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Can I use sophramycin on rashes around anus?

Can I use sophramycin on rashes around anus?

Not a good idea: Since you don't know what you're treating, it's not good to "shotgun" therapy. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

Anus (Definition)

The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more


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How should I treat rashes please around anus please tell me some home remedy or an antibiotic?

How should I treat rashes please around anus please tell me some home remedy or an antibiotic?

Rashes in the groin: Most rashes in otherwise healthy young men are fungal in nature. If you haven't tried an anti-fungal medication or cream that may do the trick. ...Read more

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Can scarlet fever develop rashes around anus on children?

Can scarlet fever develop rashes around anus on children?

Maybe: The fact is that strep can be present in a peri-anal rash (pustular or blister like) and produce a full blown scarletina rash over the rest of the body. The tissue around the anus is just as susceptible to the strep germ as the throat and can be infected at the same time. ...Read more

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Purple around anus. Looked like deflated sacs. Larger red/purple in middle sac right inside anus. And a skin tag. Hemorrhoid or polyp?

Purple around anus. Looked like deflated sacs. Larger red/purple in middle sac right inside anus. And a skin tag. Hemorrhoid or polyp?

Most likely: Can be a thrombosed hemorrhoid or a sentinel pile--especially if accompanied by a history of constipation, excessive pressure to move your bowels. A physical examination would be in order, however, to determine exact diagnosis. ...Read more

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Foul fecal odor, wetness around anus, empty vault, loss urge to defecate/eat, rashes, loss of energy and weight! Any ideas? Could it be a partial prolapse

Foul fecal odor, wetness around anus, empty vault, loss urge to defecate/eat, rashes, loss of energy and weight! Any ideas? Could it be a partial prolapse

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face encounter with your doctor. Only he/she can adequately evaluate you to find out what's wrong and what to do to make it right. ...Read more

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Red rash around anus what could it be?

Red rash around anus what could it be?

Red rash: A red rash around anus could be caused by an infectious or allergic process. See your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Dark skinned, there's 2 white bumps around anus and a rash on the inner of cheeks on side of anus, dark rash with bleeding round kinda flat bumps....

Dark skinned, there's 2 white bumps around anus and a rash on the inner of cheeks on side of anus, dark rash with bleeding round kinda flat bumps....

Anal lesions: You should have them biopsied. It can be anywhere from benign skin tag to a form of skin cancer to anal chondiloma to herpes and many other options. Uou need a tissue biopsy. ...Read more

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Does hemorrhoids cause rash around anus?

Possible, unlikely: Irritation can appear as a rash and be associated with hemorrhoids but it is pretty uncommon. More likely it is either topical irritation from toilet paper or soap products or inadequate hygiene or an infectious cause; I would have it evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a red rash under breast and around anus?

I have a red rash under breast and around anus?

May be yeast: Yeast tends to collect in warm moist areas. Keep the areas dry and use anti fungal powders or sprays. Nystatin ointment work better for your bottom. If this fails to help see your doctor. ...Read more

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I had a hemorrhoid the other day and now have a little bit of a red looking rash around anus. There are also a few little cuts on anus from constapat?

I had a hemorrhoid the other day and now have a little bit of a red looking rash around anus. There are also a few little cuts on anus from constapat?

Home Rx or procto?: Sound like you might benefit from treatment of constipation (more bulk, maybe sennacoids and/or miralax (polyethylene glycol) (R)) and treating the rash with otc lotramin in case its basically diaper rash. If continues, consult proctologist/ GI specialist. ...Read more

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Itch in the scrotum area and around anus, from time to time there apears red plate like rash around anus. What could this be?

Candida: A yeast infection is one possibility. Another is inflammation from hemorrhoids, anal fissure or proctitis. A trial of micatin (miconazole) may help. If symptoms are persistent sigmoidoscopy to check for anal problems is advised. ...Read more

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Have very red ichy smelly wet rash around anus, peeing 15 times a day, no sign of runny or hard poos, urine seems clear, very particular with hygiene?

Anal excoriation: The itching and skin excoriation is generally due to small imperceptible leakage of colonic secretions when hemorrhoids are present. Please see a specialist. In the mean time clean the area with plain water, no chemical of any kind, then lightly apply petroleum jelly (Vaseline) it should help a lot. ...Read more

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Itchy red rash around anus. Only on buttocks not vaginal. Looks like chafing gone wrong. Feels hot and is definitely a little swollen.

Itchy red rash around anus. Only on buttocks not vaginal. Looks like chafing gone wrong. Feels hot and is definitely a little swollen.

Intertrigo: The rash could be intertrigo or a cellulitis. If it is hot to touch, see a physician as soon as possible to make sure it is not a cellulitis which would need oral antibiotics quickly to treat. Intertrigo is a rash that occurs in folds of skin and can be treated with topical creams usually. ...Read more

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Itching/burning rash around anus & swollen groin lymph node. Haven't been sexualy active in 2+ weeks. I'm trying to find out what I have

Itching/burning rash around anus & swollen groin lymph node. Haven't been sexualy active in 2+ weeks. I'm trying to find out what I have

Be seen: It is either a reaction to something or an infection. Particularly with a swollen gland, be checked. All the best. ...Read more

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End minocycline 7/30- 3 days later a red pimply rash around anus. Bumps are gone using anti fungal but still really red. What can I do to get rid of it?

End minocycline 7/30- 3 days later a red pimply rash around anus. Bumps are gone using anti fungal but still really red. What can I do to get rid of it?

Zinc oxide: Wash and dry yourself thoroughly after BM. Use hairdryer if you can to get the area completely dry. Then apply zinc oxide paste and cover with a tissue. I would take some probiotics to get your intestinal flora back in balance. It is somewhat unusual to be prescribed minocycline during pregnancy. Ask your doctor if you should have any concerns. ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


Around Anus (Definition)

Around, to me, would mean you can touch anus (opening) and the other thing you are concerned with at the same time ...Read more