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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

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...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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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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Does hemorrhoids cause rash around anus?

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 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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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

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


Dr. John Chiu
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Skin 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