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Is My Hemorrhoid Infection
Possibly: Please see your physician for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
I had yeast infection.Took monistat. It went away but my perineum is stil itchy and blistered is this normal?My anus is a little itchy too.What to do?
Allergy? Herpes?: A blstering rash in this part of the body always raises the possibility of genital herpes, and herpes sometimes is initially misdiagnosed as yeast. Or just severe yeast that needs more or different treatment. Or maybe you an allergic reaction to the monistat cream. Don't take chances: see your doctor for professional evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more
I don't have blood stool. But there is a small skin in my anus. Is it serious? Is hemorrhoids problem?
Skin tag: You may very well have a skin tag, which is not dangerous. A doctor can help you determine exactly what it is ...Read more
I have a recurrent, painful swelling at the opening of my vagina, but I don't think it is a yeast infection. What could this be?
Cyst: Swelling at the opening of the vagina can be a bartholin gland cyst. When the duct becomes blocked, fluid accumulates. They can frequently become infected and cause an abscess with tenderness. Treatment usually involves opening the cyst to allow drainage and can be performed in the office with local anesthetic. Consult your physician for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the treatment for painful swollen vestibule and it's evenly covering my urethral opening. I have a current vaginal yeast infection.
See remark: You already made the diagnosis.. Yeast infection cause the symptoms you are complaining of.If you have no doctor, soak your vagina with solution of baking powder1/2 teaspoon in 1/2 cup of waem water for 3-4 days Additionally you can pick up from a local pharmacy a generic vaginal anti-fungal cream to use as per its instruction Good luck & maa salama ...Read more
No: The excellent circulation to the rectum and the resulting delivery of infection fighting blood cells make hemorrhoid infections pretty rare. The itching and redness at the rectal opening is often complicated by yeast (monilial) colonization from the bowel. I've found the use of an antifungal (eg Clotrimazole which is over the counter) and some cortisone cream very helpful to get rid of the itch. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My vagina has bright red lips. Its not itchy but shows signs of a yeast infection. Could this just be a yeast infection.
I'm 22y/o, virgin. Is it normal for labia surface to looks like cauliflower if i had yeast infection? Is it the skin reaction due to the infection?
Probably not: The labial surface is normally smooth; any lesion, particularly one that resembles a cauliflower (and could be an hpv lesion or genital wart) needs further investigation. By virgin, i assume you mean no vaginal penetration. Hpv can be transmitted by oral/vaginal or even hand-finger/vaginal contact. Even condoms can't give full protection against hpv. Please get a check up! ...Read more
It could be: Especially if there is swelling, warmth, tenderness or drainage. Please get medically evaluated if it appears that the laceration is infected. ...Read more
After getting a perianal abscess drained out there is itching in the anus while passing stool. Is it a fistula? My doc said for check up after a month
My 10 month old has what was said to be a yeast infection, but it is primarily on the labia and severly itchy and not better after 2 weeks of medicated butt paste for yeast infections could this be staph or eczema?
Rash: Diaper rash is very common and medicated powder might not be strong enough to tackle it. A prescription medication (nystatin cream/ointment) may be used instead with better relief. If there is a lot of inflammation, steroid preparations for the first 1-3 days may need to be used to reduce it, but no more than that. Staph is less likely and would present with honey colored rash. ...Read more
My cellulitis abscess was drained a week ago and now the wound is scabbing over. Is this normal for a cellulitis abscess?
Yes: Generally sore for a few weeks as it heals. ...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'm pretty sure I have a sentinel pile above my af. The pile seems to have popped, and is draining pus quite a lot. Is this normal?
Around my anus is a small concave, which I have been told is a hemorrhoid. It does not hurt, would anal sex be unsafe because of the "hemorrhoid"?
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