Rectal discharge refers to any substance, aside from feces, that comes out of your rectum. Your rectum is last part of your digestive system before your anus, which is the opening at the end the system. It usually presents as mucus or pus that you may notice in your underwear or on your stool. You may also feel the urge to have a bowel movement, but only pass mucus or a very small amount of stool. Some STIs that affect your rectum or anus can cause discharge.
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If you are dealing with the problem of leaking anus, then you need to ask this question. What type of fluid is leaking from there? This is biggest hint about the cause of leakage. This usually indicates that there is some inflammation in the lower bowels. A physical exam with or without colonoscopy may reveal the cause. Purulent That is, pus containing discharge. This is likely to be due to some infection down there.
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