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What is wrong when your perueum is kind of split open?

What is wrong when your perueum is kind of split open?

Atrophic vaginitis: If you are menopausal your symptoms may be caused by low estrogen levels. Using a lubricant like KY jelly for sex or a topical estrogen cream can help relieve symptoms. Discuss it with your doctor. ...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 wrong when your perineum is split open?

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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I've diagnosed myself with a perineum cyst. What kind of Dr. Should I go to about it to have it drained or removed?

I've diagnosed myself with a perineum cyst. What kind of Dr. Should I go to about it to have it drained or removed?

General surgeon: Assuming that your diagnosis is true, perineal abscesses are usually treated by general surgeons where they can use different techniques depending on where and how big the abscess is. ...Read more

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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

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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.

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.

See provider: Please consider seeing a health provider to assess the lump to see if it is an abscess that may need draining. ...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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Currently experiencing perineum pain. Frequently have penile pain. Should this perineum pain be cause for alarm? Kind of panicking a little...

Prostate: The combination of perineal and penile pain often is due to low grade prostatitis. See a urologist for a thorough prostate evaluation including a digital rectal exam. You may need cystoscopy as well. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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.?

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

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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

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

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Few ideas...: Typically a cyst or blocked hair follicle, could be genital warts but not by your description. I recommend you have your doctor check it out. You will have peace of mind. ...Read more

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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 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

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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