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I have a place @ the top of my butt crack that itches very bad it stays about 2 weeks and then goes away and then comes back in same spot about a month or 2 later. Do u know what this can be?

I have a place @ the top of my butt crack that itches very bad it stays about 2 weeks and then goes away and then comes back in same spot about a month or 2 later. Do u know what this can be?

Unsure: There are several things that this could be - as simple as a yeast infection, as persistent as a herpes infection, or as serious as a pilonidal cyst. You should see your doctor the next time the symptoms arise. ...Read more

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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 always get a rash in the summer and it appears to be from the sun. Fluid filled red spots. Gets much worse if I burn and itches so bad. Sun allergy

I always get a rash in the summer and it appears to be from the sun. Fluid filled red spots. Gets much worse if I burn and itches so bad. Sun allergy

Photosensitivity: If this occurs at the exposed skin areas, then it is from photosensitivity. Are you taking any photosensitizing medications which triggers a rash only upon strong sun exposure. Lime juice can induce a photosensitive reaction at the site of contact but it is? That drinking it would do the same. Sunscreen with titanium, long-sleeve. See derm if problem persist. ...Read more

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I took diflucan (fluconazole) pill 200mg on monday and now I have red itchy heated painful spot in the palm of my right hand and it itches and burn so bad?

I took diflucan (fluconazole) pill 200mg on monday and now I have red itchy heated painful spot in the palm of my right hand and it itches and burn so bad?

Fluconazole: It is unlikely that the palmar lesion is in any way related to the fluconazole, but the bes thing to do is to have this seen by a dermatologist or your psp and diagnosed after an exam. Good luck. ...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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At the top of my bum crack I get/have an EXTREMELY itchy, circular, raised, rash with white spots. Have had it at least 6 times in 2 years, in the EXACT SAME SPOT!?

At the top of my bum crack I get/have an EXTREMELY itchy, circular, raised, rash with white spots. Have had it at least 6 times in 2 years, in the EXACT SAME SPOT!?

Pilonidal cyst: This could be pilonidal cyst have a surgeon or wound care specialist take a look. They can either remove this or locally treat for infection and or inflammation. Have this checked. ...Read more

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I have tiny puss filled bumps on my penis. It's been 2 days and it itches. What is it and what can I do to make it go away?

Herpes, folliculitis: Not enough information. Genital herpes is a consideration, but unlikely unless it started as red bumps then clear fluid blisters that then turned to pus. Maybe folliculitis. Dermatitis or allergic reaction of some sort. Yeast/fungal infection. Not knowing the cause, no way to recommend treatment. See a doctor or clinic. Do it ASAP: f herpes, diagnosis must be soon and treatment started promptly. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has some dark and light spots he says that it itches and is spreading someone told me it was overgrowth of yeast backan chest?

My boyfriend has some dark and light spots he says that it itches and is spreading someone told me it was overgrowth of yeast backan chest?

Tinea Versicolor: Tinea versicolor is a rash that occurs after the normal skin yeasts, pityrosporum orbiculare or pityrosporum ovale, transform to a pathogenic form and turn off melanin-producing cells in the skin. Because the yeast inhabits the top layer of the skin, topical antifungal medications are very effective. If the rash is extensive, oral antifungal medications may be needed. ...Read more

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What causes a skin breakout black spots and itches?

What causes a skin breakout black spots and itches?

Allergy: It could be an allergic reaction in spite of the black coloration the itching could be the best sign
Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and see a doctor ...Read more

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I pricked myself on a knockout rose bush last friday. The swelling has gone down some, but it still hurts/itches in two spots. Is it infected?

I pricked myself on a knockout rose bush last friday. The swelling has gone down some, but it still hurts/itches in two spots. Is it infected?

Possibly: Without the ability to examine you and to take a more extensive history it is impossible to tell over the internet, but a particular fungus called sporothrix schenckii is responsible for "rose garden fever". Should you develop a raised area at the site of the thorn prick, or any other conditions suggesting inflammation, see a doctor asap. Hope this will not be necessary. ...Read more

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Bit on my neck 2 days ago. It still itches like crazy and other spots are popping up all around it. The initial bite is quarter size with a dot?

Bit on my neck 2 days ago. It still itches like crazy and other spots are popping up all around it. The initial bite is quarter size with a dot?

Info needed: 1. Exactly what bit you, if you can identify?
2. What does the initial bite area look like?
3. What parts of the body are these "crazy" spots coming up in?
4. Where did you get the initial bite? Aka what setting (house, woods, in the water, etc.)

We will be happy to answer your questions once more pertinent information is given. Have a great day! ...Read more

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I've had a rash for a couple months but it is only on my forearms. It itches once in a while and when I scratch, it swells and spreads to other spots.

I've had a rash for a couple months but it is only on my forearms. It itches once in a while and when I scratch, it swells and spreads to other spots.

Dermatitis: This may be neurodermatitis or a form of exzema, but a dermatologist is best qualified to diagnose and treat your rash. In the meantime you could try applying a corticosteroid cream which won't be as strong as a prescription type, however. ...Read more

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I have few white color spots on my genital area, and it itches, what would that be?

I have few white color spots on my genital area, and it itches, what would that be?

Could be: Lichen sclerosis. In the absence of more details it could also be an std. Rashes are hard to diagnose without a visual, so I would recommend you see your doctor. ...Read more

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14 yr old bro has a thew spots on back and he always finds them itchy he even saids his chest itches abit

14 yr old bro has a thew spots on back and he always finds them itchy he even saids his chest itches abit

Need photo or exam: Skin lesions that itch suggest atopic dermatitis, contact allergic rash, fungal infection such as tinea versicolor or pityriasis, so I suggest an exam by you doctor or dermatologist if these persist. ...Read more

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Is 2 dried brown spots on glans of your penis dangerous it doesn't grow but it is there only fixed doesn't itches me?

Is 2 dried brown spots on glans of your penis dangerous it doesn't grow but it is there only fixed doesn't itches me?

It's best: To just have them looked at in person. While chances are they don't represent anything bad, as long as they're not open sores, painful, or itchy. However, without being able to see them, it's impossible to tell. ...Read more

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I feel my face dry all the time. Sometimes itches and red spots appear, even without being washed or in contact with face creams. What can I do?

I feel my face dry all the time. Sometimes itches and red spots appear, even without being washed or in contact with face creams. What can I do?

Rosacea?: If the rash does not cross the bridge of the nose and you tend to flush a lot, the rosacea is the likely cause. Often a Rx antibiotic cream may help but oral antibiotic may also be needed. Talk to your doctor or consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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A few days ago, small red, raised spots appeared on my abdomen. They have now spread to my shoulders & back. Itches at times, hardly though. Serious?

A few days ago, small red, raised spots appeared on my abdomen. They have now spread to my shoulders & back. Itches at times, hardly though. Serious?

Possible rash: Rashes are best treated by first determining the cause. I would recommend that you see your doctor since it is difficult to diagnose online. ...Read more

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About two and half months ago I started experiencing first pricky skin in different spots then my skin feels like its on fire them itches like crazy then I get big welts like hives them it just disappears and its fine just happens out of no where at anyti

About two and half months ago I started experiencing first pricky skin in different spots then my skin feels like its on fire them itches like crazy then I get big welts like hives them it just disappears and its fine just happens out of no where at anyti

Likle hives: Hives are usually itchy red spots that comes and goes quickly. They can be caused by allergy, viral infections, and autoimmunity (reacting to yourself). Antibiotics can cause a reaction as long as two weeks after stopping it and persist up to 6 months (recurrently). Foods reactions occur usually quickly after eating the food and clears in 24 hours. Autoimmune can occur sporadically for no reason. ...Read more

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I have dark spots under my arm and it itches sometimes.

I have dark spots under my arm and it itches sometimes.

Could be anything: This could be a simple fungal infection, dermatitis or something serious such as a melanoma. See your doctor for a proper skin examination / dermoscopy to get a definite diagnosis. It is difficult to tell what it is without having a good look at the spots ...Read more

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Head itches has scaly looking spots that seem to spread and after I scratch them they then become sores but they still seem to spread?

Head itches has scaly looking spots that seem to spread and after I scratch them they then become sores but they still seem to spread?

Scalp rash: Sounds like sebirrheic dermatitis. Could be scalp psoriasis. Try seldom shampoo in the short term. May need additional medicated shampoos. Hope this helps ...Read more

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Bumps with puss not scabies told it's exscama but I don't think it is it hurts and itches n it's sometimes yellow puss and white?

Bumps with puss not scabies told it's exscama but I don't think it is it hurts and itches n it's sometimes yellow puss and white?

Some possibilities: Small pustules like you are describing might represent an infection of the hair follicles in the involved areas. If they are small in size and superficial (shallow) then you might try keeping the area clean and applying triple antibiotic ointment (Neosporin, etc.) twice per day until better. If it persists or worsens or if yo see spreading redness then you should see a doctor ASAP. Good luck! ...Read more

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What kind of rash do I have. It on the tip of my finger. It itches. The top layer of skin is dead and flacky. I have little spots under the sking?

What kind of rash do I have. It on the tip of my finger. It itches. The top layer of skin is dead and flacky. I have little spots under the sking?

Rash: Herpetic Whitlow is a painful cluster of the small vesicles on the tip of the finger. Another possible cause of the similar rash is an impetigo, or bacterial infection.
In the case of dyshidrosis, there could be small vesicles under the skin of palms and fingers. It cause itching and the skin may became scaly. Dyshidrosis could be treated with the steroid creams. ...Read more

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I have white papules type spots on lower base of my penis for many years now, though it doesn't create ne problem, is it bad, sometimes it itches a lo?

Does it bleed?: You may want to see your dermatologist for evaluation of the spots. He could give med for the spots or do biopsy to give you the exact cause of the spots. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

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