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Painful pimple near butt crack

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Needs to be cultured: We can not say what it can be without examination prier to be popped by you, but if there is still some fluid there it can be cultured for herpes and ... Read More
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Difficult to say: Here are some facts. A blood filled cyst near the anus is a hemorrhoid. Herpes lesions are blisters or a cluster of blisters that do not have blood i... Read More

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Dr. Elliot Duboys
Plastic Surgery 44 years experience
No idea: Limited information, and therefore I'm unable to give you a comprehensive answer. Are they painful? How long have they been there. I would suggest ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Pilonidal?: You want to make sure this is not a pilonidal cyst. Otherwise keep the area clean and dry.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitzi Scotten
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream): Treat it like a diaper rash and use a thick cream like desitin- keep a thick layer on at all times until it goes away
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Keep it Clean: You can check w/your doc to make sure that's what it is first. Then keep the area clean to prevent infection until it heals. Peace and good health.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Can't say: Without medical evaluation. A dermatological evaluation will help to assess this properly. Take care.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Rash: Maybe contact or infection. Have it checked. All the best.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Basics: Warm heat as a compress or heating pad may bring a small abscess to a point where it can drain/heal. If it persists and or worsens over time it may ne... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
It happens: The location gives rise to a few concerns. It could be a simple superficial abscess related to an inflamed hair root.It could also be a more seriou... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Try warm compresses: and or soak in warm bath, take ibuprofen or acetaminophen for pain, and see your doctor if not improving.

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