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child having soreness on buttocks, not constipated, take De-worms medicine, used cold flannel. What could be the cause?

Hi,my four year old is crying and crying saying he has a sore bottom.I have treated him for worms before,not sure he even had them,but had a sore bottom,he s not constipated,he did a motion an hour a go and I v managed to get some to take to a doctor .we put a cold flannel on his bottom that worked for bsck to crying.I wonder if something he has eaten is causeing him pain in his bottom. any suggestions.
Asked On : Fri, 8 Jun 2012
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Thanks for writing to health care magic.

Even though the child may not be constipated some times a child may pass a hard stool.
This hard stool may result in tearing of the mucosa at the anal region. This is very painful. This could be one of the causes i can think of in your kid as a cause of pain.

Increase of green leafy vegetables along with plenty of water intake prevents against such problems.

A rectoscopy will help in diagnosis

Hope this helps
Take care
Answered: Thu, 7 Mar 2013
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