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Remedy to treat itchy pimples on buttocks - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i seem to have the same prob. every month i get these i guess there pimples on my left butt cheek and dont know why they seem to start off like a bug/spider bite they seem itch and take forever to heal just when they do a new one seems to take its place. and they leave dark brown scars and its only on my left cheek. its only been happening for about a year now any i deas how i can treat it and what this is called?
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   please let me read what you have typed
Doctor :   please provide your age, gender, location, occupation, details of past medical illness if any
User :   30/m,painter, none
Doctor :   do you sweat a lot?
User :   no
Doctor :   is there history of diabetes in anyone in the family?
User :   yes.
User :   i just had that check last week tho
User :   checked*
Doctor :   ok. what did the report say?
User :   that i was in the clear just high blood pressure
Doctor :   was blood tests done for counts and sugar levels?
User :   counts
Doctor :   i meant to say complete blood counts
User :   i dont know
Doctor :   ok. i will recommend few things to do, follow them they should help you
Doctor :   1) get complete blood counts, sugar levels, TSH, checked
Doctor :   2) go for repeat check and get the pimples dressed, with antibiotic ointment or powder
User :   are they pimples?
Doctor :   3) do not leave the affected areas wet, wash after each workout or after coming back home
Doctor :   as per your description, they seem like pimples.
Doctor :   since i m not examining you personally, i would not be able to give exact diagnosis
User :   what is tsh?
Doctor :   if you can take picture, then you can send it to me
Doctor :   TSH is thyroid stimulating hormone
User :   oh i did like 3 blood test last week
Doctor :   imbalance in that too causes excess body heat leading to pimples developing in wet annd sweaty areas
Doctor :   ok. do you remember the test names and the values?
User :   no im sorry
Doctor :   do you have a copy of reports with you?
User :   no
Doctor :   check if the tests i recommended have been done or not,
Doctor :   if not done, then you should get them done
User :   humm why is it only one side?
Doctor :   such that the cause can be found, and treated adequately
User :   does it have a name?
Doctor :   as I told you earlier, since i m not examining you personally, i would not be able to give exact diagnosis
User :   ok thank you for ur help
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   no thanx
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