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Is there anything I can do beside putting powder in my butt for the moisty/sweaty buttcrack? I shave my buttocks and im swamp ass now its ruin life

Is there anything I can do beside putting powder in my butt for the moisty/sweaty buttcrack? I shave my buttocks and im swamp ass now its ruin life

Air it out: Wear loose clothing, cotton or wool, no synthetics.
Clothing should breathe and let moist out.
In private, expose yourself, put a fan on it to dry the area out.
Zinc oxide ointment from the drug store may help, try it, but it may only keep the crack moist. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Excessive Sweating (Definition)

Can be associated with increased sweating through out the body or just limited to underarms, face, soles, palms. It occur when one sweats more than would be expected for activity level, stress level or environmental temperature. ...Read more


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Occasionally my left leg starting with my upper buttocks will go tingly/cold. When the cold starts to go away my leg/left buttocks gets sweaty. Why?

Occasionally my left leg starting with my upper buttocks will go tingly/cold. When the cold starts to go away my leg/left buttocks gets sweaty. Why?

Neurologist: You may have to be evaluated by a neurologist to determine whether there is a type of neuritis or peripheral neuropathy affecting the sciatic nerve. The symptoms don't suggest a musculoskeletal process. If deemed advisable tests like emg or spinal mri may be recommended. ...Read more

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I shave my buttocks/buttcracks hair now im dealing with sweaty buttocks how can I stop rhis problem I grow my hair in butt but still moisty and smelly?

Asked and Answered: Your question has been graciously and accurately answered already. Please find a new question or move on. ...Read more

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Woke up from nap sweaty caused by gallbladder?

Woke up from nap sweaty caused by gallbladder?

Unlikely: Probably not. Gallbladder symptoms usually ocure 20 minutes to an hour after eating fatty foods. They tend to be crampy pains, sometimes radiating to the right side of your back. ...Read more

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My 5 month old baby is cold and sweaty, what can be the cause? .

My 5 month old baby is cold and sweaty, what can be the cause? .

Depends: Being sweaty can be a normal state for some babies but if this is new you might want to have your baby checked. If there are any other symptoms like irritability, crying, sleep or appetite changes this may be due to illness.

Check with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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I am often hot, sweaty & feel "feverish", yet my temp will be in the range of 97.4. What could cause this?

I am often hot, sweaty & feel "feverish", yet my temp will be in the range of 97.4. What could cause this?

Hormones: The first thing I would suggest is to know your thyroid hormone level. The post menopausal syndrome should not last for such a long time but still worth considering it. Look in to the medication you are taking including supplements and herbal medicines. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why would after excersize or any cardio cause the right side of your face to be red and sweaty and the left side normal?

Why would after excersize or any cardio cause the right side of your face to be red and sweaty and the left side normal?

Left side not normal: Do you also have a slight eyelid droop on left side and pupil a bit smaller? If so, you may have horner's syndrome which can cause decrease sweating on that side, hence no sweat when u exercise and your r sweating/red as a nornmal physiologic response. So, the left side is abnormal. If this is so for you, consult doc for an evaluation--it is quite common. Good luck. ...Read more

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Just recently when my son is exercising/gets sweaty he breaks out into hives all over. Anyone know a cause or condition as to why this is happening?

Just recently when my son is exercising/gets sweaty he breaks out into hives all over. Anyone know a cause or condition as to why this is happening?

Read up on...: Cholinergic urticaria. If this is a match, junior can learn to manage it. If not, I trust the other healthtap team members will have an idea. Thanks for asking; junior is lucky to have a mom who's this observant and devoted. ...Read more

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I get little sweaty at night sometimes & im 8wks preg with Hx of anencephaly bubs. Worried my body temp increase may cause damage to baby? Winter here

I get little sweaty at night sometimes & im 8wks preg with Hx of anencephaly bubs. Worried my body temp increase may cause damage to baby? Winter here

Body temperature: Small fluctuations in body temperature are a normal part of physiology and are not a known cause of fetal abnormalities. ...Read more

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I've a cold back and get hot and sweaty what are the causes can anxiety do it?

I've a cold back and get hot and sweaty what are the causes can anxiety do it?

Lots of things: This combination can come from lots of things-- hormone levels, sleep derivation, panic attacks, general anxiety, drug/alcohol withdrawal symptoms, medication side effects, neurological conditions, ++++ reach out to your your doctor to start figuring this out asap! ...Read more

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Can sharing boxing gloves cause any disease? I was a little sweaty and so was the other person during the workout? Worried

Can sharing boxing gloves cause any disease? I was a little sweaty and so was the other person during the workout? Worried

Unlikely: It's likely you only shared the sweat, not any other body fluids. In the absence of any breaks in your skin, it's very unlikely you would contract any disease or infection. I assume you've washed your several times since sharing these gloves, thus protecting you. Based on the information you provided, I hope you feel reassured. ...Read more

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It's 76 out. I'm hot sweaty. Took my temp it's 99.7 oral temp. Is this normal? Can hot weather cause body temp to be high?

It's 76 out. I'm hot sweaty. Took my temp it's 99.7 oral temp. Is this normal? Can hot weather cause body temp to be high?

Normal: Your body temp falls within the normal range. The heat can lead to what is called heat exhaustion or heat stroke. So hydration is key. Good health. ...Read more

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What causes palmar hyperhidrosis (sweaty palms)? Is it contagious?

What causes palmar hyperhidrosis (sweaty palms)? Is it contagious?

Hyperhidrosis hands: Palmoplantar hyperhidrosis is not contagious. It can be treated with topicals, sometimes oral anticholinergic agents, Botox injection, or micro ETS. Seek a specialist like myself who treats a large number of hyperhidrosis patients and who offers all of these treatment options. ...Read more

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I feel extremely sweaty and hot doing next to nothing. What could cause this?

I feel extremely sweaty and hot doing next to nothing. What could cause this?

Sweating and HOT: Hi

unfortunately this could be a number of issues. I would want to know your health history, if you have already been through menopause, if you have diabetes, or are overweight. I would want to know how active you are and a whole myriad of other questions.

But, at your age please do not suffer alone at home. Get to a good caring health care provider and please do not suffer any longer! ...Read more

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Will the s5 nerveroot cause buttocks pain?

S5: It supplies the Coccygeus muscle (pelvic floor muscle). ...Read more

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What causes pimple like marks on the buttocks?

Acne: If you are unsure what it is see your doctor, otherwise if it is acne see a doctor for prescription creams to apply. Start using salicylic acid to was the acneic area on your buttocks when in the shower. Avoid baths and hot tubs, lakes and oceans (oxymetazoline) until clear. ...Read more

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What could cause broken skin between my buttocks?

What could cause broken skin between my buttocks?

Yeast, fungus: Overly moist areas can become contaminated with yeast and or fungus, and the constant rubbing I the buttocks can cause skin breakdown. A barrier cream can help prevent this once the yeast/fungal infection is either treated or ruled out. ...Read more

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I'm about 6weeks pregnant and my buttocks hurts badly. What could be the cause?

I'm about 6weeks pregnant and my buttocks hurts badly. What could be the cause?

See answer: If you were longer in your pregnancy, the weight of the growing fetus can sometimes cause nerve irritation and resultant discomfort, but 6 weeks is a little early for that. If you are sure it is related to your pregnancy, than may be hormonal surges causing your discomfort, but it may be something else unrelated to being pregnant. See your gyn and have them examine you to get relief. Good luck. ...Read more

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When I sit on hard surfaces for a long time I feel a terrible pain in my buttocks & cause difficulty in walking. What causes that and what to do?

When I sit on hard surfaces for a long time I feel a terrible pain in my buttocks & cause difficulty in walking. What causes that and what to do?

Sciatica: The sciatic nerve is the large nerve that runs from your lower back down your leg to the ankle & foot. Sitting, particularly on a hard surface, compresses this nerve as it travels through the gluteal muscles. Fortunately for most of us, the discomfort is relieved by relieving the compression. getting up. When sitting, get up & walk a bit every 20-30 minutes. Regular walking can condition the back ...Read more

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Wife had minor fall frm bike & slight pain in buttocks/waist. Pain aggravated with time&diagnosd koch's spine. R they relatd? Can accidnt cause infectn?

Wife had minor fall frm bike & slight pain in buttocks/waist. Pain aggravated with time&diagnosd koch's spine. R they relatd? Can accidnt cause infectn?

Coincidental: Koch spine is also called pott's disease (tb of spine), named for famous physicians. It is tuberculosis (TB) involving the spine. The trauma may have caused the initial pain, but the infection was either present (and silent) or developed later. Since TB is a slow process, it was probably there before the accident. ...Read more

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What causes toe jam between your toes when your feet are really smelly and sweaty?

What causes toe jam between your toes when your feet are really smelly and sweaty?

Athletes foot: And too much moisture. Use a topical anti fungal for 4 weeks and keep the area as dry as possible. Dry in between after a shower, use hydrophobic or good absorbing socks, shoes that 'breathe' well, and even a powder between toes to help the moisture under control ...Read more

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I have had sweaty palms since the time I can recall. Now that I'm an adult, this causes problems in social interactions as well as studies. Remedies?

I have had sweaty palms since the time I can recall. Now that I'm an adult, this causes problems in social interactions as well as studies. Remedies?

Not uncommon: Many people actually has this same problem. Treatment options vary depending on one's characteristics but you can treat with: antiperspirant (drysol), anticholinergic meds, iontophoresis, Botox injections, surgery. ...Read more

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Does HIV cause sweaty palms?

Does HIV cause sweaty palms?

Nope: Certainly not as the main or only symptom. Sweaty palms usually is a symptom of anxiety. See your doctor if you remain concerned. If you're at risk for HIV, e.g. high risk sex or shared drug injection equipment, get tested. But not because of this symptom. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in the buttocks?

What could cause pain in the buttocks?

Several poss. Causes: Skipping the jokes: buttock pain can result from muscle strain, tendon injury, lumbar or sciatic nerve injury or impingement (ex. Disc herniation), over-tightened muscles (ex. Pyriformis syndrome), sacroiliac injury, sacrotuberous ligament injury, and many more. A good physical, including an osteopathic hands-on exam, can help determine the cause; manipulation is often the treatment of choice. ...Read more

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What causes a boils between a baby's buttocks?

What causes a boils between a baby's buttocks?

Depends: If away from the anus it is usually staph. When close to the anus it can be a mixture of germs. ...Read more

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Can shots in the buttocks be a cause of bursitis?

Can shots in the buttocks be a cause of bursitis?

I do not think so: The injection site have no bursal around it. ...Read more

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What is the cause of pain in my buttocks;the pain worsens after I lie down to sleep?

What is the cause of pain in my buttocks;the pain worsens after I lie down to sleep?

Buttocks pain: It sounds mechanical. Buttocks pain usually starts in the lumbar spine when it is on both sides. Ask you doctor to check your back. ...Read more

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