Clive
...feeling insecure Clive @clive

Looks, treatment, relationships

The crux of the matter seems to be a hugely embarrassing CRACK of the matter , i have P between my buttocks ( BLUSH) So in an area very hard to keep dry from sweat in summer in SA how can you treat P on the inside of the butt cheeks and bum ? Help

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Timo
Timo @BlueBassett

Yeah, that area can be a real pain in the ass. Butt seriously, Olive Oil works very well in areas where skin stays pressed together. It has natural anti-inflammatory properties, and offers no potential harm like steroids may cause. Wow it is entirely impossible not to see puns in my post. Hope you find some relief.


Edith
Edith @edith78

How do you know what olive oil is genuine? I've seen in the news some of it isn't really olive oil.


Lynn
Lynn @lynnb366

Extra Virgin Olive extract is awesome. Keep it in the refrigerator. Also, not sure if you can find a non toxic powder that might help keep you dry.


Timo
Timo @BlueBassett

Thanks for the heads up, Edith. I hadn't heard about the issue. I found some good info on the internet just searching "fake olive oil." It looks as if there are ways to find the good stuff, albeit probably at a premium cost.


Sarah
Sarah @sarahuk

Hi Clive! Bum psoriasis is my all time least favourite! For me I'm minimising plaques there (although mine is just 1 small one where I sit) using vitamin d analogue cream which is working well for that area at the moment. It's the only place I'm using any medicated cream now. I think the advice about baby's bums is great - my youngest son is in reusable nappies and I keep his bottom dry at any times when he gets sore bits using good old fashioned cornflour. Yep, just plain cornflour dusted on any red bits or the cracks of his legs where the moisture gathers! Works great for us in this area, at least on babies and its pure.


Heather
Heather @Heather1

Ugh, unfortunately I understand your pain.. I use my ointments there also. I also use plain old baby oil to..


 john,Hulk
john,Hulk @chewbacca

sorry about this clive, it used always be a constant problem for me there and mine has gone now and hopefully, it dosnt come back, i found creams made it worse for me there, sorry you are going through this clive thanks


Cheryl
Cheryl @Tigger

Coconut oil also works.


Steve
Steve @stevent

I am trying shea butter and coconut oil on that area. Stopped biologics 6 months ago. Clearing up, but slowly. Ordered a narrow wave uvb handheld light from the UK. Feeling hopeful!


Becca
Becca @BeccaTG

I can relate. My dermatologist gave me this advice which I have used sparingly for several years and it always helps, though perhaps not as holistic as some of the other suggestions here. 50/50 hydrocortisone-10 cream and antibiotic ointment (the broken skin can get a little infected in that particular area). I just squirt a little of each on my fingertip and mix.


 john,Hulk
john,Hulk @chewbacca

hello becca,derms like giving out steroids as they know these are the creams that help short term,i have bad steroid withdrawl from over 30 yrs of hydrocortisone steroid creams, i been using this since the 80s and have stopped them now,my skin is thin on my hands,these these steroids get absorbed into the organs not good,i didnt realise how bad they were until i came to flaym 10 months ago or around,i havnt seen a derm in 32 or a doctor since that time regarding psoriasis years,these things are a choice though i understand that thanks :)


Lynn
Lynn @lynnb366

@chewbacca as you mention steroids: PLEASE EVERY ONE, BECEXTRENELY CAREFUL. 2016/2017 was pure hell for me. My husband needed both hips replaced due to steroids. Within 6 months over 90% of his hip bones were deteriorated. The steroids stopped blood flow to the hips and the crumbled away. It took the doctors and specialists 10 months to figure out why he couldn’t walk anymore. So many tests and so much money spent ($ we didn’t really have to toss out). Be very careful.


Becca
Becca @BeccaTG

Thank you Lynn and John, for the valuable feedback on steroids. I am just beginning to realize how bad they can be too, I guess, even topically. My skin is so thin on arms and legs that I bleed very easily. I attributed it to the rx ointments, but I guess the OTC stuff is just as bad. Cancel my previous advice!


 john,Hulk
john,Hulk @chewbacca

its ok becca, i know we all want to fix it and i understand that for sure,i am always tempted to sqeeze the last dribbles out of the hydrocortisone tubes that i have but, i will not,its more of a concern for users of it and i do look a bit red faced flushed and flakey from it and i have used it in places i shouldnt have for sure, i am paying for it now,been paying for it for a while,not good ,APLOLOGY ACCEPTED becca @becca tg thank you :)


Clive
Clive @clive

Thank you all for the invaluable advice , i am still new to P one year plus minus and have been using steroid cortisone because of the awesome 0-100 km's per hour in six seconds flat response time espceially on my face / and arms but after reading these warning i am going to try and cease and assist , the bum will just have to get used to baby powder smell !! The girls i date may take offense though to a man smelling of baby powder lol !!


Lynn
Lynn @lynnb366

@Clive...if the girls take offense then they are not worth dating. Keep that in mind. I’m sure the steroid cream you might be using is okay to use...I commented about steroids earlier only because they pumped my husband with so much if them and that was the cause of his hip bones disintegrating. BUT...the creams are in a lower dose, and I know there are side effects and warnings that go along with using them....maybe use them sparingly. That’s just my advice and opinion. Sometimes we have to deal with the bad in order for it all to be good. Hoping that made sense.


Susan
Susan @godcares

Clive I had this years ago... I would have a bath in olive oil. Really helped alot and applied aloe vera. I'm a big fan of the healing qualities of aloe vera and goodness it's really cheap at the healthfood store.


Julie
Julie @julie8888

I keep a small place in that region and really try to leave it alone. Occasionally I use some prescribed topical non steroid anasepthic. It was a little pricey at first so sparingly using it has been worth It. They make a similar over the counter product that will probablt help. It can be painful there. I haven't tried the baby powder, but have allergies so limited with what to use. The girls won't mind, you seem a nice gentleman and thoughtful.


Aggie patricia
Aggie patricia @Ugandanequestrian

After reading this post, I am well aware of the effects steroids have on our skins. Thing is the derms always had them out to us like they are free.


Susan
Susan @godcares

Angie patricia the steroid course is what they are taught in school. My doctor told me they get very little instruction on diet. That's why the Flaym site is so good. We learn from each other about diet, teach each other, and then we can go out in the world and share. I''ve said before my own doctor tells his other patients about my healing with diet because he really didn't know himself. He's a really great doctor. One person at a time is how I think it works.



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Clive
Clive @clive
Kranskop, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

What can i say short of i am a recent unwilling addition to P , i am from Durban South Africa , and struggling to learn and apply any or all treatments to try and counteract this embarrassing and painful condition !!





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