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Smelly Wet Sore Bum Crack
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
I have a lump on my bum crack, where the tailbone ends. Sometimes it leaks blood and pus. It is sore and itchy most of the time.
Here are some...: What you described may represent the occurrence of pilonidal sinus with infection. To verify such, go to see a doc. Before going, perusing the article in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html would help you how to prepare the information for the doc's review. Best wish to your health... ...Read more
I have a bleeding sore in the crack of my buttocks as a result of a allergic reaction rash from wearing a pad. Is it best to keep it covered to heal?
Yes: Sores heal better if covered. Also remember to keep it clean. ...Read more
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
1 week today fell and hit lower back above bum crack of metal rail in shower still bruised swollen and tender hurts to lie down and if touche at all?
Tincture of time: I suspect that this was a severe bruise. If it is black and blue this is more of a sign this will take a while. If it is slowly getting better that is still ok and will be what is expected. Give it time and ask your doc if this persist. ...Read more
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
I am experiencing a skin sore been my bum for the last 4 weeks. It scabs over then gets wet in the shower then hasn't healed. Sometimes gets inflamed?
I have been having a feeling of wetness dripping from top of buttocks at the crack down into the crack but its not wet. What could this be?
My anus and bum cheek sticky and wet and very sore and itchy did have anal fissure which is getting better and was taking Rectogesic?
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 1%. ...Read more
Hard to say: Hard to say what is causing it, unless you are nursing. There are some excellent breast creams that can help a mild case such as mother's friend. Moisturizers such as eucerin will help the cracking if not nursing. ...Read more
Sore nipples: You can apply the cream they give you at the hospital for the soreness to calm down. You could also wash off your nipple after each fedign&then squeeze some breast milk & rub it over the nipples. This helps it heal faster. Also, when the baby is made to unlatch at the breast you insert your little finger in the corner of his/ her mouth before you pull his/ her mouth away to avoid more cracking. ...Read more
Suggestions...: Keep the area clean and dry as much as you can. For the dryness you can use vitamin D ointment twice a day. You might also have a fungal infection and an antifungal may be needed or an infection and antibiotics/creams may be needed. Better to get checked by your doctor to make sure nothing more serious is happening. ...Read more
I landed heavily on my back at rugby months ago and had back spasms at the time. Now I'm still tight and sore. Osteo just cracks my back. Still sore?
Back soreness: Muscles spasm from an injury can last for some time if not treated long enough, for daily activities like sports/lifting/etc can exacerbate it. If bony structures of back are ok, doc might prescribe a muscle relaxer, which u can combine with otc NSAID for pain & inflammation. Moist heat & therapeutic massage help, too. ...Read more
At dance I was holding my leg straight up and went to stretch it back More I heard loud cracks since it has been sore and less flexible what did I do?
Lotion: Flexitol is an excellent over the counter lotion for cracked heels. Also, if the crack is bleeding, apply a piece of tape to help keep the crack closed. This will prevent the crack from getting worse and also allow the crack to heel. Avod walking barefoot, especially if you have tile or hard wood floors in your house. If flexitol does not work, than you made need a prescription lotion. ...Read more
If uncomfortable: Your foreskin is probably too tight when retracted to the extent that it cracks. A tight foreskin is called phimosis and in adults is best managed surgically. A phimotic foreskin can certainly tear if retracted with force. Prescription strength steroid cream can be tried if you want to avoid surgery. ...Read more
Inflammation: This could be due to localized inflammation, or an underlying problem with the bone (i.e. fracture, instability). You could try some anti-inflammatory meds (i.e. ibuprofen, Aleve) and ice/heat and topical treatments such as aspercreme or capsaicin cream. See a physician if your symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more
Consult your PCP to:
Be evaluated to see whether its from the spine or is it something like a pilonidal cyst. For a back issue you may have to see an orthopod/spinal surgeon, while for the p. Cyst a referral to a gen surgeon would be more appropriate. So seeing the pcp would be beneficial to start investigations/referrals.
Meanwhile take some pain meds.
Good luck. ...Read more
Cracking Jaw: If your jaw suddenly popped or cracked, for the first time, and it's painful, that may indicate a displaced disc in the jaw joint. For the short term, try a soft non-chewing diet, nsaid's and perhaps a muscle relaxant. If it persists, see a dentist or oral surgeon that treats TMJ problems. You may benefit from a splint. A TMJ MRI may be indicated. You may be considered a candidate for arthroscopy. ...Read more
Vasoline: Wash the heel and apply vasoline to them, then apply Saran wrap and put a sock over it at night. ...Read more
Go see your doc: Rib fractures are painful and take a long time to heal. Go see your family doc for an xray and exam. He can offer you medication to allow you to heal and re-assure you of your diagnosis. ...Read more
What do you suggest if I crack my fingers and now my finger is really sore to move and sometimes stiff.?
I was exercising and I heard a pop. Now my right side is so very sore right above my hip. Could I have cracked a rib?
Muscle injury likely: Assuming you mean in the lower-mid outer abdominal area, then a strain of an intercostal muscle (between the ribs) or a partial tear of an oblique muscle (outer abdomen) would be the most likely cause. A rib fracture is possible, but less likely as more force is typically required to injure a rib. Treatment is usually symptomatic and includes rest, ice and anti-inflammatories. ...Read more
My tongue is white & cracked and I have a sore, really dark spot on the side of it, is this anything to be worried about?
I think I have angular stomatosis. My sides of the lips are always cracked and sore. They are not herpes related sores. What does this mean?
Angular Chelitis: Angular cheilitis is an inflammatory condition that occurs in 1 or both angles of the mouth. This typically presents with erythema, painful cracking, scaling, bleeding, and ulceration at the corners of the mouth. Angular cheilitis can occur spontaneously but more often develops in those who wear oral dentures and appliances, those who are required to wear masks. Treatment is with mycolog ii. ...Read more