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What diseases are associated with your perineum?

What diseases are associated with your perineum?

Several: 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 214-456-0646 www.Childrens.Com. ...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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What is the function of "perineum"?

What is the function of "perineum"?

General term: The perineum refers to the vaginal area and surrounding structures. The "function" of the perineum could be described as the supporting structures of the vaginal area. ...Read more

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What is wrong when your perineum is split open?

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

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What is the definition or description of: perineum?

What is the definition or description of: perineum?

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

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What would cause the perineum to swell and be hard?

See your doctor: Perineal issues may be simple or complex in nature. Most of the time, an examination is needed to make recommendations for evaluation & treatment. This presentation could represent a bartholin's cyst, a developing labial abscess or a variety of other conditions. ...Read more

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My perineum hurts on the left area. What could this be?

My perineum hurts on the left area. What could this be?

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

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How long will it take for split skin on your perineum to heal?

How long will it take for split skin on your perineum to heal?

Wound care: Keeping the wound clean and then lightly moistened will generally expedite healing. Avoid abrading the area. Sitz baths are often recommended but are not necessary. A gentle shower head spray works as well. Mild soaps such as cetaphil with restoraderm work well followed by aquaphor ointment perfomred 3 times a day. ...Read more

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My perineum is teared. I'm really worried. What should I do??

My perineum is teared. I'm really worried. What should I do??

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