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Rectum (Definition)

The rectum is the last portion of the GI tract where the colon ends. It is heavily muscled and generally remains contacted to control the colonic contents but is under conscious control when a ...Read more


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I got skin growth under left breast during my pregnancy and its growing.its now half cm in 2 yrs.looks uneven.red,bubbly.twice in 1 yr itches.harmful?

I got skin growth under left breast during my pregnancy and its growing.its now half cm in 2 yrs.looks uneven.red,bubbly.twice in 1 yr itches.harmful?

Not likely: when there is friction between to areas of skin you can develop a "skin tag". they are common at the neck, arm pit, groin, and under the breast (particularly with heavier breasts) They can be easily removed. ...Read more

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I realize i have a hemorrhoid skin tags near my anal, it itches sometime and it makes me scared. Will it go away on its own without surgery?

Anal skin tags: The anal skin tags will not go away without surgery but the symptoms of itching can be controlled. Most anal itching is the result of soilage collecting around the anal tags which makes patient's feel like they aren't clean and results in excess wiping. I typically recommend my patients to keep flushable wipes in their purse as they clean around the tags more thoroughly with less irritation. ...Read more

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I have a 1 inch strip of a burn like rash on my neck and with skin tags and itches and burns..looks like It's a burn?

I have a 1 inch strip of a burn like rash  on my neck and with skin tags and itches and burns..looks like It's a burn?

"Burn"??: "Looks like a burn"????? If it is black it is acanthosis nigricans which is a sign of excess insulin. That is insulin resistance, obesity, and risk of type 2 diabetes. The darker your skin type the darker this will be. ...Read more

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I have a scab on my head, it's been there for years, doesn't bleed and occasionally itches what might it be?

I have a scab on my head, it's been there for years, doesn't bleed and occasionally itches what might it be?

Irritated lesion: It can be many things. Do you pick at it? It could be an inflammed mole, wart, folliculitis (infected hair follicle) to name a few. Has it grown? If you are not picking at it and it does not heal, have your doctor check it. ...Read more

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My skin itches so bad i've started to bleed. What would be the best way to treat my itchy skin?

My skin itches so bad i've started to bleed. What would be the best way to treat my itchy skin?

Antihistamines: If you are pregnant and itching that badly you need to see your care provider to rule out possibly serious conditions such as cholestasis of pregnancy. If serious conditions are ruled out than you can try antihistamines such as Claritin zyrtec or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as well as oatmeal baths like aveeno and emollient skin creams such as eucerin. Make sure your air is well humidified as well ...Read more

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My skin itches so much lately I can make myself bleed. My family has a history of thyroid disease. I haven't been tested though. Should I be worried?

No but: get labs ; tsh[thyoid stimulating hormone],cbc,cmp, hepatitis panel. try diphenhydramine[benadryl] 25-50 mg 2-3x/day , might make you sleepy or lesssedating one in daytime like claritin, zyrtec,allegra. skin creams or petroleum jelly for dry skin and hydrocortisone cream 10% for itchy arease up to 2 weeks/month.see allergist if persist , be sure not allergic to something ...Read more

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Itching in rectum cause, no pain and no bleeding while bowel movement?

Itching in rectum cause, no pain and no bleeding  while bowel movement?

Common: Itching is common. It might represent simple hemorrhoids or just the common itch that many people get. It is useful to use wet wipes after a bowel movement, followed by gentle use of toilet paper. You might experiment with your diet. Patients have cut certain foods out and it has stopped. Coffee may be a problem. If bleeding does occur, see your doctor. There are anti-itch hemorrhoid creams. ...Read more

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Rectal bleeding. Started out with burning/itching and blood on tp now blood is on stool too. Small amounts each time. is red blood always from rectum?

Rectal bleeding. Started out with burning/itching and blood on tp now blood is on stool too. Small amounts each time. is red blood always from rectum?

Anal canal: When blood is seen as bright red on toilet paper and then on stool the site is low rectum anal canal. The most common cause is a fissure or hemorrhoids. At 23 years of age one doesn't think of anal or rectal cancer. A digital exam and evaluation of the area of internal and external hemorrhoids should resolve the issue. ...Read more

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Why is my neck is turning dark & itching profusely ?.. Neck is turning dark & skin between breast also getting lil skin tags as well was told onset of diabetes is possible cause ?

Why is my neck is turning dark & itching profusely ?.. Neck is turning dark & skin between breast also getting lil skin tags as well was told onset of diabetes is possible cause ?

Hard : Hard to tell without a clinical examination in regards to the neck (there are many possibilities such as acanthosis nigricans) so i would see a dermatologist. Read about skin tag treatment at the link below. I hope that helps a little. ...Read more

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Are vaginal (outside lips like edge of leg crease & pubic area) & rectal (around outside of rectum) skin tags normal? No hist of hpv, hetero, married.

See answer : Skin tags are very common and generally occur after midlife. They are believed to be the result of skin rubbing against skin which is why they are generally found in skin creases and folds (neck, armpit, groin). More common if overweight, diabetic, or have other family members with them (genetic). No treatment needed unless cosmetically bothersome or causing irritation. ...Read more

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Lower ab pain for weeks, freq. Urge to go, rumbling in my stomach. Lrg skin tags on rectum 24f can this be colorectal cancer? Other cancers run in my family

Lower ab pain for weeks, freq. Urge to go, rumbling in my stomach. Lrg skin tags on rectum 24f can this be colorectal cancer? Other cancers run in my family

Unclear: The skin tags usually are not a sign of cancer. But having these symptoms for weeks is abnormal. You should see your friendly primary care doctor to find the cause of these symptoms. ...Read more

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Bleeding skin tags?

Skin tags: Skin tags are simply redundant skin that cause protuberances, often around areas that are frequently rubbed by clothing or are traumatized by friction. They often occur around the neck, under the arms and on the buttocks. When these skin tags get traumatized, they can get inflamed and very painful, or they can bleed. They can usually be easily removed under local anesthesia in a doctor's office. ...Read more

Dr. Deborah Cole-Sedivy
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Skin Tags (Definition)

Skin tags (acrochordons) are soft outpouchings of skin that may be caused by skin friction. They may grown under the arms or breasts & on neck, ...Read more


Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more