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This article answered all of my unanswered questions! Oral penicillin for 14 days is usually prescribed. His hospital birth saw me with a minor staph infection Perianal streptococcal cellulitis is an infection of the anus and rectum caused by streptococcus bacteria.
Any duplication or distribution of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited. Top Children's Health Answerers. Read More Strep throat. A rapid streptococcal test may provide a quicker result. Perianal streptococcal dermatitis presents with sharply demarcated redness, local swelling and itch of the area around the anus.
Any duplication or distribution of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited. Fissures, a mucoid discharge and yellow crusting are sometimes present. Additional concomitant anorectal disease was treated according to standard guidelines. Not a Medscape Member? See My Options close. Your doctor will prescribe antibiotics. Physical examination revealed a bright red, moist rash that extended approximately 3 cm circumferentially around the perianal area.