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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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I have received feedback on my weird sensation on left side of anus possible hemmroid/tumor but if it goes away in a few days can I rule out tumor?

I have received feedback on my weird sensation on left side of anus possible hemmroid/tumor but if it goes away in a few days can I rule out tumor?

Hemorrhoids: Although that is probably true, especially given your young age, you should have a rectal exam by your physician to be safe. It is always a sad case when someone has assumed they have had hemorrhoids for years only to find out it was a tumor that was ignored. ...Read more

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I have a buzzing sensation in my anus?

I have a buzzing sensation in my anus?

Lumbar spine x-ray: See your physician who will conduct a thorough history and physical exam, including reflexes of the lower extremities. I would also recommend beginning with a plain X-ray of your lower spine ("Lumbar spine" and "sacrum") ...Read more

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Why am I having muscle spasms on my anus!? What causes this weird sensation?

Spasm of the: Sphinctetr muscle is a common problem. Etiology is not known. Soaking bottom in warm water helps. Avoid straining or hard bowel movements as you can develop a fissure. I also recommend high fiber diet and stool softeners as needed. ...Read more

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Help! I have burning sensation in the anus?

Help! I have burning sensation in the anus?

Burning: Burning sensation around the anal canal can be from a multitude of issues. One of the most common is an anal fissure or crack in the anal skin and is usually benign. If you are concerned I would recommend your doctor do a thorough rectal exam to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can cause a wiggling sensation in my anus? Worms?

What can cause a wiggling sensation in my anus? Worms?

Worms: Although Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm) can cause extreme itching -usually at night- most crawling sensations in the anal area are not parasitic. Usually caused by pruritus ani, a condition generally caused from poor hygiene, or allowing soiling of the anal area to persist after bowel movements. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about tingling sensation and itching anus?

Anal itching: Sometimes this can be due to hemorrhoids. Allergies to medication can also cause these symptoms. Try preparation h for a week, see your doctor if there is no improvement. ...Read more

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I'm having Tingling sensation in anus. What could be the reason?

Tingling?: I'm not sure what you're describing, but if by "tingling" you're referring to itching, and it's isolated to your anus, it could be a pinworm infection, especially if it's worse at night. You should see a physician to be examined and possibly have a stool specimen examined for parasites, including pin or roundworms. ...Read more

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Why is my anus always have a burning, itching sensation? What causes this?

Why is my anus always have a burning, itching sensation? What causes this?

Most common: Causes of pruritus ani are caffeine and excess moisture. There is no correct amount of caffeine, so best to totally eliminate it for several weeks and allow area to heal, then reintroduce caffeine slowly to find your threshold. Also corn starch powder to bottom frequently and liberally helps with the excess moisture. Avoid chronic use of steroid creams! ...Read more

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I'm a 19 year old male and for the past two days I have been experiencing a buzzing sensation in my anus. It also feels kinda loose too?

I'm a 19 year old male and for the past two days I have been experiencing a buzzing sensation in my anus. It also feels kinda loose too?

Loose: Please go to a nearby Pharmacy and they will more than likely recommend some cream to slow things down.
If they are not comfortable about this they will advise you to go to the Emergency room.

Hope all goes well! ...Read more

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What is the Stinging/burning sensation around outside of my anus?

What is the Stinging/burning sensation around outside of my anus?

Anal discomfort: Possibilities include an anal fissure, perianal dermatitis, and hemorrhoids. A perianal abscess is less likely. I recommend that you consult a proctologist or colorectal surgeon for diagnosis, advice and treatment. In the meantime try warm applications and apply an ointment like anusol or cortisporin. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation in my anus is it from where I sweat as I am a male? And how do I treat it from home,

I have a burning sensation in my anus is it from where I sweat as I am a male? And how do I treat it from home,

Rash on botty ~: Hi Mr QByrd ~ yes indeedy especially if you are HAIRY where you are male :-)) We guys are really just 1/2 a strand of DNA from our ambulating hominid cousins and its still gonna take a couple generations/mutations before we lose the hair where we don't need it! KEEP DRY with anti bacterial powder or baby powder) and apply after shower an antifungal cream (Lamisil) K? :-)) ...Read more

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Hi, I have had a burning sensation around my anus, for nearly a week and now my lower back is doing the same. Please help.

Hi, I have had a burning sensation around my anus, for nearly a week and now my lower back is doing the same. Please help.

See your doctor: You should be evaluated in case you have an issue at the bottom of your spinal cord, especially if you have anesthetic symptoms. See your doctor for a neurologic examination. ...Read more

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I have a weird stinging itching sensation that radiates from my belly button to my penis and sometimes further down to almost my anus.?

I have a weird stinging itching sensation that radiates from my belly button to my penis and sometimes further down to almost my anus.?

Here are some. ..: The described info is not enough to deduce a correct Dx. To do so, bring the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, & progress of all symptoms with their related discomfort over time to the Doc for analysis + physical exam + tests as needed so to reach reasonable Dx for proposing reasonable care timely. So, move and work with Doc closely. Best. .. ...Read more

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I had GERD n burning sensation in anus n stool ejection is not proper. I'm ok with GERD but still stool irregular & not ejecting automatically. Pls help?

I had GERD n burning sensation in anus n stool ejection is not proper. I'm ok with GERD but still stool irregular & not ejecting automatically. Pls help?

Any constipation: Possible chronic constipation and hemorrhoids will present with similar symptoms. Rectal examination and control of constipation if present. ...Read more

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Stomach ache since few days. Once left once right once lower once middle. Sometimes burning sensation. Burning n itching near anus. No other complcatn?

Stomach ache since few days. Once left once right once lower once middle. Sometimes burning sensation. Burning n itching near anus. No other complcatn?

Stomach pain: As the pain sound like fleeting pain may be from irritable bowel syndrome, if there is structural abnormality, pain is expected to correspond to the are of abnormality, See a gastroenterologist for proper exam and tests if at all required to make the diagnosis ...Read more

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What is it that causes your anus to have a burning sensation after you have diarrhea?

What is it that causes your anus to have a burning sensation after you have diarrhea?

Liquid base: When you have diarheea, mostly liquid, anything you ate disolves really well in water. That solution penetrates the tissues pretty fast. The anal canal has sensitive inervation, and at this level you feel the discomfort sensation. ...Read more

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Does itching sensation in anus is sign of presence of intestinal worms? If so what can be done?

Does itching sensation in anus is sign of presence of intestinal worms? If so what can be done?

Lots of reasons: There are lots of reasons for peri-anal itching. Most of them are not related to intestinal worms.

Certainly, pin worms can cause the symptoms you are describing, but my suspicion is that there is another cause.

If the itching persists, you should be seen by your doctor. A good internist can do a careful examination and point you in the right direction. ...Read more

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Those last few days I have a light itchiness in my anus together with biting crawling and pulsing sensation. What could it be?

Those last few days I have a light itchiness in my anus together with biting crawling and pulsing sensation. What could it be?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, and physical examination, however your description suggests hemorrhoids. You may try over the counter remedies for hemorrhoids. If that does not resolve the matter in a week, it would be prudent to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Took albenza (albendazole) two days ago for pinworms. Still feeling crawling sensation in anus at night. Is the medicine working?

Took albenza (albendazole) two days ago for pinworms. Still feeling crawling sensation in anus at night. Is the medicine working?

I should be: That sensation is most likely inflammation of the tissue and skin around the anus which takes a few days to calm down even after the parasites have died. Give it some time. Since treatment has been started, at this point a cream like Proctosol may hasten relief of the itching. Now, for pinworms a dose of albendazole does have to be repeated 2 weeks after the first for cure. ...Read more

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I've been suffering from burning sensation in my anus just when defecating it's very painful I've been diagnosed with dysentery I felt OK with meds?

I've been suffering from burning sensation in my anus just when defecating it's very painful I've been diagnosed with dysentery I felt OK with meds?

Possible anal fissur: It sounds like you may have an anal fissure. This is a tear of the mucosa in the anal canal. It typically causes pain during the passage of stool and possibly some afterward. Have you had an exam to chack the anal area? Drink Plenty of fluids and take in a high fiber diet. See your doctor to have this checked. ...Read more

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Leaky feeling in anus, moist but when I check nothing is there. Mucous in stools too and pressure in anus. What is this strange sensation of wetness?

Leaky feeling in anus, moist but when I check nothing is there. Mucous in stools too and pressure in anus. What is this strange sensation of wetness?

See a doctor: These symptoms really need to be checked out. There may be an abscess that needs medical attention. Often you can't see it from the outside but on a proper exam it may be identified. Crohn's disease and pilonidal cyst are two conditions that come to mind. ...Read more