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What causes severe rectum pain and blackouts with cold sweats ? How are these treated ?

Hi Doc I had a severe rectum pain last night it came within 5min then I felt light headed and went and sat down and then black out for about 2min , came round and was sweating lots (a cold sweat) and my hands and head very pale then after 20min i was ok and still ok now. I am a male 66 years and wieghing 14 and half stone, Never had this before ????
Asked On : Tue, 14 Jun 2011
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Hi Brian ,

the black out can be due to severe pain (vaso-vagal syncope). You should get your
rectum examined to rule out any growth in the rectum/anal canal. Also make sure you are not losing any blood in stools.

Wish you Good Health.
Answered: Tue, 14 Jun 2011
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