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Why Does My Anus Burn When I Poop
BM pain with wiping: Hi the first reason that comes to mind is that there is a small tear, an anal fissure, causing the pain. These small tears can be common...Especially if your bowel movements are hard or difficult. The other common problem is hemorrhoids. I would want to know if you were bleeding and how long the pain is persisting. If you are having increasing pain you need to be seen. ...Read more
Cystitis/vaginitis?: Whether the source of the bleeding is from the vagina or bladder, neither are normal and it requires evaluation to make sure there is no infection, cancerous tumor, or other significant problem. Would recommend seeing a urologist if blood is in the urine or gynecologist if bleeding is from the vagina. ...Read more
Wiping away pain: The vulvar tissues are sensitive to "rough handling" even when healthy. If there is an infection or other problem present it will feel like you are wiping with "sandpaper". A good exam by a OB GYN MD will make sure there aren't any lesions or infection. Sometimes, dabbing gently with moist toilet paper or using "baby" wipes works to relieve discomfort if wiping from front to back at all times. ...Read more
Many causes: Certain foods can trigger this. These include spicy food as well as alcohol. There is an ingredient in beer, especially german beer, which causes perianal itching/burning. Rarely, perianal itching/ burning can be due to infection i.E pinworm. Finally, hemorrhoids frequently cause burning and itching during and after defecation. If you see any blood in the stool, contact your doctor immediately. ...Read more
Fissure, piles, PNS: Anal fissure is a split in the anal skin and quite painful when skin is stretched by a bm. Hemorrhoids can certainly be pailful as a pilonodal sinus or cyst. Suggest you try preparation h for temporary relief then see your dr, or a colorectal surgeon, they only recommend surgery if absolutely necessary, if pain persists. All this is assuming you aren't constipated. Good luck. ...Read more
Constipation: Eat foods high in fiber such as fruits, veggies, or cereal. Also pushing plenty of water throughout the day. Consider some coffee or tea in the mornings. For smooth muscle contractions in the intestine. Also consider otc meds such as colace, dulcolax, magcitrate or miralax (polyethylene glycol). ...Read more
Some times: the tissue can become raw after repeated liquid stools. Take care. ...Read more
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