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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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I have ash white spots on my body but mainly on my buttocks what could it be?

I have ash white spots on my body  but    mainly on my buttocks  what could it be?

Need more info: Ash white spots may mean Macules -- innocuous lesions or Any of these dangerous diseases Gaucher Disease McCune-Albright Syndrome Neurofibromatosis Silver-Russell Syndrome Silver-Russell Syndrome Tuberous Sclerosis Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome If you are healthy no other symptoms disease is less likely. ...Read more

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I have a friend who have boils spots on back an buttocks, some inflammed. Can u tell me how and y these come about?

I have a friend who have boils spots on back an buttocks, some inflammed. Can u tell me how and y these come about?

From bacteria: Most 'boils' are due to staphylococcus bacteria infecting the skin.Pus forms below the skin which swells to form a painful boil.Sometimes streptococci & pseudomonas may cause boils.Often the 'boil' can be cured by a special drainage procedure performed by your doctor.If the surrounding area is red & angry antibiotics are needed. If untreated the infection can spread to the blood & become dangerous. ...Read more

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Non-raised dark spots/pigmentation above & around the crack of the buttocks. Why is this & what can I do to make this fade/lighten? Very embarrassing

Non-raised dark spots/pigmentation above & around the crack of the buttocks. Why is this & what can I do to make this fade/lighten? Very embarrassing

Mongolian spot: is a common birthmark of darkly pigmented skin that is frequently seen above and around the crack of the buttocks. If it looks anything like this image then it is probably a Mongolian spot. ...Read more