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Two small white oval shaped cuts in the crease of the buttcheeks above the anus after stretching the area. They don't bleed or weep. Is this herpes?!

Two small white oval shaped cuts in the crease of the buttcheeks above the anus after stretching the area. They don't bleed or weep. Is this herpes?!

Not likely: Herpes usually presents with burning, itching vesicles on a reddish base. Not as white oval marks that appear after stretching. Leave these alone and they should heal. ...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


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My skin around anus is cracked, burning and bleeding at the time of bowel movement resulting in loss of blood. Help?

My skin around anus is cracked, burning and bleeding at the time of bowel movement resulting in loss of blood. Help?

Most common : Causes of pruritus ani are caffeine and excess moisture. There is no correct amount of caffeine, so best to totally eliminate it for several weeks and allow area to heal, then reintroduce caffeine slowly to find your threshold. Also corn starch powder to bottom frequently and liberally helps with the excess moisture. Avoid chronic use of steroid creams! ...Read more

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Why are my rectum & vagina bleeding at the same time?

This warrants: Medical evaluation. Are you on your period? Have you had anal receptive sex? Hemorrhoids? Painful bowel movements? History of std's". Please seek evaluation by your gynecologist. ...Read more

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The skin around the coxis , outside of anus is kinda pink and irritated, one part is open because the rasg, and itch inside the anus , what can be?

The skin around the coxis , outside of anus is kinda pink and irritated, one part is open because the rasg, and itch inside the anus , what can be?

Anal itching: This area breaks down a lot secondary to moisture. The key is to keep it dry and covered with either powder or a barrier cream ( vaseline) until it heals and then maintain it that way thereafter. ...Read more

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What is the Stinging/burning sensation around outside of my anus?

What is the Stinging/burning sensation around outside of my anus?

Anal discomfort: Possibilities include an anal fissure, perianal dermatitis, and hemorrhoids. A perianal abscess is less likely. I recommend that you consult a proctologist or colorectal surgeon for diagnosis,advice and treatment. In the meantime try warm applications and apply an ointment like anusol or cortisporin. ...Read more

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Does a minor vaginal tear near the entrance of the vagina bleed during sex?

Does a minor vaginal tear near the entrance of the vagina bleed during sex?

Yes it can: if you have a nonhealed scar, it can bleed with trauma during intercourse. Give it 3-4 weeks and let it heal before you resume intercourse Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more

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Tissue like discharge and bleeding scrotum like scratches happens every month around the same time around ovulation?

Tissue like discharge and bleeding scrotum like scratches happens every month around the same time around ovulation?

Confused: To be honest I am all confused with your presentation. You threw ovulation, scrotum in that makes no sense as these things can coexist in the same person. I think you need to rephrase your question. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing pain on the outer edge of my vagina at the beginning and end of intercourse. It's only in one area. 1 partner. No odor or bleeding.

I'm experiencing pain on the outer edge of my vagina at the beginning and end of intercourse. It's only in one area. 1 partner. No odor or bleeding.

Possibilities: It could be a sore or infection or some other lesion. You will need to have a healthcare provider take a look at it. ...Read more

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I have a skin colored bump sticking out from the top of my vaginal opening. Literally between the urethral opening and the entrance of my vagina. ?

I have a skin colored bump sticking out from the top of my vaginal opening. Literally between the urethral opening and the entrance of my vagina. ?

Need exam: This is the type of thing that is really difficult to diagnose without visually examining the area. It doesn't sound like an emergency, so make an appointment with the gynecologist to have a look. It could turn out to be something simple. ...Read more

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Sores near my anus? Between the anus and testicles

Sores near my anus? Between the anus and testicles

Many possibilities: These could be caused by infection such as herpes simplex, bacterial or fungal/yeast infection, or sexually transmitted disease. Important to see your doctor and get proper evaluation and treatment. These could be sexually transmissible so important to avoid sexual contact until getting proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Blood only TP after BM. It only spots the TP when I wipe the top part (furthest away from rectum) of the inside of my Butt Cheek. Help?

Blood only TP after BM. It only spots the TP when I wipe the top part (furthest away from rectum) of the inside of my Butt Cheek. Help?

Rectal bleed: Minor rectal bleeding like you describe is typically caused by a hemorrhoid or an anal fissure. Please see your doctor for a rectal exam to determine if this needs treatment or just time to heal. Meanwhile keep the area very clean; consider using a sitz bath after bowel movements. Do not apply any topical medication unless your doctor recommends or prescribes something. ...Read more

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What does flaking skin near vagina mean? Skin is red. Some places bleeding. Between the vagina and butt area.

What does flaking skin near vagina mean? Skin is red. Some places bleeding. Between the vagina and butt area.

Dry skin?: Tough to say based on your description. However, it is an opportunity to go to your doctor to get an exam and the US Preventative Services Taskforce recommends screening asymptomatic women under 25 for certain STDs. The area between your vagina and your anus is called the perineal body. You may have dry skin,fungal infection, or folliculitis in your perineum. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is this anal itching inside and around my anus ?

What is this anal itching inside and around my anus  ?

Need an exam.: Causes of this can be eczema, yeast infections, parasites,hemorrhoids,improper cleansing of the area after bowel movements,a bacterial infection. See 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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