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bleeding from my butt crack near my tail bone. usually see

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bleeding from my butt crack near my tail bone. usually see a watery blood color on the toilet paper. what is that?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Hasan replied 2 years ago.

DR HASAN :

Hi

DR HASAN :

Thanks for your question

DR HASAN :

Are you sure its not from your anal canal?

Customer:

positive

DR HASAN :

do you see any blood in stool also?

Customer:

no

DR HASAN :

Ok so its near tail bone

DR HASAN :

since how long you have this?

Customer:

yes

Customer:

it comes and goes every so often but when it comes it can last for a week

DR HASAN :

And you get pain while sitting also?

Customer:

no...no pain

DR HASAN :

have you seen doctor for this?

DR HASAN :

do you feel swelling over there?

Customer:

no i have not. i just put some neosporin on it and i can feel a tiny hole

DR HASAN :

Well this is a pilonidal sinus most likely

DR HASAN :

Its a favourite site for this

DR HASAN :

and presents like you are having

DR HASAN :

You need to see a general surgeon or initially your local doctor for this

DR HASAN :

you may need antibiotics for this initially

DR HASAN :

however there is nothing serious

DR HASAN :

putting neosporin is good till then

Customer:

can it be curing with antibiotics because i am a very big chicken when it comes to doctors

DR HASAN :

apply some antiseptic over it

DR HASAN :

yes sometime

DR HASAN :

but sometime if it keep recurring then surgery

Customer:

and what kind of surgery is it?

DR HASAN :

its a surgery to remove the sinus tract and material inside it and then repairing the defect with local flap

DR HASAN :

however surgeon will decide depending upon its extent

DR HASAN :

what do you do?

Customer:

what do you mean what do i do? occupation?

DR HASAN :

YES :)

Customer:

im an engineering student

DR HASAN :

ok fine , avoid sitting for long

DR HASAN :

because this predisposes

DR HASAN :

try to get frequent breaks

Customer:

ok...should i go see a doctor tomorrow so they can have a look at it and prescribe me anything or is neospring good for now

DR HASAN :

neosporin is ok for now but antibiotics per oral are required but neosporin doesnot penetrate deep

DR HASAN :

so anything else in your mind?

Customer:

so i shouldn't be freaking out too much?

DR HASAN :

yes ofcourse

DR HASAN :

just relax

DR HASAN :

nothing to worry

DR HASAN :

nothing serious

Customer:

ok so i do not need to see a doctor right away?

DR HASAN :

right away means not now ofcourse

Customer:

well like tomorrow at the clinic

DR HASAN :

whenever possible like in few days

DR HASAN :

yes

DR HASAN :

its fine

Customer:

ok thank you

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