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I have red itchy rash on my right buttock. I sit all day and is that a cause. Iam a receptionist. It comes and goes. does not itch all the time.

I have red itchy rash on my right buttock. I sit all day and is that a cause.  Iam a receptionist.  It comes and goes. does not itch all the time.

Rash: Rashes are impossible to diagnose over the computer. Usually sitting is not a risk factor for developing a rash, unless you are very old (It states you are 106?), and you get skin "breakdown" from not moving around (similar to a "bed sore"). When the rash is visible, have a dr. look at it to give you a diagnosis and any necessary treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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I have a small itchy rash that occurs 3 times a day,on my buttock? Also my whole body feels like my nerves are twitching every other minute.?

I have a small itchy rash that occurs 3 times a day,on my buttock? Also my whole body feels like my nerves are twitching every other minute.?

3 times a day?: Are you saying that the rash is not there all the time? It appears exactly 3 times a day? That is very odd. Please give more details about what makes the rash come and go and resubmit your question. ...Read more

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I have a small itchy rash on my right buttocks to the right side, which feels bumpy slightly, should I be concerned?

I have a small itchy rash on my right buttocks to the right side, which feels bumpy slightly, should I be concerned?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Can my child get a non-itchy rash as an allergic reaction to her body wash? I noticed since changing her wash, she now has flat red rashes on her.

Can my child get a non-itchy rash as an allergic reaction to her body wash? I noticed since changing her wash, she now has flat red rashes on her.

Yes , it is possible: Although It is not common to get an allergic rash as a reaction to the body wash, but it is possible. She should be checked by her pediatrician to be sure that it is an allergic rash and not a something else. Changing the body wash in addition to use of a mild antihistaminic medicine would solve this problem ...Read more

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Why always when rub my buttocks and sweats , It makes a itchy rash, but when i wash its gones away , but always happens, how to prevents, or what is?

Why always when rub my buttocks and sweats , It makes a itchy rash, but when i wash its gones away  , but always happens, how to prevents, or what is?

Stop rubbing: Your problem may well be from dermatographism (oversensitive skin) which is harmless by itself. Try taking an antihistamine to see if it helps. Dry skin can also cause it and thus applying a moisturizer after bathing may also be helpful. ...Read more

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In my elbo pit, i have for some time, itchy rash, the whole area is red, the intensity of the itch and redness changes during the day and night.

In my elbo pit, i have for some time, itchy rash, the whole area is red, the intensity of the itch and redness changes during the day and night.

Eczema?: This is a common location for atopic dermatitis, or eczema. Taking a lukewarm bath followed by application of an emollient cream/lotion can help. Topical OTC hydrocortisone helps too. Also, examine if you have made any recent changes in skin care products, laundry detergents, etc which might be causing the reaction. ...Read more

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I developed an itchy rash on my buttocks on thursday. The only thing i did differently was i used the rest room in my dentist office.

Rash: Without a complete history it is impossible to give you a complete answer. It could be a rash that would have occurred no matter what you did. It could be an anxiety try rash from a fear since you used something different. The rest rooms in our office have an alcohol wipes to clean before use, but that is not a must... Few public restrooms have it. If it continues have it checked out at your md. ...Read more

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What might this be? An itchy rash like cluster of bumps on my lower back just above my buttocks. It looks a lot like a bunch of mosquito bites.

What might this be?   An itchy rash like cluster of bumps on my lower back just above my buttocks.   It looks a lot like a bunch of mosquito bites.

How long?: If it lasts over 6 weeks, see an allergist. If it is short term, try some otc antihistamine up to 4 x the regular frequency but watch out for drowsiness. Otherwise topical Hydrocortisone cream should be tried. If it still did not work, see an allergist. ...Read more

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Have a itchy rash on buttocks...causes dry skin and one or two blisters..itching is worse at night.spontaneously clears after a few days ?

Have a itchy rash on buttocks...causes dry skin and one or two blisters..itching is worse at night.spontaneously clears after a few days ?

Rash on buttocks: hello ~ have a Dr see the rash when its there because this sounds suspiciously like a herpes infection rash. If it is there is no need to be concerned, but we would advise how you can better not spread this and advise lots of washing of hands, and the rash is severe could be treated with Acyclovir or derivative or some 1% hydrocort for itch, or nothing. thanks.. ...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


Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more