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Proctitis has many causes, but sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are the most common. Gonorrhea, syphilis, herpes, anal warts, and chlamydia are the most common cause of sexually transmitted proctitis.

From: Proctitis WebMD Medical Reference

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Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on November 25, 2018

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American College of Gastroenterology.

 

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on November 25, 2018

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