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Sitz bath to treat anal injury - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: General Health
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :  
How can help you?
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
Doctor :   about your anus problem
User :   yes
User :   so are you the same doctor?
Doctor :   yeah
User :   ok
Doctor :  
how are you feeling now?
User :   my problem still exist
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
did you do sitz bath
User :   yes
User :   but the thing is my asshole still open and it so anoying
Doctor :  
it takes a week for the anal muscle to recover from injury and get back to the previous tone
Doctor :  
continue the sitz bath
Doctor :   use only cotton undergarments
User :   but the thing is a very little of inside of it is out
Doctor :  
ok
User :   like when i push it and touch it its abit out
Doctor :  
is there any bleeding while passing stools
User :   no
Doctor :  
is there pain while passing stools?
User :   no
Doctor :  
so that is the injured anus mucosa
User :   but what is that coming out thats not my anus its something from inside i guess
User :   it res
User :   it is red
Doctor :  
yes it from inside
Doctor :  
and it is the mucus layer of the anus
User :   ok
Doctor :  
so continue the sitz bath
User :   does playing like fingering it inside make it better?
Doctor :  
no
Doctor :  
it may aggravate
User :   ow ok
Doctor :  
one more exercise i like to suggest
Doctor :  
this is called pelvic floor exercise
Doctor :  
you need to hold the urine and release hold and release while passing
Doctor :   the same thing you can practice while not passing urine also
User :   ok
Doctor :   this will improve the tone of the anal muscle
Doctor :  
strictly not to introduce any thing into anus until symptoms improve
Doctor :   is there any thing else i can help you with
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