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Buttock (Definition)

The buttocks are the paired curved masses that make up our "posterior." each buttock consists of a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus ...Read more


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My brother passed two years ago with colon cancer so I'm a bit worried now about the bleeding from my bum.

My brother passed two years ago with colon cancer so I'm a bit worried now about the bleeding from my bum.

Get seen: You don't list your family history in regards to colon cancer or his age at diagnosis, but rectal bleeding is never normal, particularly with a history of cancer in your brother. Recommend seeing your family physician with consideration for GI evaluation. ...Read more

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I am bleeding from my bum. I know it's not my period because the blood is coming out of my but hole. What is this?

I am bleeding from my bum. I know it's not my period because the blood is coming out of my but hole. What is this?

Not normal: Rectal or anal bleeding is never normal. The most common reason for rectal or anal bleeding is hemorrhoids. It would be reasonable to use one of the over the counter hemorrhoid medications - if that does not stop the bleeding then the next step is to see a doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Is there any worry of a penis problem if you have some bleeding just from your bum?

Is there any worry of a penis problem if you have some bleeding just from your bum?

No: Your penis and your rectum never talk with each other. They don't even email or facebook. ...Read more

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11month postpartum 7 piles and bleeding from bum, pregnant again. Painful hard feeling lump inside anus, scared what could this be? Also have a fissure.

11month postpartum 7 piles and bleeding from bum, pregnant again. Painful hard feeling lump inside anus, scared what could this be? Also have a fissure.

Thrombosed pile: This is most likely to be a pile that has clotted blood in it (thrombosed hemorrhoid). Given your age, another diagnosis is unlikely. Ultimately you should visit your gynecologist who can examine you especially since you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Bum bleeding after a surgical abortion?

Bum bleeding after a surgical abortion?

Bleeding after abort: Bleeding from the rectal area after an abortion can be worrisome. A trauma during surgery could be a possibility although rare. Please have your physcian examine you to make sure the bleeding its really from the rectal area instead of vaginally. Someties patients can have internal hemorrhoids and the bleeding doesn't have anything to do with the surgery. ...Read more

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Sore and bleeding bum when at the toilet. Is this something serious?

Sore and bleeding bum when at the toilet. Is this something serious?

Rectal bleeding: Causes for rectal bleeding can be hemorrhoids, fissure, fistula, cancer ; infectious or inflammatory bowel conditions. Get medically checked to know. ...Read more

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I noticed a dark red raised oval spot on my bum yesterday, I didn't try to pop it but today it was bleeding. What could it be?

I noticed a dark red raised oval spot on my bum yesterday, I didn't try to pop it but today it was bleeding. What could it be?

A cyst: Or a crosses hair or a pimple. Lots of things. Hard today without seeing it. If not better get it checked out so it does not get infected ...Read more

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I have had an abscess just above my bum and it burst the other day, pain has subsided and bleeding is far less, though there is still some serous flui?

I have had an abscess just above my bum and it burst the other day, pain has subsided and bleeding is far less, though there is still some serous flui?

What's the question?: Well, that's one way to handle an abscess - wait for it to burst. The healing process should begin now that the space containing the infection has been emptied of its contents. But you didn't have to go through all that pain and (probably) worry -- if it ever happens again, get to a doctor early in the course and get it treated in a less painful and more civilized manner. ...Read more

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I normally get boils all over my body. Recently I got one in between my buttocks. It will not stop bleeding. Should I be concerned?

I normally get boils all over my body. Recently I got one in between my buttocks. It will not stop bleeding. Should I be concerned?

See a dermatologist: It is not "normal" to get boils all over. What do you do about it??? You need an exam. Pilonidal sinus? Hidradenitis suppuritiva? Staph furunculosis? Folliculitis? Other condition? You need an exam and evaluation by a skin specialist. ...Read more

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Whenever I go to toilet, bleeding starts from the point where the partition of buttocks start. I know the bleeding is not from anal passage. Help asap?

Whenever I go to toilet, bleeding starts from the point where the partition of buttocks start. I know the bleeding is not from anal passage. Help asap?

Skin condition?: If you are sure that it is not coming from the anus itself but from the skin of the buttock, bleeding can come from a number of things such as various rash's, skin infection, abscesses, or cysts. Oftentimes anal fissure traverse the anal opening and can bleed as well. External hemmorhoids may arise outside the anus as well. Visual inspection by a specialist would be a good place to start. ...Read more

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I have cellulitis infection on tip of left buttocks. I have been on meds for 2 days now and it won't stop bleeding. How serious is this?

I have cellulitis infection on tip of left buttocks. I have been on meds for 2 days now and it won't stop bleeding. How serious is this?

Follow up with your: For a thorough exam and assessment. Compression on the wound should stop bleeding. Otherwise go to an urgent care asap. If it was continuously bleeding from the time you've typed in the question up to the time I'm answering it, I wonder if u r still breathing (joke!). Finish your antibiotics. Enjoy life! Http://www. M.Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/cellulitis-topic-overview. ...Read more

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11wks pregnant I lost balance and tripped over my kids toy and fell on my bum and side. No bleeding pain but I'm scared the baby is hurt... : (?

11wks pregnant I lost balance and tripped over my kids toy and fell on my bum and side. No bleeding pain but I'm scared the baby is hurt... : (?

Unlikely: At 11 wks the fetus weighs less than 2 ounces and is surrounded by fluid and membranes that cushion such blows. Falling from your standing height is unlikely to cause an issue. Spotting might suggest the placenta had moved or been affected but that would be your observable sign other than cramping. ...Read more

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My son has a very sensitive bum. He has diaper rash with 2 spots the size of dimes that are completely raw and bleeding. What can I do?

My son has a very sensitive bum. He has diaper rash with 2 spots the size of dimes that are completely raw and bleeding. What can I do?

Diaper rash: It could be infectious (bacterial or fungal) or non- infectious (allergies contact dermatitis). Either way, diagnosis can only be made after seeing the rash. Consult with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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My 12 year old daughter is itching her bum a lot and it is bleeding and the pain is stinging why? Should I take her to the doc or just wait it off

If: If she is scratching to the point of bleeding, you should take her in to see her doctor. There are a variety of things that could cause her symptoms such as pinworms, peri-anal strep infection, anal fissure or tear, or skin irritation from poor hygiene. In the meantime, sitz baths with 2 tablespoons of baking soda may help alleviate some of the itching and pain. Good luck! ...Read more

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My baby has a rash on his bum the doc said it was a yeast rash and to mix hydrocortisone cream with 1% antifungle cream and now the rash is bleeding?

My baby has a rash on his bum the doc said it was a yeast rash and to mix hydrocortisone cream with 1% antifungle cream and now the rash is bleeding?

Bring him back: If it bleeds profusely, make sure you apply pressure on the bleeding area for a few minutes until it stops. You should bring him back to his pediatrician to be re-evaluated. It is difficult to tell what it is without seeing the skin lesions. ...Read more

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Is vaginal bleeding after buttocks silicone implants bad?

Is vaginal bleeding after buttocks silicone implants bad?

Unusual: Silicone buttock implants should not be associated with any vaginal bleeding unless the stress of the surgery disrupted your menstrual cycle. Would consult with your plastic surgeon and gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have vaginal bleeding after buttocks silicone implants?

Is it normal to have vaginal bleeding after buttocks silicone implants?

No: One has nothing to do with the other. Consult your ob/gyn regarding your vaginal bleeding. ...Read more

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Had an endometrial resection 12 days ago. Still bleeding, like normal period with ache in left buttock. Is this normal?

Had an endometrial resection 12 days ago. Still bleeding, like normal period with ache in left buttock. Is this normal?

See a Doctor: It can be normal that you are bleeding after endometrial resection. It should be light however and mixed with tissue and fluid. However, having pain and heavy bleeding is not normal. Please see a specialist. ...Read more

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I have bleeding and discomfort a few inches above my anus in the buttocks. Is this cause for major concern, an ER visit, or a normal doctor checkup?

I have bleeding and discomfort a few inches above my anus in the buttocks. Is this cause for major concern, an ER visit, or a normal doctor checkup?

Doctor checkup: You may try to visualize the area with the use of a mirror or two. Otherwise best will be to see your doctor. Not likely to be of major concern at least until inspected. ...Read more

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Ii have nausea after eating, pain in right pelvic/leg, bleeding after sex, pain in my back, right side of my head hurts, right buttocks feel funny. Wh?

Ii have nausea after eating, pain in right pelvic/leg, bleeding after sex, pain in my back, right side of my head hurts, right buttocks feel funny. Wh?

Too many issues: This sounds like too many different symptoms. I don't think they're all caused by one condition. Although a mental disorder like depression could play a factor. See your doctor for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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4 yr old son has small red bumps around nose and on cheeks. Same bumps on buttocks, painful bowel movements with some bleeding. Any thoughts? Strep?

4 yr old son has small red bumps around nose and on cheeks. Same bumps on buttocks, painful bowel movements with some bleeding. Any thoughts? Strep?

Strep unlikely: This does not sound like strep. It is hard to make the diagnosis without seeing what the bumps look like. There are a lot of different things which could cause bumps on the cheeks and buttocks. I would recommend seeing a doctor, especially since your son has bloody stools. Good luck! ...Read more

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What does it mean blood bleed for u bum?

Rectal Bleeding: Or BUM Bleeding in the UK, is never normal. You need to see the GI dr. To assure it is not something serious. At your age, it is most likely hemorrhoidal, but you need to be sure, as stated and get checked out bu GI. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is causing me to bleed from my bum? Is this a sympton of a bowel disorder?

What is causing me to bleed from my bum? Is this a sympton of a bowel disorder?

Eval: If you have been experiencing rectal bleeding, please seek medical attention. Causes for rectal bleeding can include: hemorrhoids, fissures, fistula, cancer or GI tract inflammation or infection. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I go to the toilet for a poo it is so big it makes my bum bleed what should I do?

Sometimes when I go to the toilet for a poo it is so big it makes my bum bleed what should I do?

Diet: Avoid straining ; constipation. Drink plenty of water and eat healthy high fiber foods, fruits and vegetables. Add fiber supplements like metamucil. Avoid or reduce foods like rice, noodles, white bread and junk foods. ...Read more

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I have a small pimple looking around my anus region. Sometimes when I ease myself and wipe my bum and I accidentally scratch it it bleed.

I have a small pimple looking around my anus region. Sometimes when I ease myself and wipe my bum and I accidentally scratch it it bleed.

Hemorrhoids: You may have hemorrhoids.
Symptoms of hemorrhoids include:
anal itching,
anal ache or pain, especially while sitting,
bright red blood on toilet tissue, stool, or in the toilet bowl,
pain during bowel movements,
one or more hard tender lumps near the anus.
See your doctor for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is it normal to bleed out of my bum when I'm on my period?

Is it normal to bleed out of my bum when I'm on my period?

NO NOT NORMAL: U need evaluation as hopefully u do not have rectal endometriosis or any type of fistula please call your gyn for an exam and u may also need to see a rectal surgeon or GI specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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My baby has diaper rash over 4 days and it has started to bleed. How to treat and what can I use to clean his bum without wipes? I tried 40% zinc cream.

My baby has diaper rash over 4 days and it has started to bleed. How to treat and what can I use to clean his bum without wipes? I tried 40% zinc cream.

Dryness, chamomile: Most diaper rashes are due to skin macerations and brakedown due to excessive moist. Allow the skin to get dry before placing the diaper. Using cold compresses with chamomille four times a day for 20-30 min could help. Visit your pediatrician to get better advice and to get recommendation about the use of creams and/or lotions that could help to protect and heal the skin. ...Read more

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About 2 wks ago I noticed a zit on my lower buttock, I popped it & it was fine but later it started to bleed & hurt and now it's blistered over. Help!

About 2 wks ago I noticed a zit on my lower buttock, I popped it & it was fine but later it started to bleed & hurt and now it's blistered over. Help!

Cyst/abscess, ???: It sounds like the "pimple " may have turned into a cyst or a small abscess. You should go to your doctor or an urgent care facility that can evaluate your problem...One look is worth a thousand words ...Read more

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I have a rash on one buttock for about 3mo. It itches but not always. Inflammation & small pimples bleed when scabs are scratched. What could it be?

I have a rash on one buttock for about 3mo. It itches but not always. Inflammation & small pimples bleed when scabs are scratched. What could it be?

Rash on buttock: You may have something called folliculitis although I do not understand why it is only on one side. This tends to occur when you sweat a lot possibly during exercising. Your general doctor or a dermatologist would be able to help you with the diagnosis and the treatment. ...Read more

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