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Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Hemorrhoids, also known as piles, are swollen veins located around the anus or in the lower rectum.
An anal fissure is a small tear or crack in the lining of the anus. Learn about anal fissure symptoms, causes, treatment, and prevention.
Proctitis is a condition in which the lining of the inner rectum becomes inflamed. The rectum is part of your lower digestive system.
An anal, or rectal, abscess occurs when a cavity in the anus becomes filled with pus. In addition to pain, it can cause fatigue, rectal discharge, and fever.
Chronic nonbacterial prostatitis is a condition that causes pain and inflammation in the prostate and the lower urinary tract in men.
Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease. Learn about its causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
Crohn's is a chronic bowel disease that causes inflammation of your digestive tract. Learn more about treatment and prevention.
Endometriosis is a disorder in which the tissue that forms the lining of your uterus grows outside of your uterine cavity. The lining is called the endometrium.
Anal cancer is a rare form of cancer that affects the tissues of the anus. Read more on what causes it and how to diagnose it.
This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose. Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.