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What are symptoms of an anal fistula? I'm having some itching and it seems like I can never wipe good. Had Normal colonoscopy and endoscope recently.

A number of symptoms. Symptoms of an anal fistula include skin irritation around the anus, a throbbing pain, and a discharge of pus or blood when you have a bowel movement. In addition you may have odor, fever, or swelling in the area. An anal fistula may be due to an abscess or an underlying inflammatory bowel disease like Crohn's disease. A normal colonoscopy and endoscopy are reassuring. Read more...

What are common symptoms of an anal abscess/fistula?

Pain . Anal abscess or fistula typically cause pain near the rectum. The fistulae moreso during bowel movements. Both are important to diagnose and treat, especially an abscess as this can cause death or disability if not treated promptly. Read more...
Pain, Swelling and drainage of purulent material/fluid, maybe fever. Proper drainage and possible surgical correction of the fistula is necessary. Read more...
Butt pain . A persistent 'pain in the butt' should be eval by a doctor or at least have your butt look at under the light of day. Read more...
Anal Abscess. An anal abscess is a painful condition in which a collection of pus develops near the anus. Most anal abscesses are a result of infection from small anal glands. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/anal-abscess. Read more...

If I had an anal fistula what would be the exact symptoms and would they become more obvious after I had just been to the toilet?

Before treatment... 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 before treatment. Read more...

Symptoms of a scrotal anal fistula?

You may. Mean fissure. A fistula going from the rectum to the scrotum would be life threatening. A fissure creates severe pain and is like a crack in the skin. If concerned about either you need to get seen. Read more...