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Couple of days ago a strange out of no where bump/spot has appeared on the crease of my right buttock cheek/upper thigh. Extremely painful and raised.

Couple of days ago a strange out of no where bump/spot has appeared on the crease of my right buttock cheek/upper thigh. Extremely painful and raised.

Skin infection: The bump you describe is likely an abscess, a bacterial infection caused once the skin barrier was compromised. It should be evaluated by a physician to determine the appropriate course of treatment. A healthtap prime or concierge consult may also suffice. ...Read more

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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Have a bump on the bottom left side of butt cheek. Hurts and is very uncomfortable. Been their for about 4 days.

Have a bump on the bottom left side of butt cheek. Hurts and is very uncomfortable. Been their for about 4 days.

Could be: A few things. Might be an abscess, boil, pimple, skin infection. If it's getting worse, see a doctor. If it's not too bad, do some epsom salt soaks, try putting some polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) on it, wait a bit and see if it gets better on its own. ...Read more

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I have a large swollen painful bump on my butt cheek it's in the crease of the bottom of my rear and leg I can't sit have any idea what it might be?

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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I noticed a large hard bump on my left butt cheek with approximately three smaller bumbs. It is stll there and more sham bumps, any ideas?

I noticed a large hard bump on my left butt cheek with approximately three smaller bumbs. It is stll there and more sham bumps, any ideas?

Bumps: It sounds like you have an abscess on your butt with satellite sore, s in its vicinity. Hot compresses will bring your abscess to a head, at which time your doctor can nance the infection, drain it, culture its contents, and the start you on treatment ...Read more

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Have three small bumps. Flesh colored around the anal area. One lower butt cheek. Rarely itch, they don't bother me but what could they be?

Have three small bumps. Flesh colored around the anal area. One lower butt cheek. Rarely itch, they don't bother me but what could they be?

Fleshy Flags: These are likely skin tags versus warts. It is possible to contract a viral infection that causes warts, known as human papilloma virus (hpv), particularly if you engage in anogenital activities. Anal skin tags are also very common and typically completely harmless unless they are large. If irritated they can be removed. Anal warts should be monitored in the office especially if bleeding. ...Read more

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Bump on butt cheek started off as white and flaky skin then open and now there is another one underneath that is hollow but painful and oozes.?

Abscess?: Sounds like you have an infection of some sort-possibly an abscess on your buttocks. If it does not resolve on its own, you need to see the Doctor for an evaluation, and possible Antibiotics with I&D. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What are other bumps on the butt cheek of anas called that feel like hemriods?

Perianal lumps: One concern in condylomata. Best that you google this. You should see a gynacologist for cnfirmation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a sore bump on my inner butt cheek, what could this be?

I have a sore bump on my inner butt cheek, what could this be?

Possibly pilonidal: Or type of cyst.
There can be many causes. The only way to get an accurate diagnosis will be a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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I woke up with a very hard painful bump under my butt cheek. It won't pop but it's very painful to sit or move?

Cyst : You may have a boil or a cyst, which can start as an infection of the hair follicle. You may need oral antibiotics. In the meantime cleanse with an antibacterial wash to keep area clean. ...Read more

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I have a whitish and reddish bump on my lower left butt cheek and it hurts. I think it from sitting on a public toilet seat what should I do?

I have a whitish and reddish bump on my lower left butt cheek and it hurts. I think it from sitting on a public toilet seat what should I do?

Abscess: Sounds like it could be an abscess which is in someways similar to an overgrown pimple. Seek treatment if it is large, deep or becomes severe. Meanwhile, apply warm soaks and avoid the temptation to squeeze it. ...Read more

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I have a whitish and reddish bump on my lower left butt cheek, its hard and it hurts I think its from sitting on a public toilet seat. What should I do?

I have a whitish and reddish bump on my lower left butt cheek, its hard and it hurts I think its from sitting on a public toilet seat. What should I do?

Pimple or boil: This sounds like a standard pimple or boil, a minor skin infection. It is unlikely caused by something caught on a toilet seat. As for any pimple or boil, just leave it alone; it should come to a head and drain on its own in a few days. If it gets a lot larger, if there is spreading redness around it, or if you develop a fever, see a doctor immediatley. If in doubt, contact your own doctor. ...Read more

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I have a spreading red itchiness and little bumps around butt cheek area, what can this be?

Have it evaluated: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have 4 little read bumps on my right butt cheek at the crease of my leg and two of them have a black tip, what could this be?

Sounds like comedone: Many things can cause such bumps but if they have a black tip, it sounds like something called a closed comedone, which is common with acne. But it can be at any clogged pore or hair follicle. Increasing pain, redness or drainage could mean they have become infected. Otherwise, good skin care and using soap and water, and keeping the area dry should help. ...Read more

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I have this very painful bump on my butt cheek, it seems to reoccur every other month. Hurts to sit down and is inflamed, any treatments?

I have this very painful bump on my butt cheek, it seems to reoccur every other month. Hurts to sit down and is inflamed, any treatments?

Herpes?: If it reoccurs in exactly the same location and completely disappears in between outbreaks it may be Herpes 1 or Herpes 2. The other possibility is recurrent boils due to Staph infection. An online consultation at Health Tap with images of the painful bump is suggested. Sharp photos including closeups are needed. Otherwise, see your physician the next time you get an outbreak. ...Read more

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I got bit on my butt cheek and there's a red bump and then a circle around it but that's it I don't see any puncture holes but it's concerning me? Any

I got bit on my butt cheek and there's a red bump and then a circle around it but that's it I don't see any puncture holes but it's concerning me? Any

Bite.: How long ago were you bitten? That description makes me think of the possibility of Lyme disease. Was it a tick that bit you? If so, do you still have it, because if you do it can be sent for tick analysis to determine the species. If not, you should obtain serologic markers for Lyme disease in the near future. ...Read more

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Swollen bump on inside of butt cheek with puss and blood coming out, what is this?

Swollen bump on inside of butt cheek with puss and blood coming out, what is this?

Abscess: You have a boil on your buttocks. You will probably need to be seen by a physician to determine if it's deep and needs to be drained further, and will also likely need an antibiotic. Other things to consider are why are you having this? Are you immunocompromised in any way? Is this the first or recurring. Any fevers, chills? ...Read more

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I have a raised line on my butt cheek close to my crack that itches and won't go away. What could it be?

I have a raised line on my butt cheek close to my crack that itches and won't go away. What could it be?

Anorectal disorders: A painful, itchy lesion near the anus could be an anal fissure with scarring, a skin fungal infection, or the beginning of a perirectal/perianal abscess, among other problems. A persistent lesion should be evaluated by a careful physical examination by a physician, including a rectal exam, along with a detailed history of the symptoms. ...Read more

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I have 4 tiny bumps on my left butt cheek and one semi big one on both cheeks. The never itched or have been sore. What is it?

I have 4 tiny bumps on my left butt cheek and one semi big one on both cheeks. The never itched or have been sore. What is it?

Cysts: if not painful could be sebaceous cysts due to pressure. Avoid tight pants and try to avoid sitting on them until these disappear. ...Read more

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I pulled a splinter from my left butt cheek and its not in the anus but its was lefted a bump and I don't know if its s hemroid?

Let your doctor: Examine you, you still may have part of splinter, or infection may be setting, may need treatments with antibiotics, or even drainage of the area (minor surgery) as your only 16 speak to your parents. ...Read more

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I have formed a large bump on my right butt cheek, (close to the crack) and it is tough skinned and warm. It hurts to press on it.?

Abcess?: Sounds like you might have an abcess or cyst. Warm compresses may hasten resolution. If this becomes very large or worrisome or you develop systemic symptoms such as fever or chills you should see your doc. ...Read more

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Woke up with a reddish/brown raised bump (~1/4 in. diameter) on my cheek, painful when touched/stretched. It looks scaly like a burn. Possible BCC?

Woke up with a reddish/brown raised bump (~1/4 in. diameter) on my cheek, painful when touched/stretched. It looks scaly like a burn. Possible BCC?

Not likely: If the bump has appeared in short notice, it is probably a superficial skin infection which is. Ore common than BCC. It probably is a staph infection, esp if it hurts and is reddish in appearance. It needs to be looked at for a definitive diagnosis and prompt treatment as indicated. Feel. Etter ...Read more