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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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Treatment for red rash on buttocks?

Treatment for red rash on buttocks?

Hydrocortisone: If it is allergic rash or eczema 1% Hydrocortisone cream 2x day for few days should work fine. If it does not work need to see you doc if you need treatment for possible fungal infection. ...Read more

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I had a rash in my buttocks that went away. I used baby wipes today and the rash came back. What treatment should I use for the rash?

I had a rash in my buttocks that went away. I used baby wipes today and the rash came back. What treatment should I use for the rash?

See a Dermatologist: This could be fungus, eczema, seborrheic dermatitis or one of many other possible rashes. Do yourself a favor and get an appointment with the dermatologist to get an accurate diagnosis and the proper treatments. ...Read more

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I have a reddish rash in my cleavage. Almost fishy odor, soggy, itchy. Fungal or sweat related? Treatment?

I have a reddish rash in my cleavage. Almost fishy odor, soggy, itchy. Fungal or sweat related? Treatment?

Guess fungal: From your description I would vote fungal infection. Try to keep the skin open to air and consider starting otc antifungal medications until you can get into your MD.

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I have had a fungal rash in my airmpit for the last 6 months. Started treatment in feb and is improving. When should I expect complete resolution?

I have had a fungal rash in my airmpit for the last 6 months. Started treatment in feb and is improving. When should I expect complete resolution?

Skin fungal: Infections especially in area which are naturally MOIST are VERY difficult to get rid of....Remember KEEP DRY in between applications of whatever your using topically. Take antifungal medication (if that is prescribed) for a few weeks after rash is gone!

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How can I tell the difference between a fungal infection and diaper rash on my buttocks?

How can I tell the difference between a fungal infection and diaper rash on my buttocks?

Test an area: A doctor such as a dermatologist can sample the area in question and test it for a fungus. A diaper rash, is usually caused by a chemical irritation of the skin, and should not produce growth of fungus. ...Read more

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I have had a recurring rash on my buttocks for about 6 months. A few raised bumps that itch intently, only on one cheek but in the crevice. I have treated it for fungal infection with various OTC creams and also did double dose of difllucon...It seems to

I have had a recurring rash on my buttocks for about 6 months. A few raised bumps that itch intently, only on one cheek but in the crevice. I have treated it for fungal infection with various OTC creams and also did double dose of difllucon...It seems to

Probably not fungal: Without examining you it is not possible to say 100%. However, it is possible that you have a bacterial folliculitis. If Diflucan (fluconazole) did not work then it is likely not fungal. I recommend you see someone for this, possibly have one of these areas cultured which should help best direct your treatment. ...Read more

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I get very itchy testicles and itching between my buttocks. It becomes sore and I get a rash. What anti fungal cream should I try out 1st?

I get very itchy testicles and itching between my buttocks. It becomes sore and I get a rash. What anti fungal cream should I try out 1st?

Chlortrimazole: Chlortrimazole is over the counter and has a wide spectrum. You may have a used risk and you may need more specific therapy. You can discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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Red spot/small round rash on head of penis. Not responsive to anti fungal treatment. Not an std. No pain or itch. What could it be and how to treat?

Red spot/small round rash on head of penis. Not responsive to anti fungal treatment. Not an std. No pain or itch. What could it be and how to treat?

Exam-balanits: inflammation of the head of the penis can be caused by multiple factors: friction, fungal, bacterial, or inflammatory causes: must be examined. ...Read more

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Itchy red rash start 3 mo ago nape of neck spread to back, buttocks, thighs. Husband diagnosis fungal infection scalp/mustache area--could catch from him?

Itchy red rash start 3 mo ago nape of neck spread to back, buttocks, thighs. Husband diagnosis fungal infection scalp/mustache area--could catch from him?

It could: Tinea versicolor can be spread by contact. I would go to be seen and confirm since the treatment for an infection so widespread would be an oral anti fungal. ...Read more

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Treated for DRESS Syndrome and on steroid therapy. Currently experiencing a spreading fungal rash that is not being controlled. What should I do?

Treated for DRESS Syndrome and on steroid therapy. Currently experiencing a spreading fungal rash that is not being controlled. What should I do?

See a dermatologist: If you truly have a fungus you can be treated, pills and creams. "Not being controlled"?????? Are you getting treatment for whatever it is? Your question cannot be answered without the exact details of all your meds or the exact details of "spreading fungal rash". ...Read more

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Long term rash on lower buttocks and upper legs (sitting area) not itchy, small red bumps, no creams seem to cure.

Long term rash on lower buttocks and upper legs (sitting area) not itchy, small red bumps, no creams seem to cure.

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I have had an itchy rash on my right chin for a decade now. Its embarrassing especially because no dr can sem to cure it. The best advice I got was a fungal infection so I put n itd itcstarted to go away?

I have had an itchy rash on my right chin for a decade now. Its embarrassing especially because no dr can sem to cure it. The best advice I got was a fungal infection so I put n itd itcstarted to go away?

DERMATITIS: Have you consulted a darmatologist? They biopsy stubborn skin lesions. Long standing dermatitis are ussually called neurodermatitis. Fungus lesions are very curable not lasting for a decade. Good luck! ...Read more

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My husband gets recurring boils on his buttocks can u suggest any treatment to it?

My husband gets recurring boils on his buttocks can u suggest any treatment to it?

Boils: Patients with recurring boils may be colonized with staphilococcus aureus in their nostrils, axilla or inguinal area, sometimes these bacteria may be resistant to methicillin (mrsa), in this case patient may need to use an antibiotic that the bacteria is sensitive to and also need to decolinize the nostrils and/or axilla /inguinal area, need to see a dotor to test for mrsa. ...Read more

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I have red itchy bumps on buttocks, what is this and treatment?

I have red itchy bumps on buttocks, what is this and treatment?

You need an in-: Person eval for accurate assessment. Treatment would be determined after lesions are identified. ...Read more

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I have boils on my buttocks. I don't have diabetes and don't want to take medicine - can you recommend a natural treatment?

Hot compresses: If no better, see md
take meds! To prevent 'natural death' from infection that goes into blood stream! ...Read more

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