Rectum

What is Rectum?

The penultimate part of the large intestine above the anal canal.Rectal examination can give a clue to adjacent structures like prostate.

Questions and answers on "Rectum"

I am a man 62 years old and woke up with blood in my underwear. Not coming from my rectum.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
need to see doctor

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for your question.
If the blood did not come from your rectum then it must have come from your penis. This can be due to urinary infection of other infection of your penis or problems with your prostate.
There is no way to...

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What can cause a sensation like something is stuck in the rectum without any pain at all?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
IBS

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for posting your query.
I am Dr.R.K and I am pleased to assist you.

Feeling something stuck in the rectum could indicate IBS taking your age and sex in to consideration.

A digital rectal examiantion/ proctosigmnoidoscopy may be done to rule out other...

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I went to bathroom to uranate but wiped my rectum and paper was bloody, also water in toilet had blood?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
You need colonoscopy

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for posting your query.
I am Dr.R.K and I am pleased to assist to assist you.

Blood in rectum could be due to hemorrhoids, fissures, polyps, colitis or malignancy.
Since you are 87 years old malignancy should be ruled out.

A...

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I have an XXXXXXX in my rectum that won't come out it's been there for two days and I don't want to go to the hospital Only as a last option

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
You need to visit a doctor as soon as possible.

Detailed Answer:
Hello!

Thank you for the query.

Unfortunately you have to go to the doctor as soon as possible. Anything in the rectum that does not belong there can cause nothing more than an obstruction. For sure XXXXXXX (if its in...

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Ihave a small vibrator stuck in my rectum can I remove it my self what can I do myself

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Brief Answer:
Needs expert's help to remove

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

It is not a good idea to fiddle with the stuck vibrator in the rectum on your own. It can lead to rupture of the rectum while trying to remove it. It may draw complications unnecessarily and cost you a lot with suffering later on....

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why do i see semens after stool pass after not having sex for 10 days

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Brief Answer:
It is physiological.

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Semen which is produced should come out.After sex,it comes out.
There is common nerve supply to the rectum and the urinary bladder. Pelvic sphlancnic nerves stimulate the urinary bladder and stimulates erection while rectum is emptying ....

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I feel uncomfortable in my rectum

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Brief Answer:
Hemorrhoid

Detailed Answer:
Hello

Thanks for the query

Uncomfortable feeling in the rectum is most often due to hemorrhoids. Here is how you should go about it

1. Approach a general physician or a surgeon to have a per rectal examination
2. follow a high fiber diet, full of green...

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Two evenings ago while showering, I felt an approximate 1/2" bubble on my anus. I don't have any bleeding, just minor itching and I had my wife look at it and she says, " it doesn't look like a pimple or infected, it looks like part of your body".

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Possibke hemorrhoids or rectum prolapse

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome.

This sounds like minor rectum prolapse or hemorrhoids so you should not be concerned. You should soften your stool, have sitz baths, and apply antihemorhoidal creams. If there is enlargement or blood in stool,...

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I have a very sensitive lump on the left side of my rectum wall. I have had hemorrhoids for many years, this doesn't feel like a hemorrhoid. The lump seems to be hard, sore and attached or protruding from the rectum wall.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Possible rectal polyp

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome to HCM.

It still may be internal hemorrhoids or rectal polyp and you should get done rectoscopy to clear this out especially in your age when some more serious diagnosis such as rectal or anal cancer, should be ruled out. It can...

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yes I have a small leakage after a bowel movement. I go each morning and then all day I must wipe a small amount of stool. This irritates my rectum and a short distance up my rectum can you tell me what the problem might be? XXXX

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
several possible causes

Detailed Answer:
There are some possible anorectal pathologies such as anal fistulas, fissires or rectal polyps,these are benign conditions which can be treated by local surgical intervention. Less common but more serious,we see tumors or inflammatory bowel...

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Recent questions on  Rectum

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I have 2 issues that may or may not be related. 1st I have noticed for a few years that after a bowel movement, my anus is a bit swollen. If you look at it is is a bit blue but after a couple minutes, it all goes back into place. Dr. thought this could be normal (I ve had 2 vaginal births, 1 cesarian). Second issue is with external anal irritation. I have had issues in the past (over many years) but recently, irritation seems to continue. One dr. thought it was fungal, and I used cream. Got better then it came back. Dermatologist now has me using a steriod cream. Again, it is getting better but concerned it will happen again. I do tend to have to wipe a lot when I use the bathroom. I don t know if that is irritating or if it is something I am eating? I am noticing an occasional dot (TINY) of blood that appears to be coming from either the external anus or around that area. Do I need to see a proctologist? I had a colonoscopy last July and all was normal. I am a 45 yr old female.

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yes, I had a colonoscopy followed up by a barium and was diagnosed with dirvirtulosis . I believe this is a pouch in the colon. At present I have had diahrea for 5 days and my family doctor said it was dirvirticulosis. However I have not had any pain or vomiting. I have reflux to which I take Losec , which I know can cause some diahrea. He put me on antibiotics . what should my next step be?. I watch my diet and in the past have had regular bms sometimes 3 a day

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I have some tailbone pain after a slight fall on Tuesday but I also have some pain in the rectum and itchiness. I had a colonoscopy last year and was told I had 2 internal hemorrhoids .I had the the symptoms of pain in the rectum and itchiness before I fell on my tailbone. I had a very small amount of blood on my bathroom tissue but only one time 3 days ago. Are these hemorrhoids acting up and what s the best way to proceed.

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Hello, I am a 20 year old male. When I was 17 I was diagnosed with ulceratice colitis(due to blood in the stool and inflammed colon about 2 inches above rectum). The symptoms lasted about 3 weeks. Well sonce then I have had no symptoms or no medication. Could this have been misdiagnosed?

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I have had a couple of incidents where skin protrudes from my anus after having a bowel movement. I have spoken with my P.C.P. about it. She called it a reticulated rectum I believe. Is it something I should pursue with a specialist, or should I...

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why would orange bile come from rectum

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blood from rectum when I have bowel movement (frequent) bright red probably not over 3 tbsp. but quite a lot more than I've ever seen from hemorrhoids in the past

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