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Suggest remedy for split skin in between buttocks

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Posted on Tue, 31 May 2016
Question: I have a split in the skin between my buttocks about 1 inch down where the buttcrack begins. I have read that I should not use an antibiotic ointment on it. It is very gainful. Any suggestions?? I do have a picture of it.
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Answered by Dr. Hari Charan Perigela (35 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
You can use Antibiotic ointment.

Detailed Answer:
Hi
I saw the pic.
You can use Antibiotic ointment.It is preferable to apply a sterile gauze after ointment . Apart from it, you should use analgesic tablet like Tab PARACETAMOL 650 mg Three times a day for the next 2-3 days

Nothing to worry.
It will come down.

Hope I answered your query. If you have any questions, I will clarify further.

Wish you good health.
Regards.
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Brief Answer: You can use Antibiotic ointment. Detailed Answer: Hi I saw the pic. You can use Antibiotic ointment.It is preferable to apply a sterile gauze after ointment . Apart from it, you should use analgesic tablet like Tab PARACETAMOL 650 mg Three times a day for the next 2-3 days Nothing to worry. It will come down. Hope I answered your query. If you have any questions, I will clarify further. Wish you good health. Regards.