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Your Butt Redness May Also be Known as:
Bottom blushing
Bottom flushing
Bottom redness
Butt area blushing
Butt area flushing
Butt area redness
Butt blushing
Butt flushing
Flushed bottom

Top 8 Butt Redness Causes

  1. 1.Non - Specific Butt Rash

    A rash is an area of irritated or swollen skin. Often, rashes are unidentifiable and some variation of normal. For example, scratching one's arm causes it to turn red (which is caused by mast cells releasing chemicals into the local area), but that's completely normal.

    At this time, you do not need treatment for this rash. If it worsens, you may need to consult a physician.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    butt redness
    Symptoms that always occur with non-specific butt rash:
    butt redness
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch
  2. 2.Allergic Contact Dermatitis of the Butt

    Allergic contact dermatitis is a condition in which the skin becomes irritated and inflamed following physical contact with an allergen. Common products known to cause allergic dermatitis include plants, metals, soap, fragrance, and cosmetics.

    You can safely treat this condition on at home. The main treatment for this disease is to avoid the substance that triggers the skin inflammation. Moisturizer can also be helpful to provide relief for your inflamed skin.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    butt itch, butt redness, scabbed area of the butt
    Symptoms that always occur with allergic contact dermatitis of the butt:
    butt redness
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment
  3. 3.Cellulitis

    Cellulitis is an infection of the skin and tissues underneath it. It is most commonly caused by Group A strep and typically enters the body through a break in the skin.

    You should go to your primary care doctor tomorrow. There, he or she will inspect your skin And determine if antibiotics are necessary.

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    fever, butt redness, butt pain, painful butt swelling, recent buttocks injury
    Symptoms that always occur with cellulitis:
    butt redness
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  4. 4.Scabies

    Scabies is a highly contagious skin infection caused by mites that produce an itchy rash on the body.

    You and those you have been in contact with should visit a primary care physician within the next 24 hours, where a diagnosis can be made. Treatment with medical creams will kill the mites and their eggs. Please limit contact with other persons during this time.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    feeling itchy or tingling all over, butt itch, scrotal itch, penis itch, penile redness
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

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  5. 5.Scabies

    Scabies is a highly contagious skin infection caused by mites that produce an itchy rash on the body.

    You and those you have been in contact with should visit a primary care physician within the next 24 hours, where a diagnosis can be made. Treatment with medical creams will kill the mites and their eggs. Please limit contact with other persons during this time.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    vaginal itch or burning, vulvovaginal redness, feeling itchy or tingling all over, butt itch, elbow itch
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  6. 6.Pressure Ulcer

    Pressure Ulcer, or bed sores, are areas of damaged skin caused by staying in one position for too long. They commonly form where the bones come close to the skin, such as the ankles, back, elbows, heels and hips.

    A pressure ulcer can be diagnosed by having doctors just look at it; no further testing is needed. Treatment involves cleaning the wound and dressing it properly.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    pain in one shoulder, painful rash, loss of appetite, butt pain, sunken area of the rash has broken the skin
    Symptoms that always occur with pressure ulcer:
    sunken area of the rash has broken the skin, rash resembling a pressure ulcer
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  7. 7.Scabies

    Scabies is a highly contagious skin infection caused by mites that produce an itchy rash on the body.

    You and those you have been in contact with should visit a primary care physician within the next 24 hours, where a diagnosis can be made. Treatment with medical creams will kill the mites and their eggs. Please limit contact with other persons during this time.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    vaginal itch or burning, vulvovaginal redness, feeling itchy or tingling all over, butt itch, wrist itch
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  8. 8.Scabies

    Scabies is a highly contagious skin infection caused by mites that produce an itchy rash on the body.

    You and those you have been in contact with should visit a primary care physician within the next 24 hours, where a diagnosis can be made. Treatment with medical creams will kill the mites and their eggs. Please limit contact with other persons during this time.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    feeling itchy or tingling all over, penile redness, penis itch, groin itch, scrotal itch
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Butt Redness

  • Q.Is the area around your buttocks getting better or worse?
  • Q.Is your buttocks redness constant or come-and-go?
  • Q.How red is the area around your buttocks?
  • Q.Do you have a rash?

If you've answered yes to one or more of these questions, check our butt redness symptom checker.

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Butt Redness Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced butt redness have also experienced:

    • 8% Skin Peeling
    • 8% Butt Bump
    • 8% Rectal Bleeding
  • People who have experienced butt redness had symptoms persist for:

    • 50% Less Than a Week
    • 16% One to Two Weeks
    • 16% Two Weeks to a Month
  • People who have experienced butt redness were most often matched with:

    • 45% Non - Specific Butt Rash
    • 27% Allergic Contact Dermatitis of the Butt
    • 27% Cellulitis

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