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what is this rash on my butt

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Skin: There are probably a thousand different rashes so without more information or seeing the problem it is unlikely you will get much here on health tap. ... Read More

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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Ring like Rash: Without seeing your rash my first thought is that this is either ring worm or another type of fungal infection. You will need medication to rid you ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Would need to be: evaluated to determine the type of rash you have. Dermatological eval would help to obtain correct diagnosis and treatment plan.
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Eczema or ringworm: If it's been there for a "while" (week? Month? Year?), it is likely to be in the eczema category, although it could be a ringworm (fungal infection). ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Depends on the type of reaction and the specific drug, it may linger on for a couple of weeks.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
No: Rashes usually are not serious, but you should always see a dermatologist to get the correct diagnosis.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Rash: So many things cause rash. Skin is the largest organ in/on the body. To get the best diagnosis for a rash of any kind, it is recommended to have a doc ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many things: Such can b due 2 second degree burns, infection esp viral, as well as allergic react. To ingested or topical chemicals/drugs.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience Dermatology
Rashes: Since there are so many different rashes which have different causes and treatments, it is best to see a dermatologist for the proper diagnosis and tr ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
20 years experience Family Medicine
Some spread some not: Some rashes can be contagious from one part of the body to others. Some rashes represent the over enthusiasm of the immune system to a virus or infe ... Read More
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