Skin tags or external hemorrhoids are present in about half of all Americans and are easily confused with warts. She experienced more pain, bleeding with every bowel movement, and the formation of a nontender skin tag in the anterior position. Look into trying a Squatty Potty. Long-term outcome of rubber band ligation for symptomatic primary and recurrent internal hemorrhoids. J Am Coll Surg.
And have you tried actual stool softeners?
If you are worried about catching something from his anus, stay away. You might have one right now: A 11 Excisional hemorrhoidectomy has a lower risk of recurrence than stapled hemorrhoidopexy. Treatment focuses on wart removal and anal cancer prevention. Although a condom is your best protection, it still doesn't cover a man's pubic hair, the base of his shaft, or scrotum, all potential sites for men to carry or catch many STDS.