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Hard Ring Around Anus
Anal fissures: I believe you are referring to anal fissures. I see a lot of newborns with it. They look like tears around the anus/rectum. May cause bleeding when constipated or you may see blood streaks in the stools. Usually benign. ...Read more
Bumps around anus looked like whiteheads then got hard, went away, last week they were gone. Now back and real white, painless, sounds like warts?
Used a mirror/: After hearing that description I feel you should be seen by your family doctor ...Read more
Have very red ichy smelly wet rash around anus, peeing 15 times a day, no sign of runny or hard poos, urine seems clear, very particular with hygiene?
Anal excoriation: The itching and skin excoriation is generally due to small imperceptible leakage of colonic secretions when hemorrhoids are present. Please see a specialist. In the mean time clean the area with plain water, no chemical of any kind, then lightly apply petroleum jelly (Vaseline) it should help a lot. ...Read more
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
You can touch it: Around, to me, would mean you can touch anus (opening) and the other thing you are concerned with at the same time with the same hand. ...Read more
White growth around anus, what could it be? It appeared about 2 weeks ago. Doesn't itch or anything.
Anal wart?: An anal wart is probably the best bet. But it could be other things, maybe not even abnormal. See a doctor and get it checked out. Good luck. ...Read more
Vague: Too little info. Be more specificGet a more detailed answer ›
Possibly: Have you noted worms in fecal matter or being passed from rectum? Do symptoms increase at night? Do you have hemorrhoids? Medical evaluation can be used to rule parasites in or out. ...Read more
I shaved my taint and anus. I accidentally cut my taint and anus, there are now painful bumps on the cut and some around anus. What could it be?
Ingrown hair?: It sounds most likely to be an ingrown hair. I'd get it check by a Detmatologist to make sure. ...Read more
Why is my butt whole black around it? What does this mean? Its just dark around anus hole no pain it just looks dirty down there and it won't come off
Color of Anus: That is quite normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Get a feel around anus like being stuck with a needle. Not painful but noticeable. Happens in one area then weeks months later another. What causes this?
Blood?: Have you noticed any blood in your stool? Sounds like anal fissure or a hemorrhoid. ...Read more
Not just hemorrhoids: Inflammation and bleeding per ano-rectum that recurs may indicate anal fissures, proctitis (due to infection, inflammatory bowel disease, radiation therapy, stercoral ulcers, rectal prolapse, trauma, etc.), paget's, or bleeding further upstream. Depending on your age, risk factors, current medication (aspirin, nsaid's, anticoagulants can cause bleeding), get evaluated. Likely is not hemorrhoids. ...Read more
I do get this "pinching sensation" around anus crack, where it doesn't itch for a while, and then it the itch appears suddenly and becomes intense.?
Possible, unlikely: Irritation can appear as a rash and be associated with hemorrhoids but it is pretty uncommon. More likely it is either topical irritation from toilet paper or soap products or inadequate hygiene or an infectious cause; I would have it evaluated. ...Read more
when use HC cream?: Hydrocortisone cream is very mild and is used by prescription for hemorrhoids both internally and externally. So, it could be safe. However, if instead of hemorrhoids, the person using it has heat rash and intertigo, i.e., a candida yeast infection, it could make the infection worse and not help at all. Best to have your family doctor take a look before using it there. Tricky spot. ...Read more
Seesee derm: See dermatologist to have this evaluated and treated. It could be several things. ...Read more
Hemorrhoids.: Hemorrhoids are not in the rectum. They are in the anus and there two major types. External- they hurt. Internals - they donot hurt. ...Read more
Getting helpless red stinging around anus on and off no very painful just annoying what is causing this need answer? Already went to docs
I have a small pimple looking bump inside my anus, just one and its inside not on or around anus, you can't see it on the outside. What is it?
Very interesting. I'd like to know how you discovered that little gem...Anyways, it's probably a normal structure, like a sebaceous gland. As long as it doesn't hurt or start getting bigger or irritated, there's nothing to worry about.
In case you do get worried, then you'll have to get an exam. The doctor will use a small device called an anoscope to get a good view. ...Read more
Herpes simplex: Must examine the lesions. Show these to a doctor. ...Read more
See below: Try a&d ointment. If it's no better, see your doctor. ...Read more