I take a good shower every day, I eat a diet that contains fiber and drink a lot of water, is this enough to prevent hemorrhoids?
I have external hemorrhoids, which a doctor diagnosed for me a while ago and told me that I have to have an operation, but I did not, the pain and blood have completely disappeared. Do I ignore the matter that may make the hemorrhoids develop badly?
Today I saw a one-time amount of blood in my stool. Are these hemorrhoids? If repeated, when should I visit the doctor?
I have removed the hemorrhoids that I have had for several years, but I am experiencing similar pains to what I had previously suffered, can the hemorrhoids return?
What are haemorrhoids causes?
Anal Fistula FAQ
I have a hole in my body, but in a different place than the picture here, where the hole is in the area under the anus, but I do not suffer any pain just a smell that I recently started to smell from it.
I have what looks like a pill in my lower back. This pill has a hole through which secretions come out only when I press it hard to squeeze it, is this a fistula?
I visited a doctor and he told me that I have a fistula, but I do not suffer from pain, secretions, or itching, and I am not convinced of the diagnosis, should I ignore it?
Can the type of pain indicative of a fistula be distinguished from other pain?
What is anal fistula?
What is Fistula possible causes?
What is Fistula risk factors?
What is Fistula signs & symptoms?
What is Fistula Diagnosis?
What is Fistula treatment options?
Pilonidal Sinus FAQ
Why is the Pilonidal Sinus called this name? Although it is a hair bag?
I noticed that there was a small hole in my lower back as if it was a hair! And when squeezed out a foul substance, should I leave it?
I have a hair bag that I diagnosed during the Corona season and I did not go to the doctor to remove it because of Corona, what is your advice to me?
I removed a hair bag 3 times during my life, and I don’t know if the condition will recur, what should I do to avoid the condition completely?
What is Pilonidal Sinus?
Anal fissure FAQ
I saw blood during defecation and it was dark red in color. Does this mean that there is an anal fissure?
I had a momentary pain during the intense pressure when defecating, but I did not feel any other pain later except for a slight continuous pain but very likely, is it possible for it to heal on its own?
I have an incision whose symptoms are clear, I had it yesterday, but I did not understand what is the treatment of the incision with gel-like, so how can the wound be closed with gel-like?
I think I have an incision and will go to the doctor, but I wanted to know if laser treatment is available in the clinic that I am going to visit, and is it available to you?
Anal abscess FAQ
Last week, I noticed that the excrement that I put out has a very bad smell, regardless of the types of food, can I have a perianal abscess?
An abscess is a pus under the skin, I could get it out myself by sterilizing a needle and using it, right?
I have some symptoms related to anal abscess, should I see a general practitioner or go to a doctor who specializes in the rectum, anus and colon directly?
Is anal abscess treatment usually covered by insurance companies, or not?
Anal warts FAQ
I already had anal warts, how do I avoid it coming back?
I have symptoms of warts in the anal area and I did not see any doctor, as they do not bother me, can they disappear on their own?
I noticed the appearance of redness on the buttocks as if they were forming warts, as they are like small flowers far from each other, but there is no itching or pain, should I see a doctor?
I noticed that warts started appearing after returning from a tourist trip a year ago. I try to expose my entire body to the sun daily, and this hides most of them. Are there any damages?
Anal cancer FAQ
I have a lump near the anus, how do I know if it is cancer so I can treat it or is it just a harmless hemorrhoid?
I feel a swelling or a lump in the anus, and I do not know the reason for that. This sensation began a year ago and is still present. Do I have to see a doctor?
The doctor told me that I have a cancerous tumor in the anus, and he advised me for chemotherapy. Any advice?
I read about anal cancer and wanted to know if there was some way to avoid it, such as a certain diet?
Chronic pelvic pain FAQ
I have hemorrhoids, and I am afraid of treating them because of my fear of chronic pelvic pain due to errors in the surgery, is my behavior correct?
I have chronic pelvic pain and have been taking depression medication on a daily basis for two years, have it continued?
I feel pain in the entire pelvic area, the pain comes to me several times a day and it is severe, but the pain center is close to the anus sometimes only. Do I have to see a gynecologist, esoteric, or colon and rectum?
Is chronic pelvic pain disease may affect men, because I have pain in the entire pelvic area that has been going on for nearly a month with a feeling of fatigue?
Anal bleeding FAQ
I noticed blood in stools only twice within a week, but there are no other symptoms and I do not know the reason. Do I need to see a doctor?
I think that the stool that I excrete is more reddish in color, this I always noticed several years ago and it remained like that, and I did not try to find out the reason for this difference. Should I do an examination?
I have blood coming out with my stool that is pale red, what disease should I be concerned about?
There is blood coming out when defecating from yesterday until today, the blood coming out is as if there is pus in it, and it smells bad. Should I see a doctor?
Anal itching FAQ
I feel the need to itch in the anus, but I don't because I think the itch increases the more it starts, is this true or is it just a psychological feeling?
I have an itch on the anus and I also have an external hemorrhoid. The doctor told me a year ago that he preferred to treat it and there was no danger of it remaining, but the itching increased during this period, what should I do?
I feel anal itching, specifically I feel it at the entrance to the anus and not in the surrounding area. Is this a different indicator that indicates a disease?
I have an itch on the anus and I notice red spots on the lower back. Is this a symptom of a disease?
I have severe constipation and cramps and I could not pass a stool, although I already had a bowel movement this morning. Is there any advice?
I have severe constipation which feels large and cannot come out without hurting me, what should I do?
I have been constipated for about two weeks, and it is not very severe, but I noticed that the bulk of the material for stool has a different shape, meaning that it is closer to very hard and sticky balls. Is this an indication of a disease?
My son (4 years old) has had constipation for 3 days, and when pressing down on his stomach, I noticed a very hard stool mass. Should I give him a softening suppository or make him eat peaches?
Rectal prolapse FAQ
When defecating, I feel part of the rectum drooping out, but I push it in with my finger and it comes back, can my condition improve and stop going down on its own without treatment, and is pushing it useful to stop it?
I feel unable to control the anal muscle since the birth of my son 6 months ago, despite my ability to fully control the excretion of stool and gases, but I feel as if I cannot contract the muscle as before, does this mean that there is a rectal prolapse?
I have a condition that I thought was hemorrhoids, but after reading the description, I think that it is a straight prolapse, can I be sure without visiting the doctor?
I have a straight prolapse and it has been outside the anus by 5 cm a month ago. Can he recover without visiting the doctor, as I see this as embarrassing?
Faecal Incontinence FAQ
What is Faecal Incontinence?
I have been suffering since my childhood, not being able to control the passage of gas, is this possible?
After the birth of my fourth child, I ran to the bathroom to catch myself before defecating. Is treating this complicated and needs surgery?
My son has autism and he also cannot control gases and stools sometimes, is this condition possible to solve?
I have a problem controlling defecation, but I have resolved that myself by eating food that causes me to have a type of constipation, such as yogurt and other things. Can that harm me?
What are Faecal Incontinence Possible Causes?
What are Faecal Incontinence Risk Factors?
What are Faecal Incontinence Signs & Symptoms?
What are Faecal Incontinence Diagnosis?
What are Faecal Incontinence Treatment Options?
General Proctology FAQ
What is THD?
What is TAMIS?
I feel pain at the anus every once in a while when defecating, can I have hemorrhoids?
What are the symptoms that require me to go to the anal clinic, and how severe are the symptoms?
Does sitting for long hours on a chair, whether at work or while driving, cause problems, including hemorrhoids?
It is very useful for those who suffer from any symptoms related to the anus to read about other cases and previous patients who suffered from the same symptom, some patients received simpler and more beneficial treatment and some of them had a long and tiring treatment, so what is the difference between the cases, and which of these questions resembles your condition more?
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