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Anorectal pain: Pain in the anus or rectum regions. See detailed information below for a list of 69 causes of Anorectal pain, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Anorectal pain.
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Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Anorectal pain, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.
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Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Anorectal pain. Some of these are listed below :
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Anorectal pain may include these symptoms:
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Anorectal pain. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.
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Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, ...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good"...read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an infectious diarrheal illness (i.e. infectious...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal effect). One...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, ...read more »
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The list of organs typically affected by Anorectal pain may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Anorectal pain mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Anorectal pain. Of the 69 causes of Anorectal pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Anorectal pain' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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The following list of medical conditions have Anorectal pain or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Anorectal pain based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Anorectal pain, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Subtypes of Anorectal pain:
Medical Conditions associated with Anorectal pain:
Pain (6458 causes), Anal symptoms (466 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Rectal symptoms (88 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Anorectal pain:
Anal itching (71 causes), Anal bleeding (13 causes), Rectal bleeding (324 causes), Buttock pain (28 causes), Anal itch (71 causes), Rectal itch (8 causes), Anal pain (8 causes), Rectal pain (27 causes), Haemorrhoids, Anal fissure (10 causes), Constipation (726 causes), Anal fistula, Bloody stools (406 causes), Laxatives, Sitz bath
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