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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

Shingles (Herpes Zoster) (Definition)

A painful blistering skin rash caused by the chickenpox virus (varicella zoster). Early treatment with antiviral medication (within 72 hours) lowers the risk of post-herpetic neuralgia, which is lingering skin pain after the rash disappears. ...Read more


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Why is there a rash in the upper butt crack?

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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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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My daughter has a rash inside her butt crack. She washes with vagisil everyday. She says it isn't itchy. What could it be?

My daughter has a rash inside her butt crack. She washes with vagisil everyday. She says it isn't itchy. What could it be?

Be seen: Often that kind of rash is because a child is not keeping the area clean, although it could be many other things, such as psoriasis. Be seen for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a rash at the top of my butt crack. It first appeared on the back on my right knee when I was a teen, but is now gone.?

I have a rash at the top of my butt crack. It first appeared on the back on my right knee when I was a teen, but is now gone.?

It could be many: Things commonly eczema, fungus, psoriasis. I would see dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. You can certainly try some hydrocortisone but if not better see doc. ...Read more

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Can a rash on the inside of your butt crack be an std?

Can a rash on the inside of your butt crack be an std?

Yes: Herpes often presents with a painful or itchy rash between the butt cheeks--sometimes starting out as a blister, and then turning into a shallow ulcer. Syphilis could also give you sores in that area. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my butt crack that's very inflamed with blisters or bumps that started two days ago after a very hot/humid night wearing jeans. Help?

I have a rash on my butt crack that's very inflamed with blisters or bumps that started two days ago after a very hot/humid night wearing jeans. Help?

Rash: Such a rash can be seen in herpes or, if it's only on one side, shingles. Since these require treatment, I recommend that you get examined by a physician as soon as possible even if the rash turns out to be simply a heat rash or allergic reaction, but blistering is suggestive of a viral infection. ...Read more

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From sweating I have a rash on the top of my butt crack should I keep it dry or put cream. It is itching?

From sweating I have a rash on the top of my butt crack should I keep it dry or put cream. It is itching?

Not sure what it is: Have a dermatologist look at it.

It could be fungal, viral or bacterial. ...Read more

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Undetermined GI issues for 3 months constant and now have a pink rash on both sides of butt crack. Not very itchy or bothersome. Intestinal yeast?

Undetermined GI issues for 3 months constant and now have a pink rash on both sides of butt crack. Not very itchy or bothersome. Intestinal yeast?

Might well be: You don't say what your gastrointestinal issues are, but candida or other intertrigo is a strong possibility. Are you on antibiotics?
In any case, dryness is the key to recovery. After bathing or showering, dry the area as well as you can. You might consider a hair dryer to help (set on cold, don't burn yourself) and then use baby powder or nystatin powder. The key to success is dryness! ...Read more

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I have an itchy rash on my butt crack. Its red and a little bumpy. It can get sore and tender. What could this be? How can I help sooth the pain?

I have an itchy rash on my butt crack. Its red and a little bumpy. It can get sore and tender. What could this be? How can I help sooth the pain?

Rash: Couple things come to mind based on location: warm, dark, moist area is perfect spot for fungus to take up residence. Other possibility is shingles (reactivation of the chickenpox virus). See your fp to examine rash to determine what it is & to provide appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I've recently had a fungal infection, now I have a rash around my butt that has a red bump at the top of the butt crack. What possibly is this rash?

I've recently had a fungal infection, now I have a rash around my butt that has a red bump at the top of the butt crack. What possibly is this rash?

See doctor: Rashes are very hard to diagnose without a physical exam, so I advice that you see your primary care physician to take a look and tell you what it is. ...Read more

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I have a weird thing on my butt it looks like it might be a rash or like razor burns after shaving or red pimples right above butt crack, what is it?

I have a weird thing on my butt it looks like it might be a rash or like razor burns after shaving or red pimples right above butt crack, what is it?

Many things: It is common to have yeast infections, reactions to toilet tissues (especially scented or colored), soaps etc. Without seeing it little can be said. We cannot see anything you upload into your profile on the public site. If it persists have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Can intestinal yeast or bacterial overgrowth cause pink rash both sides of butt crack? Can it come through the feces and affect the skin there?

Can intestinal yeast or bacterial overgrowth cause pink rash both sides of butt crack? Can it come through the feces and affect the skin there?

Get evaluated: GI doctor, colorectal surgeon, dermatologist can help you. They will first perform a visual inspection & digital exam after taking your history as to circumstances, duration, quality, timing of symptoms & your risk factors. They may then determine topical treatment or ask to perform further evaluation of the rectal lining. Problem may be dermatologic, infectious, inflammatory, functional, etc. ...Read more

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Can taking oil of oregano internally for GI issues cause a rash around butt crack? Or is the rash related to my tummy issues, ie yeast overgrowth?

Can taking oil of oregano internally for GI issues cause a rash around butt crack? Or is the rash related to my tummy issues, ie yeast overgrowth?

Unlikely unless...: Oil of oregano may cause rashes when applied topically but may rarely cause rashes when taken internally in people who are allergic to oregano.
It is far more likely this is related to intestinal yeast. You can try a cream with tea tree oil on your rash.
I advise you also take probiotics and follow a diet low in simple carbs. Also consider taking Yeast Ease: http://tinyurl. Com/lazjwoa ...Read more

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Can a person get shingles in the mouth but not have any rashes on the skin?

Can a person get shingles in the mouth but not have any rashes on the skin?

Possible: Intraoral zoster is uncommon, but may produce a sharp unilateral distribution (trigeminal v3) of lesions. No intraoral prodromal symptoms occur. The lesion is very similar to herpes virus infections.
See your dentist for further investigation. ...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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If you had shingles a year ago and was treated, how likely it would come back. Would it show same symptoms. Rashes …?

If you had shingles a year ago and was treated, how likely it would come back. Would it show same symptoms. Rashes …?

Rarely: Rarely, shingles can recur and do not have to be in the same spot. The pain and burning precede the rash, and follow a nerve distribution. It can occur anywhere. ...Read more

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I have 3 red (bites/rashes) biggest, bigger and big on my rib cage. A dr said shingles but I think bug bites (bed bugs?). I found zero bugs in my bed.

Probably are bites.: I couldn't be sure because I haven't taken a History and Physical on you but your description favors bug bites if there are no blisters and if they do not follow a nerve dermatone pattern. ...Read more

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Can sudden red rashes with severe severe deep pain on right side of the scalp, face and neck along with fever be anything else other than shingles?

Can sudden red rashes with severe severe deep pain on right side of the scalp, face and neck along with fever be anything else other than shingles?

Hard to say without: Photos, and more info, but time to to visit your doctor and get assistance, and treatment, as if it is shingles, it can be a painful condition. See your doctor for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Got rashes on one leg a week ago, doc said shingles n said my 2yr old son can get chickenpox but he didn't. Is it normal? Or can be wrong diagnosis??

Got rashes on one leg a week ago, doc said shingles n said my 2yr old son can get chickenpox but he didn't. Is it normal? Or can be wrong diagnosis??

Shingles: Your son probably has had his first chicken pox shot which will give him some good protection. Not touching or getting near your shingles helps him not get it also. ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Herpes Zoster (Definition)

Shingles (herpes zoster) is a painful, blistering skin rash due to the varicella-zoster virus, the ...Read more