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Itchy Painful Coccyx
I have a bubbly blistery rash on my lower back a bit like cold sores, very painful and itchy. What could this be?
Herpes simplex I: Cold sores, are contagious and usually occur outside the mouth, appearing as small red blisters on the lips, chin, cheeks, or in the nostrils. Also, known as fever blisters, 95-percent of recurrent cold sore outbreaks are caused by type 1 herpes simplex virus, not the type 2 strain that can cause genital herpes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have this itchy red pus looking bump on my lower back above butt crack. It's not painful just very itchy, most part of the day it wasn't itchy.?
Abscess cyst: What you are describing is most likely a congenital condition known as a pilonidal cyst. It is not a dangerous condition, but should be fullly evaluated by a physician and then treated appropriately. It may require excision or just incision and drainage and obliteration of the cyst walls. You should be evaluated by a physician to determine the exact diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I worked in a vineyard on Wed. Got an itchy/painful rash that night. I sat on net w/rat in it. Rash is on left butt cheek/lower back to front groin.?
Itchy/numb patch, L buttock, close to coccyx, 3x4" patch noticed after csection (6/17/14) why? Worried about MS!
My side and lower back on my right side always feels itchy. Not itchy on my skin but more inside of my body I don't know how to explain it?
The feelings of an itch are complex and fascinating.
People often think of an itch sensation as something related to the skin, which it often is. However, can also get an itching sensation from a pinched nerve. If the sensation is in the distribution of a nerve, like from the lower back to the leg, an irritation or inflammation of the nerve root in the lower lumbar spine can cause this. ...Read more
I've just woke up this morning and realised I have been getting spots around my body area that feel itchy .... A lot on my lower back and on my body?
Allery, infection?: Need more information. See you family physician asap. ...Read more
Simple things first: Most people would use moisturizing creams if weather is dry or it's wintertime, or over the counter steroid creams and antihistamines. If continues, make an appointment with your doc/medical provider. ...Read more
Folliculitis? Heat?: Folliculitis is tiny pustules where the hair follicles are. Heat rash is related to sweating a lot, with or without "blocked" sweat glands or oil glands. Other times it's related to sport equipment friction, bacteria, moisture, etc... Being in a hot tub can lead to a "hot tub" rashes. Rashes are quite difficult to describe in words, so a doctor needs to look at the rash to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
Rash: Need to see a picture of it. Perform a virtual consult ...Read more
6wks ago I got local anesthesia on my lower back. And is still itchy where I got the shot, is not red, is it normal?
I have these itchy, bumpy scabs and reddish areas in multiple places on my lower back towards the hip area. What is it?
I have red itchy marks on one side of my lower back which increase each morning and look like insect bites. Could this be bed bugs?
I been having this small itchy buglike bumps on my inner thighs n on lower back, also @ but crak. Very itchy, tried all creams n no work? What is it
Eczema: May people have eczema, skin irritation or allergy that does not respond to over the counter medication. Your description of the rash sounds like this, and the location is probable for eczema. See your doctor for a stronger cream, and remember to keep treating it till gone, sometimes takes weeks. If one or two creams does not work, you will need to see a skin specialist for biopsy and treatment. ...Read more
Red itchy area showed up on lower back out of no where Wed. Thurs it grew larger & bumpy; Fri. Tons of tiny blisters formed. Super itchy & sensitive?
Shingles: The best way to diagnosis a rash is to actually see the rash and/or feel it, so it is difficult to provide information based on this question. The rash of shingles usually starts as a red itchy (often painful) area, and then develops blisters. Shingles rash usually occurs on only one side of the body, and stops abruptly at the spine when it is on the back. ...Read more
Mystomach has gotten spotty, given loporox but hasn't worked-it has spread now to my lower back, spots aren't itchy but can look like dry skin. Spotty?
Tine Versicolor: Possibly could be tinea versicolor. Often times this disorder can be treated with over the counter selenium sulfide shampoos, but in some cases may require oral medication such as ketoconazole to treat completely. Some rashes may look similar to tinea versicolor and if persistent may need to be evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more