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Sometimes if I have hard stool and I squeeze really hard, and hold it in too long, I get a little blood when wiping after, is it an anal tear or cut?
Recently had unprotected anal sex. 4 days later I have a small tear or cut on my anus. It doesn't itch but is sore when i wipe. Could this be herpes?
Not clear: To answer this question, you need a personal examination by a physician. Anal sex can be traumatizing, and you may have been injured. It could be herpes also -- if infected, the first outbreak usually happens within 2 weeks of exposure. It's very hard to know without visualizing the area. ...Read more
What could happen if you don't have pt after lateral release? Do you have to worry about the tissue that has been cut tearing?
Slower recovery, no: Lateral release, although rarely needed, does cause significant quad atrophy. Pt will aid in a faster recovery and educating you in terms of proper exercises to do during the various stages of recovery. Expensive, but worth it i think. Not only that but many therapists are fun which gives you a break from the rat race. ...Read more
Vaginal tears: Need to have that looked at by your ob/gyn. ...Read more
How do you clean and treat a minor vaginal cut/tear on a lip of the vagina caused by rough foreplay?
Keep it clean: Keep it clean with gentle cleaning using a mild soap and warm water. Be careful. Don't do anything that could make it worse or cause infection. It will heal in a few weeks. ...Read more
Fell on bike crossbar & got 2inch cut/tear on inside of labiaminora. Antibiotic cream&washing w/soap 3xday.Should i not walk much?What's healing time?
My anus has a huge blue/purple lump on it and its very painful. It also has like a cut/tear on it and has been bleeding and mucus on my stool. Plz hel?
Try a hemorrhoid gel: This is most likely a hemorrhoid. That has thrombosed - developed a clot in a swollen vein around the rectum. Try conservative treatment 1st - lubricate the bump with gel, take stool softeners, eat more fiber, drink more water, take warm baths, use over the counter pain pills, take daily walks or other exercises. If it doesn't resolve, surgical excision of the hemorrhoid may be the best treatment. ...Read more