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My niece is almost 2 months old and has a large hard bump above her buttocks but below her spine. What could this be?

My niece is almost 2 months old and has a large hard bump above her buttocks but below her spine. What could this be?

Maybe a birth defect: It may be a birth defect that needs evaluation, so the parents most likely have already taken the baby to the specialists. If not, a pediatrician is the doctor to start with, who can then refer to specialists as needed. ...Read more

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The buttocks are the paired curved masses that make up our "posterior." each buttock consists of a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus ...Read more

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My boyfriend gets these hard, cyst looking bumps on his buttocks & thighs. Some are painful. Hes 22 6'3 260lbs healthy. What could these be?

My boyfriend gets these hard, cyst looking bumps on his buttocks & thighs. Some are painful. Hes 22 6'3 260lbs healthy. What could these be?

Skin bumps: Likely he has hair follicles that accumulate skin oil. These can swell and become inflamed. Other possibilities include adipose breakdown with scars or fibromas. Perhaps a PCP could take a look ...Read more

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5-10 large, hard, very itchy bumps on buttocks to outer skin near vagina. no drainage. not sexually active. had them 2 months ago, went away, now back?

5-10 large, hard, very itchy bumps on buttocks to outer skin near vagina. no drainage. not sexually active. had them 2 months ago, went away, now back?

Itchy bumps: Itchy bumps on buttock may be due to the hives brought on by a variety of reasons, such as scented toilet paper, soaps, clothes, etc ...Read more

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Do I have herpes, I have a weird rash down there, around buttocks, itchy anus, red testicles, the bumps are hard to touch, no sore, blisters or ulcers?

Do I have herpes,  I have a weird rash down there, around buttocks, itchy anus, red testicles, the bumps are hard to touch, no sore, blisters or ulcers?

Yeast infection: Herpes does not spread. It us a cluster of very painful blisters. You have a yeast infection. You have already been told this. If you do not believe the doctors here please go have the rash examined by your physician in person. ...Read more

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I often get a red bump on my left buttock. Always near the same spot. It's hard and very itchy. Could it be something in my blood?

I often get a red bump on my left buttock. Always near the same spot. It's hard and very itchy. Could it be something in my blood?

Recurrent skin bump: Any thing in your blood would be more generalized and occur over a larger surface. This recurrent bump may be an inclusion cyst or ingrown hair or blocked pore. If it is tender, or fluctuant it may need to be drained or surgically removed. I recommend seeing a dermatologist when the bump is present. ...Read more

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Why do I get reddess bumps on my buttocks ?

Why do I get reddess bumps on my buttocks ?

Folliculitis?: Could be mild bacterial infection with staph. There are other possibilities amd the description is not enough. An antibacterial soap, over the counter acne creams containing benzoyl peroxide will help if it si bacterial. If it is persistent see a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a set of bumps on one side of my buttocks and they are the size of a pin drop and are white...What is this?

Molluscum????: From your description it could just be a case of molluscum contagiosum or folliculitis. It's still safer to see your general practicioner, but i recently had similar symptoms and they turned out to be molluscum. Do not pop them, and ask your physician for further information. ...Read more

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I have these bumps on my buttocks and thighs that hurt to the touch and are filled with pus. What could it be?

I have these bumps on my buttocks and thighs that hurt to the touch and are filled with pus. What could it be?

FOLLICULITIS: Dear chris, this condition you describe in brief may be a skin infection caused by staphyloccocal bacteria. I suggest you see your primary care physician asap and have him/her examine the outbreak. If it is bacterial in etiology you will need antibiotic therapy and possibly topical antibiotic therapy to rid yourself of this miserable soundy malady. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my buttocks cheek, it bleeds and sometimes stops for awhile but it come back after a few weeks. What is it?

I have a bump on my buttocks cheek, it bleeds and sometimes stops for awhile but it come back after a few weeks. What is it?

Painful?: Is it painful until it drains? If so, then that is likely a "boil" which could be an infected or irritated sebaceous cyst. Get it checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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