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Weird small lump in perineum a month after episiotomy. Should I call ob?

Weird small lump in perineum a month after episiotomy. Should I call ob?

Always reasonable: There are several reasons this may occur. Scar tissue, an inclusion cyst, or suture granuloma may have occured. There may be hypertrophic scarring or less commonly a keloid forming. Certianly to evaulate for infection is a good reason to visit the ob/gyn. He or she can usually rapidly determine if anything further needs to be done. ...Read more

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Perineum (Definition)

Ther perineum is the area between the anus and the scrotum in men and the vulva in women. It generally refers to the surface anatomy, from the pubic symphysis to the coccyx. Perineal tears and episiotomy can occur in this region during childbirth. The anogenital distance is a measure of the distance between the anus and the base of the penis or vagina & used in the ...Read more


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Why is it that when I have sex without a condom I'm sore in the perineum area for days? I had an episiotomy 5 years ago, could that cause discomfort?

Yes: Have your GYN MD take a look at the area for scar tissue from the episiotomy when it healed. He/she may have to do a revision of the area if it is the only source of your pain which can be documented by pressure on certain points of the old scar. ...Read more

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Sir, i am suffering from scar endo metrosis for the last 15 years near perineum after episiotomy duing first delivery. Can mirena (levonorgestrel) cure this problem.?

Perineal pain: If you had adequate surgery then the endo is probably not the issue. You may have other problems, like pudendal neuralgia/vulvodynia, pelvic floor muscle pain. Mirena (levonorgestrel) could help as well as Danazol suppositories. But you need to be evaluated by a pelvic pain specialist. ...Read more

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I have got a small lump on my perineum. i would like to know reason for that. Actually two are there and i am not feeling any pain on that. But it is ?

Perineum lumps: The only way of knowing what these are is to have them examined. There are several possibilities in that location. If you want to upload an image into a private conversation, we can look that way too. ...Read more

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I have a small lump in my perineum area. I'm mortified and worried, I don't know what it is and I don't have a doctor. :( Please help!

I have a small lump in my perineum area. I'm mortified and worried, I don't know what it is and I don't have a doctor. :( Please help!

See Your Doctor: There are several dermatological conditions that can cause this from a simple cyst to a mass which may be more serious and potentially malignant. See your Proctologist for an anal/rectal exam as well as an examination of the area to determine whether or not it should be excised or biopsied. ...Read more

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I have several small hard lumps or nodules on my lower scrotum and Perineum area they don't hurt but sometimes itch what are these?

I have several small hard lumps or nodules on my lower scrotum and Perineum area they don't hurt but sometimes itch what are these?

Here are some ...: Most likely, your described lumps are sebaceous cysts of various size. To verify it, see urologist for reviewing history, physical exam with inspection and palpation, etc. so once for all to ease your anxiety from uncertainty. ...Read more

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I had a lump in my perineum for about 3 years. And it gets big and then small. But this time u could. Really. See it cause. It s so swollen.

I had a lump in my perineum for about 3 years. And it gets big and then small. But this time u could. Really. See it cause. It s so swollen.

Time to see Dr.: It is probably a common type of cyst, but it sounds like it's now become infected. Go see your gynecologist, family practice doctor, or planned parenthood-type clinic. Don't wait because once infected, they need to be treated. ...Read more

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Boyfriend noticed a couple small lumps inside my vagina. Hard n under skin. I've never noticed , no pain, and ob never said anything. What could it be?

Boyfriend noticed a couple small lumps inside my vagina. Hard n under skin. I've never noticed , no pain, and ob never said anything. What could it be?

Many possibilities: The best thing to do is to schedule a visit and to show the doctor what you are feeling. Many times patients are noticing normal anatomy. Other times bumps turn out to be something abnormal -- cysts, warts etc. ...Read more

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