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Can you have proctitus.On its own. In the bowel without been sexually active as i'm a heterosexual guy, or does this point to chrohns or ulcerative?

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Dr. Usha Mukhytar
Gynecology

In brief: From sex

Anal sex can cause proctitis.

In brief: From sex

Anal sex can cause proctitis.
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
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Dr. Kevin Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Yes

Proctitis does not require sexual activity, but sexual activity is a risk factor. You should see a doctor about your symptoms.
They will likely also evaluate you for inflammatory bowel disease and other conditions.

In brief: Yes

Proctitis does not require sexual activity, but sexual activity is a risk factor. You should see a doctor about your symptoms.
They will likely also evaluate you for inflammatory bowel disease and other conditions.
Dr. Kevin Brown
Dr. Kevin Brown
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