The anus is that part of the intestinal tract that passes through the muscular canal of the pelvis and anal sphincters. It is the final orifice through which stool passes out of the body. In adults, the anus is 4 to 5 centimeters long. The lower half of the anal canal has sensitive nerve endings.
Anal gland - Wikipedia
It's Metafilter's 20th anniversary! To celebrate, scan some cats or help fund Mefi! The vet believes it may be due to allergies, but so far no treatments have been successful. I am reaching the end of my rope. My beloved little gooberface dog unfortunately has wildly overactive anal glands. She doesn't seem to be able to express them on her own while pooping, as is the norm.
Do Humans Have Anal Glands?
The anal glands also referred to as the anal sacs are two sebaceous glands located on either side of the anus that secrete a pungent fluid. They are found in many mammals, including cats, dogs, and bears. But what about humans? Do humans have anal glands?
Corresponding author: A Boutall boutall icloud. This typically presents with pain on defecation and blood spotting on toilet paper. These symptoms are due to an ischaemic mucosal ulcer within a high-pressure sphincter.