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Stopping rectal pain

Stopping rectal pain means addressing the root cause. Sometimes called anorectal pain, rectal pain can come from many different things, including anal fissure, constipation and diarrhea. Sufferers may also be experiencing discomfort in the anal regions because of hemorrhoids, anal abscesses or rectal prolapse. In some situations a doctor may determine there is a more serious condition causing the problems, including Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis or a cancer.

It’s always important to talk to a doctor about stopping rectal pain before it gets worse.

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Anorectal issues have been handled by Dr. Jeff Aronoff for more than 20 years in New York City. Most of the treatments he offers are done in-office without the need to go to a hospital or wait weeks for an appointment with another specialist. He helps men and women stop rectal pain fast.

Patients do not need to feel embarrassed with Dr. Aronoff. He’s well-known as the expert in helping men and women treat rectal pain in New York City.

By choosing an experienced doctor to diagnose and treat rectal pain, patients can feel secure in the knowledge they are doing everything to quickly overcome what can be debilitating symptoms.

Common causes of anorectal problems:

Anal itching (pruritus)

The itching and pain associated with pruritus can come and go depending on environment and health of the patient. Moisture, pressure and sitting can aggravate symptoms, so patients are encouraged to take care in managing their rectal itching and pain in the following ways:

Stopping rectal pain means making a phone call to a professional. Dr. Aronoff is here to help.

Reasons why your rectal area itches or is in pain:

Rectal bleeding

Rectal bleeding is common in both men and women at some point in his or her life. However, any red discharge from the anal regions should be attended to by a medical professional immediately. Patients should monitor their stools as well as the toilet paper used after bowel movements. Stopping rectal pain means addressing the bleeding.

Do not ignore rectal bleeding. See a doctor immediately.

Common causes of rectal bleeding are as follows:

Rectal pain and polyps are sometimes linked.

Rectal pain and polyps are sometimes linked.


Tissue growing inside the body are sometimes called polyps, and are typically benign but can sometimes cause discomfort in inpiduals. Polyps are found during colonoscopies or other evaluations performed by a doctor. Stopping rectal pain sometimes includes removing polyps.

Bowel incontinence (Fecal incontinence)

The inability to control one’s bowels can often lead to multiple issues in the rectal areas. Bowel incontinence is a condition that can be addressed by Dr. Aronoff and his staff. Rectal pain may not immediately be caused by bowel incontinence, but it is often a cause.


Caused by a number of aggravating factors, proctitis is the inflammation of the rectal lining. Many common causes of the condition include the following:

For stopping rectal pain, Dr. Aronoff will first take a brief history of the patient’s medical background as well as family history. He takes into account all background and medical history – as well as lifestyle – when diagnosing issues. Many of the problems associated with rectal pain come from lifestyle, genetics, age and pre-existing conditions. Dr. Aronoff will be happy to assist patients who are experience rectal pain, and he frequently can recommend medical actions that will quickly stop the pain and end the symptoms.

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