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Effective Treatments for Anal Trauma

Your anus hurts when you defecate. Or you see blood on your toilet paper. Or you have an object stuck in your anal canal. Whatever the reason, if you have anal trauma, you must see a doctor as soon as possible to get effective — and safe — treatment.

Oct 6th, 2020
Signs of an Abscess and what Having One Means

If you have anal or rectal pain or bleeding, or if you feel a lump near your anus, it may not be hemorrhoids. You could have a pus-filled anal or perianal abscess. An abscess almost never goes away on its own, and can cause serious complications.

Sep 15th, 2020
Dietary Guidelines for Ulcerative Colitis

When you have ulcerative colitis (UC), every meal is a challenge. Will breakfast cause pain? Will lunch become diarrhea? Discovering which foods trigger your UC attacks — and which don’t — makes meals a pleasure again.

Aug 18th, 2020
Common Causes of Anal Pain

Your anus hurts. You’re embarrassed to talk about it, and a little afraid. But most anal pain is caused by benign conditions, and should resolve within a day or two. If anal pain persists, see a specialist for diagnosis and treatment.

Jul 20th, 2020
How to Lower Your Risk for Hemorrhoid Flare-Ups

If you’re one out of three adults in the United States who suffer from hemorrhoids, you’re not looking forward to another painful flare-up. A few simple changes to your routine, though, can help keep your bathroom routine pain-free and efficient.

Jun 18th, 2020
Signs of Anal Cancer

Cancer is a frightening concept for anyone, but not knowing what to look for can make it more frightening. Here’s what you need to understand about anal cancer, and how to look for it in yourself.

May 26th, 2020
Should I Be Concerned about Anal Pain?

Pain in the anus can be embarrassing to bring up with your doctor. However, pain can be a symptom of a larger problem, so it’s best to talk to your doctor sooner, rather than later.

Mar 13th, 2020