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Tiny purple spots on anus, bumpy?

Tiny purple spots on anus, bumpy?

Ouch-it really hurts: External hemorrhoids are basically varicose-vein, and when thombosed (clotted) it sure can cause much pain in the _ _ _. This is easy excised in the office, if you r doc does it, which can relief your pain quickly. If not, topical steroid mixed with Lidocaine such as anapram can help quite a bit. Increase fibers and fluid, avoid straining, and minimize prolonged sitting. Consult doc. Good luck. ...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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My wife has purple spot on skin on her thigh and calves.What are the causes and what is the treatment ?

My wife has purple spot on skin  on her thigh and calves.What are the causes and what is the treatment ?

Angiomas: What may be a small red to purple papule that is a normal finding on most skin. They usually develop in adulthood and have no medical complication. If the spots are sudden and only in one area, have your dermatologist assess the area for your concern. ...Read more

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I would like preventative or alternative treatment for senile purpora. The slightest scratch on my forearms brings on a big purple/red spot. ?

I would like preventative or alternative treatment for senile purpora. The slightest scratch on my forearms brings on a big purple/red spot. ?

Sun damage: Your bruising symptoms are most commonly the result of irreversible damage to the skin from prior sun exposure. The only treatment is to avoid trauma to the affected areas of skin. Using sunscreen will prevent further damage. If excessive bruising is also noted in non sun exposed skin especially if associated with other signs of clotting problems such as bleeding gums or nosebleeds see your doctor. ...Read more

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Bitten by leech while in river, top of foot over arch. 1 week later top of foot large red, swollen area. Itchy, dark purple spot at bite. Treatment?

Bitten by leech while in river, top of foot over arch. 1 week later top of foot large red, swollen area. Itchy, dark purple spot at bite. Treatment?

Leech Bite?: It is actually rare to be allergic or to have a reaction to a leech bite. Assuming it was a leech bite, you could have some irritation and itching, but normally should have no further problems if you have good health and no leech allergies. However, if you are experiencing symptoms such as you describe, then you need to seek medical attention as it may be infected. ...Read more

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Could low dose asa therapy cause you to bruise more easily and to develop purple spots on skin? I am also on HRT and lotrel for hypertension.

Could low dose asa therapy cause you to bruise more easily and to develop purple spots on skin? I am also on HRT and lotrel for hypertension.

Yes: That is a common effect of low dose Aspirin due to the inhibition of blood platelets. If your hypertension is well controlled it can still happen but is more likely if not controlled. As one gets older the skin gets thinner and capillaries get more fragile and tear easier which makes these bruises appear more often. ...Read more

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2cm red eye-shaped spot on penis ventral side hurts upon touch. Appeared with chafing at mastrubation and anal w/out condom. What's the treatment?

2cm red eye-shaped spot on penis ventral side hurts upon touch. Appeared with chafing at mastrubation and anal w/out condom. What's the treatment?

Trauma: Probably blood, but should be checked for possible stds such as herpes. Also suggest vdrl for syphilis and HIV testing to be safe.Do not ignore , it is best to treat possible sexually transmitted diseases early. ...Read more

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What could cause tiny spots of blood from anus?

What could cause tiny spots of blood from anus?

Could be many: Things from benign to very serious. Please see a specialist such as colorectal surgeon or gastroenterologist and better to be seen when actually bleeding or with a sample to be able to confirm that what you are seeing is actually blood. ...Read more

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I have a few tiny black spots on my anus. They're not painful and I didn't notice until I shaved the area. What could this be?

I have a few tiny black spots on my anus. They're not painful and I didn't notice until I shaved the area. What could this be?

Freckles versus...: ...something more concerning like Kaposi's sarcoma? Without a picture its impossible to say from here. Please have your local doctor check for you-- ...Read more

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Why the skin of my anus is irritated itchy, and the anus skin is cut, open , pealed skin, broken little spots about 2or 3 months, is frustrating?

Why the skin of my anus is irritated itchy, and the anus skin is cut, open , pealed skin, broken little spots about 2or 3 months, is frustrating?

Wiping tips: You may be too vigorous in wiping your anal area after a bm and causing irritation. Just wipe a few times with soft toilet paper, then use balneol cream for more wiping. After that use warm water compresses for final cleaning. Then pat the anal area dry. If there is a lot of itching you could apply some Hydrocortisone cream or ointment daily until all heals. See your md as needed. ...Read more

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