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What are the signs of infection of my perineum?

What are the signs of infection of my perineum?

Redness, pain, fever: The above 3 are the most common. The pain would be very severe. ...Read more

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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I'm a virgin and I have a mess of wrinkly bumps covering my perineum to my anus. I dont know if its a yeast infection because some signs are there.

You need: To go see you doctor to get these looked at. They could be a variety of things. If you have a discharge along with them it could be an infection. You didn't say whether this was new or not. However, I think the best thing to do is get it checked. Take someone with you so you won't be embarrassed, the doctor won't be , we do this all the time. ...Read more

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I have a perineum infection that won't go away, what to do?

I have a perineum infection that won't go away, what to do?

Medical tx: At this point - medical intervention is indicated. Take care. ...Read more

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Treated for prostatitis. Infection has gone, pain at meatus & perineum remain. Told nerves have become more sensitive due to this. Will this improve?

Treated for prostatitis. Infection has gone, pain at meatus & perineum remain. Told nerves have become more sensitive due to this. Will this improve?

Yes, if...: If DX &rx were correct, yes, the "prostatitis"-related pain will improve over time> remember: all what doc can do, drug or surgery, is working with you to provide your own body a best possible inside &outside environment to facilitate an optimal self-healing for optimal functional recovery with your own existing power. Nonetheless, let healthy lifestyle rule our life for longevity &happiness. ...Read more

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I had yeast infection.Took monistat. It went away but my perineum is stil itchy and blistered is this normal?My anus is a little itchy too.What to do?

I had yeast infection.Took monistat. It went away but my perineum is stil itchy and blistered is this normal?My anus is a little itchy too.What to do?

Allergy? Herpes?: A blstering rash in this part of the body always raises the possibility of genital herpes, and herpes sometimes is initially misdiagnosed as yeast. Or just severe yeast that needs more or different treatment. Or maybe you an allergic reaction to the monistat cream. Don't take chances: see your doctor for professional evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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Persistent yeast infection unresponsive to one time doses of fluconazole and itraconazole. Now have rash on perineum. Do I need a longer treatment?

Persistent yeast infection unresponsive to one time doses of fluconazole and itraconazole. Now have rash on perineum. Do I need a longer treatment?

Resistant yeast: Some yeast strains are resistant to all the "azole" drugs, and more prolonged treatment won't help. These infections need treatment with other drugs like nystatin, flucytosine, or other drugs. Your diagnosis needs to be confirmed by a doctor who understands resistant yeast; follow his or her advice on treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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My perineum is infected due to a yeast infection it started as a very small sore & now it is like a big budge it doesnt hurt that bad but it looks bad?

May not be yeast...: A yeast infection usually looks a bit different. Usually there is generalized itching and a discharge that looks a little like cottage cheese. It doesn't usually "start as a sore" and turn into a big bulge. There may be something else going on. You may want to get an exam and find out what it is. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more