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Itchy area at top of anus. Have been exercising a lot frequently. Two weeks ago about 2 inches at top of butt crack appeared bruised. Still there?

Itchy area at top of anus. Have been exercising a lot frequently. Two weeks ago about 2 inches at top of butt crack appeared bruised. Still there?

Pilonidal: Cyst can be a possibility. This is a congenital sinus or cyst thst can become symptyomatic if irritated, like excess exercise, ie crunches or situps. ...Read more

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I have quite a large lump in my butt crack. I was told it was an abscess but you can't see it only feel it. Very painful and now lt seems bruised?

I have quite a large lump in my butt crack. I was told it was an abscess but you can't see it only feel it. Very painful and now lt seems bruised?

See md: This could e pilonidal cyst which needs to be removed surgically. It may become infected and very painful. Remove it elctivelly rather than wait for emergency. ...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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Purple lump on inside of butt crack. ..sore...oozed a lil puss...lots of blood. What is it? Should I be concerned?

Purple lump on inside of butt crack. ..sore...oozed a lil puss...lots of blood. What is it? Should I be concerned?

Abscess: Is very likely from your description and needs to be rapidly excluded and if found treated with drainage to reduce the risk of serious infection. Please see a doctor in person urgently ...Read more

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I have an itchy rash on my butt crack. Its red and a little bumpy. It can get sore and tender. What could this be? How can I help sooth the pain?

I have an itchy rash on my butt crack. Its red and a little bumpy. It can get sore and tender. What could this be? How can I help sooth the pain?

Rash: Couple things come to mind based on location: warm, dark, moist area is perfect spot for fungus to take up residence. Other possibility is shingles (reactivation of the chickenpox virus). See your fp to examine rash to determine what it is & to provide appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How are you supposed to wash your butt crack?

Wash-Rinse-Repeat: With Schultz's New Improved Triple-Headed Hydroculating Butt Cleaner With a Free Bonus, as seen on T.V. But after you've spent 49.95 for it (free shipping) what you get is the Butt Cleaner but you also get as a bonus a washcloth and a bar of soap with full instructions, which aren't complicated. Soap-up the washcloth and gently wipe front to back with a little work there in the middle, then rinse ...Read more

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Why is there a rash in the upper butt crack?

Why is there a rash in the upper butt crack?

Poor hygiene: Possible poor hygiene. Get it checked out. ...Read more

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Is there any benefit to catching a boil earl in my butt crack?

Is there any benefit to catching a boil earl in my butt crack?

Boil (abscess): I think you are asking if there is a benefit to catching it early, meaning before it gets big? If you have something that feels sore like a pimple, use warm compresses or baths several times a day and antibiotic ointment. If it continues to grow and get more painful you will need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Is sore butt crack related to herpes?

Is sore butt crack related to herpes?

Intertrigo: Intertrigo (intertriginous dermatitis) is an inflammatory condition of skin folds, induced or aggravated by heat, moisture, maceration, friction, and lack of air circulation. Intertrigo frequently is worsened or colonized by infection, which most commonly is candidal but also may be bacterial, fungal, or viral. Treatment is with prescription vytone cream 1%. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a boil on top of the butt crack?

How do I get rid of a boil on top of the butt crack?

Boil: Might be a boil, or infected cyst, anyway, needs to be surgically drained + antibiotic. If it is a cyst it needs eventually be removed. ...Read more

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My butt crack is dry, stinks, sore and has mucus in it when I wipe.

My butt crack is dry, stinks, sore and has mucus in it when I wipe.

Suggestions...: Keep the area clean and dry as much as you can. For the dryness you can use vitamin D ointment twice a day. You might also have a fungal infection and an antifungal may be needed or an infection and antibiotics/creams may be needed. Better to get checked by your doctor to make sure nothing more serious is happening. ...Read more

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Raw cut between my butt crack that itches and gets sore. Are there any quick remedies?

Raw cut between my butt crack that itches and gets sore. Are there any quick remedies?

See your Doctor: See your family doctor and ask if; you can be mupirocin2% ointment/generic for bactroban 2% apply daily to affected area. ...Read more

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I have something that looks like a ring worm in my butt crack area it itches and is very uncomfortable What is this?

I have something that looks like a ring worm in my butt crack area it itches and is very uncomfortable What is this?

Ringworm.: Looks like ringworm, itches. Might be ringworm. Treated with consistent use of topical antifungal until resolved - generally 1- 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Bump in the middle of butt crack itches and painful when u touch it? Can I put anything on it so it won't get infected

Bump in the middle of butt crack itches and painful when u touch it? Can I put anything on it so it won't get infected

? pilonidal cyst: That location is where pilonidal cysts occur. If the bump is such a cyst, best to keep it clean and dry. Okay to get evaluated by local doc or surgeon. Surgery may be recommended. Take friend or family with you to appointment. ...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?

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?

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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At the tip of my butt crack/ end of my tailbone it stings almost like a stabbing. I haven't done anything to it. And im unsure what it could be?

At the tip of my butt crack/ end of my tailbone it stings almost like a stabbing. I haven't done anything to it. And im unsure what it could be?

Pilonidal cyst: A possibility is a pilonidal cyst, which is tissue that is present since birth and then can become inflammed or infected. This is thought to be a tract of hair tissue that did not properly develop. This needs to be treated surgically. See a doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Itching started in upper butt crack now has spread to the anus area two weeks later itching is horrible tissue has minor swelling and burning help?

Itching started in upper butt crack now has spread to the anus area two weeks later itching is horrible tissue has minor swelling and burning help?

Irritants/allergens?: Look back to determine what triggered the itch. You could be allergic to an oil, cream or garment. You may also have a pilonidal sinus (abscess around embedded hair) or hemorrhoids. Less likely but possible, you may have pinworm infestation. Check with a physician if the condition persists. ...Read more

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I am 16 years old and with frequent itches in the butt crack. I do not feel pain in the anal area, but I do bleed from scratching. Had for 7 months.?

I am 16 years old and with frequent itches in the butt crack. I do not feel pain in the anal area, but I do bleed from scratching. Had for 7 months.?

Be checked: It may be a result of a local irritation or eczema. There is also the possibility of an infection; particularly a yeast infection. Have it assessed and be treated. All the best. ...Read more

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He has a red line that starts at the top of his butt crack & follows down to above his anus He can barely sit & there’s a bump that puss comes out of?

He has a red line that starts at the top of his butt crack & follows down to above his anus He can barely sit & there’s a bump that puss comes out of?

Maybe pilonidal cyst: A pilonidal cyst is often the culprit of these symptoms. There is a cystic area under the skin that often becomes infected and drains spontaneously. They can be very painful. He should see his primary care doctor for referral to a surgeon for excision of the cyst, which should take care of the problem. ...Read more

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My four year old sons butt crack is really red. He says it doenst hurt or itch. What do I need to put on it? He is potty trained wears underwear 100% of the time

Perhaps: Perhaps consider using a zinc oxide ointment twice daily. It could be numerous things including psoriasis, eczema, skin allergy, fungus, or yeast. If not better after one week, I would call a dermatologist for diagnosis and possible prescription. Feel free to read more about these conditions at the link below. I hope that helps. ...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?

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