Rectal discharge is intermittent or continuous expression of liquid from the anus per rectum. Normal rectal mucus is needed for proper excretion of waste. Otherwise, this is closely related to types of fecal incontinence e. Types of fecal incontinence that produce a liquid leakage could be thought of as a type of rectal discharge.
This material must not be used for commercial purposes, or in any hospital or medical facility. Failure to comply may result in legal action. Medically reviewed by Drugs. Last updated on Sep 24, An anal fissure is a cut or tear in the tissue inside your anus. An anal fissure may be acute or chronic.
It was associated with severe tenderness and a small amount of discharge. On examination, a violaceous erythema with a rim scale on the gluteal crease and perineum Figure 1 was noted. He had severe inflammation with multiple crypts and abscesses around the anus.
A pilonidal sinus is an infected tract under the skin between the buttocks. Treatment commonly involves an operation. After the operation you should keep the area free of growing hair by regular shaving or other means of hair removal. A pilonidal sinus is a sinus tract which commonly contains hairs.