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What causes a sharp pain in the anus/rectum?

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In brief: Pains

There are a multitude of issues that can cause rectal/anal pain.
These include a fissure (crack in the skin), abscess, thrombosed hemorrhoid and others. I would recommend seeing either your primary doctor or a surgeon for an exam.

In brief: Pains

There are a multitude of issues that can cause rectal/anal pain.
These include a fissure (crack in the skin), abscess, thrombosed hemorrhoid and others. I would recommend seeing either your primary doctor or a surgeon for an exam.
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