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I have an itchy smelly buttock rash?

I have an itchy smelly buttock rash?

Need more informatio: without a picture and more information about the rash it will be difficult to help you. This could be bacterial, viral or fungal. Because the rash is smelly it is most likely going to be fungal or bacterial him. You should see all position to have it properly evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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 am experiencing buttock itch and buttock rash.

I am experiencing  buttock itch and buttock rash.

Best to see MD: It may be a fungal rash or reaction to something or infection. It's best for a doctor to check it out ...Read more

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What is the best thing to help buttock rash and itch?

What is the best thing to help  buttock rash and  itch?

Depends entirely...: ...On what is causing it. Could be an allergic reaction, or a viral, bacterial, or fungal infection, or a drug reaction, or other things. No way to know the best treatment until you know the cause. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Buttock rash?

What is the definition or description of: Buttock rash?

Buttock rash: Skin condition involving texture or color of skin in the gluteal area. ...Read more

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My Daughter has diarrhea, buttocks sores and buttock rash. She's taking amox-clav. I've tried Destin, cortisone & clotrimizole. What can I use?

My Daughter has diarrhea, buttocks sores and buttock rash. She's taking amox-clav. I've tried Destin, cortisone & clotrimizole. What can I use?

Amox-clav: Amoxicillin- clavulanate can cause diarrhea and diaper rash. Probiotics such as yoghurt with active cultures can help with the diarrhea. Avoid use of cortisone and other steroid creams on inflamed and broken skin. Use antifungal cream such as clortrimazole or terbinafine cream for sores and rash. Desitin can be used layered over the antifungal cream to serve as a barrier to diarrhea. ...Read more

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Buttock rash and thigh rash. Its itchy especially at night. Originally I thought it was scabies but it is only on the two areas. Also have eczema. ?

Buttock rash and thigh rash. Its itchy especially at night. Originally I thought it was scabies but it is only on the two areas. Also have eczema.

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Need to see rash: Without visualization, it is nearly impossible to diagnose a rash. Given the locations you are describing, scabies does not seem to be the most likely answer. Two discrete patches that itch on someone with eczema sounds like an eczema flare, but see your physician for a formal diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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I am experiencing rash on back and buttock rash. The following also describe me: Skin redness or irritation and Skin rash. What Could cause this? They look like big bites but they are on the top of my butt my side and right under one of my breast

I am experiencing  rash on back and buttock rash. The following also describe me: Skin redness or irritation and Skin rash. What Could cause this? They look like big bites but they are on the top of my butt my side and right under one of my breast

Folliculitis?: A common cause of raised bumpy red irritated rash is folliculitis - may be made worse by prolonged exposure to moist clothes. You may want to see a doctor (or do a virtual consult with good pictures of the rash) to get a diagnosis for what is causing your rash. ...Read more

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I am experiencing buttock rash, genital itching and genital pain. The following also describe me: Vaginal itching, Skin redness or irritation, and...

I am experiencing  buttock rash, genital itching and genital pain. The following also describe me: Vaginal itching, Skin redness or irritation, and...

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. What you described is suggestive of herpes. ...Read more

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How is the looks of genital herpes, can someone sent me a link or photos to see it? And compare my buttock rash?

How is the looks of genital herpes,  can someone sent me a link or photos to see it? And compare my buttock rash?

Genital herpes: Here is the link that shows pictures of genital herpes: https://www.Google.Com/search?Hl=en;site=imghp;tbm=isch;source=hp;biw=1120;bih=613;q=genital+herpes;oq=genital+herpes;gs_l=img.3...1437.7045.0.7595.20.13.3.4.0.1.217.1735.2j10j1.13.0....0...1ac.1.39.Img..7.13.1434.Cgyd05ly-wq. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my buttocks that comes and goes and burns very badly it looks like a diaper rash but isn't?

I have a rash on my buttocks that comes and goes and burns very badly it looks like a diaper rash but isn't?

Moisturize: It sounds like you are dry and chafing. Look at what clothing you are wearing and what you did on the days that you are getting the rash. Go with cotton clothes and change frequently. Moisturize often, the greasier is usually better. Are you using any fragrance products (body wash, etc)? If so get rid of them for a while and see what happens. ...Read more

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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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Gave birth two 1/2 weeks ago and now have rash in and on buttocks and in vaginal area. Itches and is sore. Looks similar to diaper rash..

Gave birth two 1/2 weeks ago and now have rash in and on buttocks and in vaginal area. Itches and is sore. Looks similar to diaper rash..

Rash: It is difficult to know the exact cause. It may be an infection or something you were exposed to at the hospital. Have your doctor look at the area to help with a diagnosis and treatment. All the best. ...Read more

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My son has a very sensitive bum. He has diaper rash with 2 spots the size of dimes that are completely raw and bleeding. What can I do?

My son has a very sensitive bum. He has diaper rash with 2 spots the size of dimes that are completely raw and bleeding. What can I do?

Diaper rash: It could be infectious ( bacterial or fungal) or non- infectious ( allergies contact dermatitis). Either way, diagnosis can only be made after seeing the rash. Consult with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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My baby has diaper rash over 4 days and it has started to bleed.How to treat and what can I use to clean his bum without wipes?I tried 40% zinc cream.

My baby has diaper rash over 4 days and it has started to bleed.How to treat and what can I use to clean his bum without wipes?I tried 40% zinc cream.

Dryness, chamomile: Most diaper rashes are due to skin macerations and brakedown due to excessive moist.Allow the skin to get dry before placing the diaper. Using cold compresses with chamomille four times a day for 20-30 min could help. Visit your pediatrician to get better advice and to get recommendation about the use of creams and/or lotions that could help to protect and heal the skin. ...Read more

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She's been running intermittent high fevers since July. Then her Dr, said it was a diaper rash,after she had a UTI,now she has 103 and no other sympt?

She's been running intermittent high fevers since July.  Then her Dr, said it was a diaper rash,after she had a UTI,now she has 103 and no other sympt?

With a fever of 103,: she should be examined by her doctor to determine the cause this time. If she has a history of a UTI and the doctor finds no other cause for the fever, she should be checked for a UTI again. Has she had blood-work done? If not, it may be time for some. Also, is she up-to-date on her vaccines? Although 1 year olds often have viruses, they should not have recurrent fevers without a cause. ...Read more

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Ive got cluster rashes on my lower buttock ...It does get itchy and it pains when i sit?

Ive got cluster rashes on my lower buttock ...It does get itchy and it pains when i sit?

Herpes Virus..: 19 y/o Female says I've got cluster rashes on my lower buttock...It does get itchy and it pains when i sit.. That describes Herpes Virus Infection Type 2 since it is in the Genital/ buttocks area. Type 1 if in the Face/ mouth area. Best to see MD to get early treatment and prevent/ control recurrence &/or transferring infection to others. ...Read more

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Round red/pink rashes around buttock area and tingling sensation down pelvic and thigh area. No other syntomptoms.

Round red/pink rashes around buttock area and tingling sensation down pelvic and thigh area. No other syntomptoms.

Rash and tingling: Sounds like a possible case of shingles. See your Doctor ASAP - Earlier detection and treatment will reduce the chances of long term pain issues in that area. ...Read more

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Hi, iam peter 25yrs of age. I have some rashes on my buttocks , I have tried to treat it on several occasion but it goes for sometime but comes again.

Hi, iam peter 25yrs of age. I have some rashes on my buttocks , I have tried to treat it on several occasion but it goes for sometime but comes again.

See your doctor: Without seeing the rash it's hard to decide what it is. It could be an allergy, heat rash, or even an infection. If it's not resolving on it's won, it's time to see someone. ...Read more

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Skin Rash (Definition)

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Rash (Definition)

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