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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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My son is crying in pain with a sore anus but there is no redness or rashes. ?

My son is crying in pain with a sore anus but there is no redness or rashes. ?

Age? : Many common reasons. Constipation with fecal impaction is common in some age groups. Also anal fissures are common in same group of children. Rarely, pinworms may cause pain instead of itch. Take him to the pediatrician to be checked out. ...Read more

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I am three weeks postpartum and had second degree tearing, I have some redness in my perineum and anus area it's a bit sore as well. Is this normal?

I am three weeks postpartum and had second degree tearing, I have some redness in my perineum and anus area it's a bit sore as well. Is this normal?

Yes: It's normal for the area to be red, but if it's red and warm and swollen, that could be a sign of infection. If you are at ALL worried, no harm in getting it looked at by ob/gyn or family doctor. Better sometimes, to be safe, and make sure there's no infection. ...Read more

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I have a sore red mark on my anus, I can feel it a lot when I'm standing up?

I have a sore red mark on my anus, I can feel it a lot when I'm standing up?

Infection: It sounds like a pimple or carbuncle. Which are fancy words for infection. Proper soap and water. Or add antibacterial soap, or move to hydrogen peroxide. You may need oral antibiotics if it doesn't get better ...Read more

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I have a sore red line between my butt cheeks above anus. It burns to the touch . What could it be ?

I have a sore red line between my butt cheeks above anus.
It burns to the touch .
What could it be ?

Number: of possibilities. Could be a fungal infection. You could be developing a pilonidal cyst (a cyst between the rectum and "but crack" See your Primary Care Professional first for a "look-see" Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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3 little tiny cuts near my anus they are not sore just irritating and tiny cut and red itchy and little burning this morning and masturabtion yesterda?

3 little tiny cuts near my anus they are not sore just irritating and tiny cut and red itchy and little burning this morning and masturabtion yesterda?

Should heal: If you have some minor trauma from the masturbation, then you could just let it heal. If you are in a lot of pain, you could see a doctor or try over the counter anusol and ibuprofen by mouth. If you don't think the masturbation caused it, then I think you should see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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My anus is very red and sore, not itchy just sore and feel like it sticks together often, have had thrush but i don't think its related, please help?

My anus is very red and sore, not itchy just sore and feel like it sticks together often, have had thrush but i don't think its related, please help?

Could be related : I would at least try some yeast or anti fungals and see if that helps. If not u need to see ur doctor for a definitive diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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A few weeks ago I started to experience what felt like hemroids. Then I just noticed I have a red rash that's a bit sore around my anus. What could th?

A few weeks ago I started to experience what felt like hemroids. Then I just noticed I have a red rash that's a bit sore around my anus. What could th?

Hemorrhoids: Do you see hemorrhoids? Have you been having diarrhea, or wiping a lot to irritate skin? This could cause a rash, but it can also be a fungal infection of the skin if the area has been moist lately... ...Read more

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I have a huge red solid lump on my anus, horribly sore, no puss or blood. Please help?

I have a huge red solid lump on my anus, horribly sore, no puss or blood. Please help?

Sounds like a hem...: ...Morrhoid. Your description sounds like an inflamed hemorrhoid. I would suggest warm soaks (sitz baths) 3 or 4 times a day, keeping stools soft, and local anesthetic cream such as prep h. If no better in 2 or 3 days then you need someone to take a look. ...Read more

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I have a really sore itchy rash on my anus looks like swollen bites with a red rash what can I do?

I have a really sore itchy rash on my anus looks like swollen bites with a red rash what can I do?

Rash on anus: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I used my own razor to shave my vaginal area an anus an recently I've gotten red looks like open sores aroundy anus that burn an are sore?

I used my own razor to shave my vaginal area an anus an recently I've gotten red looks like open sores aroundy anus that burn an are sore?

Small skin cuts: You likely have caused small nicks in your skin when you shaved. Consider a higher quality shaver and shaving cream. For now, try to wash the area with soap and water twice a day, dry, and use a "baby" powder to keep your skin dry during the day and night. Also consider applying warm compresses for pain relief. See a doctor immediately if you are a diabetic or if it does not improve in 2 days ...Read more

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I have a small red sore smooth looking bump underneath vagina but before anus. Burns when i pee on it or if it hits the air. Scared. In a monogamous?

I have a small red sore smooth looking bump underneath vagina but before anus. Burns when i pee on it or if it hits the air.  Scared. In a monogamous?

Please: Please go to your physician for a proper physical exam. This could be an std. It could also be an ingrown hair or abscess or trauma or pimple. Only way to know is to see your physician. ...Read more

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Do I have herpes, I have a weird rash down there, around buttocks, itchy anus, red testicles, the bumps are hard to touch, no sore, blisters or ulcers?

Do I have herpes,  I have a weird rash down there, around buttocks, itchy anus, red testicles, the bumps are hard to touch, no sore, blisters or ulcers?

Yeast infection: Herpes does not spread. It us a cluster of very painful blisters. You have a yeast infection. You have already been told this. If you do not believe the doctors here please go have the rash examined by your physician in person. ...Read more

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I have a few red bumps that look like pimples or razor bumps on my inner butt cheek and it hurts to have a bowel movement. Anus is sore and red. ?

I have a few red bumps that look like pimples or razor bumps on my inner butt cheek and it hurts to have a bowel movement. Anus is sore and red. ?

Where is it exactly?: Are they blistered? If you've engaged in anal intercourse consider warts, herpes, molluscum contagiosum, though only herpes usually stings. What is the exact location? Could they be hemorrhoids, +/- thrombosed, especially while straining. ...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 was constipated the next day i had a tender purplish red lump protruding from my anus, the size of a small grape. Is it a hemroid? What do I do?

I was constipated the next day i had a tender purplish red lump protruding from my anus, the size of a small grape. Is it a hemroid? What do I do?

hemorrhoids: Yes you probably have hemorrhoids. There are a number of over the counter medications that can help. They typically worsen after straining such as you describe with constipation. See your doctor if this one persists or becomes painful. ...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 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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My anal opening appears red at all times. It is not sore, does not ooze or bleed and functions normally. Is this ok or sign of a problem?

My anal opening appears red at all times. It is not sore, does not ooze or bleed and functions normally. Is this ok or sign of a problem?

Medicine in General: If you have no symptoms of any problem why would you even be concerned for five seconds? What brought you to a point to even be examining your anus? So. It sure sounds like this is your normal anatomy. No disease or condition here. ...Read more

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1 Small bright red spot in my BM. Microscopic, had to bend down near BM to see, 3 days now. Sore mild anal pain today during and after BM, gone now?

It depends: if your symptoms persists of having blood in the bowel movements, you need to see a gastroenterologist(gi doctor). you will want to discuss your travel history and if there was any trauma to the area with your doctor. ...Read more

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I think I have what is called smegma irritation on my clitoral hood? It's red and sore to touch, no sores lesions how to cure?

I think I have what is called smegma irritation on my clitoral hood? It's red and sore to touch, no sores lesions how to cure?

See answer: Good hygiene and wash with mild non-allergenic soap and water and avoiding any potential chemical irritants (spermicidals, lubricants, fragrances, colored or scented tissue paper, etc) is generally all that is needed. Can also apply short-term a topical over-the-counter 1% Hydrocortisone cream twice a day. ...Read more