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VERY small bump couple inches from my rectum. Almost pimple like.Could it be just a pimple? Should I be concerned? I do have HSV but never a outbreak!

VERY small bump couple inches from my rectum. Almost pimple like.Could it be just a pimple? Should I be concerned? I do have HSV but never a outbreak!

Bump near rectum: Could be folliculitis inflammation of hair follicle. Would wash 2 x a day with soap and water .Try Hibiclens over the counter. May try some bacitracin and see if helps but follow up with urgent care and doctor as may need oral antibiotics as well. ...Read more

Rectum (Definition)

The rectum is the last portion of the GI tract where the colon ends. It is heavily muscled and generally remains contacted to control the colonic contents but is under conscious control when a ...Read more


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I have a weird, kind of hard, pimple on my anus and one or two more as u enter the rectum a bit, it has been 9 days and it hurts, what could it be?

I have a weird, kind of hard, pimple on my anus and one or two more as u enter the rectum a bit, it has been 9 days and it hurts, what could it be?

thrombosed hemorrhoi: Most likely a thrombosed hemorrhoid though other possibilities exist. After that many days, it may require 'lancing'. ...Read more

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I get a little tender pimple close to my rectum on the left side sometisometimes. Does this means herpes?

I get a little tender pimple close to my rectum on the left side sometisometimes. Does this means herpes?

Not necessarily: Herpes would recur but might be more painful .I would suggest topical ointment if no relief have it examined by you physician. ...Read more

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I just noticed a tiny white bump on the top of my 3 1/2 yr old rectum, almost looks like a tiny pimple or cyst. Any thoughts?

I just noticed a tiny white bump on the top of my 3 1/2 yr old rectum, almost looks like a tiny pimple or cyst. Any thoughts?

Show pediatrician: Your child has a congenital syndrome 18p; all bets are off in making an internet diagnosis. It is probably nothing, but no harm will come of having an md look directly at the abnormality. ...Read more

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I have a small pea size bump right near my rectum been there a few months but now it is sore and like a small pimple should I go to dr and whatkind dr?

I have a small pea size bump right near my rectum been there a few months but now it is sore and like a small pimple should I go to dr and whatkind dr?

Anal sores/bumps: 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 am having external piles in my rectum. And I am facing constipation.Piles size is small like pimple.I don't know whether it cause by heat. Suggestio?

Fiber!: Everyone has hemorrhoids (they are veins) however, some more bothersome. Avoid constipation! there are many fiber supplements i.e. Metamucil which can be taken daily and help with constipation. You can also develop infections in the rectal area, so if you notice this increasing in size or it becomes painful, go see your family md. ...Read more

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I have a pimple near my rectum, but more on my butt. Could it be something else? It hurt but only to touch.

I have a pimple near my rectum, but more on my butt. Could it be something else? It hurt but only to touch.

Sure: Most likely a skin abscess. It may resolve spontaneously or require an incision and drainage if it gets bigger and more uncomfortable. Try a warm heating pad, not more than 15-20 min each time. If it doesn't go away in couple of days have your physician take a look at it. ...Read more

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I have white skin stuff growing much. In my rectum and anus? What is this? This is like kindaa white pimples in much quantity and still growing

I have white skin stuff growing much. In my rectum and anus?  What is this? This is like kindaa white pimples in much quantity and still growing

Might be warts: It is difficult to tell without seeing it, but, it sounds like Condyloma Acuminata, also known as genital warts. It is a sexually transmitted viral infection. See your doctor to determine if that is what it is and to have it treated. Try googling "genital warts" and see if the images look like what you have. ...Read more

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I have white skin stuff growing much. In my rectum and anus? What is this? This is like kindaa white pimples in much quantity and still growing in

I have white skin stuff growing much. In my rectum and anus? What is this? This is like kindaa white pimples in much quantity and still growing in

See doctor: The symptoms described could be due to Human Papilloma Virus induced warts, however, without an exam it is impossible to know for sure. Please see your doctor for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Small pimple around exterior rectum doesn't seem like hemorrhoid and I have metastaic breast cancer so i'm scared!

Small pimple around exterior rectum doesn't seem like hemorrhoid and I have metastaic breast cancer so i'm scared!

See doctor: Your health care provider needs to examine you and then decide the next step. Perhaps consult a general or colorectal surgeon. It is unclear what this represents at this time. ...Read more

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Hi doctor, I am 35 year old male recently i had whitehead pimples between my scrotum and rectum I am on cephalexin and it still there. Any help?

Hi doctor, I am 35 year old male recently i had whitehead pimples between my scrotum and rectum I am on cephalexin and it still there. Any help?

Go see your doctor: Continue to take your Cephalexin antibiotic as directed. Then keep follow up appointment that's been arranged w/prescribing physician. Of course, if no follow up appointment was made, then make one now. Or ask to be seen tomorrow if symptoms worsen (in other words, don't wait). ...Read more

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I have these pimple like dots on my chest all over and they seem to be itchy now and it might be increasing in location now are they rashes?

I have these pimple like dots on my chest all over and they seem to be itchy now and it might be increasing in location now are they rashes?

Rash: Rashes are hard to diagnose sometimes when you are looking at them. Impossible to diagnose without even seeing them. Sounds like yours may be infected. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are pimples or allergic rashes?

What are pimples or allergic rashes?

Itch vs irritation: An allergic skin reaction is often associated with itching and usually has no pus.. Depends on the immune mechanism , it should lasts from hours to no more than a week without further contact. Pimples at your age usually occur around the mouth and are probably hormonally related. Pimples don't itch and there is also a white head associated with it. ...Read more

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I have sensitive skin and the worse part is now I have facial rashes and pimple keep growing non-stop. I have tried many products but they did'n work.?

I have sensitive skin and the worse part is now I have facial rashes and pimple keep growing non-stop. I have tried many products but they did'n work.?

See a dermatologist.: If multiple products have failed, you need the help of a professional. See a dermatologist for a precise diagnosis and prescriptions tailored to your specific needs. ...Read more

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I have some pimple and rashes on my hip what is the reason?

I have some pimple and rashes on my hip what is the reason?

Not certain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what are pimples or allergic rashes, what's the difference?

Can you tell me what are pimples or allergic rashes, what's the difference?

Different diseases: Pimples is a layperson's name for the lesions of acne. There are several kinds of allergic rashes several: Allergic urticaria (hives); angioedema (swelling of the lips, eyelids, of the skin, hands, etc); atopic dermatitis (allergic eczema) affecting mainly babies and children, usually due to food or environmental allergy; allergic contact dermatitis (allergy to nickel, perfumes, soaps etc.) ...Read more

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My 14 month baby has tiny pimples all over her thigh. What causes rashes like that?

My 14 month baby has tiny pimples all over her thigh.  What causes rashes like that?

Lots of causes...: ...Including allergy to diapers or baby wipes or moisturizing cream, or direct irritation by harsh soap. Could also be a virus, which is sometimes accompanied by a fever, but not always. There are other, more exotic causes; your quickest solution is to see your pediatrician or a dermatologist and get a precise diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more