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Soreness In Intestines After Bowel Movement
Happy to help but...: Where do you experience soreness when defecating--anal canal, within the pelvis or abdomen, the abdominal wall? Are there associated symptoms, bleeding, discharge? Any defects (rectocele), surgical repairs? Help us best help you by providing more information please. ...Read more
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
Fissure: There are a whole host of things which can cause rectal pain with bowel movements, most are benign, including anal fissures, abscesses, fistula's, hemorrhoids, etc occasional worrisome things such as an anal cancer...Only an exam can determine exact cause. If persist see a colon and rectal surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Butthole feels on fire 4 about an hour after bowel movement, skin down there seems to become extreme irritated & sore afterwards. What could this be?
Having trouble going for a bowel movement because it hurts my stool isnt hard but i bleed everytime and it is extremely sore to wipe afterwards?
Anal fissure: although you need an examination to confirm the diagnosis, you are describing classic symptoms for an anal fissure. It can often be treated conservatively by dietary modification. Generally it's recommended that you have a high-fiber diet with adequate water hydration. After bowel movements try shower instead of wiping to prevent further trauma. Surgery for Botox only if this management fails ...Read more
Earlier today, I had blood in my stool and tonight, after having a bowel movement. I'm really sore. Feels almost like my skin has stretched. ?
See your doctor.: There are many possible reasons to have blood in the stool, but at age 40 any new onset of bleeding needs to be evaluated. It may turn out to be nothing important, but sometimes important diseases, even colon cancer, can show evidence of rectal bleeding. Be sure to see your doctor to have this evaluation performed. Do not delay. Good luck. ...Read more
Constant itchy/sore anus, painful bowel movement and urination, strong smelling discharge, been going on for 4 days. What is this? I'm very worried
Needs exam &culture: Strong smelling discharge needs to be evaluated with a culture and if you are sexually active to rule out STD. The painful urination point towards a Urinary Infection and sore and itchy anus might be due to Hemorroids or anal fissure. I suggest you consult your doctor asap or go to ER and get checked and get appropriate tests and trestment as indicated ...Read more
I am 42 and i recently felt a small lump just above my belly button that was sore to the touch i also had a bowel movement and found bright red blood?
See a doctor: You need a full evaluation. Cannot begin to diagnose this, but it is imperative that you see somebody and have these issues addressed soon. Blood in stool is often from hemorrhoids or anal fissures but may also suggest cancer or other inflammatory illnesses. Go soon and good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer