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What can I take to alleviate severe rectal pain for hours?

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Dr. Olaf Johansen
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: Depend

Depends on the etiology (cause) of your pain.
..Having severe rectal pain is not normal, the most common cause is an anal fissure. Usually if you can keep your bowel movements soft, ( high fiber and plenty of fluids) and take a hot bath after bm these measures usually heal the fissure. If persist see a colon and rectal surgeon.

In brief: Depend

Depends on the etiology (cause) of your pain.
..Having severe rectal pain is not normal, the most common cause is an anal fissure. Usually if you can keep your bowel movements soft, ( high fiber and plenty of fluids) and take a hot bath after bm these measures usually heal the fissure. If persist see a colon and rectal surgeon.
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