Anal pain and rectal pain can be a common complaint among patients. Most causes of anal and rectal pain are benign, however, the pain can be severe at times due to the nerve endings in the perianal region. Many conditions that cause anal and rectal pain can also cause rectal bleeding.
You may feel embarrassed by asking your clinician about anal and rectal pain, however, it is a common symptom that is often very treatable. An accurate diagnosis by a gastroenterology expert can help find the cause of your discomfort and provide you with relief.
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