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My nrwborn has ring around anus?

My nrwborn has 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

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 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?

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

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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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What is the definition or description of: around anus?

What is the definition or description of: around anus?

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

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White growth around anus, what could it be? It appeared about 2 weeks ago. Doesn't itch or anything.

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

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White patch around anus what is it?

White patch around anus what is it?

Lichenification: That is the most common white "plaque like" patch. It is a benign phenomenon usually will resolve with topical steroids. However YOU SHOULD BE EXAMINED BY A PHYSICIAN. There are other less benign conditions that look like that ...Read more

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Red rash around anus what could it be?

Red rash: A red rash around anus could be caused by an infectious or allergic process. See your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Crawling ticklish feeling around anus, could it be worms or what?

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

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Can I use sophramycin on rashes around anus?

Can I use sophramycin on rashes around anus?

Not a good idea: Since you don't know what you're treating, it's not good to "shotgun" therapy. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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Itchy small bumps around anus?

Itchy small bumps around anus?

Possible impetigo: Have impetigo from poor hygiene or possibly hives from perfumed toilet paper. ...Read more

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Raw around anus... Inflammatory diseases hidrandenitis, bleeding from around anal, why?

Raw around anus... Inflammatory diseases hidrandenitis, bleeding from around anal, why?

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

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Red itchy and lumpy rash around anus?

Red itchy and lumpy rash around anus?

See your doctor: A doctor would need to examine the rash to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Does hemorrhoids cause rash around anus?

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

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Tiny white bumps around anus. Is this an std?

Could be: Need to see it to be able to tell you what it is and what needs to be done with it. ...Read more

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I have a red rash under breast and around anus?

I have a red rash under breast and around anus?

May be yeast: Yeast tends to collect in warm moist areas. Keep the areas dry and use anti fungal powders or sprays. Nystatin ointment work better for your bottom. If this fails to help see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it okay to use hydrocortisone cream around anus?

Is it okay to use hydrocortisone cream around anus?

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

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Baby has small looking blisters around anus, how do I treat?

Seesee derm: See dermatologist to have this evaluated and treated. It could be several things. ...Read more

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How far (how many inches) inside rectum hemorrhoid could be, are they in and around anus only?

How far (how many inches) inside rectum hemorrhoid could be, are they in and around anus only?

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

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Getting helpless red stinging around anus on and off no very painful just annoying what is causing this need answer? Already went to docs

Getting helpless red stinging around anus on and off no very painful just annoying what is causing this need answer? Already went to docs

????: What did the doc say??? Any treatment. Hemorrhoids? Constipation or diarrhea? Avoid scrubbing. In shower, use fingers only. Clean with a cream such as Eucerin or Aveeno (oatmeal) several times a day, especially after a bowel movement. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Down Periscope!!: 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

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How to tell if it's a razor burn around anus or herpes?

Herpes simplex: Must examine the lesions. Show these to a doctor. ...Read more

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Red rash around anus. What home treatments can be tried?

See below: Try a&d ointment. If it's no better, see your doctor. ...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