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I have a sore or something around the outside of my anus what is it and why is it so painful and how can I help it heal?

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Dr. Kevin Considine
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In brief: Hemorrhoid Possibly

You may have a hemorrhoid if it is right on or coming out of anus itself --try otc hemorroidal creams and also not sitting for long periods of times also epsom salt baths at night and using tuck's pads for toilet wiping can hep as well if not getting better have doctor check.

In brief: Hemorrhoid Possibly

You may have a hemorrhoid if it is right on or coming out of anus itself --try otc hemorroidal creams and also not sitting for long periods of times also epsom salt baths at night and using tuck's pads for toilet wiping can hep as well if not getting better have doctor check.
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In brief: Anal Abscess

An anal abscess is a painful condition in which a collection of pus develops near the anus.
Most anal abscesses are a result of infection from small anal glands. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/anal-abscess

In brief: Anal Abscess

An anal abscess is a painful condition in which a collection of pus develops near the anus.
Most anal abscesses are a result of infection from small anal glands. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/anal-abscess
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