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A 33-year-old female asked:

itchy red rash around anus. only on buttocks not vaginal. looks like chafing gone wrong. feels hot and is definitely a little swollen.

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Dr. Monib Zirvi
Dermatology 21 years experience
Intertrigo : The rash could be intertrigo or a cellulitis. If it is hot to touch, see a physician as soon as possible to make sure it is not a cellulitis which would need oral antibiotics quickly to treat. Intertrigo is a rash that occurs in folds of skin and can be treated with topical creams usually.

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