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Does hemorrhoids cause rash around anus?

Does hemorrhoids cause rash around anus?

Possible, unlikely: Irritation can appear as a rash and be associated with hemorrhoids but it is pretty uncommon. More likely it is either topical irritation from toilet paper or soap products or inadequate hygiene or an infectious cause; I would have it evaluated. ...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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What can cause a sore painful rash around the anus? How do I treat it?

What can cause a sore painful rash around the anus? How do I treat it?

Yeast orcaffeine: Or excess moisture are the usual culprits. For the yeast your php should be able to diagnose and treat. Cut out all caffeine and keep the area dry with corn starch powder. Avoid harsh tp, don't rub or use soap on your bottom. Wear loose cotton underclothes and do not use petroleum based creams or antibiotics ...Read more

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What kind of fungal infection or STD cause internal pain in the anus penis and scrotum. I also have a rash in and around anus.?

What kind of fungal infection or STD cause internal pain in the anus penis and scrotum. I also have a rash in and around anus.?

Fungal infection?: What makes you think that it's a fungal infection and not std? You need to see a md to run proper tests on you to make right diagnosis and then give you right treatment. ...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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How should I treat rashes please around anus please tell me some home remedy or an antibiotic?

How should I treat rashes please around anus please tell me some home remedy or an antibiotic?

Rashes in the groin: Most rashes in otherwise healthy young men are fungal in nature. If you haven't tried an anti-fungal medication or cream that may do the trick. ...Read more

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Can scarlet fever develop rashes around anus on children?

Can scarlet fever develop rashes around anus on children?

Maybe: The fact is that strep can be present in a peri-anal rash (pustular or blister like) and produce a full blown scarletina rash over the rest of the body. The tissue around the anus is just as susceptible to the strep germ as the throat and can be infected at the same time. ...Read more

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Foul fecal odor, wetness around anus, empty vault, loss urge to defecate/eat, rashes, loss of energy and weight! Any ideas? Could it be a partial prolapse

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face encounter with your doctor. Only he/she can adequately evaluate you to find out what's wrong and what to do to make it right. ...Read more

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Red rash around anus what could it be?

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

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Red itchy and lumpy rash around anus?

Red itchy and lumpy rash around anus?

See your doctor: A doctor would need to examine the rash to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dark skinned, there's 2 white bumps around anus and a rash on the inner of cheeks on side of anus, dark rash with bleeding round kinda flat bumps....

Dark skinned, there's 2 white bumps around anus and a rash on the inner of cheeks on side of anus, dark rash with bleeding round kinda flat bumps....

Anal lesions: You should have them biopsied. It can be anywhere from benign skin tag to a form of skin cancer to anal chondiloma to herpes and many other options. Uou need a tissue biopsy. ...Read more

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Red rash around anus. What home treatments can be tried?

See below: Try a&d ointment. If it's no better, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a red rash under breast and around anus?

I have a red rash under breast and around anus?

May be yeast: Yeast tends to collect in warm moist areas. Keep the areas dry and use anti fungal powders or sprays. Nystatin ointment work better for your bottom. If this fails to help see your doctor. ...Read more

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I had a hemorrhoid the other day and now have a little bit of a red looking rash around anus. There are also a few little cuts on anus from constapat?

I had a hemorrhoid the other day and now have a little bit of a red looking rash around anus. There are also a few little cuts on anus from constapat?

Home Rx or procto?: Sound like you might benefit from treatment of constipation (more bulk, maybe sennacoids and/or miralax (polyethylene glycol) (R)) and treating the rash with otc lotramin in case its basically diaper rash. If continues, consult proctologist/ GI specialist. ...Read more

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Itch in the scrotum area and around anus, from time to time there apears red plate like rash around anus. What could this be?

Candida: A yeast infection is one possibility. Another is inflammation from hemorrhoids, anal fissure or proctitis. A trial of micatin (miconazole) may help. If symptoms are persistent sigmoidoscopy to check for anal problems is advised. ...Read more

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Have very red ichy smelly wet rash around anus, peeing 15 times a day, no sign of runny or hard poos, urine seems clear, very particular with hygiene?

Anal excoriation: The itching and skin excoriation is generally due to small imperceptible leakage of colonic secretions when hemorrhoids are present. Please see a specialist. In the mean time clean the area with plain water, no chemical of any kind, then lightly apply petroleum jelly (Vaseline) it should help a lot. ...Read more

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Itchy red rash around anus. Only on buttocks not vaginal. Looks like chafing gone wrong. Feels hot and is definitely a little swollen.

Itchy red rash around anus. Only on buttocks not vaginal. Looks like chafing gone wrong. Feels hot and is definitely a little swollen.

Intertrigo: The rash could be intertrigo or a cellulitis. If it is hot to touch, see a physician as soon as possible to make sure it is not a cellulitis which would need oral antibiotics quickly to treat. Intertrigo is a rash that occurs in folds of skin and can be treated with topical creams usually. ...Read more

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Itching/burning rash around anus & swollen groin lymph node. Haven't been sexualy active in 2+ weeks. I'm trying to find out what I have

Itching/burning rash around anus & swollen groin lymph node. Haven't been sexualy active in 2+ weeks. I'm trying to find out what I have

Be seen: It is either a reaction to something or an infection. Particularly with a swollen gland, be checked. All the best. ...Read more

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End minocycline 7/30- 3 days later a red pimply rash around anus. Bumps are gone using anti fungal but still really red. What can I do to get rid of it?

End minocycline 7/30- 3 days later a red pimply rash around anus. Bumps are gone using anti fungal but still really red. What can I do to get rid of it?

Zinc oxide: Wash and dry yourself thoroughly after BM. Use hairdryer if you can to get the area completely dry. Then apply zinc oxide paste and cover with a tissue. I would take some probiotics to get your intestinal flora back in balance. It is somewhat unusual to be prescribed minocycline during pregnancy. Ask your doctor if you should have any concerns. ...Read more

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Nausea and feeling of diarrhea (but it didn' thappen). Period due soon. Itchy red rash/redness around anus with slight bleeding. Help?

Nausea and feeling of diarrhea (but it didn' thappen). Period due soon. Itchy red rash/redness around anus with slight bleeding. Help?

Pruritis: The nausea may be related to the time around your period but if you have had a change in your bowel frequency leading to more movements and especially more cleaning and wiping, the rash and bleeding may simply be due to prurits ani and the trauma related. Try using some over the counter ointment like desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) or a&d and wipe with baby wipes, no perfume, etc... If the change persists, see someone. ...Read more

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Inflamed & red around anus/bum, antifungal&diaper cream helped, now little red pimply dots, does not hurt or itch. Swab negative, heat rash perhaps?

Inflamed & red around anus/bum, antifungal&diaper cream helped, now little red pimply dots, does not hurt or itch. Swab negative, heat rash perhaps?

Dermatitis: Perianal dermatitis can be caused by moisture and/or friction. Try avoiding very tight clothing, keep the area clean and dry and apply a cortisone type ointment. Also avoid over exuberant wiping after a bowel movement and finish cleansing with warm water applications and then pat the area dry. If no improvement consult a proctologist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have some small zits without white head around anus, sometimes it itch I think it is cause the zits, is that normal?

I have some small zits without white head around anus, sometimes it itch I think it is cause the zits, is that normal?

See your doctor ASAP: There are several conditions that can present this way. Some are caused by infections, some of which might be potentially serious. You should be seen soon. Good luck! ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

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Around Anus (Definition)

Around, to me, would mean you can touch anus (opening) and the other thing you are concerned with at the same time ...Read more