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why do i have a rash on my left buttock

A 63-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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Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Avoid contact 4 now: Until seen by primary care doctor or dermatologist, it is best to avoid touching, scratching or having skin-to-skin contact with others.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
The "distribution": of the rash you describe sounds like the area covered by your underpants! Look for allergy to your LAUNDRY SOAP. Since that "area" is also usually a ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randa Foda
Specializes in Family Medicine
Rash: The rash you describe may not necessarily be related to your other complaints, each one can be dealt with individually based on symptom control. The r ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Im concerned that u: may have a small outbreak of Shingles,which can be a contagious disease.U need to have a physician examine this rash today and treat appropriately.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cream : Buy an available over the counter jock itch cream at any pharmacy.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Sounds like yeast: It sounds like yeast infection. Try over the counter lamisil (terbinafine) cream twice a day but if it does not resolve see a doctor for testing and e ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
Please repost: Since you posted your question, is it still there or has it gone away?
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sciatica: You could be suffering from sciatica, does the pain worsen when walking? See your doctor about it for treatment.
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A member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
It depends.: You might have been born with it. This happens sometimes, and is usually called a port wine stain, or simply a discoloration of the skin due to lack ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Shingles (herpes zoster) is possible. Your description is too vague for diagnosis. You should be seen immediately because the treatment of shingles is ... Read More

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