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I have some small zits without white head around anus, sometimes it itch I think it is cause the zits, is that normal?

I have some small zits without white head around anus, sometimes it itch I think it is cause the zits, is that normal?

See your doctor ASAP: There are several conditions that can present this way. Some are caused by infections, some of which might be potentially serious. You should be seen soon. 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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Skin around anus hurts slightly. Like an abrasion. And hurts when I clean. Burns slightly. What is it? Haven't been sexually involved for months.

Skin around anus hurts slightly. Like an abrasion. And hurts when I clean. Burns slightly. What is it? Haven't been sexually involved for months.

Pruritis Ani: Pruritus ani can be caused by many things including pinworms (parasites), bacterial infections, diet, reactions to oral antibiotics, and underlying (systemic) disease conditions of the body such as diabetes mellitus. ...Read more

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Flap of skin around anus since 7 years, no pain or itching, no problem passing stool. What could it be? Is it ok to just leave it as it is?

Flap of skin around anus since 7 years, no pain or itching, no problem passing stool. What could it be? Is it ok to just leave it as it is?

To cut or not to cut: A fleshy tag around the anal opening present for 7 years without changing is nothing serious but can present a problem with "clean up" after a bowel movement. Such tags can be removed surgically but it's a pain in the butt! Sorry for the pun. Your choice if, it bothers you enough get it off otherwise no problem. ...Read more

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Flap of skin around anus since 6 years, no pain or itching, no problem passing stool. What could it be? Is it ok to just leave it as it is?

Flap of skin around anus since 6 years, no pain or itching, no problem passing stool. What could it be? Is it ok to just leave it as it is?

Rectal lesion: If it has been there for 6 years and not caused any problems, then it is mostly benign. The flap of skin could be a skin tag, polyp, or hemorrhoid tag. An examination would give you a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can I saftey use Apple cider vinegar to remove skin tag around anus?

Can I saftey use Apple cider vinegar to remove skin tag around anus?

NO: See your doctor, see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment, may be skin tags or warts caused HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) ...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 11mnth old baby girl has cries when she poos. Stools are soft. I noticed a skin fold around anus. Used topical1%steroid for 2wks. Wat cud it be??

My 11mnth old baby girl has cries when she poos. Stools are soft. I noticed a skin fold around anus. Used topical1%steroid for 2wks. Wat cud it be??

Have her seen: Have her bottom examined if she is uncomfortable with stooling. It may be a fissure? Although that is often associated with bleeding. It may be normal. All the best. ...Read more

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Anal itching, scratches around anus skin, light bleeding. No pain/normal bowel mov. Rectoscopy normal. Ongoing for years. What is the best treatment?

Anal itching, scratches around anus skin, light bleeding. No pain/normal bowel mov. Rectoscopy normal. Ongoing for years. What is the best treatment?

Clean: Anal itching can be a very tough symptom to cure. However, I have found the following procedure an excellent "almost" cure. Immediately after every bowl movement, wash the area with soap and water. Dry the area well and then either rub in otc Hydrocortisone cream or vasaline petroleum jelly. This routine works great and has been extremely successful with my patients. ...Read more

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My skin around anus is cracked, burning and bleeding at the time of bowel movement resulting in loss of blood. Help?

My skin around anus is cracked, burning and bleeding at the time of bowel movement resulting in loss of blood. Help?

Most common: Causes of pruritus ani are caffeine and excess moisture. There is no correct amount of caffeine, so best to totally eliminate it for several weeks and allow area to heal, then reintroduce caffeine slowly to find your threshold. Also corn starch powder to bottom frequently and liberally helps with the excess moisture. Avoid chronic use of steroid creams! ...Read more

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I have itching & burning inside the anal canal for 15 days. I don't have piles or fissure but have soiling and skin around anus is red. I'm seeing proctologist after 2 week but I need rapid relief. Could it be infection (I have never had sex)? what to do

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I have itching & burning inside the anal canal for 15 days. I don't have piles or fissure but have soiling and skin around anus is red. I'm seeing proctologist after 2 week but I need rapid relief. Could it be infection (I have never had sex)? what to do

Need rapid relief: There are several things that can be causing your symptoms, but it seems you are already scheduled for someone to talk to you about them. You might consider using over the counter hemorrhoidal cream with steroids. You might also consider Sitz baths or sitting in some warm water. When you sit on a chair, use a donut cushion. When you wipe yourself, moisten the toilet paper slightly. ...Read more

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I have an itchy vagina and anus. Raw red skin around anus and red raised bumps around both. Scabies?? Small tear around anus from being constipated.

I have an itchy vagina and anus. Raw red skin around anus and red raised bumps around both. Scabies?? Small tear around anus from being constipated.

Yeast infection?: The most common cause of such symptoms is candidiasis (yeast infection, thrush). If so, it seems more severe than average. Herpes might be possible if you are sexually active. Scabies rarely occurs in these locations, but might be possible if you have typical scabies elsewhere (hands, elbows, waist, etc). See a doctor or clinic ASAP for professional diagnosis and treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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Redness and some white bumps between perineum (female) and anus, no itch or burn. Constipated, hurts to poop. Red skin around anus, anus looks bruised?

Redness and some white bumps between perineum (female) and anus, no itch or burn. Constipated, hurts to poop. Red skin around anus, anus looks bruised?

More info; get check: Any anorectal coitus? Possible irritation or even early herpes infection. Any constipation or hemorrhoid history? That could be a factor. Any recent yeast discharge with vsginal symptoms as well. An in-person exam sounds warranted, especially STD is a possibility. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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39 y/o female with inflamed, itchy, peeling skin around anus for weeks. Last night had a bloody bowel movement (fair amount of blood, toilet bowl bright red). STI tests all clear, not been sexually active at all for years. What could this be?

39 y/o female with inflamed, itchy, peeling skin around anus for weeks. Last night had a bloody bowel movement (fair amount of blood, toilet bowl bright red). STI tests all clear, not been sexually active at all for years. What could this be?

See Dr: Probably local irritation and/ or hemorrhoids. Need professional evaluation because of other possible causes. Meanwhile use skin lotion on bathroom paper to clean anal skin. Do this after any bowel movement. Do this whenever the area feels wet. Do this whenever the area feels itchy or irritated. Clean around + inside anus with the lotion on soft bathroom paper. ...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 can I do to help smooth my rough skin?

What can I do to help smooth my rough skin?

Pangea Organics: Try pangea products. They are plant based (not weird chemicals), organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free and fairtrade. The high antioxidant content found in these products supports collagen retention, helps stimulate micro-circulation, gently purifies, brightens skin tone and helps prevent discoloration and moisture loss. Http://www. Pangeaorganics. Com/buffalo. ...Read more

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What can I do about my constant rough skin?

What can I do about my constant rough skin?

Where? Why? When?: There are several more questions that need to be asked and answered prior to providing a definitive answer. Rough skin is generally due to hyperkeratosis and this can generally be treated with exfoliation. However first determine the cause and then definitive recommendations can be made. Start with your internist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I repair rough skin on my hands?

How can I repair rough skin on my hands?

Moisturizer?: The real question is why is the skin rough and on what parts? For general health, drinking adequate amounts of water and using good moisturizers are a good start. There are several conditions of the skin that may lead to rough skin. You may consider a visit to the dermatologist if this interferes with normal daily activities.
Personally, I like ceratopic from skinmedica for rough hand skin. ...Read more

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How can one get rid of dry/rough skin on the elbows?

How can one get rid of dry/rough skin on the elbows?

Good Moisturizer: Try a medical grade moisturizer like the md performance avocado co-q10 body balm - excellent for hands and elbows http://mdperformance. Com/store/products/category/md-performance-moisturizers. ...Read more

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Is there any cream that can help cure rough skin after a burn?

Is there any cream that can help cure rough skin after a burn?

Maybe: It depends upon exactly what you are seeing there. Poor quality scar tissue might need removal or grafting. If the problem is less severe, any moisturizing cream should help. You might need to see a doctor for this one. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure blackheads and rough skin on my face?

What is the best way to cure blackheads and rough skin on my face?

Home care: You may consult this site for effective home remedies:
http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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I have a tan, asymptomatic rough skin lesion on my back. Is that a cause for concern?

I have a tan, asymptomatic rough skin lesion on my back. Is that a cause for concern?

Skin lesions need: To be evaluated by your doctor visually. Changes, bleeding, irregular boarders, variations in color are all signs to be careful. Please get it checked. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have a tan, asymptomatic, rough skin lesion on my back. Is that a cause for concern?

I have a tan, asymptomatic, rough skin lesion on my back. Is that a cause for concern?

Have it evaluated: A tan, asymptomatic, rough skin lesion can be various things. Most of these things are benign, but I would recommend having it evaluated by a dermatologist to ensure that it is not a concerning lesion (like a skin cancer) or an unusual inflammatory or infectious disorder. ...Read more

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My 7month old baby girl is having dry & rough skin. What should I do to alleviate this. Thank you, ?

My 7month old baby girl is having dry & rough skin. What should I do to alleviate this. Thank you, ?

Moisturize often: Normal dry skin should respond to regular use of moisturizing creams and lotions (cream is better than lotion). Try cetaphil or cerave or aveeno (oatmeal) cream and cleansers which are made for sensitive dry skin. Avoid abrasive materials, over washing in hot water and drying soaps like ivory. If she doesn't respond then you should see a pediatrician or derm to see if she has a more serious skin problem. ...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


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Coarse Skin (Definition)

Rough texture of outermost ...Read more