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Doctor insights on: What Diseases Are Associated With Your Perineum

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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
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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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If sexually transmitted disease has not been notied for months could it cause vibrating like pain from urinary tract towards Perineum?

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

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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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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

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Is there any position in spinning that is particularly harmful to perineum?

Is there any position in spinning that is particularly harmful to perineum?

It is your right!: Perineum spinning will be in the next olympics!

now that I have your full attention; you get any symptom, you consult with your physician. Gosh, I was thinking tomorrow. Yes it is fine to miss one session of spinning in order to see your doctor. ...Read more

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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

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What is causing the itch in my armpits and perineum?

What is causing the itch in my armpits and perineum?

Examination needed: Itching had many different causes. It could be a function of finral or bacterial infection, could be dry skin, could be a type of ascension reaction. Please provide a picture or see a doctor for examination. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of perineum pain?

Multiple: Menopause and reduced or absent vaginal secretions. A urethral diverticulum. Bartholin's or gaertner's duct cyst. Bacterial or interstitial cystitis. ...Read more

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I have lumps in my perineum, what does it mean?

Lots of things: Without looking, it's impossible to say. Could be warts or other studs, varicose veins, or even something more serious. See your doctor so that she/he can look and tell you for sure. ...Read more

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Can injuring the perineum lead to epipidmytis-orchitis?

Can injuring the perineum lead to epipidmytis-orchitis?

Yes, depending: On location and severity of injury. But other causes are possible too, so ask your doctor for treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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What causes vibration or spasm in the perineum near anus?

What causes vibration or spasm in the perineum near anus?

Muscle spasm: There are several muscle groups in the area that can undergo spontaneous muscle spasm. ...Read more

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My perineum is swollen up not painful but never goes down?

GYN exam: This may be due to inflammation, infection or aggressive sexual intercourse. Please get examined by your GYN. ...Read more

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Why could I be experiencing the feeling of pressure on my perineum?

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

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What is the diagnosis for pain in perineum, skin tear? How to heal it fast?

What is the diagnosis for pain in perineum, skin tear? How to heal it fast?

Avoid sexual: Activity, thong underwear, tight jeans or bathing suits. I suggest using Advil/Aleve for pain (if not allergic to these products) and massage Neosporin or triple antibiotic ointment to the affected area. ...Read more

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My husband has swelling and pain along with discomfort on his perineum area what could this be?

Depends: Could be a hemorrhoid or a peri anal abscess. Both should be evaluated by a colorectal surgeon and given the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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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

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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

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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?

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

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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

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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.

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