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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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Have large skin tag around my groin?

Have large skin tag around my groin?

Easily removed: This is a benign lesion. If bothersome, a physician can remove this fairly simply under local anesthesia. ...Read more

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Swelling and growling around groin area?

Swelling and growling around groin area?

Hernia?: An exam can tell this for sure. Infection or swollen lymph node can occur in the groin, but a loop of bowel in the groin can cause a growling noise ...Read more

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Having red skin in lower tummy and around thigh area near the penis?

Having red skin in lower tummy and around thigh area near the penis?

Could be yeast : it is not clear what this rash is. It could be yeast. I would suggest you see a dermatologist to help confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Small firm lump in my anus near hemorrhoids?

Small firm lump in my anus near hemorrhoids?

Many things: Could be a thrombosed hemorrhoid, abscess, or tumor. Have a colorectal surgeon examine you and make the diagnosis and offer the appropriate treatment/managment. ...Read more

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Sores near my anus? Between the anus and testicles

Sores near my anus? Between the anus and testicles

Many possibilities: These could be caused by infection such as herpes simplex, bacterial or fungal/yeast infection, or sexually transmitted disease. Important to see your doctor and get proper evaluation and treatment. These could be sexually transmissible so important to avoid sexual contact until getting proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Itch around anus?

Itch around anus?

Prititus Ani: This is termed pruritus ani. It may or may not be associated with hemorrhoids. Area should be kept clean & dry. Moisture can make problem worse. Avoid using wipes containing alcohol since this can cause skin dryness & make problem worse. Warm water soaks in bathtub + high fiber diet may be if benefit. External cream such as proctofoam may also help. Good hygiene is key. ...Read more

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I have an itchy vagina and anus. Raw red skin around anus and red raised bumps around both. Scabies?? Small tear around anus from being constipated.

I have an itchy vagina and anus. Raw red skin around anus and red raised bumps around both. Scabies??  Small tear around anus from being constipated.

Yeast infection?: The single most common cause of such symptoms is candidiasis (yeast infection, thrush). If so, it seems more severe than average. Herpes might be possible if you are sexually active. Scabies rarely occurs in these locations, but might be possible if you have typical scabies elsewhere (hands, elbows, waist, etc). See a doctor or clinic ASAP for professional diagnosis and treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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Itch in area above my anus?

Itch in area above my anus?

Puritis Ani: Most likely this is a condition called puritis ani which is primarily caused from scratching. Scratching the area only keeps it going. Many people do this scratching out of habit or due to stress but the best treatment is to stop scratching. Try soaking in warm water or even rubbing the area with ice which helps reduce itching. It also possible to have pinworms that your doctor can check for. ...Read more

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Small bump near anal hole...Reddish in colour and itching around penis corner of thighs and anal area...Smells also..Wht is it....?

Small bump near anal hole...Reddish in colour and itching around penis corner of thighs and anal area...Smells also..Wht is it....?

Infection likely: Boils, anal fistula, ; pilonidal cysts can occur in area between anal opening ; genitalia ; often are painful, red, swollen and drain pus or foul smelling material. Soaking in tub with warm water with or without epsom salt may provide some relief if a boil or pilonidal cyst but both usually require antibiotics. A fistula usually requires surgery ; antibiotics. An exam of area is recommended. ...Read more

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Purple around anus. Looked like deflated sacs. Larger red/purple in middle sac right inside anus. And a skin tag. Hemorrhoid or polyp?

Purple around anus. Looked like deflated sacs. Larger red/purple in middle sac right inside anus. And a skin tag. Hemorrhoid or polyp?

Most likely: Can be a thrombosed hemorrhoid or a sentinel pile--especially if accompanied by a history of constipation, excessive pressure to move your bowels. A physical examination would be in order, however, to determine exact diagnosis. ...Read more

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Are pea size movable lumps underskin near groin/ thigh area normal?

Are pea size movable lumps underskin near groin/ thigh area normal?

Enlarged lymph nodes: Most likely it an enlarged lymph nodes. Specially it is a little tender to touch. Nothing to worry about. It is due to a minor pelvic or urinary infection. If you have vaginal discharge or urinary increased frequency go see a physician. You might need antibiotics. If it doesn't go away after few days it must be looked at under all circumstances. ...Read more

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Red patch in groin area itches?

Red patch in groin area itches?

Several: Rash ? could be almost anything, but most common would be a fungal infection such as tinea (ring worm) or candidiasis (yeast). These will respond to OTC clomitrazole. If it doesn't clear, or is not a rash, please see your Dr ...Read more

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Bad itch between scrotum and rectum?

Bad itch between scrotum and rectum?

Possibly a fungus: Possibly a variant of jock-itch. Try some lotrimin (clotrimazole) powder or spray. If it doesn't improve in 1 week, see your doctor for a closer look. ...Read more

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Discoloration on inside of thigh near groin that burns?

Could be fungal: "jock itch" or tinea cruris is a fungal infection in the groin that is itchy or painful. Please see your dermatologist for appropriate diagnosis and management of this condition. ...Read more

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Bump above the groin area with a welt around it?

Bump above the groin area with a welt around it?

"Bump" vs "welt": Not sure that I understand what you mean about a 'bump' with a 'welt' over it, unless you mean that the skin over and around the 'bump' has firm texture. If this is the case you should seek medical attention as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Lump in my vagina iching

Lump in my vagina iching

Any : Any vaginal abnormalities, especially a "lump" should be evaluated by a doctor. The itching is non-specific and could point to many things. Please seek care. ...Read more

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


Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more