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Have painful specs on butt and inside. What could it be ?

Hi, I have these painful, white, small pimple-like specs on my butt and in the inside. It hurts very much to go to the bathroom and when I m lying down, it hurts as well. I haven t had anal sex before but a friend thought it was herpes . I don t think it is. My fiancé thinks it could be pollups. Do you know what these could possibly be?
Asked On : Wed, 27 Feb 2013
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hi..thanks for your query
From what you mention, it might be folliculitis in the areas mentioned.This is caused by a bacterial infection in the hair follicles.For the treatment :
1)Hot compresses may help drain the affected follicles.
2)Antibiotic creams applied to the skin like mupirocin .
3) Oral anti inflammatory medicines like Ibuprofen/ Paracetamol may help relieve the pain and reduce the inflammatory process.
4) U might require oral anti biotic therapy to reduce the infection .
To prevent further infection:
-Reduce friction from clothing
-Avoid shaving the area if possible (if shaving is necessary, use a clean new razor blade
-Keep the area clean
-Avoid contaminated clothing and change inner wear twice daily

Hope this helps..take care..

Answered: Wed, 27 Feb 2013
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