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Doctor insights on: Skin Abrasions Between Buttocks Cheeks

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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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A small triangular patch of skin on my cheek that feels like a very minor abrasion. Difficult to see visually and hasn't changed shape for a year.

A small triangular patch of skin on my cheek that feels like a very minor abrasion. Difficult to see visually and hasn't changed shape for a year.

Get skin check: Skin lesions and or irregularities, especially on sun exposed areas, should be evaluated to be safe. A dermatologist is a skin specialist who would be best to examine you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have this mild cheek abrasion. The hard covering got removed unexpectedly, leaving a part of skin actually seen. How long would it heal?

I have this mild cheek abrasion. The hard covering got removed unexpectedly, leaving a part of skin actually seen. How long would it heal?

Can be few weeks: Can take up to few weeks for scab to completely resolve, you might get a new scab on top, do not pick on it as it can cause scarring, and avoid direct sun exposure- use sunscreen if out on a sun until it heals completely. ...Read more

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There is a huge painfull lump inside buttock cheek of my boyfriend. Its hard and maybe 2 inches or more long and maybe 1 inch wide. No head.?

There is a huge painfull lump inside buttock cheek of my boyfriend. Its hard and maybe 2 inches or more long and maybe 1 inch wide. No head.?

Abscess forming: The skin on buttock is rather thick and abscesses generally take longer for the "head" to come to the skin. Your bf is having an abscess forming and thus should be seen--he may need it lanced and possible treatment with an antibiotic. It is really a pain in the _ _ _ but should be checked out. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a brownish looking raised soft lump appear on my buttock cheek. The skin is looser over it almost like a deflated blister. Approx 1cm diameter.

I have a brownish looking raised soft lump appear on my buttock cheek. The skin is looser over it almost like a deflated blister. Approx 1cm diameter.

May be a cyst or inf: This may be a type of cyst. Your physician can look at it and see if it needs to be cultured if it is an infection, which sometimes these things are ...Read more

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I have herpes 1&2 I get tingling on buttocks and head? Is this normal?

I have herpes 1&2 I get tingling on buttocks and head? Is this normal?

Herpes simplex: Can be early symptoms of herpes outbreak. When this subliminal pain occurs it is not always followed by full blown lesions. It is not clear why different presentations occur in different individuals. ...Read more

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Have boil or what I think is a boil on my buttocks Iv been using drawing sab for two days it looks to be coming to head today woke up with sore goin?

Have boil or what I think is a boil on my buttocks Iv been using drawing sab for two days it looks to be coming to head today woke up with sore goin?

Boil: Have this lesion examined by a physician as it may need to be drained. It will also confirm the diagnosis for you. You will also be given instructions on how to care for an infection draining pus. ...Read more

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Red small white head pimple blisters spread all over buttocks. Occurred after vigorous sex from the back. Only painful when I sit.?

Red small white head pimple blisters spread all over buttocks. Occurred after vigorous sex from the back. Only painful when I sit.?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to know for sure without examining you, however, what you described suggests herpes infection. It is prudent that you see a doctor to get evaluated and may be get tested for sexually transmitted diseases.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I have hirsutism and fear taking meds to lose hair growth on my head instead of my buttocks and face. Help.

I have hirsutism and fear taking meds to lose hair growth on my head instead of my buttocks and face. Help.

Don't be affraid: You should take your medication. It will regulated your hormones and reduce your body hair without causing you to lose hair from your scalp. In fact, if you don't take your meds, the hormones in your body could cause you to lose hair on your scalp. ...Read more

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I have a boil on my buttocks when I first saw it I thought it was just a pimple so I popped it now its a lump under my skin with a head puss and blood?

I have a boil on my buttocks when I first saw it I thought it was just a pimple so I popped it now its a lump under my skin with a head puss and blood?

Small abscess: It may have been a small hair follicle infection that has now expanded after your initial manipulation. A warm compress may draw it out over a day or two but it may expand & need to be drained by your doc. ...Read more

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I have ingrown hairs all over my bald head and my buttocks, how do I get rid off it, can I send a picture?

I have ingrown hairs all over my bald head and my buttocks, how do I get rid off it, can I send a picture?

Get consult: There are numerous possibilities of what these are, why they started and how to treat. Many questions need asking and seeing this is important. I recommend getting a consult from your doctor or a virtual consult from Health Tap. ...Read more

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Can you apply 0.5 hydrocotisone to head of penis/scrotum and between buttocks after burning and irritation from using an anti-fungal clotrimazole1%?

Can you apply 0.5 hydrocotisone to head of penis/scrotum and between buttocks after burning and irritation from using an anti-fungal clotrimazole1%?

Yes: As a follow-up to your previous question and my response, topical steroids come in different strengths and potencies. 0.5% Hydrocortisone is considered a weakly potent topical steroid (class 7) and 0.5% a low strength and available otc. Should apply a thin layer to affected area (s) 2-3x/day. More potent steroids (classes 1-6) require prescriptions and more limited use. ...Read more

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I have a back pain that's going down my leg and buttocks I have a awful head ach tummy pain and just feel stiff and tired my back is also very painful?

I have a back pain that's going down my leg and buttocks I have a awful head ach tummy pain and just feel stiff and tired my back is also very painful?

That sounds: Rather significant and if of sudden onset, no injury and unresponsive to otc medications you may want to take a trip to the accident ward (ed) if you can't get in touch with your doctor. All the more so if these symptoms are accompanied by a fever. ...Read more

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Ii have nausea after eating, pain in right pelvic/leg, bleeding after sex, pain in my back, right side of my head hurts, right buttocks feel funny. Wh?

Ii have nausea after eating, pain in right pelvic/leg, bleeding after sex, pain in my back, right side of my head hurts, right buttocks feel funny. Wh?

Too many issues: This sounds like too many different symptoms. I don't think they're all caused by one condition. Although a mental disorder like depression could play a factor. See your doctor for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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Abraison/cut of skin inside cheek. Around it has a bit of blood because I keep picking/biting it. What home remedies should I do?

Abraison/cut of skin inside cheek. Around it has a bit of blood because I keep picking/biting it. What home remedies should I do?

Cheek biting trauma: Nighttime grinding or clenching of the teeth can lead to this condition. See your dentist for evaluation and night guard fabrication. ...Read more

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Abrasion on head of penis, what to do?

Abrasion on head of penis, what to do?

I advise you: To leave it alone and see a doctor for proper diagnosis. Meantime, just use a bland moisturizer like vaseline a few times a day.
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How to care for abrasion on penis head?

How to care for abrasion on penis head?

Same As Anywhere: Treatment would be the same as anywhere else on the body. Keep the area clean and watch for infection (increased redness, pain, swelling, drainage). ...Read more

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Abrasion on head of penis, how to treat it?

Abrasion on head of penis, how to treat it?

Here are some...: What abraded your glans penis (head)? New or old? Once or recurrent? How did it heal if old / recurrent? Its Rx & care should based on its cause and past history. Largely, time + patience are essential with proper cleacsing and drying with optional gingerly use of topical antibiotics with or without steroid under close watch and F/U. More? Ask doc... ...Read more

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I masturbated for too long 4 days ago... And I got an abrasion under my penile head. It's been 4 days now and it still hurts and not healing. I don't know what to do...?

I masturbated for too long 4 days ago... And I got an abrasion under my penile head. It's been 4 days now and it still hurts and not healing. I don't know what to do...?

See your doctor: You may have an infection. See your doctor. He or she may prescribe an antibiotic if needed. Triple antibiotic creams with lidocaine may help in cases with pain associated with skin irritations. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Purple skin abrasion (I think) below the head of my penis. Foreskin seems to be looser. Uncircumcised. From a drunken lonely night.

Purple skin abrasion (I think) below the head of my penis. Foreskin seems to be looser. Uncircumcised. From a drunken lonely night.

If forskin was: Tight or stuck to head of penis and pulled away when drunk it can cause pain. Please see your doc for an exam to make sure all is ok. After that, consider speaking w/a mental health professional to assess your drinking and lonliness, which may be the root of the situation. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Fell down stairs.. dislocated fingers. Hit head...abrasion.. now I am wanting to nap a lot...is this normal?

Fell down stairs.. dislocated fingers. Hit head...abrasion.. now I am wanting to nap a lot...is this normal?

Be seen: This could be normal but given your history- a head injury can not be excluded so please be seen. ...Read more

Abrasions (Definition)

An abrasion is a wound caused by superficial damage to skin no deeper than dermis or mucous membrane. It is less severe than laceratin and bleeding ...Read more