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Vaginal dryness causing skin to tear and get sores. Making intercourse painful. What's wrong with me? Definitely not an sti.

Vaginal dryness causing skin to tear and get sores. Making intercourse painful. What's wrong with me? Definitely not an sti.

Vaginal Dryness: Vaginal dryness in 18 years old is seen sometimes but you can overcome that by using a lubricant like KY jelly or any other vaginal moisturiser, sylk is one name come to my mind dont use it if you are allergic to kivi fruit as it is derived from extract of kiwi fruit. ...Read more

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I'm 59 and my skin on my forearms tears and bleeds easily. Do you know plausible causes?

I'm 59 and my skin on my forearms tears and bleeds easily. Do you know plausible causes?

Easy bruising: As you age skin is thinner ( less fat) so less protective effect on capillaries when there is even minor trauma . Alos medications like ASA, coumadin, blood thinners, fish oil, Vit E, ginko, ginger , steroids,estrogens make it easier to bleed or compromise the integrity of the skin .Conditions like liver disease, low platelets, vasculitis , B12, Vit K ,zinc deficiency affect bleeding. ...Read more

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Rash between my buttocks has caused skin to darken. I also get tear in between the crack if I wipe/wash to hard. How can I treat this area?

Rash between my buttocks has caused skin to darken. I also get tear in between the crack if I wipe/wash to hard. How can I treat this area?

Keep Clean And Dry: Chronic chafing due to breakdown of skin caused by daily moisture/heat/bacteria is likely cause of symptoms. Inflamed skin darkens after healing, color may lighten with time. Do wash daily with soap/water, taking care to cleanse after bowel movements, use sensitive-skin baby wipes between washing. Dry thoroughly, may use diaper powder with zinc oxide for sore areas. See doctor if problems healing. ...Read more

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My husband has a 1/2 in tear in his skin between his tail bone and anus. It is red and open, possibly needs stitches. What would cause this?

My husband has a 1/2 in tear in his skin between his tail bone and anus. It is red and open, possibly needs stitches. What would cause this?

Psoriasis: A common manifestation of psoriasis is an open "crack" that is tender and red in tlhe top part of the buttock crease. This is a t-cell disease and responds quickly using high-potency corticosteroid ointments (prescription only). ...Read more

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Touching skin around armpit a certain way causes burning tearing pain mid bicep very painfull no rash no discoloration two weeks now?

Touching skin around armpit a certain way causes burning tearing pain mid bicep very painfull no rash no discoloration two weeks now?

Radiculopathy: The nerves that come out of your neck form a plexus of nerves that povide sensation and motor control to the biceps and armpit area. Nerve entrapments or inflammations could cause your described symptoms. See a neurologist or gp to get checked for neuropathy involving the brachial plexus. ...Read more

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I have red skin and bumps around the outer corner of my eyes. I suspect this irritation is from my tears. What are the causes and remedies for this?

I have red skin and bumps around the outer corner of my eyes. I suspect this irritation is from my tears. What are the causes and remedies for this?

Lacrimal gland: Get evaluated for focused treatment by an ophthalmologist. This is not as rare as you might believes.This can be from your tears. This would indicate infection under the lateral aspect of the eyelids where the lacrimal glands are located. ...Read more

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My wife has severe allergy near her vagina , it itches , skin tears and the area is always watery ..What could be the cause and what is the remedy ?

My wife has severe allergy near her vagina , it itches , skin tears and the area is always watery ..What could be the cause and what is the remedy ?

Allergy?: This is not necessarily an allergy. These symptoms may be associated with infections as well such as yeast among others. If there is a association with an exposure prior to a flair of symptoms, there may be an allergic trigger. Latex allergy with exposure to latex condoms occasionally presents this way. I suggest starting with your wife seeing her gynecologist. ...Read more

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