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Prititus Ani: This is termed pruritus ani. It may or may not be associated with hemorrhoids. Area should be kept clean & dry. Moisture can make problem worse. Avoid using wipes containing alcohol since this can cause skin dryness & make problem worse. Warm water soaks in bathtub + high fiber diet may be if benefit. External cream such as proctofoam may also help. Good hygiene is key. ...Read more
Yeast?: Often this is caused by a yeast infection. There are several over-the-counter treatments such as monistat. However, if this does not work, see your doctor and have an exam. In post-menopausal women, sometimes a lack of estrogen can cause thinning of the vaginal walls, which can also cause irritation. ...Read more
Pain after passing stool, aching rectum when sitting, mucus covered stool, Small bumps inside anus. Stabbing pain in anus? Hemorroid? What to do?
Pruritus ani: Pruritus ani is common. This just means "itchy butt". Key treatment is to take care of the skin: 1. Don't use medicated creams or wipes 2. Use warm water baths 3. If stools are wet, add dry fiber to firm them up. 4. If persists, see your colorectal surgeon. Consider probiotics. ...Read more
Could be reflux: "burning sensation" in the chest may be related to reflux. Go see your doctor. A trial of ppi's and carafate (sucralfate) may help determine the cause and may need an egd scope. I have also seen "strictures" do this....The esophagus folding onto itself and you need a dilation by a GI doc. Your family doc could order a upper GI series to help him figure out the problem. ...Read more
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
Cancer, unlikely: Such symptoms are not likely to be caused by cancer which in this area often causes rectal bleeding. I would suggest that your cleam your bottom with water after each bowel movement and dry is completely before you put on your underwear. if this does not help in 1-2 days, buy an over the counter cream like Zinc oxide and apply this twice daily for 3-5 days. if it does not help, go see your docto ...Read more
Bumps on penis: The bumps may be ingrown hairs, pimples, or warts, part of this may also be due to an std or fungus. So, it may be minor or a bit more involved. In any case your doc can determine what it is and treat it. Dark damp places can make all of this worse. The very best to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have itching in the clitoris & hood of my vagina burning while peeing lower stomach pain & discharge it's also dry?
Puritis Ani: Most likely this is a condition called puritis ani which is primarily caused from scratching. Scratching the area only keeps it going. Many people do this scratching out of habit or due to stress but the best treatment is to stop scratching. Try soaking in warm water or even rubbing the area with ice which helps reduce itching. It also possible to have pinworms that your doctor can check for. ...Read more
Redness and burning from perineum (female) to anus. Constipated, always have to strain poop. Anus looks like it's bruised. Hemorrhoid?
Probably : Can try some hemorrhoid cream for now, but ou should go to your primary care provider to get it looked at to be sure. Ok to get in within the next week or two unless symptoms are more severe. Hope this helps! ...Read more