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Please answer this: how can a 50 year old get herpes @ the top of butt crack and not be sexual active?

Please answer this: how can a 50 year old get herpes @ the top of butt crack and not be sexual active?

Past exposure: Herpes is tricky -it can live in the nerves for years, and only come out at times of stress. Not sure if you ever had a past outbreak? Herpes will come out in the same spot where it came out in the past. (Since it lives in the nerve roots -and just travels up to the surface when it feels like it). When the body is weak - moving house, lost job, other illness etc, herpes will surface. See ID doc. ...Read more

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When showering, I noticed when I bend down there's a pain on top of butt crack. Pain Almost like a tear on the crack. Could this be hpv warts?

When showering, I noticed when I bend down there's a pain on top of butt crack. Pain Almost like a tear on the crack. Could this be hpv warts?

Probably not HPV: HPV is always painless. If you have obvious and rather large warts, sometimes they can get infected or irritated and thus painful. There are plenty of other causes of irritation or open sores in the gluteal cleft (butt crack): yeast, other infections, and so on. But assuming you don't have large warts, this isn't HPV. ...Read more

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Lump in buttocks under skin near top of butt crack. No pain, moves, can't see only feel. Should I worry?

Lump in buttocks under skin near top of butt crack. No pain, moves, can't see only feel. Should I worry?

Probably lipoma: Usually this is a lipoma (benign fatty deposit). Ask your internist to look at it. Do not just ignore, but probably nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Itchy area at top of anus. Have been exercising a lot frequently. Two weeks ago about 2 inches at top of butt crack appeared bruised. Still there?

Itchy area at top of anus. Have been exercising a lot frequently. Two weeks ago about 2 inches at top of butt crack appeared bruised. Still there?

Pilonidal: Cyst can be a possibility. This is a congenital sinus or cyst thst can become symptyomatic if irritated, like excess exercise, ie crunches or situps. ...Read more

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I have what seems like a small cut at the top of my butt crack. I'm not sure if it is a cut but it feels like it is splitting at times. What do I do?

I have what seems like a small cut at the top of my butt crack. I'm not sure if it is a cut but it feels like it is splitting at times. What do I do?

Skin split: Fungal infections - which thrive in warm moist areas -can cause a irritation of the skin. Keep it clean and dry - and wear loose fitting natural fiber clothes. If it does not improve see your doctor. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a sharp pain at the top of your butt crack?

Could be a cyst: It is hard to say with this amount of information, but get you primary to check it out. Could be an easy fix. ...Read more

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The top of my butt crack feels ripped. If I try to hold it open it feels like it's ripping. Using Neosporin. Could I simply have a cut there?

The top of my butt crack feels ripped. If I try to hold it open it feels like it's ripping. Using Neosporin. Could I simply have a cut there?

It's posible: You certainly may have a small cut there. Keep treating with neosporin and keep the area clean to be safe, then get an exam of the area to be sure all is well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have pain in top part of butt crack it stay s the same I have it for 2 months now. It started sitting on a stationary bike then pop. Help please.?

I have pain in top part of butt crack it stay s the same I have it for 2 months now. It started sitting on a stationary bike then pop. Help please.?

You may have: Infected pilonidal sinus, where collected hair follicles cause infection See your doctor Ref Cutting seton for pilonidal disease New-approach by A C Rao Tech coloproctology 1FF 1.34 11/06 10 (3) :242 ...Read more

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The top of my butt crack itches. Been happening for about 3 months but doesn't bother me 24/7 just every once in a while. What could be causing that?

The top of my butt crack itches. Been happening for about 3 months but doesn't bother me 24/7 just every once in a while. What could be causing that?

Anal itch: It maybe due to some fungal issues. The butt crack area can get very moist which is good breeding for fungus. Keep the area dry. Baby powder with corn starch powder is a good start. ...Read more

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I have a place @ the top of my butt crack that itches very bad it stays about 2 weeks and then goes away and then comes back in same spot about a month or 2 later. Do u know what this can be?

I have a place @ the top of my butt crack that itches very bad it stays about 2 weeks and then goes away and then comes back in same spot about a month or 2 later. Do u know what this can be?

Unsure: There are several things that this could be - as simple as a yeast infection, as persistent as a herpes infection, or as serious as a pilonidal cyst. You should see your doctor the next time the symptoms arise. ...Read more

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What can cause soreness at the very top of my butt crack (tailbone)?

What can cause soreness at the very top of my butt crack (tailbone)?

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

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Soreness at the very top of my butt crack (tailbone). How can I treat this?

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

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