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i have sores on my bum

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Needs testing: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatmen ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: Like they do anywhere else. Small blisters that open and leave a shallow ulcer which is painful and tender.
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Armstrong
23 years experience Dermatology
Hidradenitis: You may have boils (furunculosis) or hidradenitis suppurativa. Mrsa, a bacteria is also a possibility. You need to see a dermatologist for accurate ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. TORY MCJUNKIN
18 years experience Pain Management
Shingles pain: Yes. Shingles is a painful nerve and skin condition caused by the virus herpes zoster and occurs in a dermatomal pattern. Usually there are several l ... Read More
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A 71-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Needs evaluation: Cannot tell without more information. Local irritation, bacterial or fungal skin infection, shingles, folliculitis are just a few of the possibilities ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Albers
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
Folliculitis: Most sores on the leg, especially the thighs, and the buttocks, are related to hair follicle infections. Some of these may be infected with mrsa, ore ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends: It may as simple as dryness. If at angles of mouth then angular cheilitis from yeast. You are young so lip cancer unlikely. If they are in about th ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Butt blisters: Prbbablt a low grade skin infection because of poor wiping. Apply antibiotic ointment 3-4 times daily and take warm soapy baths.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Progesterone: Some people may have an allergic reaction to Progesterone and thus the itchy bumps with the period. An allergist can assist you in confirming this su ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cysts: Sounds like cysts in the skin but virus infection and hair follicle infection is also possible. Have a gyn checkup and show the area to the doctor.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Could be: This could be several things. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Don't know.: Would have these lesions evaluated by your gynecologist.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Rash : The rash may be due to impetigo because of poor personal hygiene when wiping youself when you go to the washroom. Apply an antibiotic ointment to the ... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Lower back sores: Contact dermatitis is a condition in which the skin becomes red, sore, or inflamed after direct contact with a substance. There are two kinds of conta ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Need a little: More here to go on.
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Subir Mitra
22 years experience Pediatrics
Not enough info: Not sure if this is related to trauma, eczema, or bed sores. Could be many things.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ben Treen
Dr. Ben Treen answered
38 years experience Dermatology
Folliculiitis maybe: The list of possibilities for "itchy red bumps" is rather long. Folliculitis is inflammation in the root of the hairs, can be caused by friction, bact ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Advice : You do not give information about: how many, how long, how big and so on. Please, try iodine one or twice a day for week. If it no better you can see ... Read More
A 72-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Get it checked: Make sure it s not shingles.
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
26 years experience Family Medicine
Shingles?: Could be a condition called shingles. This is a reactivation of the chicken pox (varicella) infection you had as a child. They lesions are small cle ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe folliculitis: If a person is getting bumps or sores on the buttocks, a primary care doctor or a dermatologist (skin doctor) can check to see if there is acne or a b ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Skin Infection: Given the danger of the current epidemic of staph infections i think this is a question best answered in person at your doctor's office. Skin troubles ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See doctor: Could be trauma, herpes, something else. See doctor.

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