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I have a sore anus after I go to the bathroom and I can ...

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I have a sore anus after I go to the bathroom and I can shower right after i go and then like an hour later i go to wipe and it is dirty
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 8 years ago.

Do you have pain while passing stools ?
Any history of constipation ?
Duration of symptoms ?
Anal discharge ?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
no pain while passing stools when. I was younger i used to hold it in for a week before going.everyday it seems to do this.not sure what discharge to look for
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 8 years ago.
What is your chief complaint now ? ( Sore anus )?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
yes and I dont understand why i will have poopy wipes a little while after i go even if i clean it well
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 8 years ago.
There are variety of conditions which can cause sore anus like anal fissure .An anal fissure is a tear in the anus skin. Fissure can cause pain after defecation and anal soreness .This is common in people with chronic constipation.

Your symptoms does indicate towards ano rectal pathology .Also another condition where the blood vessels in and around the anus become swollen and inflamed is called piles which can present as similar symptoms as well .Sore anus etc
In such circumstances a clinical examination by a doctor is necessary .
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
what steps will be taken to cure this if that is it
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 8 years ago.
Avoiding constipation at all cost .
Change of diet with the addition of more fibre and roughage like green vegetables, fresh fruit, wholegrain cereals
. Drink plenty of water 8-10 glasses a day .
Avoid straining at stools ..
Consult a doctor for anal examination for further management.
Treatment depends upon the deegre of disease ,chronicity etc
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