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my anus has been itchy for a week and now it has slight blood in it

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymundo Romero
21 years experience in Medical Oncology
Have DOC take a look: Most likely external hemorrhoids, they tend to itch and people may notice blood on toilet paper. The most common cause is constipation or a diet low i ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
21 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor: Rectal bleeding can be cause by bleeding hemorrhoids or small tears called anal fissures. Follow up with your doctor if your symptoms persist.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lervasen Pillay
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Fissures: You could possibly have anal fissures. You need a physical examination to check as well as prescription medication
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Number one cause of: This, pruritus ani, itchy butt, is excessive caffeine. Beer also tends to make this worse as does excessive perspiration. Stop all caffeine and beer a ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dimitri Novitzky
51 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Perineal cyst: You should see a general surgeon, what you are describing may perfectly well be related to a sebaceous gland cyst, an external hemorrhoid, or. Bartoli ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Mirabile
32 years experience in Gynecology
Suspicious mole: you should have this looked at by your physician as soon as possible. You may need a biopsy.
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Many causes: It could be dandruf, atopic dermatitis or psoriasis, have a dermatologist look at it for diagnosis and treatment.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Many possibilities: There are many possible causes of chronic red eyes. See an ophthalmologist who can help you with this.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Reynoso
8 years experience in Infectious Disease
Furunculosis?: If you shave, or otherwise traumatize your skin, the most likely cause is introduction of skin bacteria and purulent cellulitis caused by staphylococc ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
DETAILS???: Bitten by what or by whom? Where? Are you sure it is a bite? See a dermatologist. Meanwhile try OTC hydrocortisone.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience in Pediatrics
See below: Rashes are nearly impossible to diagnose without detailed descriptions and actual viewing of the rash. I recommend seeing your doc.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
How long is a while?: What do you mean by "a while"? If it's a few days, no problem -- it often takes a week or a little more for garden variety viral pharyngitis to clear ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience in Family Medicine
Exam needed: You will need a GYN exam to make the DX and RX if needed. Impossible to DX in this format.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infection: You need to see a MD for the correct diagnosis and Rx.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience in Family Medicine
He : He may be dealing with a fungal infection aka jock itch (tinea cruris). An over the counter anti-fungal cream like Clotrimazole should help if this is ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Possible infection: This is how ordinary conjunctivitis (pink eye) first appears. If the vision is OK and there is no pus in the discharge, then that is very likely at y ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience in Family Medicine
Testicular : Testicular sweeling is an issue that requires prompt medical attention. You will need to see your doctor for an examination and likely a testicular ul ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
26 years experience in Family Medicine
Likely hematoma..: If you fall on back make sure no broken vertebrae or other injury .. may need X ray. If " bump" still sore but smaller .. its heeling .. small blood c ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See doctor: Yo already know that your symptoms are not normal. It is not possible to know for sure what is wrong here. You need to see your doctor fro an exam a ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Chang
16 years experience in Pediatrics
Inflammation. : When you can visibly see a bruise (skin discoloration etc), that is typically from damage to your blood vessels under the skin. If it was a more sever ... Read More
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A 7-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Time for visit: This could be anything from an infected bug bite to a scalp fungus or other skin condition.Its persistence in spite of your past efforts to help it su ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
See a DR: Probably a benign but inflamed trichilemmal cyst. But there are numerous other possibilities. Removing it will probably be easy.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Go see your doctor: Sex should never be painful unless you want it to be! but peeing should never ever burn. This suggests either a urinary tract infection or a sexually ... Read More

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