We present the case of a year-old white woman with episodic lumbosacral lesions that she had been treating as psoriasis. Evaluation revealed classic herpes simplex virus HSV infection. The discussion reviews the significance and potential complications of recurrent lumbosacral HSV infection. Herpes simplex virus HSV is a DNA virus responsible for recurrent skin infections presenting with clusters of fluid-filled vesicles on an erythematous base. The lesions usually resolve fully in 2 to 4 weeks, frequently leaving a residual area of discoloration at the site of involvement. The virus infects a susceptible person through contact with mucous membranes or open, abraded skin.
If the rash is: wrinkled and smudgy
If the rash is: itchy, shiny white and near the anus
Yes, you can get shingles on your buttocks. The shingles rash most often occurs on the torso and buttocks. It may also appear on other parts of your body, including the legs, arms, or face. Shingles herpes zoster is characterized by an outbreak of rash or blisters on the skin. The varicella-zoster virus causes both shingles and chickenpox. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are about 1 million cases of shingles in the United States every year. Whether shingles first appears on your torso, buttocks, or another location, the first symptom is typically unexplained physical sensations, most often pain. For some people, the pain can be intense.
You may have bent over in front of a mirror to asses lol the damage, but, to your surprise, faced a cluster of painful white-ish ulcers. You had hopes of what to see, but now, while sifting through invaded Tupperware, have to wonder where your shortcomings occurred. Honestly, it happens to more people than you think. And, lucky you, you have friends at STDcheck. Welcome to Anal Herpes. This blog post will focus on anal herpes. Many times, herpes manifests as red or white puss-filled blisters. With anal herpes, as the name suggests, the ulcers will develop around the anus. They can be painful, itchy, and may cause changes in bowel habits. Because they tend to rupture, scabs will form over them until the healing process and breakdown is over.
Posted 2 years ago , 4 users are following. I have had a history of a small "cut" recurring at the top of my butt crack, and I'm pretty sure it was happening before I became sexually active too. I asked my mom about it and she said she's gotten it too and it's not a big deal. That being said, the cut I posted the picture of is a little bit further down than usual, which is why it's concerning me. I looked on my phone and actually had pics of a previous cut at the top of my crack from feb 1, and another about where the one i posted the pic of on feb 8, so they are recurring a lot recently.