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Around Anus (Overview)

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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Itch around anus?

Itch around anus?

Prititus Ani: This is termed pruritus ani. It may or may not be associated with hemorrhoids. Area should be kept clean & dry. Moisture can make problem worse. Avoid using wipes containing alcohol since this can cause skin dryness & make problem worse. Warm water soaks in bathtub + high fiber diet may be if benefit. External cream such as proctofoam may also help. Good hygiene is key. ...Read more

Around Anus (Overview)

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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What is the definition or description of: around anus?

What is the definition or description of: around anus?

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. ...Read more

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White growth around anus, what could it be? It appeared about 2 weeks ago. Doesn't itch or anything.

White growth around anus, what could it be?

It appeared about 2 weeks ago. Doesn't itch or anything.

Anal wart?: An anal wart is probably the best bet. But it could be other things, maybe not even abnormal. See a doctor and get it checked out. Good luck. ...Read more

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My nrwborn has ring around anus?

My nrwborn has ring around anus?

Anal fissures: I believe you are referring to anal fissures. I see a lot of newborns with it. They look like tears around the anus/rectum.May cause bleeding when constipated or you may see blood streaks in the stools.Usually benign. ...Read more

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White patch around anus what is it?

White patch around anus what is it?

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 EXAMINED BY A PHYSICIAN. There are other less benign conditions that look like that ...Read more

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Crawling ticklish feeling around anus, could it be worms or what?

Crawling ticklish feeling around anus, could it be worms or what?

Possibly: Have you noted worms in fecal matter or being passed from rectum ? Do symptoms increase at night? Do you have hemorrhoids? Medical evaluation can be used to rule parasites in or out. ...Read more

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Can I use sophramycin on rashes around anus?

Can I use sophramycin on rashes around anus?

Not a good idea: Since you don't know what you're treating, it's not good to "shotgun" therapy. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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Raw around anus... Inflammatory diseases hidrandenitis, bleeding from around anal, why?

Raw around anus... Inflammatory diseases hidrandenitis, bleeding from around anal, why?

Not just hemorrhoids: Inflammation and bleeding per ano-rectum that recurs may indicate anal fissures, proctitis (due to infection, inflammatory bowel disease, radiation therapy, stercoral ulcers, rectal prolapse, trauma, etc.), paget's, or bleeding further upstream. Depending on your age, risk factors, current medication (aspirin, nsaid's, anticoagulants can cause bleeding), get evaluated. Likely is not hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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Red rash around anus what could it be?

Red rash: A red rash around anus could be caused by an infectious or allergic process. See your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

Anus (Definition)

The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more