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I have herpes 1&2 I get tingling on buttocks and head? Is this normal?

I have herpes 1&2 I get tingling on buttocks and head? Is this normal?

Herpes simplex: Can be early symptoms of herpes outbreak. When this subliminal pain occurs it is not always followed by full blown lesions. It is not clear why different presentations occur in different individuals. ...Read more

Buttock (Definition)

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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A small triangular patch of skin on my cheek that feels like a very minor abrasion. Difficult to see visually and hasn't changed shape for a year.

A small triangular patch of skin on my cheek that feels like a very minor abrasion. Difficult to see visually and hasn't changed shape for a year.

Get skin check: Skin lesions and or irregularities, especially on sun exposed areas, should be evaluated to be safe. A dermatologist is a skin specialist who would be best to examine you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I Feel a tear beneath skin (not in skin) about 2 inches running vertical in buttocks (abt 2 inches from anal opening) slight pain, wat could it be?

Cyst with abscess: Sounds like a pilonidal cyst and this can develop infection as bacteria track into the area from a tiny opening into the gi tract. This needs to be seen and treated by your doctor asap to prevent worsening and more pain for you. See your doctor soon and hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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I have an itch on the skin (between the buttocks), it's not constant and usually starts at night when I'm sleeping. What can I do to eliminate? Regard

I have an itch on the skin (between the buttocks), it's not constant and usually starts at night when I'm sleeping. What can I do to eliminate? Regard

Intergluteal rash: Two of most common rashes between buttocks are psoriasis & eczema/lichen simplex chronicus (lsc). Lsc results when itchy skin is rubbed/scratched & gets thicker, more scaly & itchier as a result. Topical treatments can help but all friction in the area must stop. Blot, not rub with towel. Use wet toilet tissue to wipe, dry to blot, use fragrance free cleansing bar like cetaphil, no wash cloths. ...Read more

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I met my online friend, but disappointed as he doesn’t like my dark skinned buttocks and whole secret areas thighs are white. Pls advise for white skin?

Not sure: Not sure what advice you want for white skin. If your friend only judges you by the way your skin looks, it seems like he has an issue, not you. ...Read more

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How can you treat a rash between the buttocks? I've had a rash appear between my buttocks from some time now. At first it wasn't major and went away after I put some cornstarch baby powder on it. But it later came back and the skin looked white and now my

Rash: Yes, a rash can b treated anywhere, however, perhaps what you are not able to see the entire area, so have someone check to make sure the problem is only on the skin and not associated with a lump or cyst or growth. Rashes can be from irritation, infection both fungus and bacteria or underlying problems. First wear loose clothes, use cortisoine 1 if persists see doc. ...Read more

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What could cause broken skin between my buttocks?

What could cause broken skin between my buttocks?

Yeast, fungus: Overly moist areas can become contaminated with yeast and or fungus, and the constant rubbing I the buttocks can cause skin breakdown. A barrier cream can help prevent this once the yeast/fungal infection is either treated or ruled out. ...Read more

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What can I do to fix the skin abrasion on my face?

Cant fix: A skin abrasion can't be fixed. You can keep it form itching by keeping it moist with vaseline, or zinc oxide. Best to avoid sunlight, will help prevent scarring. ...Read more

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I have this mild cheek abrasion. The hard covering got removed unexpectedly, leaving a part of skin actually seen. How long would it heal?

Can be few weeks: Can take up to few weeks for scab to completely resolve, you might get a new scab on top, do not pick on it as it can cause scarring, and avoid direct sun exposure- use sunscreen if out on a sun until it heals completely. ...Read more

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Abrasion on head of penis, what to do?

Abrasion on head of penis, what to do?

I advise you: To leave it alone and see a doctor for proper diagnosis. Meantime, just use a bland moisturizer like vaseline a few times a day.
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How to care for abrasion on penis head?

How to care for abrasion on penis head?

Same As Anywhere: Treatment would be the same as anywhere else on the body. Keep the area clean and watch for infection (increased redness, pain, swelling, drainage). ...Read more

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Why does hydrogen peroxide only bubble-up on abrasions and not your skin?

Why does hydrogen peroxide only bubble-up on abrasions and not your skin?

Chemical reaction: Peroxide bubbles up when it comes in contact with dead skin, bacteria, and other stuff that's present on skin abrasions. Unabraded skin doesn't have enough foreign material on it to cause that reaction. ...Read more

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How can one promote better wound care and healing of minor skin abrasion?

How can one promote better wound care and healing of minor skin abrasion?

Clean and cover: Localized small abrasions can be rinsed with sterile saline or warm water and soap and dressed with a topical antibiotic ointment and covered with a sterile dressing. Consult with your physician if you do not have improvement or develop signs of infection. ...Read more

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Do you need antibiotics for a small skin abrasion if it seems to be infected?

Abrasions: Clean well with fresh water and plain soap, pat dry and apply Vaseline. If it appears reddish around the lesion, warm, has blisters or drains, you must take the patient to the Doc. ...Read more

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I have skin peeling on my buttocks to the point where I have cuts starting to appear. What is it?

I have skin peeling on my buttocks to the point where I have cuts starting to appear. What is it?

Not Very Apeeling: Ever heard of walking on eggshells? Well, it sounds like you've been sitting on them! It's difficult to help you without more information, even a photo. But it may be possible that you've been scratching that area in your sleep.In any case you want to avoid any infection developing (increased redness and pain).So you should see a doctor to help you figure this out. As they say: Picture Worth 1000 Words ...Read more

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What would the blood look like from an anal abrasion from wiping too much as a result of going to the bathroom 3 times a day? Will the skin heal?

Rectal Bleeding: The color of blood in the stool often depends on the location of the bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract. Generally, the closer the bleeding site is to the anus, the brighter red the blood will be. Thus, bleeding from the anus, rectum, and the sigmoid colon tends to be bright red, whereas bleeding from the transverse colon and the right colon tends to be dark red or maroon-colored. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in buttocks on both sides for 4 months. No redness, skin looks completely normal. It increases and decreases but doesn't go away?

Change underclothes: You may try a different type of underwear, different fabric and different style. When you launder the underwear, give extra rinse to ensure that there is no soap residue.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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I have been having a hard lump under the skin on my lower buttocks. Recently it only hurts when squeezed but nothing will come out. What could it be?

Lump: A firm subcutaneous mass could be an ingrown hair or an inclusion cyst and these may not recede. Apparently there is no inflammation or infection. A physician, dermatologist or general surgeon could evaluate and advise you about these lumps. ...Read more

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I have a continually moist area between my buttocks. The skin can be peeled and it often produces small amounts of blood. Cortisone creams no help.?

I have a continually moist area between my buttocks. The skin can be peeled and it often produces small amounts of blood. Cortisone creams no help.?

Try keeping the area: Dry with corn starch powder applied to the area liberally and frequently to help absorb the moisture from the skin. Also eliminate caffeine as this is a major cause of breakdown of the perianal skin. ...Read more

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Abrasion on head of penis, how to treat it?

Abrasion on head of penis, how to treat it?

Here are some...: What abraded your glans penis (head)? New or old? Once or recurrent? How did it heal if old / recurrent? Its Rx & care should based on its cause and past history. Largely, time + patience are essential with proper cleacsing and drying with optional gingerly use of topical antibiotics with or without steroid under close watch and F/U. More? Ask doc... ...Read more

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The skin between my buttocks is dark and im light skinned. What can I do?

The skin between my buttocks is dark and im light skinned. What can I do?

Hydroquinone cream: Try hydroquinone cream. Rub in a small amount 2 times each day. You can find a 2% hydroquinone cream over the counter in most pharmacies. Natural liquorice extract is another treatment that works but is usually not as effective. ...Read more

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What could make me itch everywhere even palms and feet. But no skin abrasions?

Allergy: You might be allergic to something. Try some over the counter Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and see if it improves. If not, see your primary care physician for a full evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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When an anal irritation is present, upon wiping will there be faint blood as if wiping a skin abrasion?

When an anal irritation is present, upon wiping will there be faint blood as if wiping a skin abrasion?

Possibly,: There are other questions I would ask, are you having frequent bowel movements, are you on meds, see your primary care first. ...Read more

Abrasions (Definition)

An abrasion is a wound caused by superficial damage to skin no deeper than dermis or mucous membrane. It is less severe than laceratin and bleeding ...Read more