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I have an irritation in my anus but no blood in stool, what can it be? (no anal intercourse)
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
6 doctors agree
In brief: Several things
Anal irritation can be from many things.
Simple proctitis can be from poor hygiene. One can have parasites (worms) that cause irritation, hemorrhoids both intrernal and external, prolapse of the rectum will cause this. There are inflammatory bowel disorders to cause this. An anal fissure (tear) can do this. Constipation can cause this as well as diarrhea. If worrisome, see pcp.

In brief: Several things
Anal irritation can be from many things.
Simple proctitis can be from poor hygiene. One can have parasites (worms) that cause irritation, hemorrhoids both intrernal and external, prolapse of the rectum will cause this. There are inflammatory bowel disorders to cause this. An anal fissure (tear) can do this. Constipation can cause this as well as diarrhea. If worrisome, see pcp.
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: See your doctor
Could be hemorrhoids,irritation from wiping too hard, or not cleaning well enough, infection, a fissure.
......so see your doctor to determine the cause.

In brief: See your doctor
Could be hemorrhoids,irritation from wiping too hard, or not cleaning well enough, infection, a fissure.
......so see your doctor to determine the cause.
Dr. Diane Minich
Dr. Diane Minich
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