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I have severe anal pain and can't get booked in the doctor

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I have severe anal pain and can't get booked in the doctor till January

Hello and thanks for trusting me to help you. I am a board-certified consultant with over 30 years of experience. I’m reviewing your question and reply you soon.

Please provide more information regarding your question so I can help you in detail.
Do you have associated itching, burning sensation at the anal opening?
Blood in stool?
Pain during a bowel movement?
Any bump formation?
Hard stools?
Since how long have you been suffering from?
Are you taking any medications?
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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I have itching and a burning feeling and recently there has been blood in stool and on the toilet paper after being constipated I have been suffering for months , not telling anyone and not taking any medication. Although this pain occurs all the time when passing a stool it's not just when I'm constipated.

Thanks for all these additional information.
I understand your concern.
Well as you describe there may be a possibility of Anal fissure or Hemorrhoids
You can try OTC cream or suppository containing hydrocortisone and use pads containing witch hazel or a topical numbing agent.
Use a sitz bath with warm water with betadine solution for 10-15 minutes.
Keep yourself hydrated with plenty of fluids and eat fiber-rich diet and take Metamucil.
Avoid spicy food, fat rich food.
Avoid straining during Bowel movement.
Avoid long periods of sitting.
Even sitting too long, particularly on the toilet, can increase the pressure on the veins in the anus.
Do regular exercises.
Constipation is the main contributing factor in your case.
Use OTC Lidocaine cream for pain during the bowel movement.

Also, take OTC Motrin and Claritin for few days.

I hope this helps.
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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
The problem is I can't get all these medications and creams without a gp appointment

These can be available over the counter at your drug store and online(amazon)

Otherwise start warm water sitz bath initially.

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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Ok and it was not much blood in the stool but the pain is always severe

Betadine solution, Motrin(Ibuprofen), Claritin(Loratadine), lidocaine numbing cream all are available at amazon.Uk.

Try all such measures which definitely provide you relief.

Prevent constipation at any cost at the first place with proper hydration, Metamucil, Fiber-rich diet.

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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Thanks for the help.

I wish for your good health.
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