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 am applying Sucral Ano cream for my itchy and painful anus. What more can I do to treat it?

Query: Hi doctor, I have itching in the anus with little pain, and I am applying Sucral Ano cream for one day. Sometimes I face constipation, but I faced these symptoms two years back. What do I need to do more? Do I need to take any antibiotics? Do I need to apply Elocon ointment there for itching?  Read Full »

Dr. Madhav Tiwari

Answer: Hello, Please continue to apply Sucral Ano (Sucralfate and Metronidazole) twice a day for five to seven days. It should settle your problem. For itching, please apply Calamine lotion once in the afternoon for one week. For prevention: 1. Please drink 10 cups of fluids per day. 2. Eat a high-fib...  Read Full »

I have pain and a lumpy feeling in my anal area that hurts while sitting and bleeds on wiping. Kindly 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 »

Is surgery necessary for anal fissure?

Query: Hi doctor,I have pain while passing stools and I have blood along with it. Sometimes, I have many blood spots on my stool. I consulted a doctor and did a physical examination. He told me that I have an anal fissure. He suggested me to take GTN 0.2% and tablet Brixen. If there is no relief in ten day...  Read Full »

Dr. Lalit Kumar Bansal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to An anal fissure is a cut in the anal passage. It occurs due to the passage of hard stools. It presents with pain and bleeding in ninety-nine percent of cases. Surgery is not required in most cases. But proper medicines and prevention are necessary to be taken. I suggest...  Read Full »

Why do I feel a burning sensation after passing stools even though hemorrhoids were completely cured?

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 »

Why do I have pain in the anus while passing stools?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 35 years old lady having horrible pain in my anus while passing motion. It is intolerable. I am applying Anovate cream but still, it is not helping. Please advice.  Read Full »

Dr. Md Kamrul Hasan Sajib

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read your problem carefully. Though history is incomplete, I think you are suffering probably from anal fissure. I need to know if there is any bleeding per rectum or anything coming out from the rectum during defecation. It occurs mostly in a female. The main ca...  Read Full »

I have had a greenish-bump-like structure and pain in my anus. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had pain in my anus for a long. At first, I thought it would go away but when the pain increased, I checked my anus and I found a greenish bump-like structure. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. It may be due to some infections, piles, and fissures. I suggest you to follow a few instructions mentioned below. Eat salads and fruits. Avoid oily spicy foods and nonveg foods for a few months. Drink plenty of wat...  Read Full »

I have a wound in my anal region and I bleed continuously. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am bleeding from my bottom and lately, when I used my phone camera I realized that I had a wound. Because of this wound, I have been bleeding all along. I feel pain during and minutes after visiting a toilet. Please help me. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Darshan Kanani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to From the look of it (attachment removed for patient identity protection), I think this is rectal prolapse complicated by an ulcer. Rectal prolapse is a condition in which the rectum (the lower part of the large intestine) turns inside out and protrudes through the anus...  Read Full »

I am undergoing treatment for chronic anal fissures. How to overcome blood in my stools and sharp pain in my anal region that reoccurs?

Query: Hello doctor, I have got chronic anal fissure. I have started Anobliss cream and sitz bath. Sometimes I still get blood in my stools and also get a sharp pain in my anal region. I got this problem a few months back and it resolved by itself, now again I got it and this time it is very painful. It ap...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I am sorry to hear that you are experiencing chronic anal fissures. I suggest you to follow a few instructions mentioned below: Continue to use the Anobliss cream as prescribed by your doctor. This cream contains lidocaine, which is a loc...  Read Full »

I have pain in the anal region and pain and discomfort while passing stools with limited bowel movements. Why?

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 »

My wife could notice blood in her stools.Could you please advise us with proper guidance?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife (age 33 years) has been suffering from piles related issues since last 10 years. It occurred after her delivery (in 2003) and was harmless at that time. We are having an eleven year old daughter. Recently she started experiencing pain and itching while going to toilet. Also sh...  Read Full »

Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. It seems like your wife has second degree hemorrhoids which has also led to her fissure. The good news is that it can be managed medically. The first line of management is medical management. Itching is a very common manifestation, which is a...  Read Full »

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