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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 Rash (Definition)

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