up with your primary care physician. Read more

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Can you tell me how to soothe my sore anus?

Can you tell me how to soothe my sore anus?

Sitz bath: Sitz bathes can be helpful. Sit in a bathtub with warm water. There needs to be enough water to submerge the anal area. Soak for about 15 minutes – several times a day. An alternative is placing ¼ cup of witch hazel & warm water in a basin. Soak for at least 15 minutes, at least twice a day. Read more

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I have a polyip on my anus that become sore?

I have a polyip on my anus that become sore?

Probably: Not a polyp. Either a hemorrhoid or a secondary fistula opening, or small abscess. Probably best to get it looked at by your pcp or a colorectal doctor. Read more

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What should I do with with a open sore on my anus?

Depends on the size,: Duration, appearance and the source. You need to rule out an abscess which at times may require drainage or antibiotics. Please see your primary doc for further workup. For the time being soak your bottom in warm bah tub. Put a dressing n it so it doesn't rub against clothes and avoid putting pressure on it when you sit down. Read more

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What medicine should I use for my sore anus from sex?

Depends: Depends on why you are hurting. If you did not use enough lubricant, then soaking in warm water and applying ointment may be enough. If you are torn or have hemorrhoids, you may need help. Don't be embarrassed, ask your family doc to look at your anus and help you! Read more

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I have a sore or something around the outside of my anus what is it and why is it so painful and how can I help it heal?

Hemorrhoid Possibly: You may have a hemorrhoid if it is right on or coming out of anus itself --try otc hemorroidal creams and also not sitting for long periods of times also epsom salt baths at night and using tuck's pads for toilet wiping can hep as well if not getting better have doctor check. Read more

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How typical is it for your anus to be sore at 39 weeks?

Yes but make sure: Yoru doc examines it at your next visit, as you may have large internal or external hemm that need treatment and if the head is getting down low in your vaginal this will put pressure on the anus, and I strongly rec u do not go past your due date, a recent large study says the ideal time to deliver for the baby is 39-40 weeks, too many bad things can happen to you or the baby once u go past 40 wk. Read more

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I have had diohreah and now my anus is swollen and sore what's going on?

I have had diohreah and now my anus is swollen and sore what's going on?

Diarrhea infection: The diarrhea may be due to an infection this is irritated your anus. Sometimes there can be a news infection or even abscess. You may need to see your physician to help clarify this. You can try moisturizing creams are at before and see if that helps Read more

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No matter what I use I cannot seem to get my anus clean after I move my bowels. Used wipes etc. What can I do my anus is so sore.

No matter what I use I cannot seem to get my anus clean after I move my bowels. Used wipes etc. What can I do my anus is so sore.

Sitz Bath/Tub Bath: Stop using wipes as these are not working. I sugget you either use a sitz bath with warm water after moving your bowels or just sit in a bath tub with warm water If still have same problem consult your Doctor Sitz bath is avauilable from any medical supply store Read more

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Recent, while defecating, I bled a lot. I do not feel sore in the anus. Symptoms occur a few days, then back off. What can I get sick? What should I care?

Recent, while defecating, I bled a lot. I do not feel sore in the anus. Symptoms occur a few days, then back off. What can I get sick? What should I care?

Must see physician: Rectal bleeding in a person age 24 is more likely due to bleeding internal hemorrhoids rather than colorectal cancer. However the incidence of colorectal cancer is increasing in your age group. You should see a physician for evaluation to be safe. It would be advantageous to be seen on a day when you are having bleeding, in which case a small scope will suggest if it's from hemorrhoids. Read more

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I have a sore red mark on my anus, I can feel it a lot when I'm standing up?

I have a sore red mark on my anus, I can feel it a lot when I'm standing up?

Infection: It sounds like a pimple or carbuncle. Which are fancy words for infection. Proper soap and water. Or add antibacterial soap, or move to hydrogen peroxide. You may need oral antibiotics if it doesn't get better Read more

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I put dettol on my already sore anus and now im in the worst pain ever. Help?

Rinse with water: It is a disinfectant antiseptic but for external use! It is irritating especially to anal mucosa and poisonous when swallowed or breathed in large amounts!
So avoid it in the future! Read more

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My anus is sore when wiping like there's a cut but there's no blood or lumps what is this?

My anus is sore when wiping like there's a cut but there's no blood or lumps what is this?

Anal irritation: Sometimes the anus can get irritated and sore form dryness or a simple local irritation/dermatitis. Time sometimes will heal it all by itself, or you may need an evaluation to determine if a steroid cream is needed or any other treatment depending on what is found. Good luck. Read more

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Can hemmeroids be long and thin, going down from the anus, vascular appearance very very sore?

Can hemmeroids be long and thin, going down from the anus, vascular appearance very very sore?

Veins: Hemorrhoids are normal veins in the anal canal. They can become inflamed or enlarged with constipation or prolonged and repeated straining to have a bowel movement. Treated at home by avoiding constipation, drink plenty of liquids, eat more fiber (fruits, vegetables, metamucil), avoid junk foods. See a surgeon if symptoms persist. Read more

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A large sore on my anus size of a golf ball has a hole in and is very painful what could this be and how can I treat it?

A large sore on my anus size of a golf ball has a hole in and is very painful what could this be and how can I treat it?

Big! Possibilities: Consider anal fissure, hemorrhoid (s), proctitis. prolapse, anal abscess or fistula, juvenile retention polyp, trauma to the anal canal, skin changes around the anus (benign or malignant), condylomata. The only way to find out, & to start appropriate treatment, is to get examined. See your doctor please for confirmation of diagnosis first, especially if problem has been present a while. Read more