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Doctor insights on: Flap Of Skin Between Vagina And Rectum

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Have a very tiny cut on the skin between vagina and rectum?

Have a very tiny cut on the skin between vagina and rectum?

Ouch: Sometimes this is due to atrophy (lack of estrogen). Also consider a yeast infection, and lastly something called lichen sclerosis. To diagnose the latter, you need a biopsy of the area. Given there is slightly increased risk of vulvar cancer with lichen sclerosis, you may want to have this looked at just to be sure. In meantime, consider anti-fungal and/or estrogen cream. Good luck. ...Read more

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The rectum is the last portion of the GI tract where the colon ends. It is heavily muscled and generally remains contacted to control the colonic contents but is under conscious control when a ...Read more


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What is wrong with the skin between my vagina and rectum? It's irritated.

What is wrong with the skin between my vagina and rectum?  It's irritated.

Bump in vagina: It is time to get an examination by your doctor to determine what the problem is and to give you proper treatment. ...Read more

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A 16x14x3cm fibroid is the size of what in food? Another question what color is the skin on the vagina opening the skin between the rectum and vagina?

A 16x14x3cm fibroid is the size of what in food? Another question what color is the skin on the vagina opening the skin between the rectum and vagina?

See below: A piece of meat 8x7x1.5 inches approximately. Your second question depends on your race. If you are caucasian, then the color will be likely darker than you normal skin color with a fair amount of variation between individuals. ...Read more

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I have a small sore on the skin between my rectum and vagina that hurts really bad when I use the bathroom or clean myself. Any idea of what could be?

I have a small sore on the skin between my rectum and vagina that hurts really bad when I use the bathroom or clean myself. Any idea of what could be?

Could be infection?: That area of your anatomy can devlop infection of skin glands which requires quick medical attention. You need to either go to your PCP or go see a gynecologist so that they can check you and, if needed give you antibiotics. Delays in seeking medical treatment can cause rupture of the infected area(possible abscess) and lead to further complications. ...Read more

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Got stitched after baby born.4 weeks later noticed I have on my right lip of vagina skin not attached to ski itsjust flapping. Doctor won't restich me?

Got stitched after baby born.4 weeks later noticed I have on my right lip of vagina skin not attached to ski itsjust flapping. Doctor won't restich me?

Second opinion: I suggest scheduling a visit for a second opinion. See if another doctor agrees or disagrees. Our office is quite close to you and we would be happy to evaluate you. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a tear in the lining between vagina and rectum? If so, how would this be fixed?

Yes it is: Please see your gyn, sometimes medicine can heal it sometimes you need surgery depending on how big it is what is causing it and where it is exactly located. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a fistula between vagina and rectum?

What are the causes of a fistula between vagina and rectum?

Could be from an: Infection, malignancy, radiation, crohn's, or traumatic. It requires a detailed history and physical including your obstetric history as well. You need to see a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

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What can cause a fistula between vagina and rectum?

What can cause a fistula between vagina and rectum?

Fistula: Fistulas are abnormal connections between to organs. Common causes of fistulas to the rectum are diverticulitis, history of a perirectal abscess that drains into the vagina, trauma, post-partum complication and tumors. The symptoms would be having fecal material drain from the vagina. These almost always require surgery to correct. ...Read more

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Swelling between vagina and rectum but there's no pain. Any ideas?

Swelling between vagina and rectum but there's no pain. Any ideas?

Bartholins duct cyst: It is probably a bartholins duct cyst which is generally not concerning unless painful or enlarging which then may need surgically lanced and treated with an antibiotic. ...Read more

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Why are my vagina and rectum bleeding?

Why are my vagina and rectum bleeding?

Time to see your MD: These questions can't be answer over the inet.
You need an exam with your PMD ...Read more

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My inside of vagina, is swollen a. D my rectum too?

Evaluation: Additional symtoms are needed for your questions but you need evaluation. ...Read more

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Why are my rectum & vagina bleeding at the same time?

This warrants: Medical evaluation. Are you on your period? Have you had anal receptive sex? Hemorrhoids? Painful bowel movements? History of std's". Please seek evaluation by your gynecologist. ...Read more

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My rectum is bleeding I think. Maybe vagina. How can I tell?

See a Dr.: Rectal and/or vaginal bleeding can be very serious. The #2 killer in women next to heart disease is rectal cancer. Although this is rare depending on your age and family history it should be looked at. There are many causes of "vaginal" bleeding, most are benign, but a physician should evaluate... And differentiate between the two types of bleeding. ...Read more

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I felt like something was going to fall out my vagina, I felt and realised it was my rectum bulging into my vagina. What would cause that?

I felt like something was going to fall out my vagina, I felt and realised it was my rectum bulging into my vagina. What would cause that?

Depends...: Many things may lead to the bulging of your pelvic organs be it your bladder, uterus/cervix, or rectum. A lot of it is genetic, how strong our tissues are made. This is also worsened by pregnancy and childbirth. It may also be worsened by obesity and repetitive straining (chronic cough or constipation). If it becomes bothersome consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause pain in the region between my vagina and rectum?

Scarring or mesh: Scarring due to poor episeotomy repair or if you had a mesh placement during prolapse surgery. ...Read more

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What causes vagina and around rectum to hive or bump up?

hard to say: With this limited info and not seeing the issue..... I would recommend you see your dr for an exam. ...Read more

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What does having burning sensation from rectum to vagina area mean?

Vaginal discomfort: Burning sensation in the vaginal could be a sign of a viral or bacterial infection. Herpes for example causes burning sensation of the vulva or vagina. Being perimenopausal, with hormonal changes can also cause those sensations. Have your obgyn examine you. ...Read more

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It's not my vagina that hurts its I guess the bone on my right side between my vagina and rectum?

Ischial tuberosity?: You may be referring to the ischium, one of the pelvic bones. It has a projection (the ischial tuberosity) that you sit on. There are some hamstring muscle attachments there which I suppose may be causing your pain. You might benefit from hamstring stretching and exercises. ...Read more

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I have a growth protruding from vagina i first felt it when I was 9 or 10 now im 21 it has become hard and painful on pressureit impinges on rectum?

I have a growth protruding from vagina i first felt it when I was 9 or 10 now im 21 it has become hard and painful on pressureit impinges on rectum?

Need exam: With your description, you need to get a gyn dr. To do an exam on your vaginal area to determine what the problem area is. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I'm undergoing chemotherapy and I had small dark spots on rectum and vagina?

Common findings: Discoloration, especially dark pigmentation is common around mucous membranes. Can also see this under arms, on hands and finger and toe nails. ...Read more

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I have a painful swelling on my rectum close to my vagina, what is this? How do I get rid of it?

I have a painful swelling on my rectum close to my vagina, what is this? How do I get rid of it?

See your doctor: See a doctor to find out what the cause is and get treatment. There can be a number of causes. ...Read more

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I have the last 2-3 years suffered from pain in the rectum and vagina. The pain feel like a heaviness or like I am swollowed. Levator ani?

I have the last 2-3 years suffered from pain in the rectum and vagina. The pain feel like a heaviness or like I am swollowed. Levator ani?

Exam: Numerous possibilities here. More detailed history would be good too especially number of children you've had. Need to be examined by gynecologist or colorectal surgeon to help exclude issues like rectocele, prolapse, etc. May require barium enema, defecography, colonoscopy and other testing. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with PID second time in year. Started meds today but still in pain in rectum and vagina. Could something else be wrong. Meds not helping.

PID not responding: In a patient diagnosed with pid who is not responding to oral medications (which I am assuming is all you are on), they should be hospitalized and started on IV antbiotics. You also probably need a ct scan of your abdomen and pelvis to make sure that you do not have an abscess (a walled off infection that might need to be drained). ...Read more

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I have a hole in muscle wall of rectum which I can feel through vagina. Need to apply pressure to go to the toilet is this something that can be fixed?

I have a hole in muscle wall of rectum which I can feel through vagina. Need to apply pressure to go to the toilet is this something that can be fixed?

Rectovaginal fistula: Your description sounds like you might have a rectovaginal fistula. You need to be evaluated by a physician to confirm this diagnosis and discuss treatment. Treatment is surgical. Yes, in answer to your questions, if this is indeed what you have discovered it can be fixed. ...Read more

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I feel shooting pains at times and soreness that feels like it is going through vagina and rectum and goes further upward, any idea what that could be?

Could be.........: Lots if things. Could be endometriosis. Could be an infection. The Best thing to do to work it out is stop looking online and go see a gynecologist for an examination. Good luck! ...Read more