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I have dark green feces (chunks of red and poss. specks of blood), trouble excreting soft stool, painless swollen area near anus, and cramps. Answers?

I have dark green feces (chunks of red and poss. specks of blood), trouble excreting soft stool, painless swollen area near anus, and cramps. Answers?

Swollen anus w/cramp: May be proctitis: inflammation of the lower rectal area due to inflammatory bowel disease ,gluten sensitivity, sexually transmitted diseases, trauma. Keep stool soft w/drinking fluids 2.5-3.5 liters /day water /gatorade/ juices( not pure water, f/u w doc /urgent care http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/proctitis/basics/definition/con-20027855 ...Read more

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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I took diflucan yesterday evening, immediately my lips vaginal area and anus started burning. My lips are swollen now with a few hives. Is this seriou?

I took diflucan yesterday evening, immediately my lips vaginal area and anus started burning. My lips are swollen now with a few hives. Is this seriou?

Allergic reaction: It seems very likely you are allergic to fluconazole (the active ingredient of Diflucan). Probably this episode will clear up pretty quickly, but don't take it any more. And for now, also avoid other anti-yeast medications that contain "azole" drugs (miconazole/Monistat, clotrimazole/GyneLotrimin, and others). Discuss w/ your doctor, including other treatment options for yeast infections. ...Read more

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Why is my anus swollen?

Why is my anus swollen?

Depends: It depends on the circumstances under which the swelling took place (trauma, infection, etc). ...Read more

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Is the skin above my anus supposed to be swollen?

Is the skin above my anus supposed to be swollen?

Not usually: And especially if this is a new finding that wasn't there before , it warrants evaluation by your doctor or a colon and rectal surgeon. Could be an abscess or external hemorrhoid. If this is new, best to get it checked out properly. ...Read more