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Recurring Sores On Buttocks
If a person has a pilondial cyst and recurring sores on the buttocks and groin what type of doctor would be most able to help?
I have reoccuring knots in the middle on my back right above my buttocks. If knots are small it doesn't cause much pain but bigger knots can make sitt?
Well: And be several things including cysts or abscesses or sinus tracts or tumor. Consult physician primary care face-to-face for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
I have persistent sores on my buttocks and thighs. This has gone on for more than two years and is spreading to more parts of my body and worsening.
Hidradenitis: You may have boils (furunculosis) or hidradenitis suppurativa. Mrsa, a bacteria is also a possibility. You need to see a dermatologist for accurate diagnosis and to start treatment. I usually use a cleanser such as Phisohex daily, a topical antibiotic twice a day and an oral antibiotic. ...Read more
Staphylococci: Are common causes of this, sometimes mrsa. ...Read more
How do quadriplegics avoid sores on buttocks, if they are chair-bound all day? (asking bc grandpa is not quadripl., but has limited mobility) thank u
Suspension and chang: Positions often to decrease the pressure on the certain area of the buttocks and using suspension method to reduce the pressure on that area. ...Read more
Hidradenitis: I would speak to your doctor about your general health. Are you diabetic? Are you overweight? People with hidradenitis supurativa get "pimples" in their groin and buttock and it is not related to weight or diabetes. I find topical antibiotics and/or fruit acid treatments help. I would see your family doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have seen 2 different doctors about the reoccuring boils on my buttocks with no relief. What type of dr should I see.?
Infectious diseases: Physician would be helpful.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have sores on my buttocks that look like small ulcers. They itch like crazy and they will not heal up. Can you please tell me what this is?
I have round sores on the back of my thighs and buttocks. Some on the sides if my torso. Fir about a month. They start like a raised bite of sorts.
Dermatologist: It's worth consulting a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. Multiple sites of follicilitis involving hair follicles may be the problem that a course of effective skin antibiotics may clear up. Of course insect bites are also a possibility. ...Read more
I have these sores all over my entire buttocks. Start off as small bumps and quickly turn into huge scabs, when they heal they leave dark scars?
Itchy nodular over buttocks, hurts sometimes, increases in size with scratching. Also having m/l small lesion over thigh itchy, recur on same site?
Perirectal abscess?: You need to have a doctor examine the skin area and treat this appropriately. An abscess is a chronic skin infection that will not improve unless opened with an incision surgically, drained of pus, and treated with antibiotics. A perirectal abscess can be serious if left untreated, may spread and cause septicemia- please have your GP evaluate the area and decide on next steps, immediately ...Read more
92 y.O. Bed and chair-bound male who wears diapers for incont. How 2 minimize sores on buttocks due 2 sitting all day? Very limited mobility. Thank u!
Rotation: Must change point of maximum wt on skin by changing patients position every 2-4 hours, easier said than done in this case however, he is lucky you care. ...Read more
For 2 weeks I've had 2 huge open sores on both of my buttocks, what can I do to make it better? I can hardly sit the sores have a little blood & just today forming a scab but their really big sores
SImple cause: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Friction and constant exposure to moisture (sweat) reduces protective skin oils is the cz. Underwear may also contribute by bunching or itself causing friction. Trying different undergarments, applying thick protective skin cream, stop sliding in your chair and it will heal. ...Read more
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
Reoccurring boils on inner buttocks in the same place, would hair removal help or prevent new ones from occurring?
I have four open sores and three little pimple like bumps on the bottom of the buttocks near my vagina (but not actually in it) what could it be?
Genital Herpes: Genital herpes is more common in women than men & is caused by the hsv (herpes simplex virus). There are 2 types. Genital herpes is mostly caused by hsv type 2, but hsv type 1 can be spread via oral to genital contact. These infections can cause pain without a rash, or blisters that burst & form ulcers or what you are describing as open sores. It can be transmitted even without a rash! ...Read more
I keep getting pressure sores inside my buttocks and one is an open-sore now. What can I use or who can I see? Look at picture under my profile.
Can't see the: Pictures under your profile. You are asking this on HealthTap health/ medical education portion. Please use the HealthTap Prime or Concierge services if you are looking for a consultation. We are not able to make diagnoses or provide treatment on the health education site. ...Read more
Why do I have reoccurring boils on inner buttocks? No staph. 24, f, smoker, no children, married. They never pop on their own. Have to get them lanced.
Colonization: You may have staph colonization of the nose or other areas. See a physician to culture the lesions and start an oral antibiotic and topical bactroban (mupirocin) ointment. These boils can occur from friction and sweating as well, so wear loose clothing during exercise and shower immediately afterwards with hibiclens or dial. Use bactroban (mupirocin) one week each month on nostrils and fingernails. See a dermatologist. ...Read more
What could cause reacurring severe body aches. Mostly legs buttocks back chest neck. Ongoing on and off for 10 years.
(My Cousin) Pain is felt around buttocks, straight down the leg to feet, also visible are burn like sores which ooze blood, what problem is this?
THIS REQUIRES A VISUAL EXAM, A GOOD HISTORY FROM THE PATIENT, AND A VISIT TO A PCP OR AN INTERNIST.
AND WITH ALL DELIBERATE SPEED. . . LIKE NOW! ...Read more
Sores between my thighs & buttocks that resemble blood blisters, and make it uncomfortable to walk or sit down. Actual blood blisters? What do I do?
Sores: Likely a rash due to friction from tight clothing, heat, sweat. Try to wear loose fitting clothes a few days. Can apply destin cream or vitamin A & D ointment to affected areas if not open blisters for couple of times of day for few days. Keep area dry and clean. Consult your doctor if worsens or no improvement or blisters open/bleed. ...Read more
What can I do for sweating in groin/inner buttocks area. I believe its causing reoccurring boils. I am female don't wear underwear. Should I try botox?
Wear underwear is my: First recommendation since the cotton absorb the sweet, the second option is botox. ...Read more
Can I be sure I don't have staph? Had boil on inner buttocks lanced&sent to lab to test for staph. It came back negative. I have reoccurring boils. Why?
Negative?: Context may be missing- 1) you may not have mrsa, but you may still have "staph", 2) not all boils are caused by staph, but others can also be involved such as fecal bacteria that grows in the absence of oxygen (anaerobes). 3) if you were on antibiotics against staph when the boil is lanced, a negative culture can occur. If possible, get a copy of the culture result. ...Read more
Treated for chlymadia a month ago when I found open sores on the groin bikini line and buttocks. I have a bump again near the buttocks sore. Herpes?
What could cause reacurring severe body pain every few weeks. Mostly chest, back, legs and buttocks.? Blood tests show high cholesteral and low iron.
Stress/many things.: Many things can do this. Stress is a prime reason. Your period can contribute also. So can excess physical activity and not enough rest. Iron supplements can help by keeping your blood count up and so help versus fatigue. A good diet with lots of fruits and vegetables can help with your cholesterol. So try to do these things and get more rest. Good luck. ...Read more
My Daughter has diarrhea, buttocks sores and buttock rash. She's taking amox-clav. I've tried Destin, cortisone & clotrimizole. What can I use?
Amox-clav: Amoxicillin- clavulanate can cause diarrhea and diaper rash. Probiotics such as yoghurt with active cultures can help with the diarrhea. Avoid use of cortisone and other steroid creams on inflamed and broken skin. Use antifungal cream such as clortrimazole or terbinafine cream for sores and rash. Desitin can be used layered over the antifungal cream to serve as a barrier to diarrhea. ...Read more