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Having constipation. Feeling sore anus after bowel movement. Looking for home treatment

After having constipation for a couple of days, I had a bowel movement yesterday and then afterwards became really sore around the anus and it feels like a little lump of flesh that wasn t there before can be felt now. Do you know of a remedy that I can do at home? It is not bleeding and has not been, but it does cause considerable discomfort in pain. Tks.
Asked On : Sat, 14 Jul 2012
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Gastroenterologist 's  Response
Dear doglover,
Sorry to hear about your problem. Especially, straining to have a bowel
movement can make piles or hemorrhoids to appear. This is what looks
like flesh. Very rarely prolapse of the lower rectum can happen but your's
more likely piles. I would recommend some stool softners and lots of liquids,
water. Sitting in warm water bath (Sitz bath) for 20-25 minutes , couple of
times a day will help. Also , over the counter hemorrhoid cream containing
hydrocortisone (Ask your pharmacist) 2-3 times a day , applying outside
the anus would help.
Good luck
Answered: Sat, 14 Jul 2012
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