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What Is Wrong When Your Perineum Is Kind Of Split
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
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
Yes: Depends on why and what you desire ...Read more
I've diagnosed myself with a perineum cyst. What kind of Dr. Should I go to about it to have it drained or removed?
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 can feel an internal rounded mass from my perineum -not painful but may be related to some uncomfortable pressure. What kind of Dr should I see?
Your PCP: Your primary care provider -- e.g. family medicine, ObGyn, etc -- would be the best choice to start. She will be able to refer you to a specialist if necessary. ...Read more
I have a lump on my perineum and I am not sure if it's some kind of hemorrhoid or something else. It is tender to the touch.
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
I have pimple like in my perineum that's increasing in numbers that are kind of like white heads and when popped lots of blood comes out?
See a doctor: You should see a doctor, it could be an infection ...Read more
What's the best type of cream to use for sore vagina after rough sex, been kind of cut and its sore on the perineum?
Variable: Vagisil is over the counter and used in this manner. However, replens (used for menopausal vaginal thin skin) or something similar may help as well. If these do not work, see your doctor for other treatment. ...Read more
My perineum looks kinda swollen and wrinkly looking...I'm wondering if that's related to any kind of STI/STD or if it just irritated skin.?
See MD: If you are referring to your genetalia feeling swollen you should see your OB/GYN for a full history and exam. It would be helpful to know your age and medical history, sexual history. If you have a concern, you probably will benefit physically and mentally from a physician visit. Don't worry you'll be okay see your OB/GYN. ...Read more
I have a slight burn type that's swollen on my perineum what could be the cause? It burns when I pee&slightly hurts when I wipe, I only have 1 partner
Needs to be seen: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Folliculitis is one possibility. Yeast is a possibility and over the counter fungal cream will fix it. Trauma from recent intercourse if possible. Herpes is an std which can cause this. Other possibilities too. Schedule an exam. ...Read more
I have a small cut on my perineum from chaffing when riding my bike - very small like papercut, or like a split on your lip- what can I do to ease the pain (vaseline sudocrem etc)? And how long to heal?
Great blood supply: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing occurs rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Avoid further trauma to the area. Let nature take it's course. Skin cream may decrease any friction at the site. ...Read more
Hard knot under skin of perineum feels like its in the tissue what's causing it I have pencil type bowel movements worried about buldge?
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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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
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
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