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Causes Of Pain In The Rectum
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
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
Maybe an allergic reaction to baby wipes . . . Swollen area at rectum . . . Do allergies cause hemorrhoids?
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
Can long term constipation and straining cause ongoing pain in the rectum, testicles and scrotum even after you become regular again?
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
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
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
I have been having this really annoying vibrating feeling in my rectum, just non stop! what in the world? 29 yo female no weird sex stuff to cause it
Hmmm?: Things that make you say hmmm? See a doctor and get a physical exam. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
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