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I have what I think to be a rash inside my butt crack. It is

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I have what I think to be a rash inside my butt crack. It is not near the anus for what I can see up upwards wear the cheeks and tailbone meet in the center. They sometimes itch, and sting when wiping or putting soap there or baby wipes. I have also noticed blood on the tissue. I dont necessarily feel any bumps bu when i tried to look at it myself i noticed very red dots. Can someone help.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. S. Attili replied 2 years ago.
Hi. I will do my best to advise. However, please note that this does not substitute an in-person consultation with a doctor.

Rash in the butt crack is usually due to a yeast infection. The best way to treat this is to your lotrimin ultra along with cortisone cream twice daily (both available OTC). In addition, avoiding harsh tissue paper and washing the area with water and applying desitin cream after ablution, will help. The rash should clear up in 3-4 weeks at the most, with this treatment.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
OK...

So how do you get something like this. I am a guy....

Which lotions do I apply first? Do I Mix them together?...or put one on in the morning and one in the evening.

I am not sure what you mean by applying desitin after ablution.
Expert:  replied 2 years ago.
This is a common problem due to sweating. Nothing serious.

Yes you mix the creams together and apply them both, morning and evening.

ablution= opening your bowels. Desitin is a barrier cream and would help if you wash and apply it immediately after. You can apply it after using the other creams. It protects the skin.
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