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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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Hav pimples on perineum, they are hard, can't pop and are pinpoint white heads. Got pap, clear. Hav bv tho. Given strong steroid cream, now increased.

Hav pimples on perineum, they are hard, can't pop and are pinpoint white heads. Got pap, clear. Hav bv tho. Given strong steroid cream, now increased.

Possible molluscum: Pimples that have a hard white core sound like molluscum, a viral infection similar to the wart virus. Steroids and scratching do tend to make them spread. They sometimes clear spontaneously, but may take months, and usually dermatologists remove with freezing, or chemical cautery. ...Read more

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Very small pimple on my perineum?? Not painful at all but it has a white head..

Very small pimple on my perineum?? Not painful at all but it has a white head..

Simple pimple: Your description suggests a "pimple", when it is opened, kept dry and clean, it should heal without a problem.
If not, see your GYN. ...Read more

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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 have a pimple inside my skin on my perineum, how do I get rid of it?

I have a pimple inside my skin on my perineum, how do I get rid of it?

Clearsil: Anti pimple medications can help like clearsil; if it works on a pimple on the face it will work on perineum. But if not improved you need to have this seen since other things can be associated with this. ...Read more

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Sharp pain when bm and pimples around my anus. It hurts to sit and cut on perineum. What do I do?

Sharp pain when bm and pimples around my anus. It hurts to sit and cut on perineum. What do I do?

Herpes? See doc ASAP: This combination of symptoms -- painful "pimples around my anus", "cut on perineum", and painful defecation -- make me wonder whether you have newly acquired herpes, and also whether you acquired it through anal sex. Of course not possible if not recently sexually active and exposed. In any case, get care ASAP, the sooner the better for accurate diagnosis amd most effective treatment. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my perineum that is swollen and has a whitehead and is sore, this has happened before but it went away. Any idea what it is?

I have a lump on my perineum that is swollen and has a whitehead and is sore, this has happened before but it went away. Any idea what it is?

Possible Abscess: Its difficult to say exactly what it is without an exam, but possibilities include either a perianal abscess or something called hidradenitis suppurativa where an infection develops around a hair follicle. You should consult with a dermatologist for the best treatment if it continues to bother your worsen. ...Read more

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How to get off from pimpled?

How to get off from pimpled?

Hmmm: Wash and keep your face clean. Benzoyl peroxide can help. If acne is very bad sometimes an antibiotics regimens will help. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I had so much off pimple?

I had so much off pimple?

Incomplete question: When you submit a question, you must provide enough background information for site docs to review. Your submission makes no sense. You must also submit a concise question that reflects the info submitted. This is not a chat room, so any question must be complete, We do not have access to any previous question or data you upload in files ...Read more

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How to clear pimple marks?

How to clear pimple marks?

Nature: You might want to check out a product called arnica Montana usually in whole food stores, that promotes healing specially skin. ...Read more

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How to fade popped pimple?

How to fade popped pimple?

Leave them Alone: I am sure it does not surprise you that physicians are very upset at patients who pop pimples, squeeze lesions or sores and then expect treatment to fix the scarring and damage done to the skin when all humans know that popping zits is a 'no no' from a physician's perspective. Leave the skin alone. Eat a healthy, high protein diet and your skin should recover. ...Read more

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How to remove pimple marks?

How to remove pimple marks?

Pimple marks: You need to consult a dermatologist, they can prescribe exfoliating creams. ...Read more

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How to properly treat pimple?

How to properly treat pimple?

Acne: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider OTC products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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How should I treat a popped pimple?

How should I treat a popped pimple?

TLC: Popping a pimple damages the surrounding skin. Apply warm compresses to get all the pus out, don't scrub it, don't pick at it, let it be. Do apply an anti-bacterial ointment or cream. Avoid direct sunlight or you will pigment the area. ...Read more

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I have a pimple On my booty and it hurt?

I have a pimple On my booty and it hurt?

Simple pimples...: Simple pimples don't hurt. So if you have something on your butt that seems like a pimple but is really hurting, it's likely it is an abscess. It may need to be drained and you may need antibiotics. Take the El over to the medical district and see a doctor there or one in your own neighborhood, but be seen. While waiting, hot compresses to area and wash area with antibacterial soap. ...Read more

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Livia pimple: so what causes that/ and what should I do?

Livia pimple: so what causes that/ and what should I do?

Soak in warm tub: Bathing, cotton clothing and keep air circulating as much as possible ...Read more

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How to treat a pimple?

How to treat a pimple?

Gels/creams for acne: For treatment of acne pimples, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel/cream is helpful. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel/cream. If more help is needed, prescription retinoids such as Retin-A or differin (adapalene) gel can be used instead of benzoyl peroxide. Oral contraceptives (for women) and oral antibiotics are options also. If acne pimples are severe, a dermatologist may prescribe accutane. ...Read more

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How to rid of large pimple?

Pimple: Very large acne lesions should be handled by your dermatologist. He/she may choose to carefully open and drain the lesion or inject cortisone into it directly. ...Read more

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Cure for pimple? What to do?

Cure for pimple? What to do?

Different options: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you. ...Read more

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How to treat a pimple mark?

How to treat a pimple mark?

Topical retinoids: Help the mark heal without scarring. If it is brown you may need to use lightening agent. See derm if not all clear in a month for prescription strength retinoids, and laser if necessary ...Read more

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Can you pop a herpes pimple?

Can you pop a herpes pimple?

Please DO NOT do: That - it is teaming with herpes simplex virus - popping it will spread the infectious material. ...Read more

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How to bring pimple to head?

How to bring pimple to head?

Warm compresses: This will help some. Keep the area clean. If you run a fever or it seems to be spreading, get with your physician. ...Read more

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Home remedies for pus pimple?

Home remedies for pus pimple?

Scientific Rx: Topical benzoyl peroxide is the best way to manage acne and keep pimples from forming. Once formed, leave them alone or if there is a single large one, use a warm compress. If benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your physician for help managing acne, which a serious chronic disease that eventually self-cures. ...Read more

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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more