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Whitehead At Butt Crack
Found what looked like 1 red pimple near butt crack-it was really hard to pop but I did it and clear liquid and blood came out. Herpes?
Difficult to say: Here are some facts. A blood filled cyst near the anus is a hemorrhoid. Herpes lesions are blisters or a cluster of blisters that do not have blood in them. They also hurt and itch. Sometimes with a large bowel movement a small tear can occur that then gets infected. So, an infected anal fissure is a rare possibility. But, a pimple is also in that realm. ...Read more
Keep it Clean: You can check w/your doc to make sure that's what it is first. Then keep the area clean to prevent infection until it heals. Peace and good health. ...Read more
How to get rid of cracked skin on my nose and how to get rid of a hole on the top of my nose which was cause by a pimple?
Pre or poss skin Ca.: If u were 1 2 have a lot of sun exposure in ur younger yrs. May have a pre cancerous lesion & the whole may b a skin cancer, especially if it just never seems 2 heal. C a dermatologist 4 the answer. His/her exam can tell u, & rec the rx. 2 common types r basil cell & squamous cell. Each has a different mode of treatment. ...Read more
I have cracked lips since 3 weeks due to medicin name oratane for acne. I am using vaseline but its not working?
Sensitive lips: Oratane is a retinoid which increases epithelial cell turnover to help acne. On your lips, this rapid turnover means your lips get drier and chapped. You can continue to use moisturizer on the lips if the rest of your acne is better, or you can stop oratane and substitute with a topical retinoid cream on the acne avoiding the lips so they are not as affected. Best of luck to you. ...Read more
2 different problems: Acne scars can be improved by dermatologist. Dry, cracked heels need moisturizing cream or lotion applied often. If there is redness or peeling between toes, need to treat athlete's foot with cream like lamisil (terbinafine). Watch for signs of infection: redness, swelling, pain, pus (especially if diabetic or poor circulation). Podiatrist can also recommend treatments. ...Read more
Blister like acne on my chin that pusses clear and goes crusty Started out looking like a zit and turned into this. Burns to touch when cracked?
This sounds like: It could be a viral or bacterial infection. You may need a prescription oral or topical medication. Please see your doctor so that this can be properly diagnosed and treated. ...Read more
Corner of mouth outside is red/painful it cracks and peels no apparent bump/acne/hair follicle etc sometimes goes almost all away then comes back?
Angular cheilitis: Multifactorial disorder of infectious origin. The sores are often infected with fungi (yeasts), or sometimes bacteria, or both. Several nutritional deficiency states of vitamins or minerals have been linked to AC. It is thought that in about 25% of people with AC, iron deficiency or deficiency of B vitamins are involved. Keep a good oral hygiene, try to eat healthier and take a good multi-vitamin. ...Read more
How to clear acne around mouth and chin? I'm 21 years old. I've started dealing with acne around my mouth and on my chin. The ones around my mouth seem to be cystic acne and I've never had this before. The ones on my chin hurt, dry fast and crack and blee
Start with the basic: You should consider skin cleaning and topical otc agents. If that does not work wee a dermatologist. Options include topical antibiotics, oral antibiotics and pdt therapy. ...Read more
Flucuating hormones. Irregular periods + acne at 42! joints crack esp hips. Severe hip pain, linked to hormones? Treatment?
See your doctor: It may be best to first start with your pcp, and discuss the concerns you have. So that you have a starting point. Then s/he can also do a hormone panel assessment to see how you're doing to ck your Progesterone and estrogen levels. The severe hip pain needs to be assessed further too. So that may be related, in that hormones have a protective effect on bone, heart, and brain. But it may also be that it is completely separate, and unrelated to your hormones. So this is why you need to speak to your doctor. ...Read more
Painful crack: What caused the crack? Without knowing what's going on, it's difficult to suggest relief measures. ...Read more
Intertrigo: Intertrigo (intertriginous dermatitis) is an inflammatory condition of skin folds, induced or aggravated by heat, moisture, maceration, friction, and lack of air circulation. Intertrigo frequently is worsened or colonized by infection, which most commonly is candidal but also may be bacterial, fungal, or viral. Treatment is with prescription vytone cream 1%. ...Read more
Suggestions...: Keep the area clean and dry as much as you can. For the dryness you can use vitamin D ointment twice a day. You might also have a fungal infection and an antifungal may be needed or an infection and antibiotics/creams may be needed. Better to get checked by your doctor to make sure nothing more serious is happening. ...Read more
I have something that looks like a ring worm in my butt crack area it itches and is very uncomfortable What is this?
Bump in the middle of butt crack itches and painful when u touch it? Can I put anything on it so it won't get infected
What can cause bumps under the skin between the butt crack that just rise and go away but leaves raised bump like scaring?
Need more info: Please make an appointment with your family physician. The "bumps" could be benign or serious and only a visual exam by your family physician can help decide the next step.. ...Read more
At the tip of my butt crack it has tough skin and a small oval lump like the shape of half almond. Its painful on right side what is it?
At the tip of my butt crack to almost my anus is white itchy moist skin is there any thing I can do to make the skin an itching normal?
My butt crack is dry and cracked and psoriasis runs in my family. Could that be the cause of cracking/itching? What cream can I use for relief?
Possibly: However there are other causes for rashes in that area. It is best to see a doctor before trying to self treat. ...Read more
At the tip of my butt crack/ end of my tailbone it stings almost like a stabbing. I haven't done anything to it. And im unsure what it could be?
Pilonidal cyst: A possibility is a pilonidal cyst, which is tissue that is present since birth and then can become inflammed or infected. This is thought to be a tract of hair tissue that did not properly develop. This needs to be treated surgically. See a doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Itching started in upper butt crack now has spread to the anus area two weeks later itching is horrible tissue has minor swelling and burning help?
Irritants/allergens?: Look back to determine what triggered the itch. You could be allergic to an oil, cream or garment. You may also have a pilonidal sinus (abscess around embedded hair) or hemorrhoids. Less likely but possible, you may have pinworm infestation. Check with a physician if the condition persists. ...Read more
I am 16 years old and with frequent itches in the butt crack. I do not feel pain in the anal area, but I do bleed from scratching. Had for 7 months.?
I have had a cut on my butt crack for about a year now. Sometimes it is itchy and there is slight bleeding on my toilet paper. How should I treat this?
Between my butt crack there's this area that has discharge. I Scratched it a while ago and it's never healed. Discharge is yellowish or blood & smells?
He has a red line that starts at the top of his butt crack & follows down to above his anus He can barely sit & there’s a bump that puss comes out of?
Maybe pilonidal cyst: A pilonidal cyst is often the culprit of these symptoms. There is a cystic area under the skin that often becomes infected and drains spontaneously. They can be very painful. He should see his primary care doctor for referral to a surgeon for excision of the cyst, which should take care of the problem. ...Read more
My four year old sons butt crack is really red. He says it doenst hurt or itch. What do I need to put on it? He is potty trained wears underwear 100% of the time
Perhaps: Perhaps consider using a zinc oxide ointment twice daily. It could be numerous things including psoriasis, eczema, skin allergy, fungus, or yeast. If not better after one week, I would call a dermatologist for diagnosis and possible prescription. Feel free to read more about these conditions at the link below. I hope that helps. ...Read more