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Embarassingbumproblem Fri 14-Jun-19 21:39:23

Namechanged for obvious reasons! Apologies for graphic details.
I’ve got a bum problem-something that I guess should be on the inside (if at all) is coming out.
It feels like I need /haven’t finished a poo and is slightly stingy and annoying but not painful.

I can sort of push it back inside when I wipe my bum but it’s soon back again.

I don’t know if it’s piles or some sort of Prolapse. I have been slightly constipated recently which I think has brought it on.

I know I need to see gp but what do I say? I don’t think I can handle someone looking at/in my bum. I can’t even bring myself to have a proper look/feel. Help blush

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8FencingWire Fri 14-Jun-19 21:52:29

No need to be embarassed, it’s all part of the job.
Go and say just that, no need to be embarassed.

user1474894224 Fri 14-Jun-19 21:55:22

Sounds exactly like a pile. (Obviously I say that as a lay person) - have you tried treating it with anusol cream? It's magic stuff.

newmomof1 Fri 14-Jun-19 21:55:27

We freak out so much about these things but doctors see strangers bums every day of the week.
Get it checked OP x

AudacityOfHope Fri 14-Jun-19 22:05:31

Sounds exactly like piles. Go and get it seen, when I had it by day two I was climbing the walls with the pain. It was dreadful.

Embarassingbumproblem Fri 14-Jun-19 22:49:27

I think I’ll have to have a stiff drink before I go because the idea is mortifying me even though I know logically that they see this all the time. How will I look at them next time I take the kids for a check up?!

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Singlenotsingle Fri 14-Jun-19 22:54:54

Everyone's got a bum, even doctors. They probably have to look at each others.

Haworthia Fri 14-Jun-19 22:57:18

Please just let a GP look. It’s their job and they probably do examinations like that every day. They won’t remember you or judge you when you come back with your children, I promise you.

SimplySteveRedux Fri 14-Jun-19 23:00:53

Look up rectal tenesmus, and haemorrhoids/piles can cause it.

AudacityOfHope Sat 15-Jun-19 04:22:44

Not to be rude, but - grow up! You've had kids, surely plenty people have been in the region before. You've got a medical need, so get it dealt with. No doctor gives a fuck.

BusterGonad Sat 15-Jun-19 04:26:28

You've got kids? I'm guessing you gave birth to your kids? Surely having someone see you giving birth is worse than having a doctor take quick look at your bottom? I've had the old finger up the bottom thing, by a doctor before. It's quick, you're under a blanket, it's less invasive than a smear. It's literally 2 seconds. Job done.

BusterGonad Sat 15-Jun-19 04:27:40

@AudacityOfHope same thinking, cross post!

Embarassingbumproblem Sat 15-Jun-19 15:08:13

Oh I know (although I found all the examinations to do with that pretty traumatic too tbh)
I also have a non urgent issue I could do with seeing a gp about so it might be easier to raise them both at the same appointment.

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AudacityOfHope Sat 15-Jun-19 15:18:32

Go for it. Get some over the counter stuff in the meantime to see if it helps. The Pharmacist won't want to look at your bum grin

Ivegotthree Sat 15-Jun-19 15:20:56

I wouldn't bother the doc with a pile. Just get some stuff from the chemist.

Piles are horrid but (generally) they go away.

TheToxicCoccyx Sat 15-Jun-19 15:42:58

Sounds like a pile to me. I had them too. Try anusol, they should go in a bit.

AudacityOfHope Sat 15-Jun-19 16:10:17

It depends. My GP said mine would never have resolved with OTC stuff and gave me suppositories on prescription.

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