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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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I have a rash on my left buttock its four small clusters. At first I thought I had been bit by a spider. It's raw and itches I've had it for 4-5 days?

I have a rash on my left buttock its four small clusters. At first I thought I had been bit by a spider. It's raw and itches I've had it for 4-5 days?

Herpes?: Whenever a rash seems "clustered" you have to always worry about "herpes". Herpes infection may occur anywhere on the body. It almost always itches. See a dermatologist for diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have this flare up on my skin affecting the right side of right buttock it is like little raised bumps that look like mosquito bites it itches bad I have tried anti iitch creams nothing is working?

A few possibilities: If you have been exposed to new substances, this could be plain old contact dermatitis; try to find what might be irritating your skin. Shingles would be a bad case scenario to maybe get checked out. The worst case scenario would be a recurrent rash like that which could represent herpes on your rear end that keep coming on over and over: Valtrex (valacyclovir) would be the treatment for that or the shingles. ...Read more

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Should I get checked for an STD my buttock area around the hole itches and there is a red colored irritation

Should I get checked for an STD my buttock area around the hole itches and there is a red colored irritation

Hello.: Hello. Can't diagnose the cause of your anal itching and redness. There are many possible causes for this to include pinworms, hemorrhoids, infections, yeast, anal fissures and skin tags (just to mention a few). However, if you have been sexually active without barrier protection, then yes, it would be prudent to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a rash on one buttock for about 3mo. It itches but not always. Inflammation & small pimples bleed when scabs are scratched. What could it be?

I have a rash on one buttock for about 3mo. It itches but not always. Inflammation & small pimples bleed when scabs are scratched. What could it be?

Rash on buttock: You may have something called folliculitis although I do not understand why it is only on one side. This tends to occur when you sweat a lot possibly during exercising. Your general doctor or a dermatologist would be able to help you with the diagnosis and the treatment. ...Read more

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Have what seems like an rash on buttock, was itchy at first but the itching stopped now its has drainage?

Have what seems like an rash on buttock, was itchy at first but the itching stopped now its has drainage?

Infected skin lesion: Hard to tell but appears something is not right there. Make an appt to see your doctor and make sure you keep it dry and clean all the time untill u get to be seen by a doc. ...Read more

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Can buttock itching be asign of cancer?

Can buttock itching be asign of cancer?

The Butt: Is the muscle mounds at the top of each leg posteriorly. The anus it the mouth of the rectum commonly itches with hemorrhoids, and the anus can be affected by cancer. In the tropics, perianal itching is common complaint with pin worm and ascaris infections. It is not a common cancer issue. ...Read more

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Itching. Between. Buttock?

Itching. Between. Buttock?

Proprobably: Probably intertrigo or seborrheic dermatitis. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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My lft buttock is bright red & has a burning itching sensation which is spreading and going up towards my back? The skin is raised is this serious?

My lft buttock is bright red & has a burning itching sensation which is spreading and going up towards my back? The skin is raised is this serious?

See a doctor: Without examining you it is not possible to say what this could be. However, shingles is certainly something to consider (reactivated chicken pox) and a bacterial infection is also in the list of things to consider. You should be seen soon to avoid any additional problems, . ...Read more

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I have this disturbing rash on buttock red, burning and itching, always happens when I walk a lot. .. is persistant, is my profile picture

I have this disturbing rash on buttock red, burning and itching, always happens when I walk a lot. .. is persistant, is my profile picture

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. ...Read more

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I am experiencing buttock itch and anal itching. The following also describes me: Blood on toilet tissue. What should I do? Rash between my cheeks

I am experiencing buttock itch and anal itching. The following also describes me: Blood on toilet tissue. What should I do? Rash between my cheeks

Peri-anal infection: Which could be fungal if you were on antibiotics lately, or probably any other peri- anal disease, as anal fissure or hemorrhoids, keep the area clean and dry, you can use OTC antifungal cream for now, till seen by your doctor, best wishes ...Read more

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I am experiencing fatigue, nausea (severity: moderate), no menstrual periods, buttock itch, anal itching and worms in stool. The following also d...

I am experiencing fatigue, nausea (severity: moderate), no menstrual periods, buttock itch, anal itching and worms in stool. The following also d...

Worms: Because of the anal itching, I presume that you're experiencing pinworms. These usually clear easily in adults simply from good hygiene after bowel movements so that you don't keep reinfecting your self by ingesting worm eggs. To relieve anal itching, apply a cortisone type cream to the anus without letting your fingers touch the anus. See your MD if nausea and fatigue continue.? pregnancy possibl ...Read more

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I am experiencing buttock rash, genital itching and genital pain. The following also describe me: Vaginal itching, Skin redness or irritation, and...

I am experiencing buttock rash, genital itching and genital pain. The following also describe me: Vaginal itching, Skin redness or irritation, and...

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. What you described is suggestive of herpes. ...Read more

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Rear-Ended, Other Driver Now she Claims I Backed Into her Vehicle. Will injury tell who hit who? Who can help to figure this out?

Rear-Ended, Other Driver Now she Claims I Backed Into her Vehicle. Will injury tell who hit who? Who can help to figure this out?

No.: Injuries from a front end to rear end or rear end to front end car crash will not be able to determine which car was at fault. ...Read more

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Rear ended 8 days ago, hurt my back today (history of back probs) could it be from being hit didn't damage car.

Rear ended 8 days ago, hurt my back today (history of back probs) could it be from being hit didn't damage car.

Unlikely: Pain 8 days after an accident is not likely to be related. Typical muscle symptoms may take a day or two to worsen (think muscle sore after a workout). With a history of some back problems and spontaneous onset today, suspect it is your usual problem revisited. For episodic back pain, nsaids/tylenol, ice/heat, salonpas hot patches helpful. Pilates/yoga/piyo great preventative exercises. ...Read more

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Why does only my left buttock itch?

Why does only my left buttock itch?

Fascinating question: Commonly, when something itches, it must be scratched. However, picking at your buttocks is an unsightly thing, even here in the backwoods of texas. It is hard to see your face through this monitor, and your rear is even harder to visualize. Probably the best thing you could do would be to show your derriere to a doctor. Maybe you have a rash you cannot see? ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Buttock itch?

Buttock itch: Buttock itch = unpleasant sensation leading to an urge to scratch skin in the gluteal area. ...Read more

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Why does my left buttock itch but not the right?

Why does my left buttock itch but not the right?

Asymmetry: Our bodies are bilaterally symmetric, but not exactly so. So one organ may be slightly bigger than the one on the other side. Sweating is controlled by the autonomic nervous system and can be different one side to another. Total absence of itching on one side should be checked by by your doctor. ...Read more

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Do I need to go to the hospital if I got rear ended by I feel fine?

Do I need to go to the hospital if I got rear ended by I feel fine?

Not if symptom free: Which means no pain, headache, bleeding, vision changes or bleeding. ...Read more

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How many people develop whiplash after being rear ended? Not all I guess?

You are right: That not all will develop whiplash. You first have to have the head movement, the classic whiplash movement with the impact, and second need to damage the facet joints and often the capsule along with this movement. There are no exact percentages, but with a pure rear-end accident, there is a high risk of whiplash. The weaker the neck muscles, the more likely it is to happen. ...Read more

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How long after being rear ended is it possible for whiplash to manifest itself?

Whiplash: Usually symptoms are immediate and sometimes can take up to 24 hours post accident - later than that would be very unusual. ...Read more

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I was rear ended 3 days ago, it was a pretty powerful impact. I suffered from whiplash. What can I do for pain?

OMM: Whiplash injuries can be extremely painful and cause lots of problems. Osteopathic manipulation, in the hands of a skilled do, can often provide both immediate relief as well as improve long-term outcomes for your healing. If you are having symptoms like headache or sleep problems, you should also be evaluated for a head injury, which can happen as a result of the whiplash injury as well. ...Read more

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I had 3 to 4 small bumps on my right buttock but it seems that they have popped and trying to heal. They don't itch and they aren't painful.

I had 3 to 4 small bumps on my right buttock but it seems that they have popped and trying to heal. They don't itch and they aren't painful.

Bumps: Could be viral or blocked glands. Would suggest keeping eye, if they become painful/there is redness/discharge then there could be possibility of bacterial infection. ...Read more

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Some says whiplash starts hours after being rear ended, some says it can take months to develop? Some says many get chronic w, some says that's rare?

Some says whiplash starts hours after being rear ended, some says it can take months to develop? Some says many get chronic w, some says that's rare?

It depends: Whiplash or cervical strain is injury to the ligaments and supporting soft tissues of neck following sudden deceleration injury one can get symptoms immediately or overnight when you wake up after sleeping depending upon severity if the injury majority of the cases resolve in 4-6 weeks if the problem persists beyond this time then it is considered chronic neck pain hope that helped. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to help buttock rash and itch?

What is the best thing to help buttock rash and itch?

Depends entirely...: ...On what is causing it. Could be an allergic reaction, or a viral, bacterial, or fungal infection, or a drug reaction, or other things. No way to know the best treatment until you know the cause. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I am experiencing buttock itch and buttock rash.

I am experiencing buttock itch and buttock rash.

Best to see MD: It may be a fungal rash or reaction to something or infection. It's best for a doctor to check it out ...Read more

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Which specialist do I consult for buttock and vaginal itch?

Gynecologist: If not available then any family medicine doctor should be able to handle. ...Read more

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My mri said I have a l3-4 disc disiccaation, I just got rear ended. Could that cause this?

My mri said I have a l3-4 disc disiccaation, I just got rear ended. Could that cause this?

Unlikely: Desiccation is a slow, chronic process that is usually accompanied by other end plate changes. L3-4 is a common level to have these changes as well. ...Read more

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I was in a car accident about 3 hours ago, I got rear ended and pushed into the car in front of me. I am extremely sleepy, should I worry?

I was in a car accident about 3 hours ago, I got rear ended and pushed into the car in front of me. I am extremely sleepy, should I worry?

MayB: Even if this was low impact if you hit ur head at all u nheed eval, also a flex/ext neck injury can also cause this so b sure u have been fully evaluated. If all is ok, follow the plan of care from ur pcp or the er doc. ...Read more

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I am experiencing buttock itch on coccygeal area, itchy when touch?

Try OTC 1% HC cream: I suggest use of 1% (OTC) hydrocortisone cram- a thin layer 2-3 times daily; however, without visualization this may also be a fungal irritation. If not improving after 5 days, add a pea sized drop of Lotrimin AF to the 1% HC cream. Cotton boxer shorts and hot laundry. Change underwear twice daily. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more