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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

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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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 have a small rash on the top of my buttocks crack earlier I had a similar less severe rash on my bikini like that has basically gone away, I'm wonde?

I have a small rash on the top of my buttocks crack earlier I had a similar less severe rash on my bikini like that has basically gone away, I'm wonde?

Rash: This rash can be due to heat or moisture in those areas.
Sometimes they go away by themselves and other time you may need to apply clotrimazole cream over the counter. ...Read more

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At the top of my bum crack I get/have an EXTREMELY itchy, circular, raised, rash with white spots. Have had it at least 6 times in 2 years, in the EXACT SAME SPOT!?

At the top of my bum crack I get/have an EXTREMELY itchy, circular, raised, rash with white spots. Have had it at least 6 times in 2 years, in the EXACT SAME SPOT!?

Pilonidal cyst: This could be pilonidal cyst have a surgeon or wound care specialist take a look. They can either remove this or locally treat for infection and or inflammation. Have this checked. ...Read more

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I have a rash all over my buttocks crack that is sore and itchy there are a lot of red sores but they are spread out not clustered together?

I have a rash all over my buttocks crack that is sore and itchy there are a lot of red sores but they are spread out not clustered together?

See answer: Unable to give specific advice without seeng your rash. Generally, an itchy rash between the buttocks is often due to Candidiasis, a yeast infection. This is more common in infants. It can be treated with Lamisil (Terbinafine)cream. For specific advice see your physician or upload a photo for an online consultation at Health Tap. ...Read more

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I have an itchy smelly buttock rash?

I have an itchy smelly buttock rash?

Need more informatio: Without a picture and more information about the rash it will be difficult to help you. This could be bacterial, viral or fungal. Because the rash is smelly it is most likely going to be fungal or bacterial him. You should see all position to have it properly evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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Why does my bum crack always feel damp and sweaty during the day and sometimes have a Oder?

Why does my bum crack always feel damp and sweaty during the day and sometimes have a Oder?

Fecal soiling: Whenever it feels wet or irritated, use some skin lotion on bathroom paper or kleenex. Using your finger as a guide, clean the area. Clean inside the anus. After a bowel movement clean the area the same way. After a big fart clean the same way. ...Read more

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I suddenly tonight got a pain in the crack of my bum I've had someone look at it and found that there's a dark red line with some open sores going up?

I suddenly tonight got a pain in the crack of my bum I've had someone look at it and found that there's a dark red line with some open sores going up?

Needs evaluation: With this sort of painful rash - I would recommend showing it to a doctor. That way you can get an accurate diagnosis and start the right treatment for what you have. I wonder if there was any 'risk' you might have engaged in to cause this? The answer probably lies in the history. This needs treatment though because you don't want it getting any worse- particularly in a sensitive area like this. ...Read more

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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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Rash in butt crack and bikini line?

Rash in butt crack and bikini line?

Unsure: One of the most likely causes for a rash like you describe is a yeast infection - there are goof OTC treatments or you can see your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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How to treat herpes in the crack of buttocks?

Herpes simplex: Same way you would treat it anywhere else. You can be treated with an oral version of acyclovir, but unless begun very early in the outbreak it will not change much. This should resolve by itself in 7-10 days. Do not use topical acyclovir. ...Read more

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Hello. Pls what can I do? I'm 29 years of age, I have rashes on my buttocks and I need home remedy.

Hello. Pls what can I do? I'm 29 years of age, I have rashes on my buttocks and I need home remedy.

Exam needed: An examination is needed to help diagnose the rash and suggest treatment. ...Read more

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I have bump in the crack of my buttock. Do I just assume it is a risen or can it just be a simple bump?

Infected Cyst: If by "risen" you mean abscess, yes definitely possible. There is a particular type of abscess which occurs in that area which develops from something called a pilonidal cyst. Often these will become infected and filled with pus and require incision and drainage (lanced). ...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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I have bumps in the crack of my buttocks and they can be itchy at times. I can feel them when I shower and they seem to be hard and getting more.

I have bumps in the crack of my buttocks and they can be itchy at times. I can feel them when I shower and they seem to be hard and getting more.

Buttock bumps: This is an area of friction, heat and moisture. The bumps may be inclusion cysts or ingrown hairs. A dermatologist can diagnose and treat you. In the meantime keep the area dry and avoid wearing very tight jeans. Applying a cortisone type cream may reduce itching. ...Read more

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What could blisters on crack of bum be from? It is as though it's clustered the bumps are hard and itch.

What could blisters on crack of bum be from? It is as though it's clustered the bumps are hard and itch.

Get checked: I will often see herpes present this way and occurs repeatedly as a cluster of small blisters that itch, burn, or tingle and then become crusted and then red scar and happens a number of times a year (or even cyclical during menstrual cycle). If it is hsv, they may be contagious and require treatment. There are also many other possibilities so please see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I'm a female and when I urinate it dooesnt go straight into the bowl, whay does it go around my bum crack?

I'm a female and when I urinate it dooesnt go straight into the bowl, whay does it go around my bum crack?

Go see doctor: There are a lot of thoughts stimulated by your question. But this problem cannot be handled on the internet. You need someone who can examine you; one who knows if you are obese or have other anatomical problems; if you need to be taught how to pee differently. I would have you start with a gynecologist. ...Read more

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I have a little brooze at the top of my bum crack that is very sore and I can't sit down and walk properly : (help?

I have a little brooze at the top of my bum crack that is very sore and I can't sit down and walk properly : (help?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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I have noticed I have a mole on the back of my bum near the crack and its skin colour. Wondering if its a normal mole?

I have noticed I have a mole on the back of my bum near the crack and its skin colour. Wondering if its a normal mole?

Suspicious mole: Moles can be normal or potentially malignant. Usually moles in the skin that is exposed to the sun are most worrisome, however even if a mole is never n the sun it can become a melanoma. If the mole is new or has changed in shape, color, or itches or bleeds you should seek a physician for an evaluation. Is there a family history of skin cancer or melanoma? ...Read more

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Itchy and red bum crack, looks like red ring. No bumps or sores. Happened after bout of diarreah and excessive wiping.

Itchy and red bum crack, looks like red ring. No bumps or sores. Happened after bout of diarreah and excessive wiping.

Ringworm?: Sounds like you have a case of tinea corporis, commonly called ringworm, though is a fungal infection. The warmth and moistness of that part of the body with the added irritation is the likely cause. You can use a variety of over the counter creams including Clotrimazole and terbenifine with good results. ...Read more

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Rash near but crack what does it means?

Rash near but crack what does it means?

Rash: Any rash is best evaluated in person by a qualified physician since visualizing the rash is essential to provide accurate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Got this fungus in the crack of the buttock?

Got this fungus in the crack of the buttock?

Antifungal cream: Over the counter anti fungal cream may help in general, keeping the area dry and not moist between showers or baths may help.
An appointment to see md is important to look for other diagnoses is important. ...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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Hi I have a rash in between my butt chicks on the butt crack please help?

Hi I have a rash in between my butt chicks on the butt crack please help?

Intertrigo: The best medication to treat your condition is Vytone Cream. The medication contains hyrocortisone and iodoquinol. The skin condition is called intertrigo and is cause by moisture from sweating. ...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'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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My boyfriend has had a reoccurring rash/boil on his bottom, right above his crack. What could be the cause?

My boyfriend has had a reoccurring rash/boil on his bottom, right above his crack. What could be the cause?

Pilonidal Cyst: A pilonidal cyst is a cystic structure that develops along the tailbone (coccyx) near the cleft of the buttocks, approximately 4 cm-5 cm from the anus. These cysts usually contain hair and skin debris. Individuals with a pilonidal cyst may not have any symptoms at all (termed asymptomatic), whereas others may develop an infection of the cyst with associated pain and inflammation. Surgery is cure. ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

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