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Why do I have a rash on my left buttock?

Why do I have a rash on my left buttock?

Needs evaluation: Cannot tell without more information. Local irritation, bacterial or fungal skin infection, shingles, folliculitis are just a few of the possibilities. ...Read more

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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


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I had itchiness and rashes on my buttocks area that left skin pigmentation and now it's spreading to my back, both the rash & the itch. What can I do?

I had itchiness and rashes on my buttocks area that left skin pigmentation and now it's spreading to my back, both the rash & the itch. What can I do?

Rash: The rash you describe may not necessarily be related to your other complaints, each one can be dealt with individually based on symptom control. The rash sounds like a fungal infection,need to be seen for a diagnosis, it's localization could be a drug reaction but unlikely to loratadine. Flatulence could be diet related. A visit to you PCP is required, for best care resolve issues promptly ...Read more

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I have a rash on my left buttock its four small clusters. At first I thought I had been bit by a spider. It's raw and itches I've had it for 4-5 days?

I have a rash on my left buttock its four small clusters. At first I thought I had been bit by a spider. It's raw and itches I've had it for 4-5 days?

Herpes?: Whenever a rash seems "clustered" you have to always worry about "herpes". Herpes infection may occur anywhere on the body. It almost always itches. See a dermatologist for diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a small red rash on upper left buttock?

I have a small red rash on upper left buttock?

Please repost: Since you posted your question, is it still there or has it gone away? ...Read more

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I have a small pink-red dry patch of skin that is not itchy or painful on my lower buttock, is it a rash? What could be the cause?

I have a small pink-red dry patch of skin that is not itchy or painful on my lower buttock, is it a rash? What could be the cause?

It depends.: You might have been born with it. This happens sometimes, and is usually called a port wine stain, or simply a discoloration of the skin due to lack of pigment. It also might be a lesion/cut/bite that healed long ago and stayed red. If you have others, it could be a skin condition from some disease. It would be wise to see your doctor to be sure, or just be aware of it if you are ok otherwise. ...Read more

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I have a small rash on my lower hip/ upper left buttock. It doesn't itch, but it is red and painful. is it just a rash or something more?

I have a small rash on my lower hip/ upper left buttock. It doesn't itch, but it is red and painful. is it just a rash or something more?

See a dermatologist: Shingles (herpes zoster) is possible. Your description is too vague for diagnosis. You should be seen immediately because the treatment of shingles is much less effective after the first 2 or 3 days. ...Read more

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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

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Will genital herpes cause buttock ache/ back of leg ache even though rash is elsewhere? I.e penis

Will genital herpes cause buttock ache/ back of leg ache even though rash is elsewhere? I.e penis

Probably not, but...: This depends on the nature and timing of hte pain. If the buttoch/leg discomfort is at the same time as a genital herpes outbreak, or starts 1-2 days before, and if it clears up in another day or two. they may be linked. If you're talking about more chronic or persistent, ongoing pain, and not associated with herpes outbreaks, then almost certainly it's an entirely separate problem. ...Read more

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I am experiencing rash on back and buttock rash. The following also describe me: Skin redness or irritation and Skin rash. What Could cause this? They look like big bites but they are on the top of my butt my side and right under one of my breast

I am experiencing  rash on back and buttock rash. The following also describe me: Skin redness or irritation and Skin rash. What Could cause this? They look like big bites but they are on the top of my butt my side and right under one of my breast

Folliculitis?: A common cause of raised bumpy red irritated rash is folliculitis - may be made worse by prolonged exposure to moist clothes. You may want to see a doctor (or do a virtual consult with good pictures of the rash) to get a diagnosis for what is causing your rash. ...Read more

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I have a blistery rash on my left buttocks, what cream should I use?

Shingles?: You may have shingles and should consult your doctor to consider putting you on an antiviral drug to reduce the complications from shingles. ...Read more

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Could HIV cause a rash on my buttocks?

Could HIV cause a rash on my buttocks?

Possibly: You need to see your doctor for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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What to do if I have rash which has spread to shoulders, arms, back, buttocks and on my left palm but from inside like red b?

What to do if I have rash which has spread to shoulders, arms, back, buttocks and on my left palm but from inside like red b?

Rash: Without seeing the rash it is very difficult to make a diagnosis. However, this could be a hypersensitivity rash to either medications, infections, or internal malignancy. See your dermatologist for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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The rash is like 20 microscopical bumps on each buttocks sides left and right, and under the scrotum flaky skin, antifungal and hydrocortizone using?

The rash is like 20 microscopical bumps on each buttocks sides  left and right, and under the scrotum flaky skin, antifungal and hydrocortizone using?

Most primary: Care physicians i've worked with and even myself treat eczema and tinea /fungal at the same time with combo of steroid and anti fungal since apperance of the two conditions are very similar.Most dermatologists on the other hand would confidently diagnose each condition thus treat them accordingly.What u r doing seems reasonable to me. Take care! ...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


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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more