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My Anus Is Sore
If may be a: Cyst. Your physician should be able to accurately assess the mass. ...Read more
My anus is swollen and tender. It's a red lump that covers the entrance to my anus. My perineum is also swollen and painful?
See your doctor: You should be seen and evaluated with a proper physical exam. ...Read more
Anal issues: There a significant number of benign disease of the anus that can cause symptoms. Some of the more common include hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulas and abscesses. Your appear to be describing a inflamed prolapsed internal hemorrhoid. I would suggest you see you primary doctor for an exam and treatment. ...Read more
I have sores around my vagina and my vagina is very sore.What should I do? It's very uncomfortable!
Yeast: This sounds like it could be a yeast infection. You may want to see a doctor or nurse practioner to confirm that it's yeast, or you could try some over the counter antifungal cream and see if it makes vagina feel better. Cream can be applied to vulva and anal area as well. Good luck! ...Read more
Very hard to say: Without examining you it is very hard to say what this is, but a short list would include an external hemorrhoid (most likely since this is painful), a skin tag, or if you've had vaginal deliveries with any tearing this could be a keloid (inflammatory scar) from a vaginal laceration repair. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a very irritated, very red rash near my genitalia. It is mainly around my anus and extendsslightly to my thighs and labia. It hurts when i walk?
See your doctor: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more
Hello my clit hood is swollen and occasionally my vagina gets itchy when my period is near. Is this a sign of a yeast infection?
Yeast infection: That is possible, but best to be examined so that diagnosis can be clearly established. Without being able to see this, only speculation. ...Read more
Hi, yesterday I shaved my vagina area, and today there is one red bump between my vagina and anus. It is closed, slightly red, what could this be?
Folliculitis: When you shave the hair off it irritates the follicles and they can get infected. Actually it used to be common practice before delivering baby. It was stopped because I of increased infections for mom and baby. ...Read more
Lower lip is swollen, small red bump under the lip, is it a cold sore? I can feel the bump thro my lip. Not itchy, no feaver, lip feels numb
Can't be 100% sure: But what you're describing sounds a lot like the early signs of a cold sore. These are typically caused by a strain of the herpes virus that about 80% of people carry in their system. People usually get them when they are run down, or stressed (or have a "cold"). If you want to be pro-active, you can ask your doctor for a prescription for an anti-viral medication like "valacyclovir" which can help. ...Read more
Swollen anus after bm? After my bm my anus protrudes and is slightly painful. It feels like an inch or 2 of my anus has turned inside out.
Hemorrhoid: Youve developed an external hemorrhoid. Talk to your doctor about treatment and prevention. ...Read more
VIRUS/BACTERIA: The term cold sore is usually used indistinctly for aphtous ulcers(bacterial) and/or herpetic stomatitis(viral). Most people suffer from these infections due to a depression of their immune system (low defenses).Also when someone has been exposed to the sun or some irritating food like chocolate, pinuts, hot pepper, etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers