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Anal Pain

Pain that occurs in the perianal region (the area around the rectum or anus) is called anal pain. Some of the most common causes of anal pain include constipation, hemorrhoids or piles, diarrhea, anal sex, fecal impaction, ulcerative colitis, trauma, anal fissures, and anal cancer.

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I have been suffering from diarrhea, sore throat, and throbbing pain in my anal region after I used a sex toy in my anus. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor,I had been experimenting with anal play. I am experiencing throbbing pain in that area after that. The doctor suggested it to be a spasm. I also had a sore throat and cough. I am also suffering from diarrhea. What to do?Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understood your concern. It seems you have developed an acute intestinal infection known as gastroenteritis. This can happen following the consumption of outside food or can happen following the introduction of infection via a sex toy. Now, the treatment would be ...  Read Full »

How can I manage blood discharge during defecation?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 24-year-old female. I have lumps near my rectum. Initially, there were two, but now there are three. As a result, I am having pain after bowel movements. In addition, there is blood discharge at times during defecation. I also suffer from constipation and have had this problem fo...  Read Full »

Dr. Arvind Guru

Answer: Hello, Welcome to From your description, you appear to be suffering from an anal fissure. However, confirmation of diagnosis will require an examination of the area. So I suggest you consult a local general surgeon to examine the condition directly. Until that time, I suggest you fol...  Read Full »

How to treat anal pain and discomfort while passing stools?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 22 years old. I have pain in the anal region and pain and discomfort while passing stools. Also, my bowel movements are limited. The difficulties started two days ago. I am currently not taking any medications. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Anal pain and discomfort can be caused by a variety of conditions. Some common causes of anal pain and discomfort include hemorrhoids, anal fissures, and constipation. 1. Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the rectal area that can cause pain, i...  Read Full »

Why do I have anal pain when I sit, lift things, or walk?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had pain in my anal area for less than a week. It hurts every time I sit down, lift something, squat down, or walk. I have a previous history of dust allergy and hay fever. I have used the tablet Cetirizine in the past. Kindly advise.  Read Full »

Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for the query. I understand your concern. You have an inflamed pus lesion in the anal area. It may be due to folliculitis. Do you have any issues related to passing stools? I suggest the below steps. Avoid wearing tight clothes. Wear loose inner wears. Avoi...  Read Full »

Why do I have recurrent pain and discomfort in my anal area?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having pain in my anal area during excretion for three years. After some days I consulted a doctor as the pain became unbearable. The doctor told me that my liver was weak and gave me some medicines. But it did not give me relief and so I consulted another doctor. He said that I w...  Read Full »

Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Our gut consists of an environment of microorganisms called gut flora. They are responsible for the proper digestion of food. Once this flora is depleted by toxins many gastrointestinal symptoms like loss of appetite, fee...  Read Full »

Why do I feel a burning sensation after passing stools?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had internal and external piles for five years, and two years back, I got laser surgery for piles and fissures. I got recovered completely. During my past treatment for piles and fissures, I have done a couple of colonoscopies and endoscopies, and both returned negative. Sometimes ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. This is a typical anal type of pain. Well, I think this is a fissure, and given your last surgeon's evaluation that this is an external pile, it is possible that it was chronic anal fissure or sentinel pile. External hemorrhoids and chroni...  Read Full »

I have pain and bleeding in my anal area. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have pain at the top of my anal area near the tailbone area. It is like a lumpy feeling and it has not caused any pain in the last two months. But suddenly for the past three days, it hurts when I sit and there is a lot of blood when I wipe it with toilet paper. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Naresh Kumar M.

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. Based on your symptoms the probable causes might be as follows. Fissure in the anus: There will be a crack and pain while passing stools. Blood streaks may be present on the stools. To control it you should eat more fruits and keep your s...  Read Full »

I feel a throbbing pain in the anus. Please help me.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 29-year-old male unmarried. For more than one year, I feel pain in the anus like throbbing (pain like beating in the anus) and feeling huge pain four hours after masturbation. The pain continues for five minutes or 10 minutes and gradually reduce and stops. Pain rarely comes. So...  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your symptoms could be related to a local infection or coccydynia. Coming to this point, I would recommend consulting with a surgeon for a physical exam and an ultrasound of the soft tissues in this region. A dynamic radiography is necessary to investigate for cocc...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for hemorrhoids?

Query: Hi doctor, There is a sharp pain, itching and burning sensation in my anus. I am suffering from hemorrhoids. I am taking ointment and painkiller with a sitz bath. What can I do to treat them?  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to According to the history, you are having piles of a greater degree. Your local anal examination and proctoscopy examination has to be done to check rectum and anal area to look for ulceration associated with piles. Take less spicy foods. Do not strain while defecatio...  Read Full »

What causes shooting pain in the anus and how to treat it?

Query: Hello doctor, For the past one month, I get a shooting pain in my anus, or maybe rectum. It only happens when I am sitting down or laying down. The pain usually lasts a couple of seconds and every other day it happens. I have also have been pooping small balls, not the normal poop. Is it the reason ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It appears you have a fissure and there is a damage to your tract due to hard stools. Your stool should be soft. For that, you should eat a high-fiber diet like fruits (apple, banana, oranges), green leafy vegetables (spinach), and raw cucumber. Avoid smoking, refine...  Read Full »

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