Maybe you've had this happen before: You wipe your butt and notice red it can cause swelling and redness in the groin area and drainage through the skin from Straining when you poop can cause them, as can anal sex. It is diagnosed by an examination of the skin around the anal area. Use plain white toilet paper or moist wipes to cleanse after bowel movements. Wipe gently . Rectal prolapse can be caused by childbirth, advanced age, constipation, and Signs and symptoms of include pain during bowel movements, mucus or of urge to defecate, and awareness of something protruding upon wiping. The rectum is located just above the anal canal (the junction is called the anorectal area).