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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 type of birthmark of darkly pigmented skin, (brown, gray, or bluish in color). Mongolian spots are frequently seen above and around the crack of the buttocks. Most are prominent at birth but fade with age. Persistent Mongolian spot can be covered with skin tone make-up, or can be removed with cosmetic laser surgery. These birthmarks are harmless and can be a source of family pride. ...Read more

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I have dark spots on my buttocks from Inflamed hair follicles, per my former dr. How can I prevent this and treat the discoloration? is benzamycin goo

I have dark spots on my buttocks from Inflamed hair follicles, per my former dr. How can I prevent this and treat the discoloration? is benzamycin goo

Prevent and treat: The key is clearance and prevention first ,as you noted. Benzamycin topical is good. Sometimes oral antibiotics are needed if severe.
Once resolved without new areas, you will see more fading of discolored lesions. Ask your doc about hydroquinone topical fade cream (possible option). Coco bean based or coco butter topicals can help naturally fade remaining marks ...Read more

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Yes have this rash on my buttocks for more than a month it look like little red spots does not itch but doc a cream for it and got worse !! Help!! ?

Yes have this rash on my buttocks for more than a month it look like little red spots does not itch but doc a cream for it and got worse !! Help!! ?

Try anti fungal: If you tried cortisone and the rash got worse, it probably is fungal in origin. Try OTC antifungal cream like Lotrimin (clotrimazole) for a week. See a doctor if no improvement. Feel better ...Read more

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Dark spots resulting from acne on buttocks staying for months, is jeans, polyester when working out is a cuz if this? I wear 100%cotton undies help!

Dark spots resulting from acne on buttocks staying for months, is jeans, polyester when working out is a cuz if this? I wear 100%cotton undies help!

Hyperpigmentation: Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation is a frequently encountered problem and represents the sequelae of various cutaneous disorders as well as therapeutic interventions. This acquired excess of pigment can be attributed to various preceding disease processes that affect the skin such as infections, allergic reactions, mechanical injuries, reactions to medications, acne. Use hydroquinone 4% an rx. ...Read more

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My husband has had bruises on his lower back legs and buttocks, they have been there in the spots for 3yrs now, what could it possibly be?

My husband has had bruises on his lower back legs and buttocks, they have been there in the spots for 3yrs now, what could it possibly be?

Maybe vasculitis??: If it has been there for three years it doesn't seem emergent. He should see a good internist for a thorough work up. ...Read more

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Hello. For about 3 months i have had an itchy rash mainly on the inner thighs. However some spots have appeared on my stomach and buttocks ?

Hello. For about 3 months i have had an itchy rash mainly on the inner thighs. However some spots have appeared on my stomach and buttocks ?

Hard to tell: Sometimes dry skin may cause this. Try applying a moisturizer on the area <3 mins after bathing on a daily basis . If not helpful, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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3.5month baby, dry patches in skin.patch has small spots.like goosebumps.appearing on the back,buttocks,hands legs.can feel the dryness.no irritation?

3.5month baby, dry patches in skin.patch has small spots.like goosebumps.appearing on the back,buttocks,hands legs.can feel the dryness.no irritation?

Dry baby skin: It does sound as if your baby has dry skin. Limit bathing to every other day or even every third day to increase moisture in the skin. An unscented creme like Eucerin would help. ...Read more

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Skin rashes mostly around my inner thighs n buttocks..there's a few tiny spots on my lower leg n arm..currently having yeast infection cuz of plan b..

Skin rashes mostly around my inner thighs n buttocks..there's a few tiny spots on my lower leg n arm..currently having yeast infection cuz of plan b..

Rash: Yeast infection is common is areas of the body that is moist like inner thighs, arm pits. See you physician. If it a yeast infection it will require antifungal topical medication and keeping the area dry. ...Read more

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I have a painful rash mostly on my buttocks & on my back under my bra band. I do have a few spots on my arms & legs aswell. They look like bug bites but are more sore than itchy. Not sure what may have caused them. I'm having a hard time finding infor

I have a painful rash mostly on my buttocks & on my back under my bra band.  I do have a few spots on my arms & legs aswell.  They look like bug bites but are more sore than itchy.  Not sure what may have caused them.  I'm having a hard time finding infor

Needs to be checked: It needs to be evaluated as the spots are persisting.Have you used any cream or ointment.See your doctor or a dermatologist
it could be a bug bites, skin infection like impetigo, sometimes the bug bites get infected as well. ...Read more

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What can cause purple spots on my face?

What can cause purple spots on my face?

Lesions: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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What could these purple spots on my face be?

What could these purple spots on my face be?

Would have to see: what the spots look like to know ...Read more

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What causes dark purple spots to come on arm?

What causes dark purple spots to come on arm?

Purple lesions: Recommend dermatologic eval to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan. ...Read more

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What is causing little purple spots on my hip?

What is causing little purple spots on my hip?

Unsure: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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Tongue has purple spots on it, is this worrying?

Tongue has purple spots on it, is this worrying?

Purple spots: It might be blood clots or varicose veins. However, it should be clinically seen and evaluated by your dentist. Without personally examining you, we have no way of knowing what in fact it is and not all lesions are benign. ...Read more

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What are the blue/purple spots on my inner thigh?

Purple spots: Could be dilated small blood vessels but cannot be sure
if new, you should see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What are the little purple spots under and on your tongue?

What are the little purple spots under and on your tongue?

Normal : With the lack of a clinical exam, i would like to call those spots the terminal end of blood vessels. However if they are new spots that you have never seen before, then you may need to have them checked by a dentist. Some common allergies may be expressed by splotches. ...Read more

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My wasp bite, after three days, is turning purple with white spots. Why?

My wasp bite, after three days, is turning purple with white spots. Why?

The toxin does that: Wasp bites can be very serious, but that is usually within a few minutes of having been bitten. At this point, you should only need anti-itch medicine or pain medicine if need be. The effects that you are describing will gradually go away. The wasp injects a toxin that you body has to clear. ...Read more

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Red spots appeared on my body then turned purple a few days later and it's still there 3 weeks later! what could it be?

Red spots: Red spots turning purple could be skin bleeding from low platelets since they turn purpule later check your blood counts and let me know were they itchy?It seems not. ...Read more

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I have purple spots around a small freckle right above the intersecting point of my ribs what does that mean and what do I do?

I have purple spots around a small freckle right above the intersecting point of my ribs what does that mean and what do I do?

Dermatologist: Since this is a very unusual skin lesion that stands out in comparison to any other skin lesions on your body, I recommend that you have a dermatologist examine and diagnose this for peace of mind. ...Read more