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Hemorrhoid Or Herpes
Hemorrhoids - herpes: A hemorrhoid is an enlarged vein at the anus or in the lower rectum. Internal hemorrhoids are deep to the anus. External hemorrhoids are outside of the anus. A hemorrhoid is a bump that can cause pain, bleeding ; may itch. Local symptoms from herpes simplex 2 infection consist of a cluster of lesions that look like blisters. The lesions can coalesce followed by crusting over. ...Read more
There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more
I have a bump/zit type a thing that is between my butt and vagina hole closer to the butt. I had hemorrhoids&have herpes with no sympotoms what is this?
I think, I have an anal hemorrhoid. The Pain is mild and slightly itchy. I was tested and neg for herpes after 3mth from exposure. Could it be Herpes?
I got a handjob from a girl with herpes about 2 weeks ago. I have been itching my anus and using hemorrhoid cream. Bout no other symptoms?
Thank you: Thank you for letting us know. What is the question? ...Read more
I used a hemorrhoid cream from someone infected with genital herpes and when I took some out I put it in a toilet paper and applied it. Can I get herp?
I've noticed white bumps around my anus and I'm concerned that they could be either Gential herpes or genital warts, however after closer inspection I realized I have a hemorrhoid. Could these white bumps be somehow related to the hemorrhoid?
Anal bumps: Tiny white bumps around the anus are likely warts, herpetic lesions, or molluscum contagiosum. There are other possibilities also. Hemorrhoids are going to be located right at the anal margin and can be skin colored or darkened if they are painful and filled with blood clots. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with Hemorrrhoids and I've been using cream for a couple days now. I'm afraid it's herpes, could the cream help herpes or no?
Herpes treatment: Herpes outbreaks respond best to aciclovir and similar medicines, but these are usually only prescribed for severe or frequent flares. Although haemorrhoid cream is unlikely to cause harm, it's not very likely to help. A simple emollient may relieve discomfort and help healing ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How likely to catch herpes from toilet seat? Only 1 pea size bump w/ pain under skin by rectum further out than hemorroid would be. No redness at all
Not herpes: Not from toilet. You have something else. ...Read more
I have an hemorrhoid for a week now and it’s not going down and I used home treatments but it’s not working. Please help cuz I don’t want to go to th.
Perianal mass: That would be an unusual color for a hemorrhoid. While hemorrhoids are a common diagnosis, there are other conditions which could be confused for a hemorrhoid such as an abscess. An evaluation by a general or colorectal surgeon would be recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, please don't!: This could lead to injury or infection. Sitz bathes can be helpful. Sit in a bathtub with warm water. There needs to be enough water to submerge the anal area. Soak for about 15 minutes – several times a day. An alternative is placing ¼ cup of witch hazel ; warm water in a basin. Soak for at least 15 minutes, at least twice a day. See your doctor for more help. ...Read more
Hemorrhoids are very common. They occur from a stasis of blood flow in the blood vessels that go to our lower intestines. As you get older you are less active and sit for longer periods of time.
Do not sit on the toilet to read. Use a soft wet type of tissue for wiping. Over the counter medicated pads may help with inflammation. See doctor if worsens. Exercise and eat fiber. ...Read more
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It is a very common problem, not to worry. Can be related to either constipation or diarrhea.
Hemorrhoids should be evaluated by a colo-rectal or general surgeon
you will require dietary, bathroom habit modifications and sometimes office based procedures if medical management is ineffective. ...Read more