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Cause of itching and pain around anus, Piles - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Anus Problem
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   Go ahead
User :   I have had itching and pain around my anus and I just looked in a mirror and there is what seems to be extra skin
User :   and slight swelling
Doctor :   How thick & wide is it?
Doctor :   Is it wider than the anal opening?
User :   just small skin tags
User :   no they are on the inside of the anus opening
Doctor :   Do you have any other problems?
Doctor :   Is there blood in the dtools?
User :   yes, on one part of the anus there is a small bump (like the other but not raw) and it is slighly more painful than the rest
Doctor :   stools?
User :   so blood at all
User :   no*
Doctor :   Ok, so have a problem that needs evaluation by
Doctor :   the surgery department
User :   I am not sexually active but have been in the past including anal intercourse
User :   how do I get there?
Doctor :   It looks like a sentinel pile
User :   what are possible causes
Doctor :   which is part of Piles
User :   and what exactly is that
Doctor :   Piles is protrusion of part of the anal canal out of its orifice
Doctor :   Does it cause you
Doctor :   discomfort while defecating?
User :   should I see gynocologist about this or just a regular doctor?
User :   yeah most of the time it does
User :   and the rest of the time it is itchy
Doctor :   Regular Doc or a Surgeon/Dept. of Surgery
User :   what can I do about it now?
Doctor :   Use "Lignocaine gel 2 - 4%" in that area
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