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The area around my anus has a open wound that bleeds when wiped, but i know for sure it isn't a hemorrhoid. Can triple antibiotic ointment help?

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Dr. Donald Jacobson
Psychiatry
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In brief: Doubtful

Please see a gastroenterologist.
This could be a rectal or anal fissure or something else entirely, get a correct diagnosis and proper treatment. As you know it is a very sensitive area, save yourself unnecessary pain and have it treated professionally. Hope all turns out well for you.

In brief: Doubtful

Please see a gastroenterologist.
This could be a rectal or anal fissure or something else entirely, get a correct diagnosis and proper treatment. As you know it is a very sensitive area, save yourself unnecessary pain and have it treated professionally. Hope all turns out well for you.
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Dr. Martin Tyson
Addiction Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Won't hurt

Sounds like you probably have an anal fissure.
Basically a small tear that can be very painful . There are many medical as well as surgical treatment options so best to see your doc. In the meantime, can try stool softeners, site baths.

In brief: Won't hurt

Sounds like you probably have an anal fissure.
Basically a small tear that can be very painful . There are many medical as well as surgical treatment options so best to see your doc. In the meantime, can try stool softeners, site baths.
Dr. Martin Tyson
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