Colorectal Surgeons Sydney are experienced with a range of conditions associated with Anal Pain, including:. Pain from the anal region can cause a lot of concern, as it is an unusual experience. The nature of the pain can often be a clue as to the underlying cause however referral to a colorectal surgeon to properly investigate this condition may be indicated. Types of pain A knife-like pain when you pass a bowel motion which may last for 10—15 minutes afterwards, is probably caused by an anal fissure. In addition to the pain, you may notice some bright red blood on the toilet paper.
Since mid December I have been feeling a pressure like feeling in back passage area along with straining when I pass stools. There is intermittent mild pain almost like a pulsating pain. I have had streaks of bright red blood on toilet paper a couple of times but no bleeding from rectum or mixed in with poo.
Proctalgia is pain due to a spasm of the pelvic floor muscles, the muscles of the anal sphincter, or the muscles of the rectum. This causes severe stabbing pain like a knife sticking into the rectum. This type of pain may originate without warning. It may vary in severity and duration. It may pass quickly or might last much longer.