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Itchy lower vagina and anus, not constant. I've seen my dr and taken meds nothing helps. I have a lot of normal vaginal discharge, is this causing it?

Itchy lower vagina and anus, not constant. I've seen my dr and taken meds nothing helps. I have a lot of normal vaginal discharge, is this causing it?

It could be: It could be causing the itching by an infected discharge running over the vulva and anus. Have your MD re examine for the same, and if reluctant get a 2nd opinion from a GYN MD. ...Read more

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Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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I had protected sex w/ female a week ago & have started to notice a slight itchy feeling on & around anus. Also have odor from genitals. No discharge?

I had protected sex w/ female a week ago & have started to notice a slight itchy feeling on & around anus. Also have odor from genitals. No discharge?

STD and protection: Sean, I assume that the protection was likely a condom. While condoms offer a good deal of protection from most STDs, and they certainly helped prevent pregnancy, they cannot protect you from all secretions and potential viral and bacterial contact. One week is early and typically, it may take two weeks before other symptoms are noted. I would have an evaluation particularly if contact unknown ...Read more

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Large lump starting at anus and goes all the way up to the start of scrotum. No itchiness or discharge. Painful?

Large lump starting at anus and goes all the way up to the start of scrotum. No itchiness or discharge. Painful?

It is painful?: If it is painful, it is very likely to be an abscess - a collection of pus under the skin. Start with soaking and ice, but if this gets bigger, more painful, red, or starts to weep, you will need to see a physician. If this is an abscess, it will need to be opened. Also could be thrombosed hemorrhoid. That will get better with time, soaking, and ice. ...Read more

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What causes ocasionaly peeling of penis skin and itchy urethra after unprotected fellatio? No discharge, sometimes itchy anus. Urine tests negative.

What causes ocasionaly peeling of penis skin and itchy urethra after unprotected fellatio?  No discharge, sometimes itchy anus. Urine tests negative.

Problems: Two things: 1: Please don't have any sex with either a woman or a man for at least two months. 2: If the skin and itching is a problem please make an appointment to see your doctor. Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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About an inch above my anus is very red, itchy, burning with a smelly discharge. Doctor ruled out genital herpes after a swab test but now it is worse?

About an inch above my anus is very red, itchy, burning with a smelly discharge. Doctor ruled out genital herpes after a swab test but now it is worse?

Maybe a fistula: Could be a peri-anal fistula, which is a communication between the inside of the anus and the skin, thought it be caused by a small abscess on the inside. This is treated by a colorectal surgeon, and there are various techniques available. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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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