A rash is any area of irritated or swollen skin on your body. Rashes are often itchy, red, and painful. They can also lead to:. Skin rashes are usually symptoms of underlying problems, such as viral and fungal infections, or allergies. Most butt rashes clear up on their own, but some last longer and may require treatment. Read on to learn more about rashes that can develop on your buttocks. Contact dermatitis is a common type of rash. It appears when your skin comes into contact with a substance that causes irritation to the skin. Some contact dermatitis rashes appear immediately, but most take some time to appear. There are two types: allergic contact dermatitis and irritant contact dermatitis.
If the rash is: itchy, shiny white and near the anus
Posted 2 years ago , 4 users are following. I have had a history of a small "cut" recurring at the top of my butt crack, and I'm pretty sure it was happening before I became sexually active too. I asked my mom about it and she said she's gotten it too and it's not a big deal. That being said, the cut I posted the picture of is a little bit further down than usual, which is why it's concerning me. I looked on my phone and actually had pics of a previous cut at the top of my crack from feb 1, and another about where the one i posted the pic of on feb 8, so they are recurring a lot recently. I do wear thong underwear, I used to think that was the culprit. They don't ever hurt or itch- maybe a little sting from hot water in the shower, and always heal on their own. No blood or discharge or anything like that.
Yes, you can get shingles on your buttocks. The shingles rash most often occurs on the torso and buttocks. It may also appear on other parts of your body, including the legs, arms, or face. Shingles herpes zoster is characterized by an outbreak of rash or blisters on the skin. The varicella-zoster virus causes both shingles and chickenpox. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are about 1 million cases of shingles in the United States every year.
Rashes are kind of the worst, no matter where they are on your body. But getting one on your butt? That's a whole 'nother level of misery. Have you ever discreetly scratched a butt itch in public? No, because you can't.