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Loose skin between vagina and anus?

Loose skin between vagina and anus?

Loose skin: Get used to it. I would strongly not suggest that you try to get this repaired. Perhaps some pelvic floor exercises may be of benefit. If the skin is a "tag" then it can be excised. ...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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I have an itchy vagina and anus. Raw red skin around anus and red raised bumps around both. Scabies?? Small tear around anus from being constipated.

I have an itchy vagina and anus. Raw red skin around anus and red raised bumps around both. Scabies??  Small tear around anus from being constipated.

Yeast infection?: The single most common cause of such symptoms is candidiasis (yeast infection, thrush). If so, it seems more severe than average. Herpes might be possible if you are sexually active. Scabies rarely occurs in these locations, but might be possible if you have typical scabies elsewhere (hands, elbows, waist, etc). See a doctor or clinic ASAP for professional diagnosis and treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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Have large skin tag around my groin?

Have large skin tag around my groin?

Easily removed: This is a benign lesion. If bothersome, a physician can remove this fairly simply under local anesthesia. ...Read more

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Redness and some white bumps between perineum (female) and anus, no itch or burn. Constipated, hurts to poop. Red skin around anus, anus looks bruised?

Redness and some white bumps between perineum (female) and anus, no itch or burn. Constipated, hurts to poop. Red skin around anus, anus looks bruised?

More info; get check: Any anorectal coitus? Possible irritation or even early herpes infection. Any constipation or hemorrhoid history? That could be a factor. Any recent yeast discharge with vsginal symptoms as well. An in-person exam sounds warranted, especially STD is a possibility. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Small bump near anal hole...Reddish in colour and itching around penis corner of thighs and anal area...Smells also..Wht is it....?

Small bump near anal hole...Reddish in colour and itching around penis corner of thighs and anal area...Smells also..Wht is it....?

Infection likely: Boils, anal fistula, ; pilonidal cysts can occur in area between anal opening ; genitalia ; often are painful, red, swollen and drain pus or foul smelling material. Soaking in tub with warm water with or without epsom salt may provide some relief if a boil or pilonidal cyst but both usually require antibiotics. A fistula usually requires surgery ; antibiotics. An exam of area is recommended. ...Read more

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What does flaking skin near vagina mean? Skin is red. Some places bleeding. Between the vagina and butt area.

Dry skin?: Tough to say based on your description. However, it is an opportunity to go to your doctor to get an exam and the US Preventative Services Taskforce recommends screening asymptomatic women under 25 for certain STDs. The area between your vagina and your anus is called the perineal body. You may have dry skin,fungal infection, or folliculitis in your perineum. Good luck. ...Read more

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Having red skin in lower tummy and around thigh area near the penis?

Having red skin in lower tummy and around thigh area near the penis?

Could be yeast : it is not clear what this rash is. It could be yeast. I would suggest you see a dermatologist to help confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Found very small lumps under skin inside mouth below lip and near gum. Skin colour and no pain?

Found very small lumps under skin inside mouth below lip and near gum. Skin colour and no pain?

LUMPS INSIDE MOUTH: WHAT IS THE QUESTION? DO SEE YOUR PCP. IT COULD BE ANYTHING, BUT I DO NOT THINK IT IS SOMETHING TO BE WORRIED ABOUT. THANK YOU FOR YOUR QUESTION. ...Read more

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Red skin & dry chaffing around upper lip area.Cant shave moustache?

Red skin & dry chaffing around upper lip area.Cant shave moustache?

Rash in moustache: Seborrheic dermatitis is common in the moustache/beard area as well as scalp, central face, chest and back. Washing the area gently with a dandruff shampoo may help. If this does not help or if there are open sores or pustules, please see your dermatologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Why do I have white pigmentation skin colour around my anus and extreme itching and blisters around the anus and anal cleft?

Why do I have white pigmentation skin colour around my anus and extreme itching and blisters around the anus and anal cleft?

INFECTION: Or inflammation: You will need a rectal examination. The blisters are particularly worrisome: have you engaged in any rectal manipulation or penetration? Get to a physician now. ...Read more

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Skin breaking around mouth. It's red, really tight flaky and stings. Small path of skin around mouth. Help?

Skin breaking around mouth. It's red, really tight flaky and stings. Small path of skin around mouth. Help?

Need to examine: What you have described suggests vitamin deficiency. You may take over the counter vitamin B complex tablets. If that does not resolve the issue in a couple of weeks, please consult your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What do genital warts look like? I have 2 skin tag looking soft skin coloured ones on my inside of leg near vaginal labia and one nearer my vagina

Certainly possible: If these skin tags are new- there is a possibility they could be genital warts- please practice safe sex as these are easily passed and see a doctor soon! ...Read more

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Vaginal irritation on my external labia. Itchiness, red, swollen, white flaky skin surrounding the area. It's in the crease of my inner thigh as well?

Vaginal irritation on my external labia. Itchiness, red, swollen, white flaky skin surrounding the area. It's in the crease of my inner thigh as well?

Maybe yeast: It sounds like you have yeast or what is commonly called "jock itch." luckily over the counter yeast creams are available. If it does not improve then you will need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have anal fissure and Painless Reddish Area inside anus which is increasing and making anus tight where reddish going. Reddish due to Fissure Or NoT?

I have anal fissure and Painless Reddish Area inside anus which is increasing and making anus tight where reddish going.
Reddish due to Fissure Or NoT?

Concern : A reddish area that is growing or spreading and making things tight should be looked at. Many simple things can cause that but you want to make sure it's nothing bad. See an MD who can evaluate and biopsy if necessary ...Read more

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Loose Skin (Definition)

Dermatochalasis - outermost layer of tissue covering the body may hang is folds due ...Read more