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Haemorrhoids, also known as piles, are swellings containing enlarged blood vessels found inside or around the bottom (the rectum and anus).
More information on Piles is available here.
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An anal fistula is a small tunnel that develops between the end of the bowel and the skin near the anus (where poo leaves the body).
More information on Anal Fistula is available here.
Important: If you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.