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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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Itchy bumps on thighs an buttocks arms. No new products used. No one else in house affected. What could it be. Not going away.

Itchy bumps on thighs an buttocks arms. No new products used. No one else in house affected. What could it be. Not going away.

Multiple causes: Itchy bumps in that distribution has multiple potential causes including bug bites, scabies, drug reactions, keratosis pilaris and numerous other possibilities. Each is treated differently. Seeing a physician for diagnosis and potential scraping or biopsy is recommended. ...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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What might this be? An itchy rash like cluster of bumps on my lower back just above my buttocks. It looks a lot like a bunch of mosquito bites.

What might this be? An itchy rash like cluster of bumps on my lower back just above my buttocks. It looks a lot like a bunch of mosquito bites.

How long?: If it lasts over 6 weeks, see an allergist. If it is short term, try some otc antihistamine up to 4 x the regular frequency but watch out for drowsiness. Otherwise topical Hydrocortisone cream should be tried. If it still did not work, see an allergist. ...Read more

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I first had what looked like a spider bite on my right flank area. Then a cluster of 4 large itchy bumps appeared on my buttocks and one on my face.?

I first had what looked like a spider bite on my right flank area. Then a cluster of 4 large itchy bumps appeared on my buttocks and one on my face.?

Unfortunately: Without being able to see the areas in question it will be impossible to accurately diagnose the problem. If they persist you should see a health care professional for direct examination. ...Read more

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Hello. For about 3 months I have had an itchy rash mainly on the inner thighs. However some spots have appeared on my stomach and buttocks?

Hello. For about 3 months I have had an itchy rash mainly on the inner thighs. However some spots have appeared on my stomach and buttocks?

Hard to tell: Sometimes dry skin may cause this. Try applying a moisturizer on the area <3 mins after bathing on a daily basis. If not helpful, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have little ant bite looking, very itchy bumps in between my toes and fingers and in between my buttocks. What could it be?

Scabies: Scabies may cause the lesions you describe -- especially between toes & fingers and buttocks. If it's scabies, you'll need a prescription medicine to treat it. Please let your doctor examine you and make recommendations. Others in your household may need to be treated also. ...Read more

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I have had a very itchy rash that has traveled around my body for more than 3 weeks. Started inner thighs and inner arms. Moved behind knees, buttocks?

I have had a very itchy rash that has traveled around my body for more than 3 weeks. Started inner thighs and inner arms. Moved behind knees, buttocks?

Allergy consult: The issue is complex and you should consult an allergist. Do realize that even though we can usually control the rash, not uncommonly no cause can be found despite exhaustive studies. In the meanwhile, try taking antihistamine 3 to 4 times a day to see if this may help. The dose needed for itchy skin is much higher than what is needed to control hay fever but even then it may not work. ...Read more

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I have a non itchy rash on my inner thigh and buttocks with stomach cramps?

I have a non itchy rash on my inner thigh and buttocks with stomach cramps?

Could be fungus: A fungus infection can affect the upper inner thighs and the buttocks. If your feet are scaly, this would support a fungal infection. I can't relate this to stomach cramps, however. ...Read more

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What can cause small red itchy bumps on inner thigh?

What can cause small red itchy bumps on inner thigh?

Many possibilities: Hives localized to the inner thighs may be due to multiple causes. The area is warm and one thigh can rub against the other. It can be due to cloth or chemicals in pants, just to give a few examples. Wear non-tight pants; when itchy, apply Sarna with pramoxime. Otherwise, keep dry with cornstarch or talc. Take an antihistamine such as fexofenadine or cetirizine. No help - see your physician. ...Read more

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Itchy bumps on my inner thigh, what could they be?

Itchy bumps on my inner thigh, what could they be?

Many things: This time of year if the itchy bumps are just on your inner thigh it could be heat rash. Make sure to shower well with soap after being outside. If the rash persists see a doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if itchy bumps on inner thighs and butt cheeks!?

What to do if itchy bumps on inner thighs and butt cheeks!?

Bumps: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I have a cluster of painless, not to itchy bumps on buttock area what could it be.?

Many causes: Need a better description. Check with doctor to make sure that they are not venereal warts or impetigo. ...Read more

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I have small very itchy bumps on my inner thighs can you help me get rid of them?

I have small very itchy bumps on my inner thighs can you help me get rid of them?

It depends on rash: Small, very itchy bumps on the inner thighs can be various things. They can include eczema, allergic contact dermatitis, irritant dermatitis, urticaria, candida/yeast infection, psoriasis, fungal infection, scabies, lichen planus, psoriasis, amongst other inflammatory skin disorders. I'd be happy to evaluate your rash and provide the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have had red itchy bumps on my thigh for a while now and it itches like crazy! Its spreads too what is it?

ITCHY RED BUMPS: WHAT IS A WHILE?
BE SPECIFIC.
ISIT ONLY ON ONE THIGH?
IT COULD BE ANYTHING FROM INSECT BITES TO SHINGLES TO EXPOSURE TO POISON IVY OR OTHER SKIN AILMENTS.
SEE A DERMATOLOGIST.
GOOD LUCK. ...Read more

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I am a female, never had sex but lately been getting extremely itchy bumps on inner thighs that come and go, what could they be?

I am a female, never had sex but lately been getting extremely itchy bumps on inner thighs that come and go, what could they be?

Bumps: It could be something simple as folliculitis which is infected hair follicles. You can try benzoyl peroxide topical wash or topical gel on it. Try not to shave until it is resolved. ...Read more

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First noticed a localized non-itchy rash or bumps in between thighs that spread. Every other day, more appeared in different parts except my face.?

First noticed a localized non-itchy rash or bumps in between thighs that spread. Every other day, more appeared in different parts except my face.?

See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Hi there, my face, thighs, chest feel very itchy. When I scratch pink itchy bumps appear. They seem to be spreading all over my body also. What can it be?

Dermatographism: This is a heightened sensitivity of your skin and an allergic type reaction to something internal or external. Stimuli could be foods, medications, temperature, etc. Often the inciting cause is unknown. If you cannot get relief with antihistamines like benadryl (causes drowsiness) or claritin (nondrowsy), consult an allergist who may prescribe atarax (hydroxyzine) as well as attempt to determine the cause ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have itchy bumps on the upper inner thighs?

Dermatitis: You probably have some type of dermatitis. You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more

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I've got bad itchy bumps on my thighs and spread onto my butt and back?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You may need a biopsy to find out what is causing this. ...Read more

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What may this tiny itchy bumps on my inner thighs might be? Had them since summer.

What may this tiny itchy bumps on my inner thighs might be? Had them since summer.

Folliculitis?: Could be inflammed hair follicles. However it is impossible to give exact answer from brief DES ription. A trial of acne cream in one area may help. If persists see md. 5 months is long enough to wait for it to go away. ...Read more

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Red itchy bumps between your thighs after having sex, what are they?

Red itchy bumps between your thighs after having sex, what are they?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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I have red itchy bumps on my inner thigh, and now I have one on the skin of my testicals.?

I have red itchy bumps on my inner thigh, and now I have one on the skin of my testicals.?

Folliculiitis maybe: The list of possibilities for "itchy red bumps" is rather long. Folliculitis is inflammation in the root of the hairs, can be caused by friction, bacteria, or fungal (especially yeast). Hives will sometimes present this way. You really need a dermatologist to determine the cause, and prescribe appropriate therapy. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation on my outer left lower thigh and a few small itchy bumps on the inner left thigh, what could this be?

I have a burning sensation on my outer left lower thigh and a few small itchy bumps on the inner left thigh, what could this be?

Shingles: I wonder if you are experiencing the early stage of shingles. Probably best to see your doctor because treatment is more effective if started early. ...Read more

Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
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Itchy Rash (Definition)

Most itchy rashes are called eczema or dermatitis. Both are due to ...Read more