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Doctor insights on: Abrasion Of Skin On Buttocks

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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. ...Read more

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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?

Skin/wound care: Wound care and skin care can help with abrasions. Ok to shower, use gentle soap and wash cloth. Pat dry after shower. Hair dryer your skin and wound. Use skin oil to moisture your skin. Ok to use wound product ordered by your doc. Avoid oily over the counter wound products. If wound red or draining, get in to see your doc. ...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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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