One of the most annoying things you will have to experience is yeast infection on the buttocks. Unlike yeast infection in the pubic area, this type is experienced by men as frequently as women. Have you ever experienced the urge to scratch that itch while you’re in a very important presentation or meeting at work? The embarrassment cannot be compared to anything else. This is why you have to know the causes of yeast infection on the buttocks so that you can prevent or remedy the situation.

Many men and women interviewed made confession that they took nature’s call as a reason to visit washroom to scratch and apply water so as to relieve their butt itches while skipping presentations or office work.

The most common cause of the infection in this area is poor hygiene and tight underpants. Yeast lives on moisture, and nothing can be more welcoming to this fungal growth than the crack on your buttocks. To make sure that you don’t promote the growth of yeast in that area, change into dry, clean underpants as much as you can. This goes for both genders. You should also avoid wearing tight pants.

A boil normally begins to appear as a tender red area in any part of body. With the laps of time it gets hardened and tender. Boils formed on buttocks can be painful and can lead to premature rupture due to getting into sitting posture.

Normally the center of boils begins to get softer and white blood cells from the blood stream begin to get collected in it to fight the infection. The puss that forms as a combination of the bacteria, white blood cells and protein ruptures the boils to drain itself out.

In serious cases, some fungi reproduce through tiny spores in the air. You can inhale the spores or they can land on you. As a result, fungal infections often start in the lungs or on the skin. You are more likely to get a fungal infection if you have a weakened immune system or take antibiotics. Mild fungal skin diseases can look like a rash and are very common. Fungal diseases in the lungs are often similar to other illnesses such as the flu or tuberculosis. Healthise is discussing here about skin fungal infections, internal organ fungal infections are covered in another article.

Most of the people who are prone with pimples on their face may also tend to develop pimple on their butt. Though it is not a topic discussed by most of the people inspite of being with it, the process of curing is required enough to make them off. Do you know the fact, butt is the third hottest part of our body! and due to which there are prominent chances for their development due to various causes. Also, butt is an area for the growth of germs and bacteria.So,while taking the precautions and treatments one must have to be careful. Your treatment must in such a way that it would not prompt for other problems.

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Buttock infections

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Causes of itches on buttocks

Buttock itches can occur due to herpes, fungal infection, psoriasis, eczema and hemorrhoids.

You can contract genital herpes through sexual contact, you can develop cold sores (another form of herpes) from skin contact and you can even develop viral herpes (shingles and chickenpox) from airborne germs. All of these problems can give you different types of herpes symptoms but the welts and the sores look very similar. They begin to itch before they come out and then look like unsightly red spots which will fill with puss and then blister. After this blister has become hard, your herpes will no longer be contagious but the puss inside the blister can be filled with germs and make the spread of the problem a lot worse.

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Boils or abscesses formed on buttocks are caused by staph bacteria. This bacterium thrives on human body without affecting it until the immune system becomes so weak that it infects to form boils.

Lack of cleanliness and any external material logging into the skin can become the catalyst to form boils.

Dry skin and crack are very conducive to staph infection. Scratching or ingrown hair can easily cause infections.

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It is important to note that rashes on buttocks are very different from the boils. Rashes are generally caused by fungus where is boils are a result of bacterial infection as explained earlier.

There are another type of bumps that might occur on the buttocks. These are caused by Herpes Simplex Virus. These sores or fever blisters are generally caused by sexual transmission.

Therefore, before embarking on suitable treatment doctors would like to find out whether the infection is fungus, bacterial or virus.

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Keeping proper hygiene, is the first step towards treatment of boils on buttocks particularly to stop the puss from spreading in the nearby area.

The best way to get rid of boils on the buttocks is to boost the immune system. Drink a lot of water to keep the skin healthy. Other fluids like fruit juices also will help boost immune system.

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Pain and itching on buttock pimples developed due to herpes, fungal infections and eczema can be relieved using anti-itching creams.

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Natural home remedies for infections on buttocks

Water bottle

The best natural method to treat boils on the buttocks is to apply heat on the boils. Heat attracts white blood cells to the infected area to fight the infection. Applying mild pressure with the help of a warm water bottle can really be a great natural cure for the boils.

Such hot compressions should be done for 10-15 minutes for good results. When required, these hot compressions around the boils also help complete drainage of the puss.

Cumin seeds

Cumin seeds are also useful. Ground cumin seeds and make a paste in water to apply on the boils. This will not only relieve the pain but help in healing the boil completely.

Natural oil

Using coconut oil on the butt boils and pimple is nothing but a natural way of treating the problem with great care. Coconut oil helps to cure the butt pimples effectively so use it to get benefited by it.

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Honey treatment

A nature’s gift honey is an excellent solution to cure many skin problems including butt infections. It is also believed to cure wounds with its medicinal properties. So it is one of the remedy to cure butt pimple.

Baking soda

One of the best effective remedy you can try at home is using baking soda. Prepare a thick paste out of the baking soda and water. Keep this paste on the pimple and lie down on your belly. Hold it for about 10 to 15 minutes and then rinse off. This remedy cleans and treats the butt fungal infection in few fast days.

Maintain hygiene

Maintaining hygiene is a precise way to prevent the happening of many problems. Bacteria which is the main cause of pimple can born and live on any medium. It grows fast by feeding on the sebum.So make choices that helps to keep you clean and fresh to avoid such conditions.

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Undergarments care

What you wear matter big while coming to buttock skin problems. So always look for clean, neat and comfortable undergarments. Help your skin take breath by wearing the comfortable clothes rather than the tight and uneasy ones.

Acne combating ingredients

Use the products that are consisting of Benzoyl-peroxide to cure the butt pimple. Also try using the salicyclic acid which is renowned to fight with the butt boils arising due to fungal and herpes infection. Salicyclic acid reduces inflammation, exfoliates the skin and there by gives you best results.

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Dressing guideline

  1. Do not stay with the dress from the day start to the end, change it frequently to avoid sweating and clogging of pores. Ensure you are not wearing tight leggings, inners to show-off firmness of buttcheeks.
  2. Wearing cotton clothing is the best way to make your skin take breath.
  3. Keep the area clean; clean it for three to four times a day.
  4. Do not use cosmetics and sprays which may irritate you.

Sun treatment

Pimples show up in soft regions of the body like the cheeks; including butt cheeks! The morale of this understanding (the mystery of cheeks) is in making the point that soft, fatty regions, must not suffer from the maladies of excess oil. If it does, the sufferance shows up as nasty butt acne, making it difficult to sit. It is horrible! Did you try the sun treatment? Once in a while, moon it to the sun.

You should head on to the nude beach if you live anywhere nearby. Do not rub your infected buttocks on the sand.

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Otherwise, your courtyard or sunlit verandah should do just fine. Enjoy the warmth drying the excess oil but avoid excess exposure as it can cause sunburns. Use a sun protection cream always. You know the norms!

And if possible and you are alone, go to your terrace and lift your butt towards sunlight.

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Detoxify your body. This will always keep buttock zits naturally away. Apart from healthy greens, have a glass of fruit juice occasionally. Drink a lot of water. Plain water works like miracles in keeping the body clean from the inside. Try mixing a tablespoon of cream of tartar to a glass of water. Include good hydration in your diet all the time, especially if your skin is oily.

Lemon juice

Topical application of acidic lemon juice (citric acid) kills the bacterial infestation in your butt acne. Have you ever heard of the principles of osmosis? It says dissolved particles flows from higher concentration to lower concentration spontaneously through a semi-permeable membrane. You must be wondering how this scientific principle is applicable as a remedy for butt zit treatment! Well, you have to understand the science of the situation.

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The oil deposit in your acne is thick in concentration. Skin is a semi permeable membrane at the microscopic level. So, if you can apply a non-toxic solution of lemon juice on the affected region with a cotton ball, it acts as a lower concentration solvent film microscopically. Are you getting it? Once you apply the lemon juice, the thick oil from your acne spontaneously discharges as pus and blood. Unclogging the pore can be painful, but it is a good treatment. Apple cider vinegar also works. Lay on your front for about twenty minutes after applying these solutions. Wash it later.

Ice packs, warm treatment, and turmeric

Application of ice packs also kills the germs and relieves a lot of the pain. You have to keep applying it once in a while, but also remember to try other remedies like lemon juice or turmeric. Turmeric paste possesses amazing anti inflammation properties. You can buy turmeric ointments but it makes no sense to buy when anyone can easily prepare the turmeric pack right at home! These are considered among the top home remedies to treat butt pimples.

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Ice reduces the blood flow to the affected region and gets the swelling to cease. One needs to prepare a paste of turmeric in water and apply it directly on the affected region. Mint juice can be used instead of cold water for further cooling effect. Allow the paste to dry for ten minutes and let it harden. Wash it and repeat it periodically before you bathe. You can also apply the paste before going to bed at night and let it act for a prolonged time. Expect fast action with this highly effective remedy. Just like the ice reduces swelling, lukewarm water causes the pore to expand, making it easy for the clogged dirt to eject.

Light exfoliation

Light exfoliation helps to unclog the pore. You can use exfoliating remedies like dried orange peels, or finely ground sugar. Use a loofah and a non-comedogenic lotion when you bathe. Such lotions do not clog your skin pores. Avoid using soap when you have butt acne. The chemical components of soap may react in an allergic manner, causing further distress. Stick to home remedies as they are safe.

Do not forget the vitties

Your immune system, particularly the white blood cells are constantly trying to neutralize the germ infestation. You should be reinforcing your immunity with vitamins to treat buttock zits naturally from inside. Your doctor may suggest a multivitamin tablet, but you can derive the nutrient from your food as home remedies! You should be researching on foods than can supply your body with vitamins A, B5, C, and E.

Be faithful and natural

Avoid anal sex. Do not have sex with multiple partners or strangers. The propensity of contacting butt infections are higher in multipartner sex. Be faithful to your committed partner.

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Internal cause

Sometimes, the infection in butt area is also a sign that one has systemic or intestinal yeast infection. This is slightly more serious because this type of infection can invade the blood stream and poison the patient. If you suspect that you have this type of infection (i.e. if you feel discomfort in your stomach or you also have symptoms of oral thrush) consult your physician. He can prescribe you stronger medicine to fight off the fungal infection. Make sure that you try to improve your diet and lifestyle even after your treatment. Treatments should always be taken holistically. Mostly, the acne or boils in our body part are indication to some internal or external infection, warning points for us.

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