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What should I do if I have a bad butt rash?

What should I do if I have a bad butt rash?

Depends on cause: There are many reasons for a "bad butt rash" and appropriate treatment depends upon figuring out cause. Fungal infection ie tinea corporis requires an antifungal while cellulitis or folliculitis needs an antibiotic. Diaper rash in infants requires frequent diaper changes and barrier ointment to prevent caustic irritation. Go see your Family Doc or make a Virtual Consult. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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Can ketoconazole help my baby's butt rash?

Can ketoconazole help my baby's butt rash?

Maybe: If caused by a yeast infection, yes. If other causes such as irritation or an allergic reaction, no. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get butt rash with hemorrhoids?

Is it normal to get butt rash with hemorrhoids?

Yes: If the area stays moist, you could get a yeast rash similar to a diaper rash. Try lorimin cream. ...Read more

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Whenever I give my baby oranges he gets a butt rash. could it be an allergy or just a coincidence?

Whenever I give my baby oranges he gets a butt rash. could it be an allergy or just a coincidence?

Maybe, maybe not...: The rash could be a sign of allergy, but a confined rash to just the diaper area is actually very unusual for an allergy. Much more likely it is a local skin sensitivity to change in stool contents/consistency/pH when child eats oranges, and then this change in his poop irritates his butt. Try protective diaper ointment with zinc oxide next time you are going to eat oranges and see if it helps. ...Read more

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Hoe to best treat butt rashes?

Hoe to best treat butt rashes?

Skin: There are probably a thousand different rashes so without more information or seeing the problem it is unlikely you will get much here on health tap. Skin is probably one of the most difficult things to diagnose online. It is such a visual part of evaluation and treatment as a physician. But, if the rashes are persisting please get in to your family doctor to be seen soon. ...Read more

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What could warts or rashes on the buttocks mean?

What could warts or rashes on the buttocks mean?

Have it checked: It would probably be best to have the rash checked by your doctor to see what it is. Many rashes can appear on the buttocks and some are sexually transmitted. ...Read more

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What are the rashes found at the buttocks of my daughter 13 years old. ?

What are the rashes found at the buttocks of my daughter 13 years old.
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The only thing that : I can think of is contact dermatitis -something that had irritated the affected areas.It could be clothing materials, lotions, soaping or moisture from sweating too much. Wearing tight pants can cause irritation, too.If concerned, please have her checked out. ...Read more

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Very dry rashes on my butt. They've been there for a while. They aren't red, more like white. They don't itch but they bother me! please help ?

Very dry rashes on my butt. They've been there for a while. They aren't red, more like white. They don't itch but they bother me! please help

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Eczema or ringworm: If it's been there for a "while" (week? Month? Year?), it is likely to be in the eczema category, although it could be a ringworm (fungal infection). There are other, rarer possibilities. A dermatologist will be able to tell you which it is, and prescribe appropriate treatment. ...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


Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more