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Experience:  20 yrs. in practice, includinge surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.
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My wife just checked and it looks like I have an anal

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My wife just checked and it looks like I have an anal fissure could that also cause a feeling of a stronger pulse in that area?
JA: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?
Customer: No none of those, it feels like something is hanging out of my anus and there is some pressure when I sit down.
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Any other symptoms?
Customer: For about a week just noticed a the stronger pulse feeling as well.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: My mother had a fissure her whole life after pregnancy
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 1 month ago.

Hello I'm Dr Chip

What exactly did your wife see?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
She said it looked like a bean sticking out.
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 1 month ago.


That's a hemorrhoid and not an anal fissure

And that can cause the feeling you're having

But nothing too serious here--you can use over the counter 1% hydrocortisone cream twice a day for a week to clear that up

Please let me know if you need any more information