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It am a female, I have a large lump on my perineum from about a year ago. It is not hard or painful, but I am unsure what it could be?

It am a female, I have a large lump on my perineum from about a year ago. It is not hard or painful, but I am unsure what it could be?

Needs evaluation: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. ...Read more

Perineum (Definition)

Ther perineum is the area between the anus and the scrotum in men and the vulva in women. It generally refers to the surface anatomy, from the pubic symphysis to the coccyx. Perineal tears and episiotomy can occur in this region during childbirth. The anogenital distance is a measure of the distance between the anus and the base of the penis or vagina & used in the ...Read more


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This is embarrassing. I have a raisin sized lump on my perineum that is skin colored. It mostly hurts when I wipe. I'm worried about it. It is firm to the touch. What might it be?

This is embarrassing. I have a raisin sized lump on my perineum that is skin colored. It mostly hurts when I wipe. I'm worried about it. It is firm to the touch. What might it be?

Bartholin's cyst?: There are glands called Bartholin's glands that can get plugged, causing a cyst about the size you describe. These can get inflamed and sore. They can even get infected. If it's a Bartholin's cyst, it would be along the side of your labia in the area shown in the picture. You should see a gynecologist if it doesn't get better. ...Read more

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I have several small hard lumps or nodules on my lower scrotum and Perineum area they don't hurt but sometimes itch what are these?

I have several small hard lumps or nodules on my lower scrotum and Perineum area they don't hurt but sometimes itch what are these?

Here are some. ..: Most likely, your described lumps are sebaceous cysts of various size. To verify it, see urologist for reviewing history, physical exam with inspection and palpation, etc. So once for all to ease your anxiety from uncertainty. ...Read more

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What to do if I discovered a lump on my 3mth old sons gooch?

What to do if I discovered a lump on my 3mth old sons gooch?

LUMP GOOCH: Have him checked by MD for the cause of the lump. It can be infection, node or tumor? ...Read more

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I have lumps in my perineum, what does it mean?

Lots of things: Without looking, it's impossible to say. Could be warts or other studs, varicose veins, or even something more serious. See your doctor so that she/he can look and tell you for sure. ...Read more

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I had a lump in my perineum for about 3 years. And it gets big and then small. But this time u could. Really. See it cause. It s so swollen.

I had a lump in my perineum for about 3 years. And it gets big and then small. But this time u could. Really. See it cause. It s so swollen.

Time to see Dr.: It is probably a common type of cyst, but it sounds like it's now become infected. Go see your gynecologist, family practice doctor, or planned parenthood-type clinic. Don't wait because once infected, they need to be treated. ...Read more

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I have got a small lump on my perineum. I would like to know reason for that. Actually two are there and I am not feeling any pain on that. But it is?

Perineum lumps: The only way of knowing what these are is to have them examined. There are several possibilities in that location. If you want to upload an image into a private conversation, we can look that way too. ...Read more

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Have a very painful lump that looks like a huge pimple on rt side of perineum?

Have a very painful lump that looks like a huge pimple on rt side of perineum?

Most likely you: Have an abscess of the perineum. Warm compresses to it or sitting in a warm bathtub will bring it to a head and drain it. You also need an antibiotic for it. See a Dr. And take ibuprofen for pain.. ...Read more

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I recently shaved my vaginal area& after a week was slightly itchy growing back. I have now noticed a lump on my perineum?

I recently shaved my vaginal area& after a week was slightly itchy growing back. I have now noticed a lump on my perineum?

Razor bump: It is normal to feel itchy as hair starts growing back after shaving due skin irritation by the hair. Some hairs will curl back in to the skin causing inflamation and infection. Follicullitis. See your doctor who may consider antibiotics ...Read more

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I've got a lump on my perineum closest to the anus, its painful to touch, and slightly red. What to do?

I've got a lump on my perineum closest to the anus, its painful to touch, and slightly red. What to do?

Peri-anal lump: Could you be referring to fissures, fistula, abscess? Sexually transmitted disease (syphilis, gc, hiv, etc.) should be considered. Hemorrhoids ; rectal prolapse can appear as an outward bulging. Anal trauma of any kind may cause mechanical injury. Skin eruptions need to be considered. Evaluation is recommended to distinguish serious versus less concerning reasons for your problem as described. ...Read more

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I have a small lump in my perineum area. I'm mortified and worried, I don't know what it is and I don't have a doctor. : (Please help!

I have a small lump in my perineum area. I'm mortified and worried, I don't know what it is and I don't have a doctor. : (Please help!

See Your Doctor: There are several dermatological conditions that can cause this from a simple cyst to a mass which may be more serious and potentially malignant. See your Proctologist for an anal/rectal exam as well as an examination of the area to determine whether or not it should be excised or biopsied. ...Read more

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Weird small lump in perineum a month after episiotomy. Should I call ob?

Weird small lump in perineum a month after episiotomy. Should I call ob?

Always reasonable: There are several reasons this may occur. Scar tissue, an inclusion cyst, or suture granuloma may have occured. There may be hypertrophic scarring or less commonly a keloid forming. Certianly to evaulate for infection is a good reason to visit the ob/gyn. He or she can usually rapidly determine if anything further needs to be done. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my perineum and I am not sure if it's some kind of hemorrhoid or something else. It is tender to the touch.

I have a lump on my perineum and I am not sure if it's some kind of hemorrhoid or something else. It is tender to the touch.

See provider: Please consider seeing a health provider to assess the lump to see if it is an abscess that may need draining. ...Read more

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I believe I have a penile ulcer and possibly and lump on my gooch. I'm not sure to what the problem is and could use some help.

I believe I have a penile ulcer and possibly and lump on my gooch. I'm not sure to what the problem is and could use some help.

Penile Lesion: Go see your doctor or the county health department. Do not have sex with anybody. This is probably a sexually transmitted disease and needs to be treated, you can't ignore it! ...Read more

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36 yr old female. Long-term constipation. Today I noticed pain/weird feeling in perineum area & there's a grape sized sore lump to the left side. Why?

36 yr old female. Long-term constipation. Today I noticed pain/weird feeling in perineum area & there's a grape sized sore lump to the left side. Why?

Thrombosis hemorrhoi: This sounds like a thrombesed hemorrhoid or an abscess If you have fever or chills or the skin surrounding the lump is pink and warm then you may have an abscess. If this is the case you should seek medical attention right away. Not treated an abscess can result in sepsis and long term complications like fistula and even incontinence. You should see a doctor such as a colorectal surgeon to tell ...Read more

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Large lump located on perineum. Not infected or an ingrown hair. Keeps getting bigger and I don't have insurance to get checked out and not be anythin?

Needs to be checked: A lump in perineum getting bigger needs to be checked
find a clinic near you where they can see you if you do not have jog or resources to pay
but either way it needs to be checked. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my perineum that is swollen and has a whitehead and is sore, this has happened before but it went away. Any idea what it is?

I have a lump on my perineum that is swollen and has a whitehead and is sore, this has happened before but it went away. Any idea what it is?

Possible Abscess: Its difficult to say exactly what it is without an exam, but possibilities include either a perianal abscess or something called hidradenitis suppurativa where an infection develops around a hair follicle. You should consult with a dermatologist for the best treatment if it continues to bother your worsen. ...Read more

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Swelling/lump in perineum my husband (age 80) has a lump behind his penis in what I believe is the perineum -- it's the area that connects the scrotum to the rest of his body. The lump is fairly large, smooth, and does not hurt. It seems to be tender wh

Swelling/lump in perineum my husband (age 80) has a lump behind his penis in what I believe is the perineum -- it's the area that connects the scrotum to the rest of his body. The lump is fairly large, smooth, and does not hurt. It seems to be tender wh

Here are some. ..: To see is to believe; so bring him to see a urologist to verify it without a doubt. Further online chat may aggravate more anxiety and fear due to uncertainty although clinically it may be an infected sebaceous cyst. So, bring the info on its onset, duration, evolution, & progress to Doc for analysis + exam with inspection & palpation + tests as needed so to define what it is & how to do with it. ...Read more

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Reaccuring lumps around the perineum area, sore. Occasionally comes and goes. Tried antiseptic cream, sudocream and hydrocortisone.

Reaccuring lumps around the perineum area, sore. Occasionally comes and goes. Tried antiseptic cream, sudocream and hydrocortisone.

See a doctor: To make an accurate diagnosis, I recommend you to see your primary care doctor or a dermatologist when the lumps flare up. ...Read more