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A 20-year-old female asked:

What could cause raw, peeling skin between my butt cheeks and near my vulva? it doesn't hurt unless i poke or scratch it-it doesn't itch either.

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Dr. Marie Trenga
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Irritation: There are a number of things that can irritate this sensitive area. Sensitivity to laundry detergents, toilet paper, or feminine products can cause this as well as yeast infection. Avoid products that have fragrance or color.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
If you are overweight, try to lose weight.
Oct 20, 2013

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