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anal

 [a´nal]
relating to the anus.

a·nal

(ā'năl),
Relating to the anus.

anal

(a´n'l) relating to the anus.

anal

(ā′nəl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or near the anus.
2. Psychology
a. Of or relating to the second stage of psychosexual development in psychoanalytic theory, roughly from ages one to three, during which gratification is derived from sensations associated with the anus and defecation. The anal stage is preceded by the oral stage and followed by the phallic stage.
b. Indicating personality traits considered by psychoanalytic theory to originate during the anal stage of development, especially anal-retentive traits.

a′nal·ly adv.

anal

See anus.

anal

adjective Referring or pertaining to the anus.

a·nal

(ā'năl)
Relating to the anus.

anal

1. Relating to the anus, the controlled terminus of the digestive tract.
2. Concerning the putative stage of psychosexual development of the child in which pleasure is obtained from sensations associated with the anus. See FREUDIAN THEORY.

anal

pertaining to the anus.

anal

relating to the anus.

anal abscess
acute, purulent infections in the area of the anus, usually caused by gram-negative organisms. In dogs, these most often arise from the anal sacs.
anal atresia, atresia ani
congenital absence or stenosis of the anus manifested by an absence of feces and a gradual development of abdominal distention. Fistulae may develop between the rectum and urogenital tract. The anomalous development can occur in several forms and may be accompanied by similar atresia at higher levels of the intestine. There is usually normal development of sphincters. A dimple is usually evident at the point at which surgical intervention is required.
anal canal
the short, terminal, retroperitoneal segment of the intestinal tract between the rectum and anus.
anal constriction
a congenital constriction combined with vulvar constriction occurs in Jersey cattle.
anal fibroma
occurs in cattle and excision effected for esthetic reasons.
anal fistula
see perianal fistula.
anal fold
see anal fold.
anal furunculosis
see perianal fistula.
anal membrane
the dorsal part of the cloacal membrane in the embryo; when it eventually breaks down the dorsal passage becomes the rectoanal passage.
anal-perineal laceration
see rectovaginal fistula.
anal prolapse
the protrusion of a small amount of mucosa through the anus.
anal reflex
the pursing of the anal orifice when the perineum is stimulated; indicative of an animal with intact sacral segments of the spinal cord.
anal sac
see anal sacs.
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Anal sacs in the dog. By permission from McCurnin D, Poffenbarger EM, Small Animal Physical Diagnosis and Clinical Procedures, Saunders, 1991
anal sacculitis
inflammation of the anal sacs.
anal sphincter
the internal anal sphincter is formed from smooth muscle of the anal canal while the external anal sphincter, which is larger and of greater importance in fecal continence, consists of striated muscle.
anal sphincter hypertrophy
occurs in aged dogs and may give rise to difficult and painful defecation.
anal stenosis
scar formation after perianal fistulae, trauma, severe anal sac disease, or treatment for neoplasia may result in a reduced lumen and particularly a loss of the capacity to dilate with passage of feces. Straining, passage of ribbon-like feces and constipation result.
anal ulceration
inflammation and ulceration of the perianal skin which may be associated with anal sac disease. Seen most commonly in German shepherd dogs.

Patient discussion about anal

Q. Pulling pain in anus. Dear friends, I am 32. I feel a Pulling pain in anus sometimes while i finish passing stool and some times when i sit for long time. No bleeding so far. Is it a symptoms of piles? If so what can be done to cure it without going to doctor or operation. Please help me. This pain makes me to feel that i am very old.

A. horsechestnut is supposed to help...here is some info about it:
http://nccam.nih.gov/health/horsechestnut/index.htm#uses

but i wouldn't get my hopes high.

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In 2011, approximately 2000 laboratories participated in the program and approximately 1400 kits had anal cytology slides included in the set.
In this study, we did not ask either about the first experience of oral or anal sex or about its duration and prevalence of condom use.
The majority of articles on squamous carcinoma of the anal canal have been published in North America and Europe.
Major Finding: Nineteen percent of women who had vaginal delivery and anal sphincter laceration met the criteria for AI according to the EPIQ.
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Women who joined the anal HPV study never had anal cancer and agreed (1) to give an anal swab specimen for HPV testing, and (2) to undergo high-resolution anoscopy, a procedure that provides a magnified view of the anal canal.
Risk factors predisposing to impacted foreign body by ingestion include the presence of dentures, previous anal surgery complicated by anal stenosis and alcohol intoxication (5).
Nonetheless, they believe that although South Africa's HIV epidemic probably cannot be attributed to unprotected anal intercourse, risk reduction interventions should address the role of anal sex in HIV transmission.
According to the researchers, the increasing anal cancer incidence since the introduction of effective ART may reflect the fact that HIV-positive patients are living longer with human papillomavirus infection, which has been linked to anal and cervical cancers and is more common in HIV-positive patients than in the general population.
Women who had both a episiotomy and a forceps delivery were markedly more likely to suffer an anal sphincter tear than other women (OR 25.
Embracing a form of monogamy and shunning anal intercourse, unprotected oral sex as alternatives says Robinson, is clearly an argument that is conservative in nature, but nonetheless compelling.
Examples of assessment include perineal, vaginal and rectal palpation, and vaginal and anal surface electromyography, while treatment techniques include pelvic floor muscle training, vaginal and rectal electrical stimulation, and biofeedback.