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I have a really itchy area above my anus. It has been like this on and off for about a week. There is now a sore spot where it is has a bit of pus and rash from scratching. What can I put on it?

I have a really itchy area above my anus. It has been like this on and off for about a week. There is now a sore spot where it is has a bit of pus and rash from scratching. What can I put on it?

Depends: Have to work out whether it's irritant dermatitis or yeast infection or something more concerning such as lichen planus. This will determine the best treatment. See doctor for examination ...Read more

Pus (Definition)

Pus consists of white blood cells that have "eaten" bacteria and then died. You find pus resulting after an infection has established itself and the pus is a product of the body's immune ...Read more


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Recently over the past two days I've developed pimple like spots around my Anus and one near my vagina that are very sensitive. Prior to this I did ha?

Recently over the past two days I've developed pimple like spots around my Anus and one near my vagina that are very sensitive. Prior to this I did ha?

Bumps anus: Hello ~ these may be herpes genitalis so please go and see your doc to have a look at this. You can get these lesions without sexual interaction. They can be spread by touching too thanks ...Read more

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Tiny purple spots on anus, bumpy?

Tiny purple spots on anus, bumpy?

Ouch-it really hurts: External hemorrhoids are basically varicose-vein, and when thombosed (clotted) it sure can cause much pain in the _ _ _. This is easy excised in the office, if you r doc does it, which can relief your pain quickly. If not, topical steroid mixed with Lidocaine such as anapram can help quite a bit. Increase fibers and fluid, avoid straining, and minimize prolonged sitting. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could cause tiny spots of blood from anus?

What could cause tiny spots of blood from anus?

Could be many: Things from benign to very serious. Please see a specialist such as colorectal surgeon or gastroenterologist and better to be seen when actually bleeding or with a sample to be able to confirm that what you are seeing is actually blood. ...Read more

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What does it mean of I have pus spots on my tonsils?

Infection: Pus spots on the back of the throat or tonsils usually means an infection is going on. Often they're caused by viruses and go away in a few days. They can also be caused by bacterial germs like strep. Talk to your doctor. They may want to do a strep test to see if treatment is needed. You can help throat pain by drinking cold (non-acid, non-carbonated) liquids. Throat lozenges can help. ...Read more

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Hey I have lumps around my anus and painful stinging spots also itching. Can you help?

Hey I have lumps around my anus and painful stinging spots also itching. Can you help?

Hemorrhoid: May be you have hemorrhoid. Please see your PCP and have it looked at and he / she should be ane to prescribe something. ...Read more

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My son has blistery spots around his mouth and anus?

My son has blistery spots around his mouth and anus?

See doctor: Blisters or other sores around mouth and anus can be caused by several conditions. There are infections such as herpes viruses that can do this. Crohn's disease and chronic granulomatous disease can do this too. He should be seen by your pediatrician. If its not clearly an infection, then he should see a pediatric gastroenterologist. Either way, he needs to be evaluated asap. ...Read more

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Pus filled lump in between anus and vagina, what could it be?

Pus filled lump in between anus and vagina, what could it be?

Pus filled: Lump is called an abscess and needs to be drained by your doctor. Antibiotics without drainage will not help. The proper treatment of an abscess is drainage. See your doctor or a colon and rectal surgeon. ...Read more

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Can Fordyce bumps or spots be found in the anus? Is it uncommon?

Can Fordyce bumps or spots be found in the anus? Is it uncommon?

They are not uncommo: Fordyce bumps on her sebaceous glands better and the skin and though they create a small bump they are benign and of absolutely no consequence. No one should try to squeeze them out because it can result in scarring. ...Read more

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I occassionally get tiny bright red blood spots on tissue from anus. Causes? Should I be worried?

I occassionally get tiny bright red blood spots on tissue from anus. Causes? Should I be worried?

Likely benign: Given your age and the minimal amount of blood this is most likely related to hemorrhoids/ perianal skin fragility.
If you have a significant family history of colon cancer/ inflammatory bowel disease make sure you mention it to your PCP at the next well visit.
An exam of the perianal area/rectal during the same visit will probably answer your question. ...Read more

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1 of my friend have white spots around the anus and it looks like fungus. What does it mean? She applied dermasone0.025 %

Maybe fungus?: "white spots" can certainly be a yeast infection in the skin but can be many other problems. Dermasone is a steroid and can make any kind of infection worse. If that occurs see your doctor. ...Read more

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How long the hard site of injection near my anus will remain. No pus formation, lil pain to touch. Its been 20 days. Is it safe? Or surgery?

How long the hard site of injection near my anus will remain. No pus formation, lil pain to touch. Its been 20 days. Is it safe? Or surgery?

Hematoma: If the firm lump developed after an injection at that site, a blood clot (hematoma)probably developed and instead of gradually dissolving it organised into a firm clot. If applying warm compresses doesn't help it dissolve, and especially if it is uncomfortable and tender, it may have to be removed by a general surgeon or a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

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Felt 5 spots near anus 5 wks ago;smear & biopsy 3 days later, both herpes neg, but read they may be inaccurate. Spots still there. Could it be herpes?

Felt 5 spots near anus 5 wks ago;smear & biopsy 3 days later, both herpes neg, but read they may be inaccurate. Spots still there. Could it be herpes?

Need exams & tests: Spots mean different things to different people. You need a thorough exam and serological (blood) tests for any suspected infection including Herpes. ...Read more

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Why when I squeeze hard pus Pimple type spots does once all the pus and blood is out does it leave a deep hole in my skin?

Why when I squeeze hard pus Pimple type spots does once all the pus and blood is out does it leave a deep hole in my skin?

STOP: Unless you want to go to medical school and specialize in dermatology you are playing with fire: squeezing and abscess will not only leave you open to deeper infection, but will guarantee scarring and recurrence. STOP SQUEEZING!! ...Read more

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I have a small bump on the outside of my anus. Sometimes it get extremely irritated and itchy, rare spots of blood. What could this be?

I have a small bump on the outside of my anus. Sometimes it get extremely irritated and itchy, rare spots of blood. What could this be?

External Hemorrhoid: Remember those "preparation h" commercials on tv or radio? Growing up I had no idea what peparation h was for, or that the "h" stood for hemorrhoids! I'm not saying that's what you have - I would have to see the bump to confirm it, but from your description it sounds like an external hemorrhoid. ...Read more

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I've had many tiny pink bumps around my anus/vaginal area for 2-3months, no pain, no pus, tried popping them and they bleed, what is this?!

I've had many tiny pink bumps around my anus/vaginal area for 2-3months, no pain, no pus, tried popping them and they bleed, what is this?!

Lesions?: Hard to tell without visualization. These bumps could be cause by the HPV virus. Better see someone to evaluate these. Or perform a virtual consult ...Read more

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Why the skin of my anus is irritated itchy, and the anus skin is cut, open, pealed skin, broken little spots about 2or 3 months, is frustrating?

Wiping tips: You may be too vigorous in wiping your anal area after a bm and causing irritation. Just wipe a few times with soft toilet paper, then use balneol cream for more wiping. After that use warm water compresses for final cleaning. Then pat the anal area dry. If there is a lot of itching you could apply some Hydrocortisone cream or ointment daily until all heals. See your md as needed. ...Read more

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I had to use trimincinlone cream for contact dermatitis. One of the spots started oozing pus a few days later. Is it okay to apply perixide also?

I had to use trimincinlone cream for contact dermatitis. One of the spots started oozing pus a few days later. Is it okay to apply perixide also?

Sure: You may also want to put a warm compress on it. The latter will probably do more good. Keep the area clean. If you develop fever or serious pain, get seen right away. Go easy on triamcinolone for contact dermatitis -- a little of that stuff goes very far. ...Read more

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Is it possible 2hav tear of 2 3 inchs vertical just beneath the skin (not in skin) in inside of buttock 2 3 inches from anus doesn't seem pus filled

Is it possible 2hav tear of 2 3 inchs vertical just beneath the skin (not in skin) in inside of buttock 2 3 inches from anus doesn't seem pus filled

Skin tear: Urvask35, these superficial fissures in the perianal skin are often cause by fungal infection. Get some OTC Lamisil (terbinafine) or any anti-fungal cream and apply twice daily for 10d - 2 weeks and keep that area DRY and this should clear up. Thanks ...Read more

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Some spots on face have pus in but won't go away until this little white seedis gone. Its usually quite deep and scars after its gonewhat is this seed?

Some spots on face have pus in but won't go away until this little white seedis gone. Its usually quite deep and scars after its gonewhat is this seed?

Acne: 32 F from UK notes spot on face white and pus comes out. ANS: suspect you have a comedo that is clean (white). That is you have acne. A pore in your skin gets plugged up with flakes of skin or oil and this can look black as in blackhead. Google comedo black or white and look at images to see if this might be what you have. Then see your Dr and show them. ...Read more

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I recently had 2 ingrown hairs in the same spots, I pulled the ingrown hairs out with tweezers and squeezed the pus out and then shaved later that we?

I recently had 2 ingrown hairs in the same spots, I pulled the ingrown hairs out with tweezers and squeezed the pus out and then shaved later that we?

Wrong approach: This sounds like infected folliculitis. Please seek medical attention, stop squeezing and pulling out hairs. I suggest applying triple antibiotic ointment new and call for an appointment. ...Read more

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I have a few tiny black spots on my anus. They're not painful and I didn't notice until I shaved the area. What could this be?

Freckles versus...: ...something more concerning like Kaposi's sarcoma? Without a picture its impossible to say from here. Please have your local doctor check for you-- ...Read more

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How long the hard site of injection near my anus will remain. No pus formation, lil pain to touch. Its been 20 days. Is it safe?

Injection site: You may be experiencing an injection site reaction, where the tissue hardens after an injection. Usually these resolve, but given the prolonged course of this one, and its location, I would seek medical attention sooner than later. ...Read more

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I have 2 brown/blackish spots on my anus 1 is roughly the size of a pea & 1 is slightly smaller, it doesn't hurt at all but could u tell me what it is?

I have 2 brown/blackish spots on my anus 1 is roughly the size of a pea & 1 is slightly smaller, it doesn't hurt at all but could u tell me what it is?

Need exam to dx: Unfortunately, you need an exam as diagnosing conditions such as skin lesions/dark spots can not truly be done over the computer. 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