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Purple Ring Around Anus
Have a purple ring around my anus and a small pea sized, not squishy but somewhat hard, thing underneath the skin, some what worried any insite?
Not normal: Please see your doctor for an examination. You might have an infection or some other type of issue. I know it can be embarrassing to have a doctor look at such a private place, but it is important. Good luck. ...Read more
Purple around anus. Looked like deflated sacs. Larger red/purple in middle sac right inside anus. And a skin tag. Hemorrhoid or polyp?
Anal fissures: I believe you are referring to anal fissures. I see a lot of newborns with it. They look like tears around the anus/rectum. May cause bleeding when constipated or you may see blood streaks in the stools. Usually benign. ...Read more
You can touch it: Around, to me, would mean you can touch anus (opening) and the other thing you are concerned with at the same time with the same hand. ...Read more
Vague: Too little info. Be more specificGet a more detailed answer ›
Possibly: Have you noted worms in fecal matter or being passed from rectum? Do symptoms increase at night? Do you have hemorrhoids? Medical evaluation can be used to rule parasites in or out. ...Read more
I shaved my taint and anus. I accidentally cut my taint and anus, there are now painful bumps on the cut and some around anus. What could it be?
Ingrown hair?: It sounds most likely to be an ingrown hair. I'd get it check by a Detmatologist to make sure. ...Read more
Why is my butt whole black around it? What does this mean? Its just dark around anus hole no pain it just looks dirty down there and it won't come off
Color of Anus: That is quite normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Get a feel around anus like being stuck with a needle. Not painful but noticeable. Happens in one area then weeks months later another. What causes this?
Blood?: Have you noticed any blood in your stool? Sounds like anal fissure or a hemorrhoid. ...Read more
Prititus Ani: This is termed pruritus ani. It may or may not be associated with hemorrhoids. Area should be kept clean & dry. Moisture can make problem worse. Avoid using wipes containing alcohol since this can cause skin dryness & make problem worse. Warm water soaks in bathtub + high fiber diet may be if benefit. External cream such as proctofoam may also help. Good hygiene is key. ...Read more
White growth around anus, what could it be? It appeared about 2 weeks ago. Doesn't itch or anything.
Anal wart?: An anal wart is probably the best bet. But it could be other things, maybe not even abnormal. See a doctor and get it checked out. Good luck. ...Read more
Not just hemorrhoids: Inflammation and bleeding per ano-rectum that recurs may indicate anal fissures, proctitis (due to infection, inflammatory bowel disease, radiation therapy, stercoral ulcers, rectal prolapse, trauma, etc.), paget's, or bleeding further upstream. Depending on your age, risk factors, current medication (aspirin, nsaid's, anticoagulants can cause bleeding), get evaluated. Likely is not hemorrhoids. ...Read more
I do get this "pinching sensation" around anus crack, where it doesn't itch for a while, and then it the itch appears suddenly and becomes intense.?
Seesee derm: See dermatologist to have this evaluated and treated. It could be several things. ...Read more
Hemorrhoids.: Hemorrhoids are not in the rectum. They are in the anus and there two major types. External- they hurt. Internals - they donot hurt. ...Read more
Getting helpless red stinging around anus on and off no very painful just annoying what is causing this need answer? Already went to docs
I have a small pimple looking bump inside my anus, just one and its inside not on or around anus, you can't see it on the outside. What is it?
Very interesting. I'd like to know how you discovered that little gem...Anyways, it's probably a normal structure, like a sebaceous gland. As long as it doesn't hurt or start getting bigger or irritated, there's nothing to worry about.
In case you do get worried, then you'll have to get an exam. The doctor will use a small device called an anoscope to get a good view. ...Read more
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
when use HC cream?: Hydrocortisone cream is very mild and is used by prescription for hemorrhoids both internally and externally. So, it could be safe. However, if instead of hemorrhoids, the person using it has heat rash and intertigo, i.e., a candida yeast infection, it could make the infection worse and not help at all. Best to have your family doctor take a look before using it there. Tricky spot. ...Read more
Cancer, unlikely: Such symptoms are not likely to be caused by cancer which in this area often causes rectal bleeding. I would suggest that your cleam your bottom with water after each bowel movement and dry is completely before you put on your underwear. If this does not help in 1-2 days, buy an over the counter cream like Zinc oxide and apply this twice daily for 3-5 days. If it does not help, go see your docto ...Read more
Are hemmroids common in a healthy, 18 year old male? I have a few black bumps around anus. No pain, no bleeding
Developed something around anus region. It's not a boil it doesn't pain. Feel lumps and it's not hard as warts. What is it? Please help......
Can be hemorrhoid: Needs exam. See your doctorGet a more detailed answer ›
Is it possible for male to get herpes around anus without ever having anal sex? Felt itchy in the area for a week or two while ago now worried.
Yes, but...: Initial genital herpes almost always involves the site (s) directly exposed in sex, but recurrent herpes can be anywhere from waist to upper thighs, buttocks, etc, including the anus. But don't assume herpes from itching alone. Everybody gets anal itching from time to time (medical term pruritus ani) and herpes is an uncommon cause. For diagnosis, next time see a doctor ASAP when itching starts. ...Read more