ok my but crack has been itching like crazy for months now... had a look in the mirror and i see a small vertical cut like thing on my butt crack a liitle above the anal..... i dont have a pimple or lump or any such thing...just a cut,whitish-pink in color about 3-4cms in lenth.... it seems to go away sometimes but then comes back! argh... i put some antiseptic cream and that helps a lot!!! is there any way to treat this without going to the doc??? is it that serious? i dont experience pain while sitting.Just that it burns and itches a little sometimes...
The symptoms are suggestive of pilonidal cyst. This cut that you have noticed is a pilonidal dimple. In this the skin becomes reddened or even sometimes looks like a small bruise. When it is infected, it causes pain. Antibiotics or surgical drainage may be required. My sincere advice is to consult a surgeon and get it examined.
I sincerely hope it helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing or if you have any additional doubts. Kind regards.
It is good that by applying the antibiotic cream you have been relieved of the symptoms, but if there is any recurrence of symptoms or there is any discharge or pain associated, then you should get it evaluated from your doctor.
Hope it helps. Take care and regards.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.