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What causes ocasionaly peeling of penis skin and itchy urethra after unprotected fellatio? No discharge, sometimes itchy anus. Urine tests negative.

What causes ocasionaly peeling of penis skin and itchy urethra after unprotected fellatio?  No discharge, sometimes itchy anus. Urine tests negative.

Problems: Two things: 1: Please don't have any sex with either a woman or a man for at least two months. 2: If the skin and itching is a problem please make an appointment to see your doctor. Hope all goes well. ...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


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Why is my anus itchy and swollen?

Why is my anus itchy and swollen?

Anal issues: There a significant number of benign disease of the anus that can cause symptoms. Some of the more common include hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulas and abscesses. Your appear to be describing a inflamed prolapsed internal hemorrhoid. I would suggest you see you primary doctor for an exam and treatment. ...Read more

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Vagina swollen itchy red and discharge after medication? Now what

Vagina swollen itchy red and discharge after medication? Now what

Yeast: If you took an antibiotic and now have a itchy discharge, you probably have a yeast infection. There are over the counter medications available at your pharmacy. ...Read more

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Took cephalexin for infection. Now have itchy, flaky skin on my scalp, in my ears, & pelvic area. Allergy meds/creams don't work. Still have inital infection.?

Took cephalexin for infection. Now have itchy, flaky skin on my scalp, in my ears, & pelvic area.  Allergy meds/creams don't work. Still have inital infection.?

Allergy vs fungus: This could be an allergic reaction although it should be everywhere on your body, not just scalp, ears and groin. It could very well be that the Cephalexin has suppressed your immune systems synergistic bacteria that keeps typical candidal fungus species at bay and this is the side effect. Happens a lot with women treated for urinary tract infxns then getting yeast infxn due to the antibiotic. ...Read more

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Itchy, swollen, sore vagina and itchy anus. Could it be infection?

Itchy, swollen, sore vagina and itchy anus. Could it be infection?

Yes & no: Common yeast infections can cause your symptoms but so can more serious skin disorders. You must get an examination if topical antifungal treatment doesn't resolve the problem. ...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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Left groin lymphnodes very painful tender and swollen? For 2 days. Skins not red. No wounds, no shaving, no stds. What causes lymph pain in groin?

Left groin lymphnodes very painful tender and swollen?  For 2 days. Skins not red. No  wounds, no shaving, no stds. What causes lymph pain in groin?

? legs ?: These nodes will often swell after bug bites or other issues as distant as your toes on the leg of the involved nodes. They can swell to near tissue issues like the close skin or genitals, but these nodes are screening centers for other areas. A small scratch by a kitten or other agent, could trigger a response. ...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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What causes swollen sore outter ears for days?

What causes swollen sore outter ears for days?

Q tips: Again, q tips are an instrument of the devil. Rarer autoimmune disease can cause it, or occasionally frost bite or tanning booths, but you would know re that. ...Read more

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I have itchy red inflamed vulva for a month, remedy?

I have itchy red inflamed vulva for a month, remedy?

Start with medical: Evaluation to determine cause. You can't just assume that it is a yeast infection if you have not had one before. ...Read more

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White plaques inside urethra (visible through tip), burns to pee, chlamydia ghonoreea syphilis and herpes negative. Groin Lymph swollen. What is it?

White plaques inside urethra (visible through tip), burns to pee, chlamydia ghonoreea syphilis and herpes negative. Groin Lymph swollen. What is it?

White plaques: may be caused by yeast infection. Did your physician test you for yeast? Yeast infections are not as common in men as they are in women, but they still do occur. If your symptoms have persisted, you will need to return to your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Can gonorrhea treatment make my anus itchy ?

Can gonorrhea treatment make my anus itchy
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Yes: Places that are healing, especially skin and where skin meets mucous membranes, tend to itch. If that's where your infection was and you're not getting a rash there, then it will settle down in a few days. ...Read more

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Dry skin on vaginal lips. It burns sometimes. Itchy clitorus and inside vagina opening. Recently tested for any std couple months ago. Negative .

Dry skin on vaginal lips. It burns sometimes. Itchy clitorus and inside vagina opening. Recently tested for any std couple months ago. Negative .

May be yeast: The only way to know what this is is to be examined by your doctor. It may be a yeast infection. If an over the counter yeast medication solves the problem then most likely that's all it was. Other possibilities include lichen sclerosis, lichen simplex chronicus, allergic reactions and psoriasis. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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What causes recurring rash? Dry, flakey sometimes purple bluish color, doesn't itch or hurt. Goin on for a yr nostly where swollen lymph nodes are

What causes recurring rash? Dry, flakey sometimes purple bluish color, doesn't itch or hurt. Goin on for a yr nostly where swollen lymph nodes are

Rashes: I wish I could give you a definitive answer, but unfortunately rashes are basically impossible to diagnose over the computer. Best for you to see a dermatologist who specializes in skin disorders since this has been going on for a year now. good luck. ...Read more

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Swollen labia and urethra. Sore red rash slightly bumpy lots of yellow discharge no smell. Had swab test no yeast or other infection. Clean STI test?

Swollen labia and urethra. Sore red rash slightly bumpy lots of yellow discharge no smell. Had swab test no yeast or other infection. Clean STI test?

Yeast: It's possible that your test for yeast was a false negative as it sounds like your symptoms are classic for yeast. Consider a yeast culture to confirm 100% that it truly is negative. Could also be an allergic reaction given the swelling. Maybe a second opinion by a different gynecologist? I'm sorry you're suffering, don't give up. ...Read more

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An itch in vagina &anus area, been taking amoxicillin for throat infection so maybe a yeast infc.? And now tiny itchy red bumps on lower ab- help!

An itch in vagina &anus area, been taking amoxicillin for throat infection so maybe a yeast infc.? And now tiny  itchy red bumps on lower ab- help!

Allergic reaction: The itch can be due to a yeast infection secondary to taking the amoxicillin. The itchy red bumps can be signs of an allergic reaction to the medication. Show it to your doctor and stop taking the medicine until you do. ...Read more

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Itchy red labia. Unilateral. No bump/lump, just itchy and uncomfortable. Canesoral didn't help. Itchy labia and vulvar area on one side?

Itchy red labia. Unilateral. No bump/lump, just itchy and uncomfortable. Canesoral didn't help. Itchy labia and vulvar area on one side?

Beginning of problem: this could be a problem depending on how long you have had this problem. You should get this evaluated and emergently if you have fever, chills, or any other acute symptoms ...Read more

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Itchy anus for 2 months. No GI symptoms. 2 stool tests, negative for parasites. On hydrocortisone. Not going away. What can I do?

Many diseases: Itching of the anus has many causes: hemorrhoids, excessive cleaning habits, anal warts, anal cancer, dermatitis and allergic reactions, fecal incontinence, food related (from spicy food, soda, chocolate), and many other diseases. If your symptoms persist, you should see a colorectal surgeon to examine the anus and if there is any lesion it may need biopsy or other treatments. ...Read more