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I have a row of very painful itchy blisters under my right breast.I also have a burning itching in my rectum area.Do you think these 2 issues related?

I have a row of very painful itchy blisters under my right breast.I also have a burning itching in my rectum area.Do you think these 2 issues related?

Hard to know: without seeing you, Maryamj, but it sounds like you might have a fungal infection which can occur in any tight space where there is trapped sweat and is called intertrigo. These infections are especially common in diabetics, so you should be checked for that, especially if you have a family history or are overweight. Meanwhile, try Cruex powder and keep the areas very dry, perhaps with tissue. ...Read more

Rectum (Definition)

The rectum is the last portion of the GI tract where the colon ends. It is heavily muscled and generally remains contacted to control the colonic contents but is under conscious control when a ...Read more


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Had a bowel movement with red blood on the tp and some on the stool. Burning, itching, and pain around rectum after. 2nd time this week. Concerned?

Had a bowel movement with red blood on the tp and some on the stool. Burning, itching, and pain around rectum after. 2nd time this week. Concerned?

Rectal bleeding: At age 30 most likely hemorrhoid all irritation. Abalone cream containing 1% Hydrocortisone over the counter and used up inside the anus twice a day for 5-7 days should help with your symptoms. If it doesn't, see your physician. ...Read more

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Rectal bleeding. Started out with burning/itching and blood on tp now blood is on stool too. Small amounts each time. is red blood always from rectum?

Rectal bleeding. Started out with burning/itching and blood on tp now blood is on stool too. Small amounts each time. is red blood always from rectum?

Anal canal: When blood is seen as bright red on toilet paper and then on stool the site is low rectum anal canal. The most common cause is a fissure or hemorrhoids. At 23 years of age one doesn't think of anal or rectal cancer. A digital exam and evaluation of the area of internal and external hemorrhoids should resolve the issue. ...Read more

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Half and inch up my rectum, I have bumps ( some big and some small) it itches and it hurts, even more when I use the restroom.Respond aspa?

Half and inch up my rectum, I have bumps ( some big and some small) it itches and it hurts, even more when I use the restroom.Respond aspa?

Rectal "bumps": You truly need an exam to determine exactly what the bumps are. Hemorrhoids certainly are probable/possible and creams are available to help with itching and treating them if that is the dx. But as stated, get an exam to determine the DX and best tx, good luck. ...Read more

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My abdomen has been bloated feeling and wretched type episodes when it feels like my left side is being pushed out and my rectum itches and then it's?

My abdomen has been bloated feeling and wretched type episodes when it feels like my left side is being pushed out  and my rectum itches and then it's?

Well : Generally anybody with these type symptoms can have an acute abdomen meeting a surgical emergency. Recommend going to emergency room for prompt diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Hard to put on weight, suspect worms, tried a couple of medications but still the same, tried cutting back sugar, itches around rectum area night time?

Hard to put on weight, suspect worms, tried a couple of medications but still the same, tried cutting back sugar, itches around rectum area night time?

Pinworms: are common intestinal parasites which cause rectal itching, especially at night. Young children and their household members are at risk for pinworm infections. The pinworms can often be seen in the rectal area during the night with a flashlight. A stool test for ova & parasites (O&P) can help correctly diagnose and guide treatment of intestinal parasites. ...Read more

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Could a bump like thing at the bottom of your rectum be hemorrhoids? It itches like hemorrhoids.

Could a bump like thing at the bottom of your rectum be hemorrhoids? It itches like hemorrhoids.

Possibly: Yes it is possible that what you are seeing/feeling is a hemorrhoid. It would require an exam from your physician to confirm. ...Read more

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I have rash on my butt that doesn't go away. Also at times my rectum itches so bad. What can this be? The rash is on my right butr cheek looks dry but at times flares up and feels like bumps. My rectum sometimes itches so bad & my vagina at one point itch

I have rash on my butt that doesn't go away. Also at times my rectum itches so bad. What can this be? The rash is on my right butr cheek looks dry but at times flares up and feels like bumps. My rectum sometimes itches so bad & my vagina at one point itch

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 and use cornstarch powder liberall to the area several times per day and at bedtime. Caffeine classicly causes the itching especially if it wakes from your sleep at night. ...Read more

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I have had c-diff in the past year, I am having growling and like bubbles rolling through belly area with loose stool and the rectum area itches and s?

I have had c-diff in the past year, I am having growling and like bubbles rolling through belly area with loose stool and the rectum area itches and s?

H/o of c/ diff: Would follow up with your doctors who cared for your C diff, as it can reoccur. Would also consider probiotic daily which can help intestinal health . May also just be food intolerances or gallbladder or gastritis or irritable bowel. Follow up with GI ...Read more

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My my little brother got bit by something he has a couple little bites probably like six or seven of them in a little group and he doesn't say their mosquito itches there just burning more like but they do look like bug bites , what could it be ?

My my little brother got bit by something he has a couple little bites probably like six or seven of them in a little group and he doesn't say their mosquito itches there just burning more like  but they do look like bug bites , what could it be ?

Clustered Rash: We do not know the age of your little brother which might guide us in learning about this rash. 6 or 7 little spots which look like "bug bites" to you is helpful. Anyone else have a similar rash? Is it increasing in size or number of areas? Are they crusted over? Is there overlying redness extending from the areas? Ddx: includes impetigo, mite bites as scabies, spider or mosquito bites ...Read more

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Been having an intense burning sensation within the middle of my spine,normally worsened by sitting up or standing, the skin also itches,what is this?

Been having an intense burning sensation within the middle of my spine,normally worsened by sitting up or standing, the skin also itches,what is this?

That is a very: non-specific complaint -- not referable to any one particular cause. If it is persisting, recommendation is to go discuss with you primary care doctor, and get a physical examination to ensure all is okay. ...Read more

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Vaginal area itches so much. It's painful to have sex it's almost a burning sensation every time its touched. What do I do to cure this?

Vaginal area itches so much. It's painful to have sex it's almost a burning sensation every time its touched. What do I do to cure this?

See dr: It sounds like it may be a yeast infection, but many things can cause bad itching/burning of the vaginal and vulvar skin, and an exam is needed to make an accurate diagnosis and get the right treatment. ...Read more

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Right thigh tingling and burning. Just the front of it. Feels like it just woke up? At night feels like it itches when laying. Leaning forward hurts!

Right thigh tingling and burning.  Just the front of it. Feels like it just woke up? At night feels like it itches when laying. Leaning forward hurts!

Varies: The sensation of "tingling" as you describe it can suggest a neurological component to your condition. The is a condition known as meralgia parastetica which can cause sumilar symptoms as can an upper lumbar radiculopathy. Don't hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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About 4 days ago I tried to have sex with my boyfriend and it started burning then itching and there was a small amount of discharge. It still itches ?

About 4 days ago I tried to have sex with my boyfriend and it started burning then itching and there was a small amount of discharge. It still itches ?

Yeast? STD? See MD: All new, abnormal, or unexplained vaginal discharge or other genital symptoms should be professionally evaluated. Your symptoms are typical of a genital infection such as yeast, and STDs like gonorrhea, chlamydia, and herpes -- and all STDs are common in sexually active persons your age. See a doctor soon. Your local Planned Parenthood clinic would be an excellent choice. Good luck! ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

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