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I have a clear discharge and severe inflamation around the

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I have a clear discharge and severe inflamation around the anus.

RickMD :

I am online and happy to help you with your question today.

Customer:

Hello

RickMD :

Is the discharge from your anus or from the inflammation around it?

RickMD :

Are there any bumps?

RickMD :

Any pain or blood?

Customer:

From the anus I think

RickMD :

any change in bowels or any other symptoms? Also, how long has this been going on ?

Customer:

There are some bumps, but only the skin around the anus hurts. A BOWEL MOVEMENT DOES NOT HURT AND THERE IS NO BLOOD.

Customer:

ABOUT 5 DAYS

RickMD :

Ok. Well, there are a number of things that could be causing this. Herpes is one of them

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or it could be a skin infection, either bacterial, viral, or fungal.

RickMD :

In order to get to the bottom of what is going on you are going to need an examination by a doctor. There is really no way to get around that step.

Customer:

OK

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I hope this information was helpful for you. But I do work for tips so I want to make sure you are happy with me before rating me. If you have another question on this or a related issue feel free to fire away. And please let me know if the rating system gives you any troubles.

Thanks in advance,

Dr. Rick

RickMD :

Have a good day.

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Hi,

I was just thinking about you and wondering what the doctor found on his examination. I hope that things are getting better.