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Doctor insights on: Swollen Anus Symptoms

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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

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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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

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Cant do #2 ive pushing for 3 hours my anus is swollen what can I take need help anus hurts ?

Cant do #2 ive pushing for 3 hours my anus is swollen what can I take need help anus hurts ?

Tenesmus: Definition of "tenesmus" = ineffectual and painful straining at stool. If this sounds familiar, please stop and seek medical help or risk hemorrhoids, fissures, prolapse, etc. Rectal dysfunctional, and for that matter constipation in general, can reflect a variety of problems that should be systemically evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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Why is my anus itchy and swollen?

Why is my anus itchy and swollen?

Anal issues: There a significant number of benign disease of the anus that can cause symptoms. Some of the more common include hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulas and abscesses. Your appear to be describing a inflamed prolapsed internal hemorrhoid. I would suggest you see you primary doctor for an exam and treatment. ...Read more

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I have swollen lumps on my anus what can I do?

I have swollen lumps on my anus what can I do?

Hemorrhoids: Swollen lumps on the anus are usually thrombosed hemorrhoids. These are hemorrhoids with a blood clot. They are usually very tender making it uncomfortable to sit and may bleed. I suggest you see a doctor for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more