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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?

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

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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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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My nrwborn has ring around anus?

My nrwborn has ring around anus?

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

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What is the definition or description of: around anus?

What is the definition or description of: around anus?

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

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White patch around anus what is it?

White patch around anus what is it?

Lichenification: That is the most common white "plaque like" patch. It is a benign phenomenon usually will resolve with topical steroids. However YOU SHOULD BE EXAMINED BY A PHYSICIAN. There are other less benign conditions that look like that ...Read more

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Crawling ticklish feeling around anus, could it be worms or what?

Crawling ticklish feeling around anus, could it be worms or what?

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

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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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Itch around anus?

Itch around anus?

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

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White growth around anus, what could it be? It appeared about 2 weeks ago. Doesn't itch or anything.

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

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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

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Raw around anus... Inflammatory diseases hidrandenitis, bleeding from around anal, why?

Raw around anus... Inflammatory diseases hidrandenitis, bleeding from around anal, why?

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

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Itchy small bumps around anus?

Itchy small bumps around anus?

Possible impetigo: Have impetigo from poor hygiene or possibly hives from perfumed toilet paper. ...Read more

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How far (how many inches) inside rectum hemorrhoid could be, are they in and around anus only?

How far (how many inches) inside rectum hemorrhoid could be, are they in and around anus only?

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

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Getting helpless red stinging around anus on and off no very painful just annoying what is causing this need answer? Already went to docs

????: What did the doc say??? Any treatment. Hemorrhoids? Constipation or diarrhea? Avoid scrubbing. In shower, use fingers only. Clean with a cream such as Eucerin or Aveeno (oatmeal) several times a day, especially after a bowel movement. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Down Periscope!!: 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

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Red itchy and lumpy rash around anus?

Red itchy and lumpy rash around anus?

See your doctor: A doctor would need to examine the rash to make a diagnosis. ...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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Tiny white bumps around anus. Is this an std?

Could be: Need to see it to be able to tell you what it is and what needs to be done with it. ...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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Is it okay to use hydrocortisone cream around anus?

Is it okay to use hydrocortisone cream around anus?

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

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Pain and stinging around anus.. what's causing it? Anal cancer? Haven't ate anything spicy.

Pain and stinging around anus.. what's causing it? Anal cancer? Haven't ate anything spicy.

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

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Are hemmroids common in a healthy, 18 year old male? I have a few black bumps around anus. No pain, no bleeding

Are hemmroids common in a healthy, 18 year old male? I have a few black bumps around anus. No pain, no bleeding

? hemorrhoids: Your description doesn't sound like hemorrhoids. Time to see a dermatologist. Possibilities are open comedoes, seborrheic keratosis and others. ...Read more

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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.

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

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