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Should I be concerned about a rash in my genital and anal area?

Should I be concerned about a rash in my genital and anal area?

Yes: There are multiple different types of infections that can cause a genital rash. Some are easily treated and some are more difficult. There can also be some inflammatory conditions that can cause a rash "down there." some precancerous or cancers can cause rash-looking changes. You need to see your doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more

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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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The doctor afirm , that the rash in my genital area is a fungus but, im confuse, the rash is like a lot of red little circules around genital and anus?

The doctor afirm , that the rash in my genital area is a fungus but, im confuse, the rash is like a lot of red little circules around genital and anus?

Ring worm?: They are likely caused by trichophyton type of fungus and not monilial. I must say that the location is unusual for trichophyton. Need to see dermatologist if anti-fungal treatment failed or scraping the the lesions did not show the presence of fungus. ...Read more

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What could the cause of a re occuring rash around genitals and anus, mostly when its sweaty there. Area hurts most of the time. Painful.?

Get it looked at: Rider32, what do you ride-bareback? It is impossible to say for sure without seeing the rash, but it sounds like a fungal infection, known as tinea cruris. An anti fungal cream applied as directed and making sure that the area is completely dry before getting dressed will discourage the fungal growth. Do not use powder with cornstarch. ? Allergy rash - hydrocortizone cream will be more helpful. ...Read more

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Does genital herpes always appears on anus and penis? I used to have a rash itcy and whitecolor, doctors says i was fubgalinfection, it goes away,

Does genital herpes always appears on anus and penis? I used to have a rash itcy and whitecolor, doctors says i was fubgalinfection, it goes away,

Usually yes: But they are more likely to be painful than itchy. The location also depends on the type of sexual practice. Follow your doctor's advice. ...Read more

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I have a very irritated, very red rash near my genitalia. It is mainly around my anus and extendsslightly to my thighs and labia. It hurts when i walk?

I have a very irritated, very red rash near my genitalia. It is mainly around my anus and extendsslightly to my thighs and labia. It hurts when i walk?

See your doctor: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more

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I've noticed white bumps around my anus and Im concerned that they could be either Gential herpes or genital warts, however after closer inspection I realized I have a hemorrhoid. Could these white bumps be somehow related to the hemorrhoid?

I've noticed white bumps around my anus and Im  concerned that they could be either Gential herpes or genital warts, however after closer inspection I realized I have a hemorrhoid. Could these white bumps be somehow related to the hemorrhoid?

Anal bumps: Tiny white bumps around the anus are likely warts, herpetic lesions, or molluscum contagiosum. There are other possibilities also. Hemorrhoids are going to be located right at the anal margin and can be skin colored or darkened if they are painful and filled with blood clots. ...Read more

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Are rashes and sores at the sides of genital area of girls, signs of aids?

Are rashes and sores at the sides of genital area of girls, signs of aids?

No: They need to be checked by physician. Rush is not indication of aids, HIV testing is nessasary to rule out or confirm aids. ...Read more

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I have rashes around my genital area and the skin turned black around the area where i've rashes. How to get rid off this?

I have rashes around my genital area and the skin  turned black around the area where i've rashes. How to get rid off this?

Intertrigo: Rashes in the genital are usually intertrigo which is caused by moisture and treated with a prescription medication called vytone cream 1% and a powder to keep the skin dry, zeasorb af which is otc. The darker skin is called postinflammatory hyper pigmentation meaning that skin irritation caused an increase in pigment. Treatment of this condition is with a bleaching cream called hydroquinone. ...Read more

Reproductive Organs (Definition)

The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...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