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I have sores on my bum and legs pink dots on vaginal area would like to know what could have caused this my sexual partner hasng experienced changes.

I have sores on my bum and  legs pink dots on vaginal area would like to know what could have caused this my sexual partner hasng experienced changes.

Needs testing: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. There are a variety of things that could cause this. Consider a virtual visit on Healthtap today ...Read more

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I have back blister type sores on my thighs and bum what could this be?

I have back blister type sores on my thighs and bum what could this be?

Folliculitis: Most sores on the leg, especially the thighs, and the buttocks, are related to hair follicle infections. Some of these may be infected with mrsa, ore more serious skin infection. Have this checked by your doctor who can often treat this with an oral antibiotic. ...Read more

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What do herpes sores on buttocks look like?

What do herpes sores on buttocks look like?

Herpes simplex: Like they do anywhere else. Small blisters that open and leave a shallow ulcer which is painful and tender. ...Read more

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I have persistent sores on my buttocks and thighs. This has gone on for more than two years and is spreading to more parts of my body and worsening.

Hidradenitis: You may have boils (furunculosis) or hidradenitis suppurativa. Mrsa, a bacteria is also a possibility. You need to see a dermatologist for accurate diagnosis and to start treatment. I usually use a cleanser such as Phisohex daily, a topical antibiotic twice a day and an oral antibiotic. ...Read more

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How do quadriplegics avoid sores on buttocks, if they are chair-bound all day? (asking bc grandpa is not quadripl., but has limited mobility) thank u

How do quadriplegics avoid sores on buttocks, if they are chair-bound all day? (asking bc grandpa is not quadripl., but has limited mobility) thank u

Suspension and chang: Positions often to decrease the pressure on the certain area of the buttocks and using suspension method to reduce the pressure on that area. ...Read more

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I suddenly tonight got a pain in the crack of my bum I've had someone look at it and found that there's a dark red line with some open sores going up?

I suddenly tonight got a pain in the crack of my bum I've had someone look at it and found that there's a dark red line with some open sores going up?

Needs evaluation: With this sort of painful rash - I would recommend showing it to a doctor. That way you can get an accurate diagnosis and start the right treatment for what you have. I wonder if there was any 'risk' you might have engaged in to cause this? The answer probably lies in the history. This needs treatment though because you don't want it getting any worse- particularly in a sensitive area like this. ...Read more

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My mum has pressure sores on her bum which are spreading what can be done to improve these? We use barrier cream regularly but I am concerned.

My mum has pressure sores on her bum which are spreading what can be done to improve these? We use barrier cream regularly but I am concerned.

Frequent turning: Once a pressure sore develops it needs the specialized care of a wound specialist such as a plastic surgeon. It may need to be cleaned and may need coverage with special dressing, a skin graft or even an advancement of surrounding tissue surgically. Prevention is overall the best treatment. Turning every 2 hours, dry beds, minimal pressure among other things are needed. http://www.npuap.org. ...Read more

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Itchy and red bum crack, looks like red ring. No bumps or sores. Happened after bout of diarreah and excessive wiping.

Itchy and red bum crack, looks like red ring. No bumps or sores. Happened after bout of diarreah and excessive wiping.

Ringworm?: Sounds like you have a case of tinea corporis, commonly called ringworm, though is a fungal infection. The warmth and moistness of that part of the body with the added irritation is the likely cause. You can use a variety of over the counter creams including Clotrimazole and terbenifine with good results. ...Read more