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What causes pain in the muscles around the anus? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 16-Jul-2014
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Doctor:How can I help you
User:Hello XXXX I m XXXXXXX , working in amdocs. Last 2 days i have a problem , I m not able to sit and not able to walk properly
User:The muscle which is used to control , motion
User:I m not able to contract that muscle
User:it is paining
User:It got increased today. However pain started day before yesterday
User:So what would be the reason for that
Doctor:I would like to know few more things before advising you.
User:Yes sure !
Doctor:Do you have any history of any injury or trauma?
Doctor:Any history of pull in the muscle?
User:Not till now.
Doctor:May I know the region of the pain?
User:Its in anus
Doctor:Any other symptoms along with pain?
User:i noticed red color patches in stool
User:today morning
Doctor:DO you have difficulty in passing stools?
User:No .. difficulty.
Doctor:Pain while passing stools?
User:No.. it was normal
Doctor:Do you smoke or consume alcohol?
Doctor:How about your consumption of fluids on daily basis?
User:Last 3 days it was very less
User:i hardly drank water
User:today i started taking more
Doctor:From your description, I feel that you might be suffering with muscular cramps produce due to piles.
Doctor:The blood patches you have seen in your stools suggests piles.
Doctor:As this is initial in stage can be cured symptomatically.
User:Okay. It would be internal Piles
Doctor:Yes, it could be internal piles as they are painless while defecation.
Doctor:You need to consume lots of fluids regularly min of 3 to 4 ltrs a day.
User:Okay.. Water and Juices ?
Doctor:Consume high fibre diet like green leafy vegetables.
Doctor:Both will do.
Doctor:Are you vegetarian or non vegetarian?
User:Non Vegetarian
Doctor:You need to avoid non vegetarian food for few days.
User:Okay.. Can i take Egg ?
Doctor:As they contain more of fats which may make defecation difficult.
Doctor:Yes, you can egg.
User:Okay. Fine..
User:Apart from that medication ?
Doctor:Along with this you can apply Lignocaine gel over the region for relief of pain.
Doctor:Any over the counter painkillers like Hifenac three times a day after food will help.
Doctor:I hope you are not allergic to any medications.
User:Okay. But actually there is no pain when i touch my anus.. there is nothing like irritation also.. Pain only when i m sitting and sleeping and walking. internal pain.. So would that gel will help for that ?
Doctor:Yes this will help.
User:Okay. I dont have any allergic to any medications..
Doctor:You can apply it over the region and not inside.
User:Okay. Frequency of applying that ?
Doctor:Twice a day will do. Morning after bath and night before going to sleep
User:Okay and Hifenac tablet 3 times a day after meal.
Doctor:Hot fomentation will also help.
Doctor:You can a tub of warm water and sit in that for 5 to 10 min. Please check the temperature of the water.
User:Okay! Fine.. in moderate heat i ll take
Doctor:Yes its 3 times a day after meals.
User:okay. for how many days
Doctor:Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
Doctor:Till your pain relieves.
Doctor:upto 3 days should be enough.
User:Okay fine. Thanks a lot for your advice doctor .
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with?
User:I m fine with this. Thank you
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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