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Shaved butt crack & 2 days later itchy and stings. No redness. Possible just irritation or slight nick? I use lots of wet wipes too. Will I be ok?

Shaved butt crack & 2 days later itchy and stings. No redness.  Possible just irritation or slight nick? I use lots of wet wipes too. Will I be ok?

Dermatitis...: It could be a dermatitis which is an irritation of the skin after it comes in contact with anything that causes an reaction on it. You may use hydrocortisone over the counter but if it is painful or gets worse you should see your doctor for exam and treatment as needed. ...Read more

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I have this itchy red pus looking bump on my lower back above butt crack.. It's not painful just very itchy, most part of the day it wasn't itchy. ?

I have this itchy red pus looking bump on my lower back above butt crack.. It's not painful just very itchy, most part of the day it wasn't itchy. ?

Abscess cyst: What you are describing is most likely a congenital condition known as a pilonidal cyst. It is not a dangerous condition, but should be fullly evaluated by a physician and then treated appropriately. It may require excision or just incision and drainage and obliteration of the cyst walls. You should be evaluated by a physician to determine the exact diagnosis. ...Read more

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What to do? Ive little cluster of red bumps at the top of my butt crack. They started out flat n itchy then went hard n came out smaller n sore.

What to do? Ive little cluster of red bumps at the top of my butt crack. They started out flat n itchy then went hard n came out smaller n sore.

Gluteal bumps: May be eczema that may be getting infected because of itching or may be fungal infection. You may consider bacitracin in AM with an anti-fungal like over the counter clotrimazole in the PM for 7 days and see if it works, if not try over the counter hydrocortisone for eczema. Discuss with doctor/urgent care ...Read more

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I have an itchy rash on my butt crack. Its red and a little bumpy. It can get sore and tender. What could this be ? How can I help sooth the pain?

I have an itchy rash on my butt crack. Its red and a little bumpy. It can get sore and tender. What could this be ? How can I help sooth the pain?

Rash: Couple things come to mind based on location: warm, dark, moist area is perfect spot for fungus to take up residence. Other possibility is shingles (reactivation of the chickenpox virus). See your fp to examine rash to determine what it is & to provide appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have seborrheic dermatitis on my scalp & ears. I've also been having issues with dry, flaky, peeling, itchy, irritated, sometimes red and burning skin in butt crack.

I have seborrheic dermatitis on my scalp & ears. I've also been having issues with dry, flaky, peeling, itchy, irritated, sometimes red and burning skin in butt crack.

Seb derm areas: Seborrheic dermatitis can affect the scalp, face, chest, back, underarms, groin and lower abdomen, and the fold between the buttocks. Psoriasis can do the same thing. In mild cases of both treatments are similar. Care must be taken not to use steroid creams in body folds for prolonged periods of time as they can thin the skin and cause other damage. ...Read more

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Itchy and red bum crack, looks like red ring. No bumps or sores. Happened after bout of diarreah and excessive wiping.

Itchy and red bum crack, looks like red ring. No bumps or sores. Happened after bout of diarreah and excessive wiping.

Ringworm?: Sounds like you have a case of tinea corporis, commonly called ringworm, though is a fungal infection. The warmth and moistness of that part of the body with the added irritation is the likely cause. You can use a variety of over the counter creams including Clotrimazole and terbenifine with good results. ...Read more

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I have a rash all over my buttocks crack that is sore and itchy there are a lot of red sores but they are spread out not clustered together?

I have a rash all over my buttocks crack that is sore and itchy there are a lot of red sores but they are spread out not clustered together?

See answer: Unable to give specific advice without seeng your rash. Generally, an itchy rash between the buttocks is often due to Candidiasis, a yeast infection. This is more common in infants. It can be treated with Lamisil (Terbinafine)cream. For specific advice see your physician or upload a photo for an online consultation at Health Tap. ...Read more

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Butt crack itchy and split won't heal... what can I do?

Butt crack itchy and split won't heal... what can I do?

ITCHING: Sounds like dry skin or possibly yeast/fungal. You might try over the counter hydrocortisone cream for several days. If not improving, follow up w/ your doctor or contact me via my inbox for a consult. ...Read more

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Can follicultis be painful/itchy and appear in the butt crack/inner-thigh?

Yes: Theoretically, you can get a folliculitis anywhre there is a hair follicle. Areas, like the bikini line that may be shaved ae susceptible to inflammation and folliculitis like infections. See your dr. For an evaluation and treatment, good luck to you. ...Read more

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My daughter has a rash inside her butt crack. She washes with vagisil everyday. She says it isn't itchy.What could it be?

My daughter has a rash inside her butt crack. She washes with vagisil everyday. She says it isn't itchy.What could it be?

Be seen: Often that kind of rash is because a child is not keeping the area clean, although it could be many other things, such as psoriasis. Be seen for an exam and diagnosis. ...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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Butt crack feels slippery often, but not itchy. had protected sex month ago - she orally licked my butt. fungal infection? how do i treat it? tks

Butt crack feels slippery often, but not itchy.  had protected sex month ago - she orally licked my butt.  fungal infection?  how do i treat it? tks

Proctitis: A fungal infection in the area is not acquired by oral contact. Might want to use any over the counter antifungal, mostly because they help dry the skin. if this persists, you might want to have an exam to make sure you do not have a Polyp ...Read more

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Undetermined GI issues for 3 months constant and now have a pink rash on both sides of butt crack. Not very itchy or bothersome. Intestinal yeast?

Undetermined GI issues for 3 months constant and now have a pink rash on both sides of butt crack. Not very itchy or bothersome. Intestinal yeast?

Might well be: You don't say what your gastrointestinal issues are, but candida or other intertrigo is a strong possibility. Are you on antibiotics?
In any case, dryness is the key to recovery. After bathing or showering, dry the area as well as you can. You might consider a hair dryer to help (set on cold, don't burn yourself) and then use baby powder or nystatin powder. The key to success is dryness! ...Read more

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Recurring 3-8 months itchy bump butt crack/tailbone when wipe to keep dry painful,use hydrocortisone/lotrimin 2-4 week gone but returns what could be?

Recurring 3-8 months itchy bump butt crack/tailbone when wipe to keep dry painful,use hydrocortisone/lotrimin 2-4 week gone but returns what could be?

Hard to say: Your cream contains both a cortisone (which nonspecifically suppresses inflammation even from an infection) and an anti-fungal. Thus it is hard to tell as to which ingredient had worked for you. If this problem keeps on returning, it'd be wise to ask your doctor to check this out for you. ...Read more

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What can I do if my penis is itchy, red and cracked what should I do?

What can I do if my penis is itchy, red and cracked what should I do?

See your doctor: A doctor will need to examine you in order to diagnose it and treat it. There can be a number of causes. ...Read more

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What are causes of red itchy skin in bum crack and bum hole?

What are causes of red itchy skin in bum crack and bum hole?

Eczema?: This can be due to eczema, a fungal rash, or a contact allergy rash. If this bothers you, you can try some over-the-counter Hydrocortisone cream, but you might want to see your doctor for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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There are two patches it does not look warty like bubbles its just red flaky puffy skin it cracks and it can be really disturbing and really itchy?

There are two patches it does not look warty like bubbles its just red flaky puffy skin it cracks and it can be really  disturbing  and really  itchy?

Probably fungal rash: Two common rashes in the genital area are caused by fungus, one is the same fungus that causes athletes foot, and the other is Candida. Both respond well to OTC clotrimazole or miconazole cream or spray, but need to be used consistently. Cleanse the area regularly and keep it dry, using powder if necessary, as fungi love warm moint skin. If there is no response, be sure to get an exam. ...Read more

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I've been having a skin problem in my buttocks region. I noticed when the top was itchy (inside crack). I looked and it was red/open. Seem to spread

I've been having a skin problem in my buttocks region.  I noticed when the top was itchy (inside crack).  I looked and it was red/open. Seem to spread

Yeast infection: Sounds like you might have a yeast infection (aka "Jock itch") in your buttocks area

Try keeping the area dry, and try an over the counter cream such as lotrimin cream (clotrimazole)

If it doesn't help in a few days, you should have a doctor take a look at it ...Read more

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Having painful itchy red rash on inner thighs/butt cheeks for 2mo. Cracked skin & cut in area b/t v/anus. Used Lomexin Crème 2%, it mostly cleared up.

Having painful itchy red rash on inner thighs/butt cheeks for 2mo. Cracked skin & cut in area b/t v/anus. Used Lomexin Crème 2%, it mostly cleared up.

Groin Rash: Sounds like you had a fungal infection. If the rash is still persisting after two weeks please see your doctor. They will need to evaluate you for other types of infection. The other possibility is that if they evaluate you and find that it is a fungal infection they may give you an oral anti fungal medication. ...Read more

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Itchy, sore, red (and whitish) anus & butt crack x5 days after taking Aumentin. Abx caused diarrhea, so had to wipe a lot. Just irritated or candida?

Itchy, sore, red (and whitish) anus & butt crack x5 days after taking Aumentin. Abx caused diarrhea, so had to wipe a lot. Just irritated or candida?

Both: Could be both. Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) can be very irritating to the bowel and can cause yeast. Use both an anti fungal medication and a barrier cream and keep the area irrigated in the shower. If not better, see your doctor for an exam. All the best. ...Read more

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Hello my husband has a issue with his feet being dryed cracked and small blisters that are red and when he pops them clear fluids come out and itchy?

Dyshidrosis: Dyshidrosis is a form of eczema that can cause small, itchy blisters on the feet and they can peel over time. It is treated with topical steroid ointments usually. See a dermatologist to check for this versus a fungal infection and appropriate treatment. ...Read more