Proctitis is inflammation of the lining of the rectum. The rectum is a muscular tube that's connected to the end of your colon. Stool passes through the rectum on its way out of the body.
Proctitis can cause rectal pain, diarrhea, bleeding and discharge, as well as the continuous feeling that you need to have a bowel movement. Proctitis symptoms can be short-lived, or they can become chronic.
Proctitis is common in people who have inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis). Sexually transmitted infections are another frequent cause. Proctitis also can be a side effect of radiation therapy for certain cancers.
SYMPTOMS OF PROCTITIS
Proctitis signs and symptoms may include:
CAUSES OF PROCTITIS
Several diseases and conditions can cause inflammation of the rectal lining. They include:
l Homeopathic medicine is selected based on the symptoms that show up.
HOMEOPATHIC TREATMENT FOR PROCTITIS
NUX VOMICA : There is a continuous, ineffectual urge to pass stool.Useful for constant uneasiness in the rectum with scanty stool passed each time.There is sharp pain in the rectum may follow with passing stool. There is urge to pass stool renews soon after. Stool is unsatisfactory and there is always the feeling that some stool has remained in the rectum.
MERC SOL : Useful for burning and rawness at the anus. useful for frequent stool.There is tenesmus of rectum which is marked with a “never get done” feelingChilly. very useful for weakness after stool. Also there is feeling of faintness may arise.
RATANHIA : Useful for proctitis with prominent pain in rectum while passing stool.There is burning at anus which may continue for long hours after passing stool.There is Knife-like stitching pain at the anus.Also useful for sharp pain in the rectum as if from stepping on broken glass.
NITRIC ACID : Very useful for proctitis where the person complains of tearing pain in the rectum on passing stool. It is also indicated for treating proctitis where there is cutting pain in rectum after passing stool.Useful for bright bleeding from rectum along with stool.There is irritation or itching at the anus.There is irritability and weakness after passing stool