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Anus is stinging and very itchy w/ uncontrolled stool leakag

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for the past two years i have been having trouble with my anus. When i have to go to the toilet after i have been i need to constantly return to the toilet to wipe myself again as i am leaking more waste. this happens within ten minutes from first going to the toilet and can need 5 or 6 returns just to wipe again. after i have eventually got myself clean my anus is stinging and very itchy despite me using soft tissues or even baby wipes, i do occassionally get bleeding inside my anus which is rather uncomfortable, its becoming a nightmare now and would like to know what it is and what treatment i could use. due to my mother having ibs its seriously worrying for myself.


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replied August 20th, 2007
Digestive and Bowel Disorders Answer A3209
Given the symptoms you report, (uncontrolled stool leakage after bowel movement) it seems that you are experiencing some type of fecal incontinence. Fecal incontinention can be due to many reasons. Anal itching and occasional bleeding may suggest having hemorrhoids compounded by local infection. It doesn't seem likely that hemorrhoids can cause fecal incontinence. Without a diagnosis, however, treatment is not possible. You can consult an abdominal surgeon or gastroenterologist for an examination and a precise diagnosis.


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