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How can you treat a rash between the buttocks? I've had a rash appear between my buttocks from some time now. At first it wasn't major and went away after I put some cornstarch baby powder on it. But it later came back and the skin looked white and now my

How can you treat a rash between the buttocks? I've had a rash appear between my buttocks from some time now. At first it wasn't major and went away after I put some cornstarch baby powder on it. But it later came back and the skin looked white and now my

Rash: Yes, a rash can b treated anywhere, however, perhaps what you are not able to see the entire area, so have someone check to make sure the problem is only on the skin and not associated with a lump or cyst or growth. Rashes can be from irritation, infection both fungus and bacteria or underlying problems. First wear loose clothes, use cortisoine 1 if persists see doc. ...Read more

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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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Rash between my buttocks has caused skin to darken. I also get tear in between the crack if I wipe/wash to hard. How can I treat this area?

Rash between my buttocks has caused skin to darken. I also get tear in between the crack if I wipe/wash to hard. How can I treat this area?

Keep Clean And Dry: Chronic chafing due to breakdown of skin caused by daily moisture/heat/bacteria is likely cause of symptoms. Inflamed skin darkens after healing, color may lighten with time. Do wash daily with soap/water, taking care to cleanse after bowel movements, use sensitive-skin baby wipes between washing. Dry thoroughly, may use diaper powder with zinc oxide for sore areas. See doctor if problems healing. ...Read more

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I've had a reoccurring rash between my buttocks now for a few months, it comes and goes. But the burning pain is unbearable, what should I do?

I've had a reoccurring rash between my buttocks now for a few months, it comes and goes. But the burning pain is unbearable, what should I do?

Baby products: Soothing baby products (diaper rash) should be mild and safe. Avoid products that might further irritate. Avoid binding clothes - try loose and soft sweat pant-type items. Keep it clean w/ warm water - no rubbing. See a Dr for Dx and Rx. It might be an infection and they can tell and treat. Hope it heals soon! ...Read more

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I missed my pills for two days and now have brownish discharge and now discharge is giving me a rash in between my vagina and buttocks. Can you help?

I missed my pills for two days and now have brownish discharge and now discharge is giving me a rash in between my vagina and buttocks. Can you help?

Discharge is normal: The brownish discharge or bleeding is normal if u miss pills (so is the possibility of pregnancy).The rash could be from the area staying moist or as a reaction to pads u r using. Use only pads that are free of deodorants, perfumes, etc. When ever possible, go without and let air get to the area. Aveeno (oatmeal) and Dove for sensitive skin are the mildest soaps to use in the area. Try to avoid all chemicals ...Read more

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Hi, iam peter 25yrs of age. I have some rashes on my buttocks, I have tried to treat it on several occasion but it goes for sometime but comes again.

Hi, iam peter 25yrs of age. I have some rashes on my buttocks, I have tried to treat it on several occasion but it goes for sometime but comes again.

See your doctor: Without seeing the rash it's hard to decide what it is. It could be an allergy, heat rash, or even an infection. If it's not resolving on it's won, it's time to see someone. ...Read more

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What could warts or rashes on the buttocks mean?

What could warts or rashes on the buttocks mean?

Have it checked: It would probably be best to have the rash checked by your doctor to see what it is. Many rashes can appear on the buttocks and some are sexually transmitted. ...Read more

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What are the rashes found at the buttocks of my daughter 13 years old.?

What are the rashes found at the buttocks of my daughter 13 years old.?

The only thing that: I can think of is contact dermatitis -something that had irritated the affected areas. It could be clothing materials, lotions, soaping or moisture from sweating too much. Wearing tight pants can cause irritation, too. If concerned, please have her checked out. ...Read more

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I have a problem of rashes on my buttocks with dark patches.... Please suggest me with some cream docs to remove all such patches?

I have a problem of rashes on my buttocks with dark patches.... Please suggest me with some cream docs to remove all such patches?

See a dermatologist: I think you need to know what is causing the rash. Do they first look like pimples? You may need a biopsy. ...Read more

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Hard swelling and itchiness in ass (buttocks). Also, rashes on the buttocks till the front urinal part.

Hard swelling and itchiness in ass (buttocks). Also, rashes on the buttocks till the front urinal part.

ITCHY BUTT: You have what it could be called pruritis anii which mean itchy butt caused by fungal infection could be treated by anti fungal cream or powder same medicine they use for athlete foot work the rashes could be heat rash or infected hair from scratching too hard use antibiotic cream alternation with hydrocortison cream
best way to go and see a doctor that can look at the problem and have better idea ...Read more

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Rashes in buttocks Crack that are tender and itchy for 10 days. What could it be?

Rashes in buttocks Crack that are tender and itchy for 10 days. What could it be?

A look at the Rashes: 32 y/o male asks, Rashes in buttocks crack that are tender and itchy for 10 days. What could it be? Has something similar happened before? Is personal hygiene accounted for? What about sexual contact/ and other physical activities? May need a Primary Care Physician to take a look at the rashes and make the proper Diagnoses for proper Treatment, else it will be simple Guess work. ...Read more

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I think I may have a staph infection because I have rashes on my buttocks and I feel aburning sensation, but what is it?

I think I may have a staph infection because I have rashes on my buttocks and I feel aburning sensation, but what is it?

Rash: Not all rashes are caused by staph, some rashes are not caused by infection at all some may be from a virus, rashes that are painful or have blister like lesions can be from herpes, shingles etc... ...Read more

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Skin rashes mostly around my inner thighs n buttocks. There's a few tiny spots on my lower leg n arm. Currently having yeast infection cuz of plan b..

Skin rashes mostly around my inner thighs n buttocks. There's a few tiny spots on my lower leg n arm. Currently having yeast infection cuz of plan b..

Rash: Yeast infection is common is areas of the body that is moist like inner thighs, arm pits. See you physician. If it a yeast infection it will require antifungal topical medication and keeping the area dry. ...Read more

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Rashes on my lower buttocks somewhat like a shingles, but I never had a chickenpox before. Help?

Rashes on my lower buttocks somewhat like a shingles, but I never had a chickenpox before. Help?

See your doctor: It could be another herpes virus, herpes simplex or another type of rash. See a doctor to get a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I had itchiness and rashes on my buttocks area that left skin pigmentation and now it's spreading to my back, both the rash & the itch. What can I do?

I had itchiness and rashes on my buttocks area that left skin pigmentation and now it's spreading to my back, both the rash & the itch. What can I do?

Rash: The rash you describe may not necessarily be related to your other complaints, each one can be dealt with individually based on symptom control. The rash sounds like a fungal infection, need to be seen for a diagnosis, it's localization could be a drug reaction but unlikely to loratadine. Flatulence could be diet related. A visit to you PCP is required, for best care resolve issues promptly ...Read more

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Hard lymph node in right groin. Two small rashes on right buttocks and hamstring. Noticed last Thursday (3 days ago).

Hard lymph node in right groin. Two small rashes on right buttocks and hamstring. Noticed last Thursday (3 days ago).

Varies: There are multiple potential causes. Swollen lymph nodes are usually associated with some type of inflammatory or infectious cause. I would not hesitate to be seen and evaluated. ...Read more

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I had a full body wax for the first time. I have broken out into very large rashes including on my arms groin and entire buttocks. What should I do?  

I had a full body wax for the first time. I have broken out into very large rashes including on my arms groin and entire buttocks. What should I do?  

Time, cold bath: It's much more likely to be from the trauma of having your hair ripped out than a potential allergic reaction to the waxing product. This will likely improve over anywhere from a few hours to a day or so, and a cold-water bath or shower may feel good and relieve some of the redness/pain. Creams/products are unlikely to help a rash of this type. ...Read more

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Skin dryness, rashes and skin peel off.... My 10 years old son is having these problem at his hands, both sides and on her back buttocks.

Skin dryness, rashes and skin peel off.... My 10 years old son is having these problem at his hands, both sides and on her back buttocks.

Skin peeling: Try to use moisturizing soap & lotions such as aveeno (oatmeal) & aquaphore. But your child should be checked by his doctor to find the cause of this problem or provide him with a prescription For his condition. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have got itching on my genitals and in between my buttocks and I later got rashes on the back of my palms and skin infection?

I have got itching on my genitals and in between my buttocks and I later got rashes on the back of my palms and skin infection?

Visit the doctor: The description of itching in your genitals and back of the palms, without additional information (meds, allergies) in an 18 years old man (unless stated, presumptively sexually active), there are several possibilities. Infections, some contagious, must be ruled out. It is very important to visit a doctor to see the rash more importantly, to discuss the specifics of your case in a timely manner. ...Read more

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Red rashes on upper arms and buttocks? He hasn't been sick lately. He says that it doesn't itch& recently told dr said it could be eczema, what can I use

Red rashes on upper arms and buttocks? He hasn't been sick lately. He says that it doesn't itch& recently told dr said it could be eczema, what can I use

Doctor can examine: Rashes can be hard to describe or diagnose without seeing them. A primary care or a dermatology doctor can look at it in order to tell what it is. If a dry skin or eczema rash, hydrocortisone cream helps. Some rashes are an allergy to something. Hydrocortisone also helps allergic rashes. Bacterial or fungal rashes benefit from antimicrobials. If it doesn't go away, a dermatologist can take a look. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have eczema, psoriasis or dermatitis? I have had itchy, scaley rashes around my nose, chin, buttocks and even groin. Help!

How do I know if I have eczema, psoriasis or dermatitis? I have had itchy, scaley rashes around my nose, chin, buttocks and even groin. Help!

A dermatologist: Well indeed some of these diseases have overlapping symptoms. I suggest you see a dermatologist and they should be able to guide you and give you a proper dermatologist. If in doubt, a skin biopsy can confirm it, but it is rarely required. ...Read more

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I've got cluster rashes on my lower buttock. ..It does get itchy and it pains when I sit?

I've got cluster rashes on my lower buttock. ..It does get itchy and it pains when I sit?

Herpes Virus..: 19 y/o Female says I've got cluster rashes on my lower buttock...It does get itchy and it pains when I sit. That describes Herpes Virus Infection Type 2 since it is in the Genital/ buttocks area. Type 1 if in the Face/ mouth area. Best to see MD to get early treatment and prevent/ control recurrence &/or transferring infection to others. ...Read more

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Round red/pink rashes around buttock area and tingling sensation down pelvic and thigh area. No other syntomptoms.

Round red/pink rashes around buttock area and tingling sensation down pelvic and thigh area. No other syntomptoms.

Rash and tingling: Sounds like a possible case of shingles. See your Doctor ASAP - Earlier detection and treatment will reduce the chances of long term pain issues in that area. ...Read more

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Rash on buttocks but doesn't itch?

Rash on buttocks but doesn't itch?

Difficult to tell: Skin issues are very difficult to diagnosis without actually seeing and touching the lesion. Occasionally, doctors may even need to biopsy or culture the lesion to make a determination. Best to see you family doctor or dermatologist to get you the best answer. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my buttocks that won't go away?

I have a rash on my buttocks that won't go away?

May need antibiotics: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. If a person has recurrent pimples on places where regular acne doesn't occur, he likely has infection in skin glands and/or hair follicles. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can look at the skin and make a diagnosis. The doctors can prescribe oral antibiotics or creams/ointments as needed. Sometimes the bacteria are resistant to antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have got a red blistery rash on, y buttocks?

Blistery rash: The rash may represent impetigo. Take a bath with warm soapy water twice a day. You can add 3-4 tablespoons of bleach to the water. Do this at least twice a day. After the bath apply an antibiotic ointment four times daily. If lesions begin to weep, antibiotics are in order. Also important is improvement in your bathroom hygiene. ...Read more

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Any tips on how to treat a rash on the buttocks?

Any tips on how to treat a rash on the buttocks?

Need evaluation: There are many reason for rashes on buttock. Need to know the age of the person and other pertinent history and also an examination. Need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a blistery rash on my left buttocks, what cream should I use?

Shingles?: You may have shingles and should consult your doctor to consider putting you on an antiviral drug to reduce the complications from shingles. ...Read more

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General itching for 3 months no rash worse at night worse on buttocks.?

General itching for 3 months no rash worse at night worse on buttocks.?

Clinic evaluation: Persistent itching warrants evaluation in clinic; many possibilities. Allergies are a common cause; a change in laundry detergent or fabric softener is one of the 1st things we ask about. Scabies causes itching worse at night, is contagious, rash not always visible, easily treated. Dry skin also itches. Medical problems (eg liver, blood, thyroid, kidney, infection, etc) also cause itching. ...Read more

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What could a rash like on the buttocks be, it is sort of clustered and itches?

What could a rash like on the buttocks be, it is sort of clustered and itches?

Make sure not herpes: Whenever a rash seems "clustered" you have to always worry about that scarey diagnosis, "herpes". Herpes infection may occur anywhere on the body. It almost always itches but also you typically feel pain and tingling in the area too. It is usually a simple diagnosis to make when seen. Please see a dermatologist and hopefully it is something else. ...Read more

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My son has a rash at the top of his buttocks near the waist area. It developed very quickly.?

My son has a rash at the top of his buttocks near the waist area. It developed very quickly.?

Many possibilities..: ...Depending on his age, associated symptoms, and other factors. If it developed quickly it could be an allergic reaction to something that contacted his skin, bug bites, or irritation from underwear. Most of those kinds of rashes have external causes. Try 1% Hydrocortisone cream and if it persists, have a dermatologist look at it. ...Read more

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I went to the beach 3 days ago and yesterday I noticed a pimply looking rash on my buttocks, what could this be?

See Your Doctor: Rash is a general term and there are many causes. Diagnosis is difficult without visual inspection. If you were swimming in fresh water, swimmer's itch can be a cause. This is caused by a parasite that burrows into the skin causing an itchy bumpy rash. Other causes could be dry skin, allergies, & infection. Treatment is guided by the cause. See your doctor for correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has a very large rash that wraps around his waist. Some on his buttocks, and some below his waist it don't itch and had it for 3 months?

My boyfriend has a very large rash that wraps around his waist. Some on his buttocks, and some below his waist it don't itch and had it for 3 months?

Consultation advised: Would like to help but would need to see rash. An online INBOX text consultation at Health Tap may be helpful. You can upload images of your rash as well as the history of your boyfriends present problem. You need to be available during the day to reply to any questions your consultant may have. Several images of the involved area in sharp focus and including closeups would be helpful. Best wishes ...Read more

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Could HIV cause a rash on my buttocks?

Could HIV cause a rash on my buttocks?

Possibly: You need to see your doctor for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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Rash on back and buttocks I have a pic?

Rash on back and buttocks I have a pic?

Make an Appt.: Can't see your pics on the free service. Make a HeathTap appointment with a doc so we can get more info and see the actual rash. ...Read more

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Treatment for red rash on buttocks?

Treatment for red rash on buttocks?

Hydrocortisone: If it is allergic rash or eczema 1% Hydrocortisone cream 2x day for few days should work fine. If it does not work need to see you doc if you need treatment for possible fungal infection. ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

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Rash (Definition)

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