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I had a hemorroids surgery 5 months ago. Ever since then I have anal mucus discharge. What can I do about it?

I had a hemorroids surgery 5 months ago. Ever since then I have anal mucus discharge. What can I do about it?

Discuss with surgeon: In some instances this may be a sign of other disease but most likely benign. You may need a follow up colonoscopy or biopsy but this will be determined by your physician, . ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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What cause anal leakage and what spacificly is it?

What cause anal leakage and what spacificly is it?

Anal leakage: Oily anal discharge can be related to inflammation in the large bowel, steatorrhea, or consuming large quantities of deep sea fish (keriorrhea). ...Read more

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What causes anal leakage in men? How do you treat it?

What causes anal leakage in men? How do you treat it?

Need CR doctor: This is unusual in men. Often related to diet: high in fat, low in fiber, often drink beer and/or lots of caffeine. You need a diagnostic exam first to be sure there isn't a muscle or nerve issue. If you've had a back injury or surgery, that may be related. Obesity, diabetes make this worse as well. ...Read more

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What is a anal leakage and what causes anal leakage. Can you cure a anal leakage without surgery?

Feces leaking out: The involuntary loss of fecal material from the anus results in brown staining or feces on your underwear. Most often it is caused by some damage to the anal sphincter (the "elastic band" that opens and closes when you have a bowel movement) by prior surgery, anal receptive sex, or nerve damage. Also, severe diarrhea or impaction (hard stool stuck inside) can cause this. See your doctor! ...Read more

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What would cause, anal leakage during heavymenstrual period, and loose stools? Is it my period, or is it something worse? I've had this for 3 days now

What would cause, anal leakage during heavymenstrual period, and loose stools? Is it my period, or is it something worse? I've had this for 3 days now

Diarrhea/menses: These are not likely related, but two different conditions. If the diarrhea continues unabated go and see your PCP and have this evaluated. ...Read more

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What could cause anal and vaginal discharge?

What could cause anal and vaginal discharge?

Infection: You need to see doctor for culture of both anal and vaginal discharge. To get proper med. ...Read more

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Can fungus cause anal clear itchy discharge?

Can fungus cause anal clear itchy discharge?

Yeast seems unlikely: This may be possible, but I doubt yeast is the most likely explanation. Some other infection or inflammatory bowel disease may be more likely. If you are the receptive partner in anal sex, and if at risk for STDs, gonorrhea or chlamydia are possible, or possibly herpes but less likely without substantial pain. Rectal cancer could do it. The main thing is to see a doctor and take it from there. ...Read more

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I'm hiv+ and was wondering can my medicine cause anal discharge?

I'm hiv+ and was wondering can my medicine cause anal discharge?

Not usually: It is important to note the meds do not usually. If you are having anal intercourse, it is more likely infection that is causing this. You need to see your doctor for the HIV meds and find out what is the doctor's suggestion. If no specific answer, then need to see GI doctor.
Best wishes. ...Read more

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What causes mucas stools. Anal discharge?

Mucous: Diarrhea and mucous in stool could point to certain infections, maldigestions, or infalmmatory disorders.
What other symptoms do you have?
Is it isolated?
Is it mixed with blood sometimes?
Any abdominal pain?
These questions and several others would narrow the diagnosis.. ...Read more

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2 weeks with swollen, extremely painful, non-visible, quarter-sized lump inside/to the left of anus. Hurts to sit etc, bloody discharge all day. Cause?

2 weeks with swollen, extremely painful, non-visible, quarter-sized lump inside/to the left of anus. Hurts to sit etc, bloody discharge all day. Cause?

Perianal abcess: The possibility of this being a perianal abcess is strong. It is similar to having a boil on the skin but this is in anal area. Please see a colo-rectal surgeon for the incision and drainage. If you can not wait for an appointment go to ER and they may be able to help you out over there. ...Read more

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Can staph discharge mucus from anus and cause butt pain?

Yes: If you had an anal or rectal abscess caused by staph, it could cause pain and anal discharge. ...Read more

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I was wondering what would cause anal itching/redness and yellow greenish discharge?

I was wondering what would cause anal itching/redness and yellow greenish discharge?

Anal discharge: I am wondering if you have any pain or any fever. Could you have an STD? Is the itching constant? What amount of the yellow greenish discharge are you talking about? Have your bowel habits changed? Are you otherwise healthy? Did something trigger this? Please clarify and I'd be happy to help you. ...Read more

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What can cause orange oil discharge from anus? The last thing I ate was popcorn, kit-kat and a little bit of nachos.

What can cause orange oil discharge from anus? The last thing I ate was popcorn, kit-kat and a little bit of nachos.

Likely normal: Orange color can be the digestive biles from your normal digestion and the foods you have eaten. Should there be more concern, pain, or difficulty defecating a more thorough exam by your doctor would be reasonable. Good luck ...Read more

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Can fecal body odor be caused by an anal fissure? I figure I have one because of a yellowish discharge an the pain I had after a bm 1 month ago.

Can fecal body odor be caused by an anal fissure? I figure I have one because of a yellowish discharge an the pain I had after a bm 1 month ago.

Usually not: Anal fissures can cause a keyhold deformity, however these usually occur with chronicity and long term wounds. I would not expect to see one if you have only had symptoms for a month.

Consider seeing a doctor for further evaluation of both. ...Read more

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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