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Is there an STD that would cause a sharp pain in the rectum area during ejaculation?

Is there an STD that would cause a sharp pain in the rectum area during ejaculation?

Pudendal Nerve : Very unlikely to be an std as other symptoms would be present. Consult a urologist. ...Read more

Rectum (Definition)

The rectum is the last portion of the GI tract where the colon ends. It is heavily muscled and generally remains contacted to control the colonic contents but is under conscious control when a ...Read more


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How can haemorroids form in rectum area and what causes them to bleed?

How can haemorroids form in rectum area and what causes them to bleed?

Pressure and trauma: Hemorrhoids are enlarged veins that exist under the lining of the rectum and anus. The primary cause of hemorrhoids is increased abdominal pressure, from chronic constipation, prolonged sitting, pregnancy and in some cases, from other diseases, such as liver disease. They are usually fleshy and soft but cause discomfort when engorged and bleed with trauma such as passing hard stool or hard wiping. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how haemorroids form in rectum area and what causes them to bleed?

Can you tell me how haemorroids form in rectum area and what causes them to bleed?

Protruding: The anal tissue and the local veins are pushed out and expand over time and pressure. Dry hard stools and constipation are elements of the problem. The anal mucosa over the protruding veins is delicate and if rubbed, wiped too hard will ooze or bleed. If the veins are exposed, significant bleeding can occur. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden on and off sharp pain in the rectum or colon/intestine region. It lasts 2 seconds and happens randomly throughout the day?

What can cause sudden on and off sharp pain in the rectum or colon/intestine region. It lasts 2 seconds and happens randomly throughout the day?

Proctalgia fugax: A functional anorectal disorder characterized by severe, intermittent episodes of rectal pain that are self-limited. Attacks of severe anorectal pain may last from a few seconds to minutes.The attacks are usually infrequent; may be precipitated by sexual intercourse, stress, sitting, defecation, or menstruation, in many cases there is no obvious trigger. Most patients do not need any treatment. ...Read more

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Can long term constipation and straining cause ongoing pain in the rectum, testicles and scrotum even after you become regular again?

Can long term constipation and straining cause ongoing pain in the rectum, testicles and scrotum even after you become regular again?

Yes: Long term constipation can lead to hemorrhoids and diverticular disease ( small outpocketings in the intestines) The nerves going to these areas can also cause pain in the rectum, testicles, and scrotum. The pain should go away with a consistent improvement in diet. ...Read more

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A rash on the shaft of my penis which is becoming sore. There is no discharge or lesions. I am also having a burning pain in the rectum. Causes?

A rash on the shaft of my penis which is becoming sore. There is no discharge or lesions. I am also having a burning pain in the rectum. Causes?

Fungus or: Something else. Please see your doc who can help you identify and contain this before it spreads further. Don't try to stop it by yourself. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are some causes of white color of rectum?

What are some causes of white color of rectum?

Perianal skin?: Perianal skin (not rectum: that's up inside) can be lighter than surrounding skin, usually not related to vitiligo (white skin patches; Michael Jackson was thought to have had this). If there are small whitish patches or dots, that could be other things. Have your physician look atthe area. ...Read more

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What causes a vibration sensation near rectum ?

What causes a vibration sensation near rectum ?

Hemorrhoid-vaginitis: Trere are number of problems that may cause your symptom: hemorrhoid, vaginitis, vulvovaginitis, ect. Assuming that you are likely in postmenopausal state, it might be estrogen deficiency as well. Please understand that it is just theory. The best way is to be examined by your primary doctor or gynecologist to establish your diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes rectum cancer?

What causes rectum cancer?

Many risk factors: Polyps can develop in the rectum and then can become cancerous if not removed. Risk factors for this include family history of colon or rectal cancer, older age, inflammatory bowel disease, western diet, smoking, obesity. ...Read more

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What causes a prolapsed rectum?

Loose pelvic muscles: A prolapsed rectum occurs because the supporting muscles and ligaments have loosened due to age, illness of connective tissues, pregnancy, obesity, or other conditions that cause pelvic floor weakness. This needs surgical repair to prevent complications. ...Read more

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What can cause rectum bleeding?

What can cause rectum bleeding?

Many things: Some of the causes of rectal bleeding are: 1.- hemorrhoids 2.- fissures 3.- arteriovenous malformations 4.- polyps 5.- cancer 6.- colitis 7.- upper GI bleed etc, etc, etc.... It is always good to get seen by a physcian if you are experiencing rectal bleeding. ...Read more

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What may cause bleeding from rectum?

What may cause bleeding from rectum?

Rectal bleeding : Can have many causes such as simple hemorrhoids or fissures, but there are other disorders of the gastrointestinal tract like inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis...Etc. This is something that needs a medical evaluation and possibly a colonoscopy for a proper diagnosis. Take care! ...Read more

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Does colitis always cause rectum pain or does it come and go?

Not always: Colitis can cause abdominal pain, diarrhea, bloody stools and sometimes rectal pain. what other symptoms do you have? Typically it persists for period of time i.e. not intermittent. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in rectum causes?

Burning sensation in rectum causes?

Hemorrhoids?: A burning sensation in the anorectal area might be a symptom of hemorrhoids, anal fissure or proctitis (inflammation of the rectum). I suggest you see a GI doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes a sharp pain in the anus/rectum?

Pains: There are a multitude of issues that can cause rectal/anal pain. These include a fissure (crack in the skin), abscess, thrombosed hemorrhoid and others. I would recommend seeing either your primary doctor or a surgeon for an exam. ...Read more

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What is the cause of 11 year old rectum bleeding?

Probably: Hemorrhoids or a fissure. Let your pediatrician know and examine the child and if necessary refer to a pediatric GI doctor. If the child is constipated, they need to be taught to eat and drink properly. Rarely a juvenile polyp or hamartoma can be the cause and requires a colonoscopy to diagnose and remove.These are not cancerous polyps by the way. ...Read more