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Itchy red rash around anus. Only on buttocks not vaginal. Looks like chafing gone wrong. Feels hot and is definitely a little swollen.

Itchy red rash around anus. Only on buttocks not vaginal.  Looks like chafing gone wrong.  Feels hot and is definitely a little swollen.

Intertrigo : The rash could be intertrigo or a cellulitis. If it is hot to touch, see a physician as soon as possible to make sure it is not a cellulitis which would need oral antibiotics quickly to treat. Intertrigo is a rash that occurs in folds of skin and can be treated with topical creams usually. ...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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Do I have herpes, I have a weird rash down there, around buttocks, itchy anus, red testicles, the bumps are hard to touch, no sore, blisters or ulcers?

Do I have herpes,  I have a weird rash down there, around buttocks, itchy anus, red testicles, the bumps are hard to touch, no sore, blisters or ulcers?

Yeast infection: Herpes does not spread. It us a cluster of very painful blisters. You have a yeast infection. You have already been told this. If you do not believe the doctors here please go have the rash examined by your physician in person. ...Read more

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I have saw itchy red bumps around my anus wot could it be?

I have saw itchy red bumps around my anus wot could it be?

Could be many things: Including condyloma or genital warts, hemorrhoids or pruritus from excess moisture and caffeine. Best to get them looked at by your pcp or a colon and rectal surgeon. And cut out the caffeine and use corn starch powder liberally several times a day on your bottom. ...Read more

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Nausea and feeling of diarrhea (but it didn' thappen). Period due soon. Itchy red rash/redness around anus with slight bleeding. Help?

Nausea and feeling of diarrhea (but it didn' thappen). Period due soon. Itchy red rash/redness around anus with slight bleeding. Help?

Pruritis: The nausea may be related to the time around your period but if you have had a change in your bowel frequency leading to more movements and especially more cleaning and wiping, the rash and bleeding may simply be due to prurits ani and the trauma related. Try using some over the counter ointment like desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) or a&d and wipe with baby wipes, no perfume, etc... If the change persists, see someone. ...Read more

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Itchy, sore, red (and whitish) anus & butt crack x5 days after taking Aumentin. Abx caused diarrhea, so had to wipe a lot. Just irritated or candida?

Itchy, sore, red (and whitish) anus & butt crack x5 days after taking Aumentin. Abx caused diarrhea, so had to wipe a lot. Just irritated or candida?

Both: Could be both. Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) can be very irritating to the bowel and can cause yeast. Use both an anti fungal medication and a barrier cream and keep the area irrigated in the shower. If not better, see your doctor for an exam. All the best. ...Read more