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Sores On Buttocks Symptoms
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
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
Hello i Recently noticed a small hole above my anal opening in between my buttocks. No symptoms.. What should i do about it? Will it close on its own?
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 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 mild testicular pain between buttocks and lower back. What can be the causes for these symptoms? and they just started happening
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?
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!
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are boils a symptom of hiv? I've had recurring boils on my buttocks for some time and when I read up it says it could be & i'm scared :/
Back spasms started tonight kidney area to buttocks. 2nd round of antibiotics even though urine clean because of lingering symptoms. Spasms cause??
Needs evaluation: Back spasms could be caused by other problems besides just infection. If you're already on a second round of antibiotics and your urine tests are 'clear' -I would start to look for other causes. Sometimes disease of the spine can cause these spasms, or there could be a muscle or nerve problem. There are medications specifically for muscle spasms, so I hope you can find relief ASAP. Call doctor now ...Read more
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 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
(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?
BUTTOCK PAIN+++: 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