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i have raised welts around my anus

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
35 years experience Dermatology
Either: unfortunately, your symptoms may be either one. You should definitely see your dermatologist to get the correct diagnosis. This is important as each ... Read More

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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Yeast infection?: The most common cause of such symptoms is candidiasis (yeast infection, thrush). If so, it seems more severe than average. Herpes might be possible if ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O Donovan
34 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
You can touch it: Around, to me, would mean you can touch anus (opening) and the other thing you are concerned with at the same time with the same hand.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Moffa
28 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Lichenification: That is the most common white "plaque like" patch. It is a benign phenomenon usually will resolve with topical steroids. However YOU SHOULD BE EXAMINE ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jaiprakash Thakor Jairam
Specializes in Healthcare Professional
Exam: A visual inspection and exam required.You could have a peri-anal abcess or "piles"haemmorhoids. See your GP.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Possible impetigo: Have impetigo from poor hygiene or possibly hives from perfumed toilet paper.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Uzma Chaudhry
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Get it looked at: Check with your primary care or GI physician. Most likely it may be a hemorrhoid but make sure it isn’t a malignant mass by getting it looked at by a ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Red rash: A red rash around anus could be caused by an infectious or allergic process. See your doctor for evaluation and treatment.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Seesee derm: See dermatologist to have this evaluated and treated. It could be several things.
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nir Hus
Dr. Nir Hus answered
16 years experience General Surgery
Hemorrhoids. : Hemorrhoids are not in the rectum. They are in the anus and there two major types. External- they hurt. Internals - they donot hurt.
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