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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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I'm 26 years old. When my penis gets erect and I ejaculate I feel discomfort in perineum. What's the reason?

I'm 26 years old. When my penis gets erect and I ejaculate I feel discomfort in perineum. What's the reason?

Prostatitis: The most common reason for these symptoms in your age group is prostatitis. You should be checked by a urologist or your primary care physician. ...Read more

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28 year old male. 30 min to 1hr episodes of spasms in perineum area with constant urge to urinate/defecate. 12 times/3 years. Blood one time. Test neg?

28 year old male. 30 min to 1hr episodes of spasms in perineum area with constant urge to urinate/defecate. 12 times/3 years. Blood one time. Test neg?

More info...: It there any difference in how long such episode might last with or without treatment? Did you have any associated symptoms like lower backache or altered urine stream? For a 28-yo man, intermittent flare-up of prostate issues should be first considered. But how to sort these things out correctly? Follow instructions described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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Why do I feel pain at my perineum area after ejaculation? Am 20 years old male, it is like a muscle is over tense or something... Seems like a cramp

Why do I feel pain at my perineum area after ejaculation? Am 20 years old male, it is like a muscle is over tense or something... Seems like a cramp

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about 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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Hi I am a 30 year old woman, we have no STDs or etc, and basically when I have sex with my partner my perineum gets red and sore.?

Hi I am a 30 year old woman, we have no STDs or etc, and basically when I have sex with my partner my perineum gets red and sore.?

Lubricant: Most of the time this can be treated by adding a vaginal lubricant like KY or astroglide. Spending more time on forelay can help improve natural lubrication as well. If this does not help schedule a visit for an examination. ...Read more

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Can a 24 yrs old male get prostate cancer? Was on cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 1 month for prostatitis, now stopped. Burning in urine and ejaculating on perineum area.

Can a 24 yrs old male get prostate cancer? Was on cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 1 month for prostatitis, now stopped. Burning in urine and ejaculating on perineum area.

24 yo men: Do not get prostate cancer. You could have persistent prostatitis. I'm confused about perineal ejacaulate if you do not have perineal urination as well. You need to see a urologist that can examine external genitalia, perineum, rectum and cystourethroscopy. ...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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How common is bowel cancer in a 16 year old? I sometimes get sudden pains around the anal/"gooch" area? I get health anxiety

How common is bowel cancer in a 16 year old? I sometimes get sudden pains around the anal/"gooch" area? I get health anxiety

Not common at all.: Bowel cancer would be extremely unlikely in a 16 year old. The symptoms also don't point to that diagnosis. There are other minor causes which are possible. Please see your doctor to be examined and let you know if there's anything wrong. Try not to worry meanwhile. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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? ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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.

Perineum: The perineum in females is the area between the vagina and the anus. It is covered in skin. Below the skin is fat, muscle and connective tissue. The way it feels exactly is going to vary slightly between one person and another. Body type, weight, age, muscle strength and how many vaginal deliveries are all factors. Next time you see a gynecologist don’t be embarrassed to ask them to look. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...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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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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.. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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