In this Special Report, we provide an overview of commonly encountered anal problems, their presentation, initial treatment options, and recommendations for referral to specialists. Severe new-onset perianal pain without a visible finding could indicate a higher abscess that is not yet visible at the skin. Earn up to 6 CME credits per issue. Rectal bleeding, also known as haematochezia, refers to the passage of bright blood often mixed with clots or stools via the rectum. Warmer water induces more relaxation.
The patient is having anal pain during digital examination or cannot tolerate a digital examination.
Anal Health Care Basics