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Glossary for Anal rash

Medical terms related to Anal rash or mentioned in this section include:

  • Anal cancer: A cancerous malignancy that is located anatomically in the anus
  • Anal conditions: Conditions that affect the anus
  • Anal disorder: diseases of the anal region
  • Anal pain: A sensation of pain that is located in the region of the anus
  • Anal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the anus.
  • Arm rash: An eruption on the skin of the arm.
  • Back rash: An eruption on the skin of the back.
  • Bacterial meningitis: Bacterial meningitis is a form of meningitis caused by bacteria that normally lives in the mouth and throat. When the immune system is unable to supress this bacteria, it travels to the cerebrospinal spinal fluid in the brain. From there it affects the membranes surrounding the brain.
  • Buttock rash: An eruption on the skin of the buttocks.
  • Chickenpox: Common viral infection.
  • Contact dermatitis: Skin reaction to an irritant
  • Cradle Cap: Common scalp condition in babies
  • Dandruff: Scaly and dry material that is shed from the scalp
  • Diaper rash: Red rash in diaper area of infants
  • Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
  • Discoid eczema: Discoid eczema is a common form of skin inflammation and irritation characterized by its round or oval shape. The size of the lesions may vary from a few millimetres to centimetres across. The cause is unknown but minor injuries such as insect bites may be triggers. The lesions tend to occur most often on the limbs.
  • Dry skin: Dryness, cracking or scaling of the skin.
  • Eczema: Skin rash usually from allergic causes.
  • Erythema multiforme: An allergic inflammatory skin disorder which has a variety of causes and results in skin and mucous membrane lesions that affect mainly the hands, forearms, feet, mouth nose and genitals.
  • Erythema nodosum: Allergic skin condition usually on the legs
  • Foot rash: An eruption on the skin of the foot.
  • Genital warts: Skin warts in the genital regions.
  • HIV/AIDS: HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the progressive immune failure that HIV causes.
  • Heat rash: Skin rash due to hot and humid weather
  • Ichthyosis: Fish-like scaly dry skin areas
  • Internal bleeding: The loss of blood internally from the circulation
  • Measles: Once common viral infection now rare due to vaccination.
  • Melanoma: Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer. It is the leading cause of death from skin disease. It involves cells called melanocytes, which produce a skin pigment called melanin. Melanin is responsible for skin and hair color.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Palm rash: Change in the skin which affects the color, appearance or texture.
  • Pinworm: Small, threadlike parasitic worms mainly in colon and rectum
  • Psoriasis: Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin cells to grow rapidly. It affects a significant number of people. Arthritis, which can be severe, is associated with the psoriasis in up to a third of cases. Not all patients who are susceptible to the condition will develop it - roughly 10% of those susceptible will actually develop the condition. There are various environmental factors which can trigger the onset of the disease e.g. strep throat (common trigger), some medication, stress and cold weather. Once the disease develops, it may resolve on its own or with treatment or may become a persistent chronic condition. The severity and duration of symptoms is variable.
  • Rash: Rash of any type affecting the skin.
  • Rectal bleeding: Bleeding from the anus or rectum.
  • Rectal pain: Pain occurring on or around the rectum
  • Rectum symptoms: Symptoms affecting the rectum at the end of the digestive tract.
  • Secondary syphilis: A condition which is characterized by fever, multiform skin eruptions, iritis, alopecia, mucous patches and severe pain in the head and joints
  • Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Sole rash: An eruption on the skin of the sole.
  • Stasis dermatitis:
  • Stevens Johnson syndrome: A rare but serious condition involving inflammation and blistering of the skin and mucous membranes. It is believed to be an allergic reaction that can occur in response to some drugs or infectious diseases.
  • Sudden onset of anal rash: Sudden onset of anal rash refers to a rapid development of an eruption or skin reaction in and around the anus.
  • Treponema infection: A rare infectious diseases which is transmitted through sexual contact and caused by Treponema pallidum (a spirochete bacterium). Untreated cases can result in severe complications and even death.
  • Vulva rash: An eruption on the skin of the vulva.

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