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Red buttocks, uncomfortable. Is it herpes or shingles?

Yes I wonder if you can, I will not crack any jokes here, no pun intended, however, I have had this problem with the cheeks of my butt and they are seriously red raw, I have tried all the creams and was advised to stop using them, steroid creams ect and others. I have had it for approximately 4 - 6 months now and as you can imagine, I am starting to get cheesed off with it, as it is extremely uncomfortable, I thought it might be shingles , herpes , or something else not on my wish list so if you can advise me what i can would seriously help improve the quality of my walking ....kind regards ouch! Lucas
Asked On : Sun, 6 Jan 2013
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oh very sorry for what has happened to u.but ur description of the skin rash is not helping me to come to a diagnosis. herpes or shingles never lasts for so long. may be it is a dermatitis due to the topical creams u have tried.u need to visit a dermatologist soon.
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