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The gluteus maximus is the powerhouse of the butt—not to mention the largest muscle in your body. It gives you a kickstart when you run, propels you up the stairs, and provides protective padding—along with some needed fat—when you sit.

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Hemorrhoids cause itching and pain around your anus. They happen when the small blood vessels become swollen, from straining and other reasons. The discomfort can be treated with over-the-counter medications, and you can learn how to prevent them.
An anal fissure is a small tear or crack in the tissue of the anus. It makes bowel movements hurt and bleed. Fissures are easy to treat and take just a few weeks to heal. But they will happen again if you don’t fix the cause. Here’s how.
If you notice bright, red blood right after a bowel movement, you may have rectal bleeding. A bleeding rectum can be commonly caused by anal fissures, hemorrhoids, or chronic constipation.
Buttock pain can affect either the right or left cheek, as well as the anus. Butt pain can also occur when walking or sitting. Butt muscle pain can be caused by trauma from an injury that may result in a bruise or pulled muscle, damage to the sciatic nerve, or hemorrhoids.
Butt bumps may be painful, red, or itchy. The most common causes for bumps on the butt include skin conditions like cysts, boils, warts, or skin abscess. Allergens to hygienic products, chemicals, or plants can also cause itchy, red bumps on on the butt.
What does anal mucus discharge mean? If you are experiencing this symptom you may have an infection like E. Coli, or an inflammatory condition like Crohn’s disease.

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