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What Diseases Are Associated With Your Perineum
Besides just routine skin infections prostatitis can cause perineal discomfort. So can hemorrhoids and anal fistulas.
Patricio c. Gargollo
assistant professor, pediatric urology
director, pediatric urology robotic and minimally invasive surgery
childrens medical center dallas
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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
If sexually transmitted disease has not been notied for months could it cause vibrating like pain from urinary tract towards Perineum?
Possibly: There are many potential causes of pain in the genital area. Best to see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Hard to tell: Perineum is the area between the vulva and anus (in females) or the base of the penis and the anus (males). I guess somebody has to see it. Is it a tear? Is it after delivery of baby? Is there any skin disorder associated to it? Did you have any injury? Are you riding a bicycle? ...Read more
Region of the pelvis: 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 diagnosis of certain disorders. ...Read more
The blood in your: Seamen and the other pain you mention indicate a need to see your doc right away. He/she can help you determine the cause of what you report and provide treatment if necessary. Peace and good health. ...Read more
A perineal tear: Is caused by traumatic childbirth: a laceration of the skin and soft tissues which separate the vagina from the anus. They are common, usually superficial and often require no treatment. But more severe tears can result in fecal incontinence/urgency, chronic perineal pain or pain with sex. Your delivering mid-wife or doctor can diagnose the degree of tear and provide repair, if needed. ...Read more
Yes: Depends on why and what you desire ...Read more
What does a normal/healthy perineum feel like? I can't tell if mine is hard, or if that's how it's suppose to be.
Perineum: The perineum in females is the area between the vagina and the anus. It is covered in skin. Below the skin is fat, muscle and connective tissue. The way it feels exactly is going to vary slightly between one person and another. Body type, weight, age, muscle strength and how many vaginal deliveries are all factors. Next time you see a gynecologist don’t be embarrassed to ask them to look. ...Read more
Sig inc in the incidence of intact perineum (37.4% vs 25.7%; P = 0.05) (RUCKHÄBERLE et al 2009). Insufficient body of evidence, should I use Epi-No?
I can't make: Head nor hair of what you are trying to ask here. Consider clarifying your question and re-asking. ...Read more
Yes, depending: On location and severity of injury. But other causes are possible too, so ask your doctor for treatment recommendations. ...Read more
Prostatitis/ UTI: Males can feel pressure in the perineum with prostatitis, or prostatdynia. Also with distended seminal vesicals, either from need to ejaculate or blocked ejaculatory ducts. Women can feel pressure in the perineum from cystitis or a urethral or paraurethral diverticulum or cyst.. ...Read more
Baby yourself: Try rubbing in some baby oil once a day. ...Read more
I have skin hanging from where the perineum is and it's painful to the touch. What could this be?
Requires exam: I suggest a GYN exam.Get a more detailed answer ›
The warts on my perineum are small and hard. I don't know why they are there or what they could be?
Please ask your: Parents to have you medically evaluated. Don't know if you are sexually active - but should be evaluated for human papilloma virus. Take care. ...Read more
I have severe burning and pain from my perineum. What could cause this and what helps to fix the problem?
Perineal discomfort: I would start by having a gynecologist perform a rectopelvic exam with special attention to the perineal area looking for any signs of inflammation. If none is present, a type of neuralgia or neuropathy may be the cause of the discomfort. Your gynecologist can then refer you for other consultation if necessary. ...Read more
I'm 20. Not vergin. I just noticed that My perineum is teared. No bleeding. It's like a cut. I'm really worried. What should I do?
Tear: It is likely that intercourse has resulted in a small tear in the vaginal lips. This tear can be repaired by a doctor after numbing the area and suturing it closed. An open tear is also at risk for infection. Please cleanse the area and apply antibiotic ointment. Some patients, if the tear is very small, allow it to heal that way. You should see a doctor in person to help make that decision. ...Read more
I'm a female my perineum is red and raw with no sores or cuts. It has happened in the past and has gone away on it's own. Should I worry?
Why worry?: Why not go the MD and get it checked out instead of worrying about what it could be. ...Read more
I have perineum pain for more than 35 years, earlier it was a minor pain but today's it is major pain please help me. Thank you very much.
Get checked: Particularly if it is major pain, there is no shortcut to getting examined. It may or may not be related to the longstanding pain you have had. ...Read more
Okay I have little hard flesh colored bumps on my perineum and they are forming a type of line, they don't hurt or anything. What is it? I'm worried
Needs to be seen: Could be warts or other lesions? Can't tell without seeing them, possibly even biopsy. ...Read more
I have painless and colorless bumps on my perineum. They don't itch or anything. When I first noticed there were only about 3 now there's about 4-5.
How old are you?: We need to know your age. Please put it in your public profile. We cannot answer questions from minors. Knowing your country or state helps, too. Age, location, and gender, can affect our answer, since some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. Be honest! You expect if of us, and we expect it of you! ...Read more
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