The anus being the lowest part of the rectum and the part of the body where most body wastes go through is prone to many infections and different health issues. This part of the body also may get infected owing to the fact that some amount of weight is applied to it when one is seated.
With this in mind, therefore, it is important to understand common health conditions related to the anus and their signs and symptoms so as to eliminate the risk of getting further infections as well as be in a position to consult the doctor where necessary.
This is a condition that occurs around the anal area, and it is characterized by swollen veins in the rectum and anus whereby the wall of these blood vessels become thin, bulge out and become irritated. Hemorrhoids may occur as a result of passing a hard stool, prolonged sitting or standing, too much pressure on the rectum area as a result of pregnancy or for obese people as well as straining during vigorous physical exercise.
Though not sure indications of hemorrhoids, symptoms such as pain, itching, blood in the stool, pink bumps and discomfort around the anal area are associated with the presence of this condition. Hemorrhoids may be external or internal.
Fissures is a common anal condition that may be experienced as a result of cracks or tears at the anus or the anal canal. Trauma and distressing experiences are known to cause this anal condition, and it may be severe and just last for a short time, or it may be prolonged. Like many other anal infections, pain is the primary symptom for anal fissures which occur during a bowel movement. Other symptoms include bleeding, itching and a smelly discharge.
One of the most painful conditions that form around the anus is an abscess. This condition is easily distinguished from others as swellings containing pus and similar to bowels form around the anal area. An abscess results from infected or blocked anal glands and sexually transmitted infections. Anal abscess indications include pain that is constant and worsens when passing stool or sitting down, pus discharge and irritation around the anal area.
These are small splits that are formed between the anal skin and the bowel. This condition may occur after surgery around the anal area. The common symptoms of this condition are pain, discharge, irritation, swelling, tenderness, constipation and fever.
To sum it up, most common health conditions related to the anus are characterized by pain, discomfort, bleeding, discharge as well as any other abnormal occurrences around this area. Anal abscess, fistula, and fissures are some of the common conditions that must be reported to doctors immediately. One must also seek proper treatment for hemorrhoids.
To achieve a clean feeling down there, you can do anal bleaching.