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Every now and then the skin at top of my butt crack will split about an inch long. It will itch and burn when wet. Any idea why? Had cyst ther yrs ago

Every now and then the skin at top of my butt crack will split about an inch long. It will itch and burn when wet. Any idea why? Had cyst ther yrs ago

Skin breakdown: Anywhere there is a skin fold, the skin could split due to staying wet for long periods of time. Fungus infections like hot dark moist areas and could cause this. There could be an infection as well from a bacteria. Should get tested for other medical problems that could predispose you to this type of condition. ...Read more

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I have seborrheic dermatitis on my scalp & ears. I've also been having issues with dry, flaky, peeling, itchy, irritated, sometimes red and burning skin in butt crack.

I have seborrheic dermatitis on my scalp & ears. I've also been having issues with dry, flaky, peeling, itchy, irritated, sometimes red and burning skin in butt crack.

Seb derm areas: Seborrheic dermatitis can affect the scalp, face, chest, back, underarms, groin and lower abdomen, and the fold between the buttocks. Psoriasis can do the same thing. In mild cases of both treatments are similar. Care must be taken not to use steroid creams in body folds for prolonged periods of time as they can thin the skin and cause other damage. ...Read more

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What can cause bumps under the skin between the butt crack that just rise and go away but leaves raised bump like scaring?

Need more info: Please make an appointment with your family physician. The "bumps" could be benign or serious and only a visual exam by your family physician can help decide the next step.. ...Read more

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At the tip of my butt crack it has tough skin and a small oval lump like the shape of half almond. Its painful on right side what is it?

Poss pilonidal cyst: Hard to say exactly what this is but one possibility is a pilonidal cyst. These can become infected so best to see your doctor to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Lump in buttocks under skin near top of butt crack. No pain, moves, can't see only feel. Should I worry?

Lump in buttocks under skin near top of butt crack. No pain, moves, can't see only feel. Should I worry?

Probably lipoma: Usually this is a lipoma (benign fatty deposit). Ask your internist to look at it. Do not just ignore, but probably nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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I have red bumps rite above my butt crack area they were itching but not so much now could this be from dry skin?

I have red bumps rite above my butt crack area they were itching but not so much now could this be from dry skin?

Dry skin: Regardless of location can definitely cause red bumps and itching. Could also be contact dermatitis. Lotion up, use moisturizing creams / ointments, mild topical steroids otc to moisten the area and relieve itching, and avoid tight fitting outfit ...Read more

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Hi. I have had a bruise on my butt crack for several days now and it gets worse everyday. Now has a white head on a lump. I cannot sit down anymore.

Hi. I have had a bruise on my butt crack for several days now and it gets worse everyday. Now has a white head on a lump. I cannot sit down anymore.

Possible abcess: Sounds like you may have developed an abcess (a collection of pus/infection) in that area. If this is the case, you need tobee seen by a medical professional who can see if the pus needs to be drained out and possibly antibiotics. This should not get put off as these things can get very bad and the infection can spread, including into your body. ...Read more

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Can intestinal yeast or bacterial overgrowth cause pink rash both sides of butt crack? Can it come through the feces and affect the skin there?

Can intestinal yeast or bacterial overgrowth cause pink rash both sides of butt crack? Can it come through the feces and affect the skin there?

Get evaluated: GI doctor, colorectal surgeon, dermatologist can help you. They will first perform a visual inspection & digital exam after taking your history as to circumstances, duration, quality, timing of symptoms & your risk factors. They may then determine topical treatment or ask to perform further evaluation of the rectal lining. Problem may be dermatologic, infectious, inflammatory, functional, etc. ...Read more

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Husband slipped and fell on wet stairs now he has a lump at the top of his butt crack that's very painful and swollen. Any ideas?

ER/X-rays: 22 year old gentleman status post fall on wet stairs now with swelling and pain in the lumbosacral area. I would recommend your husband visit the ER for a full physical exam and x-rays. If it is very painful there is a possibility that he may have a fracture of his vertebrae and a neurological exam is indicated. ...Read more

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Shaved butt crack & 2 days later itchy and stings. No redness. Possible just irritation or slight nick? I use lots of wet wipes too. Will I be ok?

Shaved butt crack & 2 days later itchy and stings. No redness. Possible just irritation or slight nick? I use lots of wet wipes too. Will I be ok?

Dermatitis...: It could be a dermatitis which is an irritation of the skin after it comes in contact with anything that causes an reaction on it. You may use hydrocortisone over the counter but if it is painful or gets worse you should see your doctor for exam and treatment as needed. ...Read more

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I wake up with a wet butt crack. Idk if it's anal discharge or if I'm sweating... how can I tell?? I wear heavy sweats to bed. Plz help

I wake up with a wet butt crack. Idk if it's anal discharge or if I'm sweating... how can I tell?? I wear heavy sweats to bed. Plz help

Look and smell: It is likely to be sweat. You can know better by taking a look at the soiled clothing and may be by smelling it. Unless you are taking medication to limit fat absorption, anal leakage is unlikely at your age.
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Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my butt crack that's very inflamed with blisters or bumps that started two days ago after a very hot/humid night wearing jeans. Help?

I have a rash on my butt crack that's very inflamed with blisters or bumps that started two days ago after a very hot/humid night wearing jeans. Help?

Rash: Such a rash can be seen in herpes or, if it's only on one side, shingles. Since these require treatment, I recommend that you get examined by a physician as soon as possible even if the rash turns out to be simply a heat rash or allergic reaction, but blistering is suggestive of a viral infection. ...Read more

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Cracked skin between pinky toe and very moist and clammy. What could this be?

Cracked skin between pinky toe and very moist and clammy. What could this be?

? fungus: Fungal skin infections are common in this area, and can be easily treated. Get the site looked at and get properly diagnosed and treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a dry cracked skin on right hand ring finger which sometime even bleed. For temporary relief I apply moisturizers and oils to keep finger moist?

I have a dry cracked skin on right hand ring finger which sometime even bleed. For temporary relief I apply moisturizers and oils to keep finger moist?

Contact dermatitis: Probably coming from your ring. Your skin is probably sensitive to it. Now, moistuizers may help but Hydrocortisone cream will also heal the skin. If you have sensitive skin on that finger to that particular alloy, perhaps you could take it to a jewler and see if he can help. ...Read more

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Anybody knows what causes it cracked and itchy foot skin that is not wet nor smelly?

Anybody knows what causes it cracked and itchy foot skin that is not wet nor smelly?

Can be fungal: Or it can be eczema or another cause...See a professional to help figure out which. ...Read more

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I have a scab on my lip so I keep chapstick on it, but the scab gets wet and peels back to show no healed dry skin. If I keep it dry it cracks&bleeds?

Lubricate: Rub in vaseline or Aquaphor at least 10 times a day. You can also use chapstick. Avoid biting, licking, picking. Be especially aware to STOP LICKING. ...Read more

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An having a painfull crack in my butt crack how to relieve it?

Painful crack: What caused the crack? Without knowing what's going on, it's difficult to suggest relief measures. ...Read more

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What can cause a bump in your butt crack?

What can cause a bump in your butt crack?

May be a pilonidal: Cyst or other type of cyst. Please have this medically evaluated. ...Read more

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I have little white bumps on my butt crack?

Cysts: Sounds like cysts in the skin but virus infection and hair follicle infection is also possible. Have a gyn checkup and show the area to the doctor. ...Read more

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How to prevent butt crack sores when cycling?

How to prevent butt crack sores when cycling?

Sores: Padded cycling shorts, change seat, padded seat cover. ...Read more

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Butt crack raw and bleeding how can I fix this??

Butt crack raw and bleeding how can I fix this??

Chech: See you doc to better decide cause and best treatment ...Read more

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Hole in butt crack on three year old, what to do?

Hole in butt crack on three year old, what to do?

Usually nothing: If it's a dimple at the top of the crease, and you can see the bottom of it, nothing. If it's surrounded by hair or a birthmark, bleeding/discharge or it seems really deep, he should be evaluated.

ww. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/sacral-dimple/basics/definition/con-20025266 ...Read more