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Perineum (Overview)

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 diagnosis of certain disorders.


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What is the function of "perineum"?

What is the function of "perineum"?

General term: The perineum refers to the vaginal area and surrounding structures. The "function" of the perineum could be described as the supporting structures of the vaginal area.

Perineum (Overview)

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 diagnosis of certain disorders.


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What is wrong when your perineum is split open?

Hard to tell: Perineum is the area between the vulva and anus (in females) or the base of the penis and the anus (males). I guess somebody has to see it. Is it a tear? Is it after delivery of baby? Is there any skin disorder associated to it? Did you have any injury? Are you riding a bicycle?

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What diseases are associated with your perineum?

What diseases are associated with your perineum?

Several: Besides just routine skin infections prostatitis can cause perineal discomfort. So can hemorrhoids and anal fistulas. Patricio c. Gargollo assistant professor, pediatric urology director, pediatric urology robotic and minimally invasive surgery childrens medical center dallas 214-456-0646 www. Childrens. Com.

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What is the definition or description of: perineum?

What is the definition or description of: perineum?

Region of the pelvis: 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 diagnosis of certain disorders.

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What would cause the perineum to swell and be hard?

See your doctor: Perineal issues may be simple or complex in nature. Most of the time, an examination is needed to make recommendations for evaluation & treatment. This presentation could represent a bartholin's cyst, a developing labial abscess or a variety of other conditions.

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My perineum hurts on the left area. What could this be?

My perineum hurts on the left area. What could this be?

The blood in your: Seamen and the other pain you mention indicate a need to see your doc right away. He/she can help you determine the cause of what you report and provide treatment if necessary. Peace and good health.

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My perineum is teared. I'm really worried. What should I do??

My perineum is teared. I'm really worried. What should I do??

A perineal tear: Is caused by traumatic childbirth: a laceration of the skin and soft tissues which separate the vagina from the anus. They are common, usually superficial and often require no treatment. But more severe tears can result in fecal incontinence/urgency, chronic perineal pain or pain with sex. Your delivering mid-wife or doctor can diagnose the degree of tear and provide repair, if needed.

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Is there any position in spinning that is particularly harmful to perineum?

Is there any position in spinning that is particularly harmful to perineum?

It is your right!: Perineum spinning will be in the next olympics! Now that I have your full attention; you get any symptom, you consult with your physician. Gosh, I was thinking tomorrow. Yes it is fine to miss one session of spinning in order to see your doctor.

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What does a normal/healthy perineum feel like? I can't tell if mine is hard, or if that's how it's suppose to be.

What does a normal/healthy perineum feel like? I can't tell if mine is hard, or if that's how it's suppose to be.

Nerf Football...: Although it varies from normal person to person, on average it is the consistency of your standard Nerf football.

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Sig inc in the incidence of intact perineum (37.4% vs 25.7%; P = 0.05) (RUCKHÄBERLE et al 2009). Insufficient body of evidence, should I use Epi-No?

Sig inc in the incidence of intact perineum (37.4% vs 25.7%; P = 0.05) (RUCKHÄBERLE et al 2009). Insufficient body of evidence, should I use Epi-No?

I can't make: Head nor hair of what you are trying to ask here. Consider clarifying your question and re-asking.

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What could be the cause of perineum pain?

Multiple: Menopause and reduced or absent vaginal secretions. A urethral diverticulum. Bartholin's or gaertner's duct cyst. Bacterial or interstitial cystitis.

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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.

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What is causing the itch in my armpits and perineum?

What is causing the itch in my armpits and perineum?

Examination needed: Itching had many different causes. It could be a function of finral or bacterial infection, could be dry skin, could be a type of ascension reaction. Please provide a picture or see a doctor for examination.

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Can injuring the perineum lead to epipidmytis-orchitis?

Can injuring the perineum lead to epipidmytis-orchitis?

Yes, depending: On location and severity of injury. But other causes are possible too, so ask your doctor for treatment recommendations.

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What causes vibration or spasm in the perineum near anus?

What causes vibration or spasm in the perineum near anus?

Muscle spasm: There are several muscle groups in the area that can undergo spontaneous muscle spasm.

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My perineum is swollen up not painful but never goes down?

GYN exam: This may be due to inflammation, infection or aggressive sexual intercourse. Please get examined by your GYN.

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Why could I be experiencing the feeling of pressure on my perineum?

Prostatitis/ UTI: Males can feel pressure in the perineum with prostatitis, or prostatdynia. Also with distended seminal vesicals, either from need to ejaculate or blocked ejaculatory ducts. Women can feel pressure in the perineum from cystitis or a urethral or paraurethral diverticulum or cyst..

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What is the diagnosis for pain in perineum, skin tear? How to heal it fast?

What is the diagnosis for pain in perineum, skin tear? How to heal it fast?

Avoid sexual: Activity, thong underwear, tight jeans or bathing suits. I suggest using Advil/Aleve for pain (if not allergic to these products) and massage Neosporin or triple antibiotic ointment to the affected area.