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What is the definition or description of: Anal sores?

What is the definition or description of: Anal sores?

Anal sorr: Sores on or near the anus. These can be due to trauma or to infection. If not healing in a few days see a doctor ...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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I have anal sores. What is causing this?

I have anal sores. What is causing this?

Anal sores: Could you be referring to fissures, fistula, abscess? Sexually transmitted disease (syphilis, gc, hiv, etc.) should be considered. Hemorrhoids & rectal prolapse can appear as an outward bulging. Anal trauma of any kind may cause mechanical injury. Skin eruptions need to be considered. Evaluation is recommended to distinguish serious versus less concerning reasons for your problem as described. ...Read more

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My bf has anal sores what is causing this?

My bf has anal sores what is causing this?

Perianal sores: This could be a sexually transmitted disease or bacterial infection. I recommend evaluation and culture of the lesions. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for anal swelling?

What is the best treatment for anal swelling?

See physician: Treatment will always depend upon the diagnosis of the condition. See your physician. If it is hemorrhoids he/she may prescribe something over the counter such as anusol. ...Read more

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Herpes in the anus causes bleeding, what is the best treatment for this?

Herpes in the anus causes bleeding, what is the best treatment for this?

Treat the herpes: It's unusual to get anal bleeding from herpes, but if it's clear that's the cause, then treating the herpes (acyclovir, valacyclovir, famciclovir) is the solution. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for anal fissures? I suffer from on and off constipation.

What's the best treatment for anal fissures? I suffer from on and off constipation.

Cure constipation: The hard stool tears the delicate mucosa. Most constipation comes from lousy diet so try to eat only god made food and leave the "junk" alone, particularly all that sweet stuff, candy, sodas (evendiet) sugar, all the man-made junk that poses as "food"! ...Read more

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Please tell me, could anyone tell me the best treatment for anal-fistula. I have already gone through a surgery, but no result?

Please tell me, could anyone tell me the best treatment for anal-fistula. I have already gone through a surgery, but no result?

Surgery: Is the best treatment and although occassionally fails and requires repeat procedure, if done correctly has an excellent result. Numerous types of fistula surgery are out there depending on the location of the fistula and experience of the surgeon. See a colon and rectal surgeon or at least get a second opinion from one. ...Read more

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I have a large bump on my anus. It's sore and has a black dot on it. Is this an ingrown hair and if so, what is the best treatment?

I have a large bump on my anus. It's sore and has a black dot on it. Is this an ingrown hair and if so, what is the best treatment?

Black bump: This could be infected or ingrown hair or an early abscess, yes. If it gets painful and red or oozes pus, you might want it examined. Apply warm compresses and keep area clean. ...Read more

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Anal itching, scratches around anus skin, light bleeding. No pain/normal bowel mov. Rectoscopy normal. Ongoing for years. What is the best treatment?

Anal itching, scratches around anus skin, light bleeding. No pain/normal bowel mov. Rectoscopy normal. Ongoing for years. What is the best treatment?

Clean: Anal itching can be a very tough symptom to cure. However, I have found the following procedure an excellent "almost" cure. Immediately after every bowl movement, wash the area with soap and water. Dry the area well and then either rub in otc Hydrocortisone cream or vasaline petroleum jelly. This routine works great and has been extremely successful with my patients. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for anal fissure?

Linda Wang Dr. Wang
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Which treatment works the best and fastest for anal fissure?

Soften stool, baths: Eliminating constipation and softening stools are usually the primary targets when treating anal fissures. Such goals can be accomplished by taking daily fiber supplements and/or using laxatives. Sitz baths, during which the rectal area is immersed in warm water for 10-15 minutes, are also therapeutic and should be done 2-3 times per day. Sitz baths are available in most drugstores. ...Read more

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What are the best treatment for an anal fistula?

Avoid Constipation: Non-surgical treatment includes warm water soaks 2- 3 times a day, increasing fiber intake, drink lots of water, and taking stool softeners or laxatives. Witch hazel (tucks (witch hazel) pads) can help. Some relief in a day or two usually. It may take several weeks for the fissure to heal completely. Sometimes fissures heal without treatment. May require surgery. ...Read more

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What is the best natural treatment for chronic anal fissures?

What is the best natural treatment for chronic anal fissures?

Soft stools: This will work about 20% of the time.
Lateral sphinctermyotomy is curative. Spare the knife and spoil the rectum ...Read more

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I've had anal fissure for 5 years. It's been really good in the past few months. Symptoms appeared again after 1 constipation. What's the best treatment?

I've had anal fissure for 5 years. It's been really good in the past few months. Symptoms appeared again after 1 constipation. What's the best treatment?

Chronic: Or recurring anal fissures should be studied since they may be associated with inflammatory bowel disease! Assuming this work-up is negative a steroid (cortisone) Cream may be very helpful!


Hope this helps!
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For anal fissure treatment, which is the best ointment, cream or gel you use (less side effect or interactions with hbp medicines.)?

Umm: Well some anal fissures require surgery. Use the treatment recommended by your physician. If you have not seen a physician then it is best to be evaluated and treated appropriately for treatment. ...Read more

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Best treatment for an anal fissure?

Best treatment for an anal fissure?

Anal fissure: The management of primary anal fissures is generally non-operative and includes increased dietary fibre, warm baths, topical ointments and sometimes botulinum toxin injections. If these treatments are ineffective then surgical intervention may be considered ...Read more

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What is the treatment for anal itching that is best and has fewest side effects?

What is the treatment for anal itching that is best and has fewest side effects?

See your doctor: There are multiple different causes for anal itching. I would recommend seeing your doctor so they can evaluate you to determine the cause and prescribe the appropriate treatment based on what they find. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for external hemmorhoids in anus?

Is there any treatment for external hemmorhoids in anus?

Hemmorhoids: Yes there are in office procedures like banding that can be done to manage the disease as well as non surgical behavioral and dietary modifications. ...Read more

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What will happen if you get anal polyps, treatment/cure wise?

Depends: True polyps, hemorrhoids, skin tags and anal warts all feel the same and require different treatments.
Cjh ...Read more

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Friend is is 54 & has been drop of blood from anus. Feels hard & then blood. What can be causing it. Any treatment...the blood also is not always?

Friend is is 54 & has been drop of blood from anus. Feels hard & then blood. What can be causing it. Any treatment...the blood also is not always?

Hemorrhoids: The most common cause of occasional small amounts of
bleeding is bleeding from internal hemorrhoids. The bleeding occurs at the end of a bowel movement, and more likely when constipated. Stool softeners and increasing fiber intake can reduce constipation. If blood is noted in the bowl, rather than just on the paper, a flexible sigmoidoscopy is mandatory to be certain that cancer is not the cause. ...Read more

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How can you get treatment for anal warts?

How can you get treatment for anal warts?

Going to your doctor: Will get rid of them by some type of surgical removal, or chemical application, or deep freezing (cryo), delay will cause spread to inside into anorectal area then makes it difficult to treat. ...Read more

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Is there any risk in having an anal sphincterectomy if I want to have more children and deliver vaginally? Fissure hasn't heal with medical treatment.

Is there any risk in having an anal sphincterectomy if I want to have more children and deliver vaginally? Fissure hasn't heal with medical treatment.

Anal fissue: Theoretically, yes. If a vaginal birth is complicated by a 4 th degree tear, then that potentially can weaken the sphincter and a concomitant sphincterotomy could aggravate that. Sphincterotomy alone and in the right hands has a minimal chance of sphincter issues and is an excellent treatment of chronic anal fissure that has failed medical mgmt. ...Read more

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My anal passage has stopped closing properly, why is this, & do I need treatment?

My anal passage has stopped closing properly, why is this, & do I need treatment?

Abnormal: If you are talking about stool incontinence that is always abnormal. Would suggest seeing your PCP ASAP.
It can be anywhere from a neurologic condition, sphincter incompetence to a fistula, which would be a vicious tract from your rectum to the skin.
You need a thorough exam and further recommendations based on findings. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for imperforate anus?

What is the treatment for imperforate anus?

A Pena Procedure: This procedure was named after alberto pena. Basically you pull a segment of colon down to the skin and create an opening. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the altrenative treatment of anal warts?

Various: Things like chemical cauterization if all are external and no internal warts. Aldara (imiquimod) can sometimes be effective for both internal and external. Surgical excision of both internal and external is also an option. See a colon and rectal surgeon for recommendations of the best method in your particular case. ...Read more

Anal Sores (Definition)

Sores on or near the anus. These can be due to trauma or to infection. If not healing in a few ...Read more