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Hello, I have a big problem with my bottom. About three months ago it started itching around the butt crack, I thought it was just a simple itch and scratched it away, but it always came back. It wasn't really bad so I didn't make much of it. Then after a week or two, it became more problematic, my ass crack started hurting me, I was using a bike to get to a job for a month and every time it would hurt to sit in that narrow seat. The area around the ass crack has been a little red for about 2 months I think, but now I checked it and saw that it's a little dry and crackly in one small point. For some time I applied a protective Nivea Baby cream (the only one I have for something similar) and it does help a little bit but it's only temporal, as soon as I take a shower I have to apply it again otherwise it's going to hurt again when I sit.
Now it's become almost impossible to sit without this problem, It hurts to sit in certain positions, so I have to really bend my back not to feel it.


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replied August 26th, 2019
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Welcome to e health forum.

It is possible that you may be having a perineal dermatitis associated with fungal infections, due to persistent moisture , and is complicated if you scratch your itch.

You can find some relief with application of Candid B cream to the area

If it does not help, consult your doctor who can examine you and provide a proper medical help.


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