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Small Hole Above Anus Along Spine
I have a small lump at the bottom of my spine along with a small opening above my anus, what is this?
See your doctor: Has this been evaluated? Sounds like a pilonidal cyst and sinus tract; however, the findings warrant at least an exam and likely an ultrasound of the area to ensure that there is no connection of the opening with the spinal area. You also want to make sure that the lump isn't a different type of mass. SEE YOUR DOCTOR! ...Read more
Coccygodynia: Coccygodynia refers to pain in the coccyx, with sharp or achy discomfort radiating into the rectal area or buttocks. Organic coccygodynia is caused by traumatic arthritis due to coccyx dislocation or fracture (from injury or childbirth). Prolongued sitting contributes to functional coccygodynia. There are of course many other causes of rectal pain (covered in earlier healthtap answers). ...Read more
My center butt hurts right above the anus it hurts to clench and sit and get up but not while walking or running I had a x ray spine is a little off.
Need to have physica: YOU NEED TO HAVE A PHYSICAL EXAM BY EITHER A GP OR SURGEON WITH EXPERIENCE IN TREATING PERIANAL CONDITIONS, UNLIKELY TO BE AN ORTHOPAEDIC PROBLEM ...Read more
I have small, white and irregularly-shaped growths of skin inside the opening to my anus and inside the back wall of my anus.
Old hemorrhoids: This is my first guess. Need pictures. ...Read more
Small, more like in a line, hard little bump in between vagina and anus. Scratched it off came back & 1 more came also. Negative for hpv. What is this?
See Your Doctor: There are several dermatological conditions that can cause this, first, you must make sure you don't have Condyloma, a type of wart caused by HPV. Second, Molluscum Contagiosum may also cause flesh like lesions in that region. Both are sexually transmitted diseases. Other causes exist also. It is important to have a complete vaginal and anal/rectal exam with an anoscopy. See your Proctologist ...Read more
I have been getting small pea sized hard skin colored lumps around my scrotum & between my anus and scrotum. They usually go away but come back in a?
Here are some...: What you described are likely sebaceous cysts with superimposed infections at times like acne on face although it's still hard to come up accurate Dx without a direct look at. To assure the things for healthcare done correctly, follow instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby, you gain much insight on how to work closely with doc so to reach right Dx for right Rx, care, &.. ...Read more
I've just rubbed my neck and discovered a lump the size of my small finger. It runs along the right side of my spine. Could you please help identify it?
Sebaceous cyst: Is but one POSSIBILITY. You need to see your doc to rule out other things. If a cyst, it can easily be removed and they often occur around head and neck. Peace and good health. ...Read more
My 19 mo son has had a small circular bruise on his stomach for 2 mo. He just developed 2 more similar bruises sitting vertically along his spine. T?
I have had small red bumps on my back along my spine for a month or so. I currently have a sinus infection and bad cough. The bumps have become itchy.
Wife's Mri of spine shows C2 C3 demonstrate T1 T2 bright signal along right lower aspect disc space. L3 small vertebral hemangimo. Minor facet hypertrophy at L4 L5 encroaching on the foramina. PLEASE explain these findings. Thank you Drs.
Some findings OK:
In general, small hemangiomas in vertebral bodies are not clinically significant, sort of like fingerprints.
Narrowed foramina from arthritis in the facets can be symptomatic and treated conservatively with anti inflammatories, steroid injections or rarely (sometimes micro) surgery.
Disc lesions with T1 and T2 abnormalities need to be seen to opine on. ...Read more
MRI results of lumbar spine: Small synovial cysts along the posterior aspect of the left articular facet? What does this mean in 30yr old female
No real issue: Synovial cysts are congenital variations of no significance unless they substantially enlarge, and in your case, seem a co-incidental finding of little relevance. Discuss in more detail with your doctor and have him/her demonstrate the findings on the films to provide further reassurance. ...Read more
Likely not: Depends on how long it's been there, if only a few days likely a thromboses hemorrhoid which will resolve within a few days, if it persists or gets larger see a doc. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
None: Small bumps sound like an std and you need an exam, diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more
Unfortunately: Unfortunately without a clinical examination - it's impossible for any of us to help. Best bet is to see your family doctor or dermatologist if you're concerned about it. Hope that helps! ...Read more
I accidentaly got a small rubber ball stuck is my anus, I don't know what to do! Please help me asap.
If: If indeed the rubber ball is small, you should try to poop it out. If you can't, you should go to your local emergency department (ed) for a physician to remove it. Don't be afraid to go out of embarassment. Every experienced ed physician (or general surgeon) has had to deal with this problem. Good luck! ...Read more
I have small white bumps on my anus. They do not hurt or itch at all. Is this a problem? Is it normal?
I have external hemeroid far away from anus. Is this normal? I have it just below my back/ below the waist line.
Not hemorrhoids: These are not external hemorrhoids. External hemorrhoids originate below the dentate line and are limited to the anal and perianal region. ...Read more
I have a small painless bump above my anus. Overall it doesn't hurt but can cause discomfort when I press it. What can this be?
Hard to say: Without seeing it, but many people have small skin tags in this area or even hemorrhoids that are completely covered by skin so they look just like a skin bump. You can try sitting in warm water (or applying a warm compress) and see if it goes away. Don't mess with it. If it does get more painful or larger or drains, see a clinician. ...Read more
In the past, I've put a very small marble up my anus but I can't remember if I took it out. Is it possible that it's still in my body?
Probably not: It will find its own way out. If you start having pain or vomiting you should see a doctor. ...Read more
Recently my anus feels irritated and chaffed. I noticed a small irritated pink mark on the upper anus. I have no pain when I go #2. What can I do?
Anusol-HC Suppositor: If doesn't clear up in 2-3 wks. Consult proctologist ...Read more
Clear, foul smelling, oily discharge from my anus. It discharges in small amounts but enough to cause severe bo. When it dries it feels oily. Help?
See a doctor: No help to provide in a forum like this. Go see a proctologist. ...Read more