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Sunday 10th of December 2017



Proctitis


General information on Proctitis

Proctitis is the inflammation of the skin around the anus and rectum. There are several different causes of proctitis. The most common causes are chronic diarrhea and constipation from straining. Other causes of proctitis include worms, foreign objects in stool, inflammation of other areas of the large intestines, allergic reactions, insect bites, and masses such as polyps and tumors.


Symptoms of Proctitis

Some of the symptoms of proctitis are: straining while trying to pass stool, scooting, blood in stool, constipation, pain while trying to pass stool, crying out while trying to pass stool, and excessive licking and biting of the affected area.

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Treatments for Proctitis

The treatment for proctitis is to thoroughly clean the affected area with warm water and a gentle or mild soap and to apply soothing ointments to the area. Stool softeners are also very beneficial. The underlying cause of the proctitis should then be treated accordingly as well. It is likely that antibiotics will be prescribed by a veterinarian to help treat and prevent any infection that may occur.




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Remember, this information is for reference only. Always contact your vet or pet profesional for advice.


 






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Seek the advice of your vet or other qualified pet care provider before you decide on any treatment or for answers to any questions you may have regarding a canine medical symptom or medical condition.



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