Page last reviewed: October I Next review due: October There can be many different reasons for discharge from your anus bottom , and it can vary in colour, appearance and consistency. It may be watery or jelly-like, and be clear, white, yellowish, pinkish or brown. Your doctor will ask you questions about your symptoms, may examine your bottom, and may send you for tests, including:. Spire would like to provide you with marketing information about products and services offered by Spire and by selected third-party partners. If you do not consent for us to process your personal data for marketing activities, we will still be able to contact you about your enquiry.
Symptoms & Causes of Proctitis
Rectal discharge: STIs, IBS, Hemorrhoids, and Other Causes
There are many potential causes of rectal discharge, including gastrointestinal conditions, sexually transmitted infections, and bowel-related conditions. This article will cover rectal discharge in more detail, including its causes, other symptoms, and treatments. For example, a person might notice rectal discharge in the form of mucus, pus , or blood in their stools or underwear. Hemorrhoids, also known as piles , are swollen veins in or around the rectum or anus. External hemorrhoids develop under the skin surrounding the anus, whereas internal hemorrhoids develop inside the tissue lining the rectum.
Rectal bleeding , also known as haematochezia , refers to the passage of bright blood often mixed with clots or stools via the rectum. The rectum is the final 15cm of the colon large intestine where faeces accumulate before being expelled from the body via the anal canal. Rectal bleeding can be due to bleeding from anywhere in the lower gastrointestinal tract namely the colon, rectum or anus. Unfortunately not all these people report their symptoms to their doctors, which is dangerous as a small proportion of rectal bleeding is due to an underlying colorectal carcinoma.
Rectal discharge is the release of mucus or pus from the anal opening. It can be a sign of an underlying colorectal problem or occur after colorectal surgery. Rectal discharge gives a constant feeling of dampness moisture at the anal opening or a feeling to pass out the bowel. The discharge can occur in both, men and women. A rectal discharge is the passing out of any fluid from the anus, apart from feces and blood.