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Buttock Itch (Overview)

Buttock itch = unpleasant sensation leading to an urge to scratch skin in the gluteal area.


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Why does only my left buttock itch?

Why does only my left buttock itch?

Fascinating question: Commonly, when something itches, it must be scratched. However, picking at your buttocks is an unsightly thing, even here in the backwoods of texas. It is hard to see your face through this monitor, and your rear is even harder to visualize. Probably the best thing you could do would be to show your derriere to a doctor. Maybe you have a rash you cannot see? ...Read more

Buttock Itch (Overview)

Buttock itch = unpleasant sensation leading to an urge to scratch skin in the gluteal area.


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How can I get rid of a rash that looks like several ring worms but moves positions daily. It itches occasionally. Been occurring for 4 months?

How can I get rid of a rash that looks like several ring worms but moves positions daily. It itches occasionally. Been occurring for 4 months?

Eczema: Nummular eczema is an allergy disorder in which itchy, coin-shaped spots or patches appear on the skin. In general, keep the skin lubricated. Apply oil such as neutrogena body oil or alpha-keri oil to the skin at the end of ones shower. Vaseline is even more helpful if not too greasy. Prescription topical cortisone is helpful to control this skin condition. ...Read more

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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Treat affected areas with a topical antifungal cream
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See a Dermatologist for resistant or widespread cases
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Should i get checked for an STD my buttock area around the hole itches and there is a red colored irritation

Should i get checked for an STD my buttock area around the hole itches and there is a red colored irritation

Hello. : Hello. Can't diagnose the cause of your anal itching and redness. There are many possible causes for this to include pinworms, hemorrhoids, infections, yeast, anal fissures and skin tags (just to mention a few). However, if you have been sexually active without barrier protection, then yes, it would be prudent to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I am experiencing fatigue, nausea (severity: moderate) , no menstrual periods, buttock itch, anal itching and worms in stool. The following also d...

I am experiencing  fatigue, nausea (severity: moderate) , no menstrual periods, buttock itch, anal itching and worms in stool. The following also d...

Worms: Because of the anal itching, I presume that you're experiencing pinworms. These usually clear easily in adults simply from good hygiene after bowel movements so that you don't keep reinfecting your self by ingesting worm eggs. To relieve anal itching, apply a cortisone type cream to the anus without letting your fingers touch the anus. See your MD if nausea and fatigue continue. ?pregnancy possibl ...Read more

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Why does only my left buttock itch?

Fascinating question: Commonly, when something itches, it must be scratched. However, picking at your buttocks is an unsightly thing, even here in the backwoods of texas. It is hard to see your face through this monitor, and your rear is even harder to visualize. Probably the best thing you could do would be to show your derriere to a doctor. Maybe you have a rash you cannot see? ...Read more

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Why does my left buttock itch but not the right?

Why does my left buttock itch but not the right?

Asymmetry: Our bodies are bilaterally symmetric, but not exactly so. So one organ may be slightly bigger than the one on the other side. Sweating is controlled by the autonomic nervous system and can be different one side to another. Total absence of itching on one side should be checked by by your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Buttock itch?

Buttock itch: Buttock itch = unpleasant sensation leading to an urge to scratch skin in the gluteal area. ...Read more

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I am experiencing buttock itch on coccygeal area, itchy when touch?

I am experiencing  buttock itch on coccygeal area, itchy when touch?

Try OTC 1% HC cream: I suggest use of 1% (OTC) hydrocortisone cram- a thin layer 2-3 times daily; however, without visualization this may also be a fungal irritation. If not improving after 5 days, add a pea sized drop of Lotrimin AF to the 1% HC cream. Cotton boxer shorts and hot laundry. Change underwear twice daily. ...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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Itch (Definition)

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