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What Causes Red Inflamed Meatus
In human anatomy a meatus is referenced usually referenced as an opening to a canal. For example the auditory meatus is the opening in your ear that opens into your hearing canal that transmits sounds to your to your brain for interpretation. Likewise the urinary meatus opens into your urethra through ...Read more
Under arm rash: The two most common causes are reaction to deodorants and shaving. A physician should be able to give you the appropriate advice to get it resolved. ...Read more
Urethritis, allergi.: First a urethritis need to be ruled out by a urine culture and urine test for chlamydia and gonorrhea. Also gyn issues like vaginitis need to be ruled out as this an cause urethral redness and irritation. Also if any new detergents or soaps can sometimes cause an allergic reaction giving similar issues. ...Read more
IBD is not IBS: If by "inflammed bowels" you mean inflammatory bowel disease, such as crohn's & ulcerative colitis, it is an over expression of the immune system that causes not just problems with the colon, but sometime diseases of the upper GI tract and surrrounding organs. Genetics, environment, ethnic origin all play a role in "flaring" the disease. Distinguish: infection, ischemia, from symptoms of ibs. ...Read more
Pruritis Ani: Pruritus ani is the irritation of the skin at the exit of the rectum, known as the anus, causing the desire to scratch. The intensity of anal itching increases from moisture, pressure, and rubbing caused by clothing and sitting. It can also be caused by intestinal parasites, frequent liquid stools, diarrhea, residual stool deposits, or the escape of small amounts of stool as a result of incontinence or flatulence, hemorrhoids, and many rashes, as well as a yeast infection or Candidiasis. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Most likely a yeast: Infection, could be bacterial or allergic or herpes or other causes, if u were my pt in coral springs, fl i would do an exam and cultures for yeast bact and herpes and most likely start treating u for yeast until i get the cultures back and u can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) which should not hurt anything to help with some of the symptoms. ...Read more
Many causes: Infection, abrasion, pad overuse, intercourse, etc. I think you get the idea. When it is swollen, get it checked out by a gyn md. ...Read more
See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Many causes: "blotches" can be from infection, autoimmune diseases, inflammation from clothing abrasion, cancer, among even more possibilities. The first step in evaluating this is to see your primary care doctor, urologist or dermatologist for an examination. A biopsy might be necessary. ...Read more
Genetics, hormones: Or arousal. Some people are tall ; others short, same with size of clitoris. Arousal makes blood filled corpora (rods) erect ; thus large. Girls born with adrenal cortical hyperplasia can be born with a very large clitoris which can initially present as an ambiguous genitalia problem. Women who develop an androgen (testosterone-like) secreting tumor can experience clitoral enlargement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
One possible cause: is yeast. Yeast can present with clumpy, white vaginal discharge to a watery, white discharge. Sometimes a discharge is not apparent. There is no odor. It can cause swelling and redness of vulva along with itching and burning pain. It may lead to pain with urination or intercourse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
INFLAMED CHIN: HOW LONG? MAN? WOMAN? ROUGHLY HOW OLD? COULD BE ANY NUMBER OF THINGS, INCLUDING KISSING SOMEONE WITH A HEAVY BEARD, CELLPHONE, HOLDING YOUR PALM ON YOUR CHIN, CONTACT DERMATITIS TO SOMETHING THAT TOUCHES YOUR CHIN, HOBBIES, ETC. BE A DETECTIVE. IF IT PERSISTS, SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. BEST LUCK ...Read more
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