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Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)

Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more


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I have a small purplish soft lump on the anus, it causes no discomfort nor is it hard or painful or tender?

I have a small purplish soft lump on the anus, it causes no discomfort nor is it hard or painful or tender?

Most likely.: You've probably got a hemorrhoid that you can see. Although there are other explanations and ideally you want to have a doctor take a look to make sure that's all it is. Best to you! ...Read more

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Red gland tender in anus, ahemorroid, can cause itch burn and some kind of pimples, not like pimples at all, like bumpy skin?

Red gland tender in anus, ahemorroid, can cause itch burn and some kind of pimples, not like pimples at all, like bumpy skin?

Hemorrhoid: Yes, it could be a hemorrhoid. Have you allowed your physician to have a look? That would be the best way to get appropriate suggestions. ...Read more

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I have a painful, tender, firm lump around my anus. I've already had I&D of previous abscess on other cheek. Started after bowel prep for MRI. Causes?

I have a painful, tender, firm lump around my anus. I've already had I&D of previous abscess on other cheek. Started after bowel prep for MRI. Causes?

This: Sounds more like a clotted hemorrhoid than another abscess...

Try sitz baths. Hot water until you can get it checked out

Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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Can you suggest some cures for bruise on anus?

Can you suggest some cures for bruise on anus?

Bruises should...: Heal on there own. Avoid doing what caused it in the first place! ...Read more

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My anus is usually pink in colour. It is dark purple right now. Could it just be bruised?

My anus is usually pink in colour. It is dark purple right now. Could it just be bruised?

Hemorrhoids: Yes, you could be bruised but you would hopefully remember trauma prior to bruising. Hemorrhoids are often described as purplish in color. Check out http://goo. Gl/KoW8xo for more info. However, 21yo seems kinda young for hemorrhoids so it's best that you see your FamilyDoc for evaluation. There's no need to be embarrassed as we've seen everything. Besides, we're here to help, not judge. Good luck! ...Read more

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I've been having this bad pain in my back on my right side near my anus, but its not bruised. Its not close to my anus, but just a little bit?

Possible abscess: If it has only been going on for a few days and is getting worse, then it could be a perirectal abscess which need to be drained by a physician. If it's lasted more than a week it has another cause, the list of which is long. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Bleeding and bruising on anus any help would be great?

Bleeding and bruising on anus any help would be great?

Need check up: Pl schedule a visit to your doctor or go to urgent care to get the area checked out to see if there is bleeding from anus, which may mean something or only from local outside skin, which could be from pressure sore etc ...Read more

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Itchy area at top of anus. Have been exercising a lot frequently. Two weeks ago about 2 inches at top of butt crack appeared bruised. Still there?

Itchy area at top of anus. Have been exercising a lot frequently. Two weeks ago about 2 inches at top of butt crack appeared bruised. Still there?

Pilonidal: Cyst can be a possibility. This is a congenital sinus or cyst thst can become symptyomatic if irritated, like excess exercise, ie crunches or situps. ...Read more

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For over 5 years I've been experiencing severe bruising pain in my rectum/anus at night. I've googled it and proctalgia fugax comes up. Please advise.

Need exam: There are many things that can cause rectal pain. It would be a good idea to see your doctor and get a rectal exam. Proctalgia fugax has to do with muscle spasms in the pelvic muscles, but you need to make sure that there is nothing more serious going on. ...Read more

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During sex yest. The penis slipped out and rammed in between my vagina and anus and it is now bruised in that area. Should I be worried? Please answer

During sex yest. The penis slipped out and rammed in between my vagina and anus and it is now bruised in that area. Should I be worried? Please answer

The safest thing is: To see your gyn for an exam, as long as the bruise is not enlarging or pain getting worse most likely will heal, I also rec you getting your clotting factors checking as that usually should cause a bruise from that. ...Read more

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Tiny white bumps on perineum and lots of redness on perineum/anus, anus looks bruised and blue. Constipated, hurts to poop. What could this be?

Tiny white bumps on perineum and lots of redness on perineum/anus, anus looks bruised and blue. Constipated, hurts to poop. What could this be?

Do not sqeezed: Do not squeezed the tiny pumps, if you already did, that could explain the bruises and the redness.
the tiny pumps are a oil gland cysts best to leave them alone, otherwise they becomes infected if they were squeezed.
if you did not, constipation will not cause the redness, and the bruising, unless you had anal sex or a rough sex.
if you did not do neither go and see a doctor, please. ...Read more

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Redness and burning from perineum (female) to anus. Constipated, always have to strain poop. Anus looks like it's bruised. Hemorrhoid?

Redness and burning from perineum (female) to anus. Constipated, always have to strain poop. Anus looks like it's bruised. Hemorrhoid?

Probably: Can try some hemorrhoid cream for now, but ou should go to your primary care provider to get it looked at to be sure. Ok to get in within the next week or two unless symptoms are more severe. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Redness and some white bumps between perineum (female) and anus, no itch or burn. Constipated, hurts to poop. Red skin around anus, anus looks bruised?

Redness and some white bumps between perineum (female) and anus, no itch or burn. Constipated, hurts to poop. Red skin around anus, anus looks bruised?

More info; get check: Any anorectal coitus? Possible irritation or even early herpes infection. Any constipation or hemorrhoid history? That could be a factor. Any recent yeast discharge with vsginal symptoms as well. An in-person exam sounds warranted, especially STD is a possibility. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Small lump under skin near anus. Cannot see it visibly, but can feel it by touch. Slightly tender. Been there for almost 2 weeks, no change?

External thromboses: Most likely it's an external thromboses hemorrhoid which usually resolve on their own, possibly as previous doctor noted it could be a pilonidal cyst expiecially if near tail bone. ...Read more

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I have a small tender lump between my anus and vagina what is it??

I have a small tender lump between my anus and vagina what is it??

Very hard to say: Without examining you it is very hard to say what this is, but a short list would include an external hemorrhoid (most likely since this is painful), a skin tag, or if you've had vaginal deliveries with any tearing this could be a keloid (inflammatory scar) from a vaginal laceration repair. ...Read more

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I had a question about a mass between the anus and vaginal canal, which is hard and tender to the touch..

I had a question about a mass between the anus and vaginal canal, which is hard and tender to the touch..

Mass: This is a very odd position for a mass that is tender. Could be inflammatory, cystic, lymph node, traumatic - please have this evaluated. ...Read more

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Small pimple like ball on edge of anus. Tender when touched. Feels like it also has an unattached stem. What could it be? Should I be concerned?

Small pimple like ball on edge of anus. Tender when touched. Feels like it also has an unattached stem. What could it be? Should I be concerned?

Hemorrhoids?: Pain near the anus can be caused by external hemorrhoids or anal fissures. It can also be caused by pimples (like the ones on your face) or folliculitis. It is best to have this evaluated by a physician if it does not resolve on its own. ...Read more

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Yesterday I noticed a painless, hard lump near/in my anus. It feels itchy and tender after wiping. What could it be? It appeared after a constipation.

Yesterday I noticed a painless, hard lump near/in my anus. It feels itchy and tender after wiping. What could it be? It appeared after a constipation.

May be a hemorrhoid: With that description, the lump may be a hemorrhoid. A primary care doctor can examine the anus, rectum, and lump. With constipation, one pushes higher pressure into the anus and rectum, and the veins can swell up into a lump (called a hemorrhoid) that hurts, itches, burns, and sometimes bleeds. The doctor can offer treatment ideas after the exam. Meanwhile, avoiding constipation is helpful. ...Read more

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Next to anus on left side is tender and has been for a couple months. Also dull pain when I sit down. Why? Had CT it showed nothing.

Next to anus on left side is tender and has been for a couple months. Also dull pain when I sit down. Why? Had CT it showed nothing.

Many possibilities: A hernia or a cyst could be present and not show on ct. A detailed exam of the area (rectal/pelvic exam) by a physician is essential if it has not been done yet. ...Read more

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Two hardened lumps under my skin in the groin area one closer to anus other closer to vaginal area. Both tender and if sqeezed feel hard masses that?

Two hardened lumps under my skin in the groin area one closer to anus other closer to vaginal area. Both tender and if sqeezed feel hard masses that?

HARDENED LUMPS GROIN: HAVE YOUR PCP LOOK AT IT.
I DO NOT KNOW HOW LONG THESE HAVE BEEN WITH YOU?
A DERMATOLOGIST MAY BE OF SOME HELP.
DO NOT WAIT. . . ...Read more

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Little pimple not exactly on my anus but like between the end of my vagina & anus, tender to touch, white dot in the middle, sore, worried what is it?

Little pimple not exactly on my anus but like between the end of my vagina & anus, tender to touch, white dot in the middle, sore, worried what is it?

Needs evaluation: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Painful genital sores are concerning for a possible herpes infection. Testing is needed ...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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