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Hurts to sit down, or to make a bowel movement

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • December 12, 2008
  • 09:01 PM

I've had this problem for almost a year now. I saw my doctor in the spring and he suggested it was a prostate infection and gave me some pills.

The pills helped but didn't solve it completely. I went backpacking shortly after for a month. Possibly because of the excessive walking I noticed that for a few days puss was seeping out my anus. After walking for a few hours I would have to use toilet paper to wipe off what I assumed was puss (it was yellow).

That hasn't happened since, but for months it has always been uncomfortable to sit down. I would have to sometimes sit on one foot so my anus was not putting pressure on the actual chair. Whenever I make a bowel movement the first few seconds are slightly painful but when the other 80% of the stool comes out it isn't anymore. The more backed up I get the more uncomfortable it is. After I have passed a stool I find it less painful to sit down, so I try to stay as regular as possible.

The last time I saw my doctor he had no idea and just told me to send in a stool sample, blood sample, and spine x-rays. I never sent them in though.

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  • I would suggest you had an anal fissure.They cause a sharp, stinging, or burning pain during a bowel movement. The pain, which can be severe, may last for a few hours. Fissures may itch. They often bleed lightly or cause a yellowish discharge. You may see a small spot of bright red blood on toilet tissue or a few drops in the toilet bowl. The blood is separate from the stool. Blood mixed with stool indicates some other condition, possibly inflammatory bowel disease or colon cancer. You should contact your doctor if you have bleeding with bowel movements or dark, bloody stools.
    Helene99 23 Replies
    • January 21, 2009
    • 02:16 PM
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