Results for: Child :: Male :: Buttocks
Below are the results for skin conditions located on the buttocks of children. The skin on the buttocks, like the skin on the rest of the body, can be affected by a dermatitis, psoriasis, or ringworm, causing an itchy and red rash. Moles can also be located on the skin of the buttocks. Pus-filled bumps caused by an infection of the hair follicle, called boils (furuncles), are common on the buttocks. Painful lesions caused by the herpes simplex virus may be seen on the buttocks as well. To learn what treatments your child's physician may prescribe, click a photo below.
A small pus-filled lesion (pustule) is often seen in the center of a red, tender swollen abscess, as seen here.
Red bumps (non-pus-filled) centered on the hair follicle are typical of folliculitis.
Psoriasis frequently is more severe on the buttocks.
Ringworm (Tinea Corporis)
In superficial fungal infections of the skin (tinea corporis), there can be many separate scaly areas of…