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Which specialist to consult when having pain in anus?
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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Proctologist
Both gastroenterologists & colorectal surgeons can help you.
They will first perform a visual inspection & digital exam after taking your history as to circumstances, duration, quality, timing of symptoms & your risk factors. They may then determine topical treatment or ask to perform further evaluation of the rectal lining. Symptoms may prove functional (proctalgia fugax) & warrant different rx.

In brief: Proctologist
Both gastroenterologists & colorectal surgeons can help you.
They will first perform a visual inspection & digital exam after taking your history as to circumstances, duration, quality, timing of symptoms & your risk factors. They may then determine topical treatment or ask to perform further evaluation of the rectal lining. Symptoms may prove functional (proctalgia fugax) & warrant different rx.
Dr. Charles Cattano
Dr. Charles Cattano
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Dr. Brian Le
Pain Management
2 doctors agree
In brief: GI specialist
You should see a gastroenterologist or colon and rectal surgeon.
They are trained in treating pain in the anus.

In brief: GI specialist
You should see a gastroenterologist or colon and rectal surgeon.
They are trained in treating pain in the anus.
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le
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