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The Skin On My Anus Is Really Dry And Cracked And Now It Is Starting To Bleed What Do I Do
Vaseline: I would try a small amount of barrier cream such as vaseline. If this persists, have it looked at. This is a relatively uncommon complaint. I would automatically see your physician if your 40 or over, . ...Read more
My skin around anus is cracked, burning and bleeding at the time of bowel movement resulting in loss of blood. Help?
Most common: Causes of pruritus ani are caffeine and excess moisture. There is no correct amount of caffeine, so best to totally eliminate it for several weeks and allow area to heal, then reintroduce caffeine slowly to find your threshold. Also corn starch powder to bottom frequently and liberally helps with the excess moisture. Avoid chronic use of steroid creams! ...Read more
Four or five days ago I had a dry bowel movement that tore skin at the anus. It has been bleeding since then. How can I stop it? There are no more details.
Fissures: Are tears in the anal canal from spasm in the internal sphincter which arises with constipation or chronic diarrhea. Besides causing pain and bleeding, they can get infected and cause abscesses and/or fistulas. They should be properly diagnosed and treated too avoid complications. Drink more fluids and if the pain and bleeding doesn't stop in 10-14 days see a colon and rectal surgeon. ...Read more
Red itchy Vag/Anus. Peeling/raw cracked skin. Felt a burn when I pee! Experienced this after using Nair last month. Now using soap for PH&cream for bumps?
Likely infected: Hair follicles in that areaGet a more detailed answer ›
Fingers are really dry and cracked. Sometimes they get so bad they bleed and there looks like they're some fluid bubbles underneath my skin. Red skin.
Consult Dermatology: Most common cause of this is an irritant or allergic contact dermatitis. Underlying irritant dermatitis is often a loss of the barrier protection function of the skin, which in turn is often caused by prolonged water contact. Common irritants are soap, detergents and household chemicals. Dyshidrotic eczema is similar but with the presence of puritic small vesicles on the palms or fingers. ...Read more
My skin is always dry (sometimes my hands crack and bleed) and lotions never work. Are there any non-topical treatments/cures? Any foods I can eat?
I have very dry very itchy skin on just one of my feet. It spreads and sometimes there are small bumps. Also my skin will crack and bleed?
Tinea Pedis: This sounds like a chronic tinea pedis or atheletes feet. I will usually place my patients on Spectazole (econazole) cream daily till it resolves, and if it didn't I would take a biopsy and or fungal culture. It is also imprtant to know what areas of feet crack and bleed, heels around margins? Arch? Ball of foot' If the small bumps ar pustulie it could also be pustular Psoriasis ...Read more
I have very dry very itchy skin on just one of my feet. It spreads and sometimes there are small bumps. Also my skin will crack and bleed on that foot?
I have a dry cracked skin on right hand ring finger which sometime even bleed. For temporary relief I apply moisturizers and oils to keep finger moist?
Contact dermatitis: Probably coming from your ring. Your skin is probably sensitive to it. Now, moistuizers may help but Hydrocortisone cream will also heal the skin. If you have sensitive skin on that finger to that particular alloy, perhaps you could take it to a jewler and see if he can help. ...Read more
I have very dry skin on my hands they crack and bleed around the knuckles I use a liquid hand soap and handcream when I wash them it helps some but.?
6yr old girl, dry lips, sometimes crack and bleed. She's well hydrated and her lips constantly moisturized. She suffers skin allergies. Help?
My rectum began to itch then bleed when defecate. And skin growth at top and bottom of anus opening ?
Rectal problems: You need to get a proper exam from your physician and determine the best treatment. ...Read more
At the tip of my butt crack to almost my anus is white itchy moist skin is there any thing I can do to make the skin an itching normal?
I have a small purplish hard lump just inside anus. Seems behind the skin - I can move skin around it. No bleeding or pus. Should I worry? 43 yo male
Cracked skin in and behind ears and anus also. Most painful when comes into contact with water i.E. When having shower. How can I remedy this?
Bacterial infection: These locations are typical for staph aureus colonization. Another common location is the insides of the nostrils. Try applying an otc topical antibiotic several times daily for at least a week. Swimming in chlorinated water, or making your own "swimming pool" by adding a half cup of household bleach to a bathtub of warm water and soaking for 15 to 20 minutes every day can help as well. ...Read more
The soft lump appeared overnight on anus. No pain, no bleeding, skin color. I already had colonsocopy early this year as routine checkup. Worried?
I just noticed the skin between my vagina and anus is teared alittle. No bleeding. Alry been 2 or 3 weeks. Should I go to see doc? I think it's after sex
Skin tears: There are certain limitations imposed by this format So it's impossible to tell you the correct diagnosis and/or therapy, My Best advice would be to call and make an appointment with the dermatologist. There are many conditions which make these problems, and there're medicines which sometimes worked rapidly to clear it. It's just that hey dermatologist has to make that decision. ...Read more
Small soft bump near anus, doesn't hurt and is the same color as the surrounding skin. No bleeding. External hemorrhoid? If so, how to get rid of it?
Hemorrhoids: It probably is a hemorrhoid and because it's not painful, tender or bleeding there is no need to have it removed. Keep your bowel movements on the soft side with good fluid and fiber intake to avoid straining. If you have continued concerns, consult a proctologist or colon-rectal surgeon. ...Read more
Having painful itchy red rash on inner thighs/butt cheeks for 2mo. Cracked skin & cut in area b/t v/anus. Used Lomexin Crème 2%, it mostly cleared up.
Groin Rash: Sounds like you had a fungal infection. If the rash is still persisting after two weeks please see your doctor. They will need to evaluate you for other types of infection. The other possibility is that if they evaluate you and find that it is a fungal infection they may give you an oral anti fungal medication. ...Read more
What's the difference between hemorrhoids, abscess and anal cancer cause I noticed about 10 days ago a skin colored lump on anus. No bleeding or pain?
Anal itching, scratches around anus skin, light bleeding. No pain/normal bowel mov. Rectoscopy normal. Ongoing for years. What is the best treatment?
Clean: Anal itching can be a very tough symptom to cure. However, I have found the following procedure an excellent "almost" cure. Immediately after every bowl movement, wash the area with soap and water. Dry the area well and then either rub in otc Hydrocortisone cream or vasaline petroleum jelly. This routine works great and has been extremely successful with my patients. ...Read more
18 YO F After bowel movement a mass protrudes anus and sometimes bleeding occurs. It goes back in excess skin sticks out. Had for 1.5years. What to do?
Bleeding from anus after bowel movements. Stool is very large and feels like a razor against skin when coming out. Pain after. What is it?
Female 25 yrs. Have low blood pressure and my head gets numb. Work is stressfull. Daily headaches. Recently started bleeding from anus. Vegetarian. Hlp?
Ok, there are quite: A few different symptoms here. This can't be diagnosed or treated through an on line health information site. This really does require a one on one, in person evaluation with your physician. Take care. Hope things get better for you. ...Read more
A perineal rash, starting from right below the vaginal/labia area to above anus, started after my last period. It's itchy, feels good when I itch, but I bleed, skin peels. I applied silver gel. Help?
Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. Would get checked. ...Read more
Crack in foot skin: Hello ~ every one will tell you this is due to dry skin on the feet and tell you to moisturise. However its most often due to fungal infection, like athletes foot. Get some OTC LAMISIL (terbinafine) -AT apply twice daily for about a month - 6 weeks, apply your moisturisers in between the cream applications. If it does not go away see a dermatologist because you may need ORAL LAMISIL (terbinafine) for 90d to cure permanently ...Read more
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