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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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Large knot under skin near buttock. It hurts to sit down, and i applied heating to it, thinking it was a bad pimple. What could this be?

Large knot under skin near buttock. It hurts to sit down, and i applied heating to it, thinking it was a bad pimple.  What could this be?

Abcess: Pus filled bumps on the skin are the symptom of a skin infection. An abcess can form under the skin without a 'head'. When they red, warm to touch and painful it is called cellulitis. Treatment of this includes oral antibiotics and occasionally drainage. See your doctor ASAP because resistant infections are becoming more common and require special treatment. ...Read more

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I get a lot of large-sized pimples with white heads on my buttock region.They're painful and last for days.How can I treat and avoid it later?

I get a lot of large-sized pimples with white heads on my buttock region.They're painful and last for days.How can I treat and avoid it later?

Butt Acne: The common cause for acne on the butt is similar to one of the culprits that trigger the development of acne on the face: sweat. Sweat traps dirt and oil in the skin thus, clogging the skin pores. When skin pores become clogged, the bacteria that cause acne multiply and form pimples. Treatment is with oral antibiotics like solodyn or Doryx and a topical like epiduo. ...Read more

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I have four open sores and three little pimple like bumps on the bottom of the buttocks near my vagina(but not actually in it) what could it be?

I have four open sores and three little pimple like bumps on the bottom of the buttocks near my vagina(but not actually in it) what could it be?

Genital Herpes: Genital herpes is more common in women than men & is caused by the hsv (herpes simplex virus). There are 2 types. Genital herpes is mostly caused by hsv type 2, but hsv type 1 can be spread via oral to genital contact. These infections can cause pain without a rash, or blisters that burst & form ulcers or what you are describing as open sores. It can be transmitted even without a rash! ...Read more

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Hello I have a cluster of small bump looking pimples on my left buttocks. Any idea as to what it could be?

Hello I have a cluster of small bump looking pimples on my left buttocks. Any idea as to what it could be?

Rash on buttock: Need more information. Are the bumps red with fluid? Do they itch, sting or hurt? Are there any other symptoms? ...Read more

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I've had recurring boils and pimples on my buttocks for quite some time, any ideas?

I've had recurring boils and pimples on my buttocks for quite some time, any ideas?

Boils: Try to make sure there is no trigger, like cleaning solutions on toilet seats. Than, try to do two teaspoons of bleach in the bathtub. Apply antibiotic ointment and scrub the area with soap and water. ...Read more

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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more


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