Jun 20, · I am similar to you also. I do have an anal fistula, so sometimes it is hard to determine what is leaking, my butt or fistula. It is very annoying! I go to the bathroom alot just to wipe. I have a sitz bath every day. I see my GI this Thursday! _____. I have been having recurring anal leakage for about 4 months now. It started after a rather severe bout of diarrhea - 2 weeks duration + a couple weeks after of soft stools, much gas/bloating - that I had in late January/early February after returning from a trip to Mexico. Anal discharge, normal rectal mucus, anal drainage, anal seepage, anal leakage Rectal discharge is intermittent or continuous expression of liquid from the anus (per rectum). Normal rectal mucus is needed for proper excretion of waste.
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.