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What does it mean when you have pain in your butt cheek?

What does it mean when you have pain in your butt cheek?

Really is back pain: Pain in the buttocks usually originates in the lower back. If it is an issue, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a boil under butt cheek and it's purple, what does that mean?

I have a boil under butt cheek and it's purple, what does that mean?

Likely Inflamed: It likely sounds like the boil you describe is inflamed. Often these boils become inflames and change from normal skin colors to variations of red or purple. I would recommend being evaluated by a physician to determine if treatment is needed. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your left butt cheek and leg are numb?

What does it mean when your left butt cheek and leg are numb?

Possible sciatica: If you have radiating pain then sciatica is probable but even without pain it is possible. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a shooting pain down the bottom of your butt cheek down in the top of your leg?

What does it mean when you have a shooting pain down the bottom of your butt cheek down in the top of your leg?

Nerve pain: This most commonly relates to compression of the nerve roots as they exit the spinal cord by either spinal stenosis or disc herniation. If severe or associated with numbness or weakness, further evaluation or possibly surgery may be required. ...Read more

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I had a CT scan the other day for an pain. Dr mentioned dense muscle tissue in rt butt cheek. What does this mean?

I had a CT scan the other day for an pain. Dr mentioned dense muscle tissue in rt butt cheek. What does this mean?

MR used with muscle: MRI is more often utilized to image soft tissue (muscle) issues about the musculoskeletal system. Increased density seen on CT scan is nonspecific and does not clearly make the actual diagnosis.
MRI recommended if area of increased density correlates with area of pain ...Read more

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What can cause pain in my buttcheeks on the side?

Piriformis syndrome: Or trochanteric bursitis. Piriformis is a muscle which helps to rotate your leg out. If you turn your toes in and put pressure on the painful spot, piriformis will ache more. If it's bursa pain, it will hurt anytime with moderate pressure right over the side where the hip bone is. ...Read more

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I'm having a pain in my left buttcheek. What could it be? It's been approx. A month and a half. But, the pain still bothers me.

There: There are many causes for a pain in the butt. Common cause I see is sacroiliitis (si joint pain). Si joint pain is usually felt at back pant pocket. I would discuss this pain with your doctor. Steroid injections, nerve burning or surgery often helps si joint pain. Good luck! ...Read more

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Intense sharp pains in upper left buttcheek only. Only hurts when I stand or move a certain way. Sitting or laying is painless. What is this?

Intense sharp pains in upper left buttcheek only. Only hurts when I stand or move a certain way. Sitting or laying is painless. What is this?

Buttock pain: Tough to say, ...could be a muscle strain or a deep abscess that gets irritated and inflamed when standing or moving in certain way. Get an examination if it continues. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a bubble imbetween my buttcheek what could it be?

I have a bubble imbetween my buttcheek what could it be?

Pilonidal cyst: You may have a pilonidal cyst. A pilonidal cyst is a cyst that develops along the tailbone (coccyx) near the cleft of the buttocks, approximately 5 cm from the anus. These cysts usually contain hair and skin debris. Individuals with a pilonidal cyst may not have any symptoms at all (termed asymptomatic), whereas others may develop an infection of the cyst with associated pain. ...Read more

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I have a hard bump on my inner buttcheek what is it?

Possibly a pilonidal: Or type of cyst. There can be many causes. The only way to get an accurate diagnosis will be a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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My daughter keep having recurrent abcess on her buttcheeks?

My daughter keep having recurrent abcess on her buttcheeks?

MRsa: This can be chronic infection with mrs a resistant staph areas. An appropriate course of antibiotics is necessary clidamycin, sulfa for 10 days combined with Rifampin for the last 3 days. Preventive measures that can help include vitamin c, dilute bleach baths, benzoyl peroxide lotion, and bovine colostrum. Dsicusss with primary or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Pink tint skin between my buttcheeks no bumps and no pain or itch?

Pink tint skin between my buttcheeks no bumps and no pain or itch?

Fungus: Yeast love these areas. Try getting an over the counter anti fungal and a recheck in 1 week. Good luck ...Read more

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I had a painless lump on my buttcheek for two years no changes until a couple days ago it became painfully and inflamed?

Infected cyst, to MD: It sounds like you have a cyst, which is common, and now it has become infected. This is also not a rare event. Please see a doc for treatment ASAP, rarely antibiotics may be enough, but almost always, the infection needs to be drained. Do not pop or squeeze it yourself! You can make things worse. If you have fever, red streaks, marked increase in pain, go to an ER. ...Read more

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I got a shot after my accident, 5 days after I discovered a lump on my left buttcheek. Its hard but not painful, is there a need to worry?

I got a shot after my accident, 5 days after I discovered a lump on my left buttcheek. Its hard but not painful, is there a need to worry?

If the lump is right: Where you had the shot, there probably is some bruising under the skin from the needle or irritation from the medication. If it becomes red, hot, and/or swollen, you might have an infection and will need to see a doctor. But, if it's just a tender lump, it will gradually go away. Hope this helps. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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After stretching and rubbing my anal area two small oval shaped cuts appeared in the crease of buttcheeks. Is this herpes?! or are cuts there normal?!

After stretching and rubbing my anal area two small oval shaped cuts appeared in the crease of buttcheeks. Is this herpes?! or are cuts there normal?!

Anal Fissure: Anal fissures are very common in young infants but can affect people of any age. An anal fissure usually heals on its own within four to six weeks. If it doesn't, medical treatment or surgery usually can relieve discomfort. ...Read more

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What is the cause of inflamation on butt cheek?

Several possible: Cause could be abscess, cysts, pimple, bug bite, carbuncle, boil, etc, etc, . Best to have it checked out by dr. Good luck. ...Read more

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My right butt cheek randomly hurts. Why would that be?

My right butt cheek randomly hurts. Why would that be?

I do not know: It may be arthritis or a pinched nerve, or a deep abscess or cyst, etc. Be sure to get an examination so the diagnosis can be made, and then any necessary treatment would occur. Best wishes ...Read more

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I have a small red lump on the inside of left buttcheek. Have heard different things about what it could be.

Thoughts..: It could be a few things - sebaceous cyst, the beginning of an abscess, ingrown hair. If it's getting larger, more painful, or draining anything, that points to it being an abscess or a boil. ...Read more

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Today when I woke up, I noticed I have a painful & big bump on my buttcheek, it's not a pimple. Do you know what it could be?

Abscess: If it is painful and deep, it is likely an abscess that will need to be opened and drained. Some benefit can be obtained from moist heat application, but you need to call your doc. S/he may send you to a surgeon to have this treated. ...Read more

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I have two small bumps on my right buttcheek. They are very small and rub against the left cheek. They have been there for about 3 days.

I have two small bumps on my right buttcheek. They are very small and rub against the left cheek. They have been there for about 3 days.

Infection: You more than likely have a staphylococcal infection. Make an appointment with your family doctor or go to an urgent care center to get this infection taken care tomorrow. If this recurs, you may need to be checked for blood sugar problems. ...Read more

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A dent appeared on my left butt cheek not to long ago. It does hurt ones in a while nd it seems to be getting worse it keeps getting worse?

A dent appeared on my left butt cheek not to long ago. It does hurt ones in a while nd it seems to be getting worse it keeps getting worse?

Dimple on the butt: If it is new see ur doctor. Sometiems people have sinus tracts after abscess over the butt muscles. If it si papinful don't wait to see ur doc. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my left buttcheek pretty close to my anus. I had this before but the pain and lump went away after it exploded. What is this?

Perianal abscess: It sounds like you have what is called a perianal abscess. These things can come and go. Often times they will open up/rupture and drain infected material. If it keeps coming back then it needs to be surgically excised. ...Read more

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Hello this is embarrasing but the inside of my buttcheeks is turning a very dark colour and there's small bumps that feel like knots under the skin?

Hello this is embarrasing but the inside of my buttcheeks is turning a very dark colour and there's small bumps that feel like knots under the skin?

Tricky: Without an exam, I can only give general information and inflammation generally causes increased pigmentation/scarring. The areas of the body that have a lot of moisture, irritation, rubbing and germs can get infected and have abcesses that are quite serious and need minor surgery or they just get (much) worse.
cannot say in your particular case, but generally true. ...Read more

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Two small white oval shaped cuts in the crease of the buttcheeks above the anus after stretching the area. They don't bleed or weep. Is this herpes?!

Two small white oval shaped cuts in the crease of the buttcheeks above the anus after stretching the area. They don't bleed or weep. Is this herpes?!

Not likely: Herpes usually presents with burning, itching vesicles on a reddish base. Not as white oval marks that appear after stretching. Leave these alone and they should heal. ...Read more

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I get bad abscesses in my inner buttcheek up to 3@ time and it’s only blood/popped and days later I get them again same area been going on for a while?

I get bad abscesses in my inner buttcheek up to 3@ time and it’s only blood/popped and days later I get them again same area been going on for a while?

Staph? Hidradenitis?: This could be recurent boils etc due to staph, strep, or other bacteria. Another possibility is hidradenitis suppurativa, an inflammatory conditions that behaves a lot like infection but antibiotics don't help. Discuss with your doctor -- or perhaps see a dermatologist. Good luck! ...Read more

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Blister looking bump on the upper inside of my buttcheek. What could this be?

Blister looking bump on the upper inside of my buttcheek. What could this be?

Get the diagnosis: There are many causes for blister and skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and insect bites can cause blistering and rashes. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My left buttcheek is numb and somewhat tingles should I go straight to Emergency?

Not necessary: Unless there is a history of medical problems pertinent here, attempting to walk around walk around and if you can and it does not go away then call your doctor. If there develops any muscle weakness, loss of movement, ability to walk, sudden sever headache or other concern then it needs to be seen ...Read more

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There's a boil on my buttcheek (Y.) &it's not on my buttcrack but close to it. It started bleedin then drained a little but stopped, is that normal?

There's a boil on my buttcheek (Y.) &it's not on my buttcrack but close to it. It started bleedin then drained a little but stopped, is that normal?

See a doctor now: I would recommend you be seen as soon as possible. This is a tough part of the body to have a skin infection. If it's an abscess, it can usually be handled on an outpatient basis with a simple I&D and short course of antibiotics. Left untreated, perirectal abscesses can get large, painful and require surgical debridement in the OR. ...Read more