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I have itchy red inflamed vulva for a month, remedy?

I have itchy red inflamed vulva for a month, remedy?

Start with medical: Evaluation to determine cause. You can't just assume that it is a yeast infection if you have not had one before. ...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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Onset 2.5 mos ago. Red smooth marks on penis. Itchy, red and sore now on scrotum, legs and butt. Scrotum is always red. No stds. Treated 1x for yeast?

Onset 2.5 mos ago.  Red smooth marks on penis. Itchy, red and sore now on scrotum, legs and butt. Scrotum is always red. No stds. Treated 1x for yeast?

Fungal infection: A yeast or fungal infection is possible. An antifungal cream may help. Keeping the area dry and clean will help. Athletes get fungal infections on their feet and call it athlete's foot. Some people call fungal infections in the groin "crotch rot." sometimes steroids have to be used with anti-fungals to reduce the inflammation. ...Read more

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Annoying itch and rash between anus and itch spreads to scrotum. No bumps just couple very small red dots/ circles visible. Itch can be pretty intense?

Annoying itch and rash between anus and itch spreads to scrotum. No bumps just couple very small red dots/ circles visible. Itch can be pretty intense?

Need more info...: You may try applying topical antifungal cream with 1% hydrocortisone 1-2 times daily lightly after gentle cleansing without harsh soap for 5 days and see if improving, resolving... If not, seek evaluation. Clinically, fungal skin infection, atopic or contact dermatitis, or psoriasis may cause severe itch. Best... ...Read more

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Non-contagious red bumps for months. Very Itchy! Need suggestions. Not scabies.

Non-contagious red bumps for months.  Very Itchy!  Need suggestions. Not scabies.

See a dermatologist.: If you haven't seen your own doctor, please call them to be seen. If you have already and haven't seen a dermatologist, that would be the next step. They should be able to diagnose and treat you. ...Read more

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I have itchy skin and red bumps appear, remedy?

I have itchy skin and red bumps appear, remedy?

Hives: These itchy bumps may be hives due to allergy to agents taken internally(foods, medications, etc) or by exposure to external things(cold, exercise, etc) insect bites may also be a cause. Keep a diary of what you ate or what you were doing when the itchy bumps appeared. For relief Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is helpful but may cause drowsiness. Claritin is less effective but doesn't cause drowsiness. ...Read more

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Does pruritus anus produce r aised itchy bumps , pink skin ? Apart I have a anal laceration, a red lump in center of anus, the raised skins are white

Does pruritus anus produce r aised itchy bumps , pink skin ? Apart I have a anal laceration, a red lump in center of anus, the raised skins are white

Perianal rash: Simple pruritis anus doesn't cause those changes unless there has been repeated trauma from scratching, etc. Lichen sclerosis and atrophicus may be the problem. I recommend an evaluation by a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...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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What to do for itchy, sore bottom eyelid? It's red with white pimple too?

Oil gland problem: This could be a problem with the oil glands along the margin of the eyelids. They can be inflammed(blepharitis) or drain poorly(meibomian gland disease). This can cause itching, sorness, redness, and lead to chalazia(styes). The pimple may be a stye or small abscess. An eyecare specialist should see you, but typically hot compresses and lid cleansing(baby shampoo) can help. ...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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Can very dry skin cause red itchy bumps that look like bug bites? I'm getting sporadic red itchy bumps on face it's very dry and itchy!

Can very dry skin cause red itchy bumps that look like bug bites? I'm getting sporadic red itchy bumps on face it's very dry and itchy!

Yes: Skin that is very dry can develop irritation. The best treatment would probably be to use a cream that is both an exfoliant and emollient. I generally recommend either a lactic or a glycolic acid cream to help get rid of the dry, rough skin. http://www.OmahaCosmeticSurgery.com ...Read more

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Can I use Fucidin H for itching and red lump in anus ?

Can I use Fucidin H for itching  and red lump in anus ?

Fucidin H: The red lump I assume is a hemorrhoid. Yes Fucidin is used for itch - it has a steroid and fucidic acid and works well. ...Read more

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rash bikini line 1 wk ago. Treated w/prescrib. steroid cream. Small, red bumps spread out near anus yesterday. Not itchy, slightly tender. Help! HPV+

rash bikini line 1 wk ago. Treated w/prescrib. steroid cream. Small, red bumps spread out near anus yesterday. Not itchy, slightly tender. Help! HPV+

Rash anus: hello, this sounds like a reactivation of a herpes rash.Remember herpes in this area is not only spread sexually.Its also spread by self-inoculation, ie: you touch a herpes sore in the mouth, dont wash hands then go to BR and wipe after toilet activity. You can treat this with mild 1% hydrocort, or Vaseline, or moisturizer. I would not go anti-viral route for mild rash.It may recur.WASH HANDS, etc ...Read more

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Help please! skin around biopsy is raised red itchy?

Help please! skin around biopsy is raised red itchy?

Could be allergy: If you're using an antibiotic, like neosporin or others, it could be causing an allergic reaction at the site. I've seen this happen fairly often. A yeast infection of the wound area is another reason why a biopsy site could be red and itchy. ...Read more

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I have itchy red bumps help, remedy?

I have itchy red bumps help, remedy?

Hives: These itchy bumps may be hives due to allergy to agents taken internally(foods, medications, etc) or by exposure to external things(cold, exercise, etc) insect bites may also be a cause. Keep a diary of what you ate or what you were doing when the itchy bumps appeared. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may offer relief but can cause drowsiness. Claritin is less effective but does not cause drowsiness. ...Read more

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Anal itch, red spot inside anus, fisura, hemorroid, anal fungus or what, the spot is like pink and doens' t hurt only itch and is circular .

Get it checked: It mau be hemorrhoids but needs to be checked.Anal fissure is painful there can be other causes as well so get it checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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Itchy anus, itchy stomach, itchy head, red lines on stomach. Worm? Candida?

Itchy anus, itchy stomach, itchy head, red lines on stomach.
Worm? Candida?

Hard to say: Candida and pinworms both can cause itchy anus(Pruitis Ani), but there are a number of other infections and dermatologic conditions that may be responsible. There is no way to tell from such limited information if all your symptoms are related to one disease(probably not.) You need to see a physician for an examination or consider an online consultation at Health Tap ...Read more