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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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What causes red itchy bumps on a childs genitals?

What causes red itchy bumps on a childs genitals?

Difficult to answer: Attempting to diagnose ; then properly treat rashes "over the phone" or without actually inspecting is usually ill-advised. Nonetheless, based on my experience of nearly 30 years of office-based pediatrics, rashes that most frequent the diaper region tend to be either due to yeast or irritation. If you have already attempted home treatment w/o success perhaps it's best to see your pediatrician. ...Read more

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White blotches on palms. itchy skin rash all over. white tongue. Itchy pubic area Had unprotected oral sex. Itchy bumps on cheeks and chin. Help plz?

White blotches on palms. itchy skin rash all over.  white tongue. Itchy pubic area Had unprotected oral sex. Itchy bumps on cheeks and chin. Help plz?

Probably unrelated: You may possibly have contracted scabies from the contact but there are also other potential causes unrelated to the sexual contact. See a doctor if this has been presented for more than 3 days or been getting worse. ...Read more

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Treatment for herpe symptoms burning itching bumps on private area?

Treatment for herpe symptoms burning itching bumps on private area?

Antiviral 4 outbreak: If you have been previously diagnosed with genital herpes, an antiviral medication may be prescribed during an outbreak: such as oral valtrex (valacyclovir). If you haven't been diagnosed, further doctor evaluation needs to be performed regardless , to determine if it's a herpes outbreak or a combined genital infection. Herpes can be transmitted between individuals without symptoms. ...Read more

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I've had a rash location inner thigh area and penis for several MONTHS. 24M HSV2 test results neg. Itchy Red dots. Leaking lesions on penis. ?

I've had a rash location inner thigh area and penis for several MONTHS. 24M HSV2 test results neg. Itchy Red dots. Leaking lesions on penis. ?

See urologist: Sounds like you may have contracted an infection which may be from STD. Since the problem has been present for over 3 months, it's time for you to consult a doctor preferably an urologist. ...Read more

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21y Male Itching balls, then flat red rash on penis head, now few itchy bumps on balls (1cm each) itchy Rash on inner thighs Itch mostly @ night?

21y Male Itching balls, then flat red rash on penis head, now few itchy bumps on balls (1cm each) itchy Rash on inner thighs Itch mostly @ night?

May be fungus/yeast: It is very difficult to diagnose any kind of rash in genital area without looking at it. My guess is that it is a fungus or yeast infection. Try any antifungal like Monistat-derm. Follow the directions of using it properly and if not better in a week, see a Dermatologist if you can or see a family doctor. ...Read more

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What are painless blisters on my anus?

What are painless blisters on my anus?

See your doctor: A painless blister, or chancre, can be the first sign of a syphilis infection. Please see your doctor as soon as possible, even if they go away. ...Read more

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I am experiencing thigh rash and painless fleshy genital bumps. The rash looks like jock itch but my penis has little bumps on the shaft.

I am experiencing thigh rash and painless fleshy genital bumps. The rash looks like jock itch but my penis has little bumps on the shaft.

Molluscum?: This is suspicious for molluscum contagiosum, a minor viral infection. "Jock itch" appearance doesn't fit well, but "fleshy bumps" is suspicious, especially if shiny pink and some have dimples in the center. (Google for photos.) At age 22, most genital area MC is sexually acquired. It's a minor problem, never serious. See doc for diagnosis and treatment, and perhaps tests for other STDs. ...Read more

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Are small itchy bumps on clitoris STD related?

Are small itchy bumps on clitoris STD related?

STD: Without being able to see these and test you appropriately my best advice would be to see your gynecologist and have this examined. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more

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Itchy pimple like bumps on chin and face. won't go away. Bumps grow when touched. Red and white blotches on palms. What std could cause this?

Itchy pimple like bumps on chin and face. won't go away. Bumps grow when touched. Red and white blotches on palms. What std could cause this?

If you're worried: about an STD, the blotches on your palm may be a sign of syphilis. Regardless ,you should get tested for all STD's including HIV if you've had unprotected sex. The facial symptoms are likely not STD related except for being an acne outbreak from stressing about the STD. ...Read more

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If the white bumbs on my vagina don't itch, are they warts?

If the white bumbs on my vagina don't itch, are they warts?

you have to show to: Your gyn doctor , only after examination will be determined what they are , and the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Hi , I have been woken up the past few nights with itchy red bumps on both legs. Itchy bumps that appear on arms and red itchy bumps in both armpits.

Hi , I have been woken up the past few nights with itchy red bumps on both legs. Itchy bumps that appear on arms and red itchy bumps in both armpits.

Viral?: This may be from a viral or drug reaction. If the bumps come and go within hours, try taking antihistamine. If they lasts over 24 hrs, try topical hydrocortisone. If the problem worsens or persists for for more 2 weeks. see your doctor. ...Read more

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I tested negative for STDs and herpes. Could my boyfriend still have it? He has few hard white bumps on his shaft and several bumps on the penis head.

I tested negative for STDs and herpes. Could my boyfriend still have it? He has few hard white bumps on his shaft and several bumps on the penis head.

Possibly: If he has not been tested, he should be tested also. There is a small possiblity if a false negative or that he has an infection that you have not picked up yet. As far as the white bumps, they may be normal. However, he should be evaluated to be sure. ...Read more

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Why after being treated for scabies more bumps and puss blisters appeard on skin?

Why after being treated for scabies more bumps and puss blisters appeard on skin?

Anyone else got it?: First be sure the scabies diagnosis is correct. Your treatment may have been incomplete or you may have a bacterial infection secondarily or even instead of scabies its possible that everyone around you needs treatment so you don't just pass the little mites back and forth! ...Read more

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Note, the rash is red flat dots , and some are dry white patches, itchy, around groin, itchy anus and itchy scrotum , doct says it was fungi, is true?

Note, the rash is red flat dots , and some are dry white patches, itchy, around groin, itchy anus and itchy scrotum , doct says it was fungi, is true?

We can't diagnose: this with the available info. This rash needs to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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Very painful to pee. Inside urethra it looks there are yellow ulcers. 3 red bumps appeared on shaft. Herpes swab and STI test negative. What is it?

Very painful to pee. Inside urethra it looks there are yellow ulcers. 3 red bumps appeared on shaft. Herpes swab and STI test negative. What is it?

Behcet's disease: If the herpes test was negative, then my best guess would be Behcet's disease. I would want to know more about 'exposures' -such as any new sex partner(s)? Sometimes the herpes test will come up false negative. Any other symptoms? A rheumatologist is best suited to helping with Behcet's... A problem of this magnitude needs to be seen by a doctor - so I hope you will call your primary MD today. ...Read more

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What can be done for itchy red pimple like dots on legs and wrists?

The treatment will: depend on the cause. You can take an oral antihistamine for the itching, but depending on what, if any, other symptoms you have, you may need a more specific treatment. Please contact your doctor or a dermatologist to be seen. If you are a HealthTap Prime member, you can consult one of us and send a photo and we may be able to help you that way. ...Read more

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Itchy Rash (Definition)

Most itchy rashes are called eczema or dermatitis. Both are due to ...Read more