Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
196 Doctors are Online

Recurring sore crack in the butt, resurfaced along with cold sore in mouth, suspicion of infected hair. Prescribed mupirocin, calmoseptine. What could be the cause?

I have had this on and off for over a year both my family dr and colon dr has seen this. I have a crack that is sore in my butt crack again I had it about 7 or 8 months too. The last time before now my family dr gave me mupirocin ointment and the colon dr gave calmoseptine. My family dr referred me to the colon dr he said it was really nothing just maybe infected hair. This time it came about I had a cold sore in my mouth then I notice this place in my crack. I go to my family dr on monday but i was wanting to know if you could give me an idea on what else it could be since it is getting more sore with that calmoseptine cream. I am 51 year old female.
Asked On : Wed, 6 Jun 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  504
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Thanks for writing to us.
A crack at your butt that is sore and non progressive can be due to pilonidal sinus, infected cyst, a recurrent fungal infection, etc. A direct examination by your physician will help in diagnosis. Oral antibiotics and antifungal agents will help in treatment.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Wed, 6 Jun 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor