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http://www.merck.com/pubs/mmanual/section3/chapter35/35a.htm lists all the things that can go wrong down there. Click on the work in the box on the right to see more detailed info
quote: Hemorrhoids(Piles)Varicosities of the veins of the hemorrhoidal plexus, often complicated by inflammation, thrombosis, and bleeding.
Basically it is a varicose vein in the anal region.
quote: Anal Fissure(Fissure In Ano; Anal Ulcer)An acute longitudinal tear or a chronic ovoid ulcer in the stratified squamous epithelium of the anal canal.
A tear in the anal tissue.Both can bleed, itch, make you miserable. but they are two different pains in the butt
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http://www.merck.com/pubs/mmanual/section3/chapter35/35a.htm lists all the things that can go wrong down there. Click on the work in the box on the right to see more detailed info
quote: Hemorrhoids(Piles)Varicosities of the veins of the hemorrhoidal plexus, often complicated by inflammation, thrombosis, and bleeding.
Basically it is a varicose vein in the anal region.
quote: Anal Fissure(Fissure In Ano; Anal Ulcer)An acute longitudinal tear or a chronic ovoid ulcer in the stratified squamous epithelium of the anal canal.
A tear in the anal tissue.Both can bleed, itch, make you miserable. but they are two different pains in the butt
K.
 
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