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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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How can I lose weight without hanging skin?

How can I lose weight without hanging skin?

May not be possible: The problem of redundant or hanging skin after weight loss is more likely with large amounts of weight loss. The younger you are the more likely you are to have your skin "tighten up" after weight loss. Options for dealing with sagging skin are surgery & non-surgical tightening procedures which work through heating the deep layers of the skin (many without downtime or discomfort.). ...Read more

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If I lose weight, will I have hanging skin?

If I lose weight, will I have hanging skin?

Depends: The answer depends mostly on how much excess weight do you have and the time-frame for the weight loss. If your weight loss is extreme and fast, it is highly likely that you will have hanging skin. A plastic surgeon can help out with these sort of issues. ...Read more

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At what age do you normally start to lose weight and have stretchy, hanging skin?

At what age do you normally start to lose weight and have stretchy, hanging skin?

It depends: If you stay in shape, your skin may never get stretchy and "hang." exercise regularly, stay at a proper weight, and you will age more gracefully. ...Read more

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Will you have hanging skin if you lose 30 pound?

Depends: Skin can reconstruct it self from weight loss (consider a pregnant women whose large belly can revert to normal after delivery). But this is also age related and the older you are, the less reconstitution is possible and it also depends on the total weight. ...Read more

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I'm 21 and I want to be healthy. Will I get hanging skin if I lose 30 pounds?

Typically not: Usually young skin handles weight loss well. If your skin has a lot of stretch marks then in those areas the skin can appear more lax. But getting healthy should be your priority, and new lasers can tighten any loose skin you may have after the weight loss. ...Read more

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Is there a way I can lose a significant amount of weight without having hanging skin?

Is there a way I can lose a significant amount of weight without having hanging skin?

Loose skin: Losing weight about 2 lbs, a week, with exercise is ideal. But, if you have lost a lot of weight and are older, you may still have some loose skin. So, there is no guarantee to tighten up a lot of skin. Do your best to lose the weight and exercise to become healthy, loose
skin is much better than being unhealthy. Also, depending on your
circumstances, health ins. Might help in tightening skin. ...Read more

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If I had a blister but it's gone now, and the skin is half hanging off, is it okay to remove the hanging skin? It's been weeks.

If I had a blister but it's gone now, and the skin is half hanging off, is it okay to remove the hanging skin? It's been weeks.

Probably safe: You have probably grown a new skin already by this time. Carefully cut off the hanging skin (don't pull) and you should do fine. ...Read more

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I have a hanging skin that I can pull from the inside of my vagina, I'm not to sure what it is. It doesn't hurt. What could it be?

I have a hanging skin that I can pull from the inside of my vagina, I'm not to sure what it is. It doesn't hurt. What could it be?

Needs exam: You may simply have found a piece of your hymenal ring. It also could be something else like a genital wart. Don't pull on it. Let a doctor examine you. ...Read more

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I have lost around 81lbs of extra body weight in the course of 7 months. But now I have loose hanging skin and stretch marks. How do I get rid of them?

I have lost around 81lbs of extra body weight in the course of 7 months. But now I have loose hanging skin and stretch marks. How do I get rid of them?

Plastic Surgery: Despite the fact you have done a great job with losing the excess weight, you will continue to have this problem unless you pursue plastic surgery to remove the excess skin. Once this is done, I recommend a non-ablative laser procedure such as fraxel re:store to go over the surgical scars from the plastic surgery and the stretch marks in a series of at least 4 treatments. ...Read more

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I have lost over 150 lbs. I am now left with excessive hanging skin. Is there a plastic surgeon who could remove it pro bono in ga?

Depends on issue: Congrats on the weight loss. That is a huge accomplishment. Now comes the time to take the extra skin off. Call around board certified plastic surgeons offices. They may not do it for free, but most have payment plans. Other options include the plastic surgery resident clinic. These are found at most university training programs. ...Read more

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A person with anorexia do they have problems of their whole skin head to toe falling apart? Feeling very soft, very loose hanging skin etc or no?

Yes: A person in anorexia is in a state of malnutrition. Without the necessary nutrients, the skin can show changes such as you describe. Unfortunately, this state of starvation/malnutrition has serious effects on all body organs, and can cause death. ...Read more

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Plica fimbriata Is it related to hpv? And should I be worried about the hanging skin under my tongue

Plica fimbriata Is it related to hpv? And should I be worried about the hanging skin under my tongue

No, . ..: Plica fimbriatat is the mucosal fold on the underside of the tougue on both sides to frenulum, which is a normal part of tongue anatomy although varies in size & shape, and is not related to HPV at all. Don't worry. More? Seek evaluation & counseling by following suggestions in articles listed in http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Furthermore? Contact me at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-Lin; I can ...Read more

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Hanging skin from arms and lower abd surgery is there a viable scar from the arms and what happens to my c-section scar.?

Hanging skin from arms and lower abd surgery is there a viable scar from the arms and what happens to my c-section scar.?

Get evaluated.: You are describing a common problem often associated with significant weight loss. Body contouring surgery involves major procedures to remove excess skin in order to achieve a smoother contour and enhanced appearance, but the trade off is indeed scars. A board certified plastic surgeon knowledgable in body contouring techniques should be able to advise you on the best treatment plan for you. ...Read more

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The skin very close to my anus has a bumpy texture to it?

The skin very close to my anus has a bumpy texture to it?

See Dr: If you are concerned about warts, the doctor should do a exam and take a look at the area. There are other causes of bumpy area and its best to have the doctor take a look. Good luck ...Read more

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What are bumps on anus skin mean?

What are bumps on anus skin mean?

I don't know?: Hemorrhoids? Anal warts? There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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How do you get the skin around the anus lighter?

Anal Bleaching: Hi

anal bleaching was a fad in america a few years ago and this was usually done at plastic surgeons or dermatology offices.

You could call some of your local clinics that specialize in skin and ask if they do this procedure. ...Read more

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Is the skin above my anus supposed to be swollen?

Is the skin above my anus supposed to be swollen?

Not usually: And especially if this is a new finding that wasn't there before, it warrants evaluation by your doctor or a colon and rectal surgeon. Could be an abscess or external hemorrhoid. If this is new, best to get it checked out properly. ...Read more

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Is it normal for your skin to peel around your anus?

No not normal: Could be a yeast infection but without an exam and more information I can not answer this. See a specialist, GI or colorectal. ...Read more

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Is it normal for the piece of skin below vaginal opening and kinda near anus to be bumpy. Mine is?

Is it normal for the piece of skin below vaginal opening and kinda near anus to be bumpy. Mine is?

Needs to be seen: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. What you describe could be normal or could indicate a genital wart. ...Read more

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I ate black beans yest and when I wipe my anus I saw what looked like to be a particle or skin of the bean is that possible?

Not that unusual: Your digestive tract enzymatically digesting food particles and unprocessed bits and pieces of the black bean could appear in your stool. ...Read more

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About 2 to 3 months I have been dealing wt anal itchiness, I have like 4 or 3 open little skin in anus, that doesent heal, help?

About 2 to 3 months I have been dealing wt anal itchiness, I have like 4 or 3 open little skin in anus, that doesent heal, help?

Infection: Please see your doc so you don't get infected and have a bigger issue to deal with. He/she can help. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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When using kenacomb ointment on the anus, Can I use it monthly for say, 1- 2 weeks at at time or will this cause thinning skin? Thanks

Not best: Yes, it can cause thin skin and allergic reactions. Better not use except occasionally. If you have anal itch [pruritus ani] it is due to fecal soiling, especially if there are hemorrhoids. After a bowel movement, whenever the area feels wet or irritated, use skin lotion such as Eucerin or Aveeno on bathroom paper or kleenex to clean the area. Using a finger behind the paper, guide it inside the ...Read more

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Hi, I have noticed patch of purple skin around my anus. It has well defined edge and it doesn't itch just looks odd. What could be the cause?

Hi, I have noticed patch of purple skin around my anus. It has well defined edge and it doesn't itch just looks odd. What could be the cause?

Skin color anus: Is this a new change or has it been there? If it has been there it may be normal for you. If it is new, have it checked. It may reflect a change in blood flow or a birth mark. Have your doctor see it. All the best. ...Read more

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I noted that my first time my anus itch, I have a little fisura, blood from cut and the skin was pink, now my cocxys iitch and I have a little cut

I noted that my first time my anus itch, I have a little fisura, blood from cut and the skin was pink, now my cocxys iitch and I have a little cut

See your DR: Meanwhile, use the cream of your choice (eucerin, aveeno, (oatmeal) etc) with bathroom paper to clean after a bowel movement or whenever it feels wet or whenever it itches or whenever it feels sore. Clean inside the anus. Avoid scrubbing. Avoid vigorous use of soaps. ...Read more

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The skin around the coxis, outside of anus is kinda pink and irritated, one part is open because the rasg, and itch inside the anus, what can be?

The skin around the coxis, outside of anus is kinda pink and irritated, one part is open because the rasg, and itch inside the anus, what can be?

Anal itching: This area breaks down a lot secondary to moisture. The key is to keep it dry and covered with either powder or a barrier cream (vaseline) until it heals and then maintain it that way thereafter. ...Read more

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I have a circular small open skin on the coxis, its seems to be healing, but it itch why does that happens? The itch is in all the anus! I'm heterosex

I have a circular small open skin on the coxis, its seems to be healing, but it itch why does that happens? The itch is in all the anus! I'm heterosex

Pilonidal cyst: What you described sounds like a pilonidal cyst and may require attention by a surgeon. Please consult your doctor to see if a consultation with a surgeon is needed. ...Read more

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I have small lumb like skin hinging near anus area it has occurred in last 8-10years it dose not hurt it soft skin lumb but sm time it swell & etches?

Don't worry: It is likely a skin tag or small hemorrhoid. This is normal and shouldn't need surgical treatment. Try tronolane cream for the itch. ...Read more

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I have a piece of rice size skin its the color of my skin, and it is located by my anus it ripped and it is hard for me to use the restroom, it hurts?

I have a piece of rice size skin its the color of my skin, and it is located by my anus it ripped and it is hard for me to use the restroom, it hurts?

Fissure: Sounds like your have a fissure with a small sentinel tag
keep bowel movements soft with high fiber diet and plenty of fluids. Take hot bath which will relieve acute pain. If persists see a colon and rectal surgeon. ...Read more

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What is this extra skin growing around my anus and what should I do?

Scar tissue: Usually extra skin growing around the anus is scar tissue that results from a fissure in ano. If you had a painful tear with persistant pain and bleeding with bowel movements this would be the result. ...Read more

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What is it if there is some parts of skin around a girl's anus out of her hole?!

What is it if there is some parts of skin around a girl's anus out of her hole?!

Anus: Sounds like you may have a skin tag or hemorrhoid. If no problem discuss it with your doctor at your next visit. ...Read more

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I have an extra piece of skin growth near my anus in one spot what could it be?

I have an extra piece of skin growth near my anus in one spot what could it be?

Skin tag: This is a very typical area of the body to grow what is called "skin tags". These are growths that are benign, they never turn bad. The only time you have to take them off is if they start bothering you. ...Read more