Throbbing from "REAR END"

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This is a weird phenomenon that has only just become noticible

I was on the toilet, yesterday and had a particularly large and fairly hard poo - this eventually cleared .

Then, later on in the day - I noticed a weird sensation of throbbing from my nether regions

I googled it and discovered that I may have damaged my rear passageway - but it didn't say "Go to your doctor" - it just said that "most" tears repair themselves"

It doesn't hurt - just throbs a little !

What should I do

I have put some anticeptic cream up there already

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    You may have a fissure from the hard stool. Use the antiseptic cream for a week and if no better after this or your symptoms get worse, see your doctor

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      Yes, a fissure means tear and it is can happen if your stool is hard to pass. Antiseptic cream will help to soothe, heal and prevent infection. I haven't heard of the stool escaping through the tear. If you are worried about this scenario, I would ask your doctor about that to get an accurate answer. For the moment, keep using the cream and try a stool softener if you regularly strain to pass stools.

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    dear steve,

    all had one of those,but normally only lasts for a short period.

    I have had a similar experience(see blog).

    It has now gone,but it took about six weeks to go,plus antibiotics.

    hope this helps.

    regards, Richard

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    Sorted - the symptoms have all but disappeared

    No idea whether I have damagaged the "pipework" but I am no longer getting any pulsing and my poo is back to normal

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