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Question: Constant Acne on bottom

 kirstygrant24 - Sun Dec 13, 2009 6:29 am

I have a rash/acne type thing on my bottom - it is quite severe and if i c=scretch itr it bleeds. i have stretch marks and some appear to be on them but they are mainly situated around the actual crack (sorry don't know med term). Its been there for a long time and will not go. There must be a solution but i cannot find one - i have tried E45 and various scrubs and what not also Fucidin Acid cream but none of which have had much success. Please help its a massive confidence blow.
 Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Thu Jan 14, 2010 5:53 am

User avatar Hello,A rash over the gluteal fold could be a fungal infection since there is itching.Secondary infection would lead to pustules.Also sometimes seborrheic dermatitis,ie a dandruff like condition could affect this area and cause itching.Less common would be inverse psoriasis but there is generally minimal itching.If it is only pustule like area one has to think of plinoidal sinus due to hair irritation.A course of antifungal creme like canesten would help in fungus while canesten with a external steroid, in seborrheic dermatitis.Do get your self examined and you should get allright.Best wishes.

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