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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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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

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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'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 lump between my pernium and anul passage its not painful but bowel movements have changed and I have a feeling of pressure?

I have a lump between my pernium and anul passage its not painful but bowel movements have changed and I have a feeling of pressure?

.: Contact your internist soon. Need a physical exam before a diagnosis. In female lots of pelvis anatomy to consider. It might be simple skin infection or something more complex. Especially if your bowel movement has changed too. ...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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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 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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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 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