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Intense Itching Near Tailbone
I have raised bumps in my tailbone area. It itches to the point I scratch. Scabs form easily. How do I treat it?
Keep Ur hands off-: -& C Ur PCP 4 starters & get referrals if needed. ...Read more
I have had a strange annoying feeling in my tailbone for several weeks. It kinda itches. It is at the top of the butt crack and at the tailbone.?
What could cause cyclical flare ups of tailbone & rectal itching & redness few times per day? (e.g. dawn, sleeping, long sitting, randomly).
Itching and irritation in rectal area and near tailbone, intermittent, but often spontaneously, sometime at night. Can be pinworms?
An appropriate test can be done by your doctor.
Treatment is easy, but diagnosis is important.
Empiric ie. Non diagnosed treatment is sometimes is given by docs, but do consult with your primary doctor. ...Read more
Hi I fell on my tailbone about a week ago - no fracture. Since yesterday its been itching. Is that normal?
No relatioship: Idoubt if the itching had anything to do with the fall look for other causes with the help of a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
Upper tailbone been itching 3 days between buttocks mainly notice itching in shower I just sprayed tinatin for athletes foot there will that fix it?
Itch: Itch in that area is often due to moisture or friction. Occasionally a yeast infection is the cause. If tinactin isn't effective, keep the area clean and dry, avoid tight jeans, wear white cotton underwear and apply a cortisone type ointment. If rash appears have your physician examine the area. ...Read more
Itchy Back: Too bad I cannot see exactly where this itchy spot is on your back. If it's near the shoulder blade, on one side, there is a condition called brachioradial pruritus. It is thought that this condition may be a result of a long-ago injury to some of the vertebrae in your spine. Your general physician would be in better shape to see exactly where this "place" is. ...Read more
Several possibilitie: Itches like crazy sounds pretty darn serious. You might have someone check for hair lice or other offending agents. Less intense itching might be related to your shampoo, hair products, including reaction to dyes, etc. Less intense itching could also be related to a fungus infection of the scalp, which would need some anti-fungal treatments. ...Read more
Most likely...: ...You are allergic to the soap you are using, or you are showering too frequently and washing the protective oils off your skin. Try showering less, with a different (and mild) soap. If that doesn't work see your doctor, because it could be something unusual -- for example, the classic presentation of a rare disease called polycythemia vera is itching after bathing. ...Read more
Polymorphic light: Eruption, which is condition that occurs in reaction to sunlight on the skin, a rash happens and it's itchy, it's not dangerous though, you need to protect your skin by wearing sun-screen, long sleeves and hat, avoid direct sun exposure, Hydrocortisone cream OTC can help with the itching, see a Dermatologist. ...Read more
Yes: There are 2 ways to relieve itching-external topical treatment and internal medications. Applying cold compresses or taking cool shower will give some immediate temporary relief. Anti-itch creams such as benadryl, (diphenhydramine) calamine, lanacaine and hdrocortisone will give more long lasting relief. Oral antihistamines will provide the most effective relief. If needed topical treatments can be use while taking oral agent. ...Read more
Have it looked at.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Medical Evaluation: Whatever part of the body you are describing, it appears to be infected. Seek medical care immediately and get treated ...Read more
Time to be seen: Time to go see your doctor - could be many things. ...Read more
Depends: Many things could be going on ranging from a healing tear to a hemorrhoid to poor hygiene. As with so many things if it is persistent and bothering you get in and see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more