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What's that in my underwear?!

Okay so as per usual this is a tmi thing but I NEED TO KNOW who else experiences this and if they know what it is.

I have been having soft/sticky bms lately (flare is coming on) but even before that when they seemed solid, I would wipe and wipe and wipe and wipe and use wet wipes. And then maybe a few minutes or an hour later feel itchy and not have gone to the bathroom and guess what... More stuff is there when wiping! The other day I actually ended up with streaks 😫 and I use wet wipes and am probably over zealous with the wiping to the point that there are either irritated spots that are bleeding or hemorrhoids.

What the fudge is going on? I don't know if I would call it anal leakage or something else. Please tell me I am not the only one dealing with this.
 
I too am in a bit of a flare, enough so that I'm having accidents at work. In times past, I've talked to my GI about not seeming to be able to fully get clean after a moment and he told me that this is normal along with not to be worried. Yes, my anal area gets pretty sore and irritated too when I'm in a flare, but it'll get better as the flare calms down. Do you have any diaper cream or lube that you could put in that spot? It won't totally heal it, but might make things a little more comfortable for you. The only other thing I would suggest is to contact your GI and let them know what's happening. Hope this helps some.
 
Hi jbag125
I have a problem with sticky bm and like you I end up with blood on toilet roll but I itch as well and it makes me very sore both back and front,
it drives me crazy sometimes but I don't want be a nusience at the GP
I have Crohn's and not on any meds at the mo.
 
I don't know if this helps, but I've got hemorrhoids. Years ago went to a anal specialist at a hospital clinic who advised me to use a cotton ball & leave one in place. Told me it was "anal sweat" and it would stop the itching. I was skeptical but it worked.
 
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