I have a red, itchy top of my butt crack. There are no pimples. When I scratch, I have pieces of skin that come off.

32-year-old woman3 years ago
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Joannie Roy · 3 years ago
Hello! This is an area where often moisture remains, and can become irritated. Try not to scratch so as not to weaken the skin, and you can apply a protective cream (petroleum jelly like Vaseline or zinc ointment like Zincofax) 2 to 3 times a day. If after a few days it doesn't get better, there may be a fungal infection and you could then use clotrimazole 1% (such as Canesten or Clotrimaderm) over the counter 2 times a day for 2 weeks. I hope this answers your question. Please feel free to provide me with any additional information. Thank you!

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