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Anal itching with yeast infection

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: It is possible that you have yeast in the rectal area. Try an over the counter antifungal cream like terbinifine and if it does not clear up see your ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: It can.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
You need to be check: Labial and anal itching may or may not be due to yeast infection and other conditions also need to be checked so see your doctor and find out what yo ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johnny Roy
58 years experience Urology
See remark: If a dr. has checked you and no fungus or any STD /worms are the culprits apply an anti-itching ointment from a drug store -even one with 1% cortisone ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Yeast (candida) can cause peri-anal irritation and anal itching.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Yeast can affect anal skin as well as intertrigo, inverse psoriasis, food sensitivity, internal or external hemorrhoids, fissure etc. Topical Hydrocor ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: An itchy anus is rarely cause by yeast infection. It's usually caused by overwashing, resulting in dry, chapped skin and mucous membranes, or by over ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Unlikely: That would be very unusual. The most common causes of anal itching are over-washing, overuse of soap or chemicals, over-wiping, and over-scratching. ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Must R/O herpes: It can present that way , see your gyn today for an exam and gyn can do cultures to seeif it is that or anything else and u can get started on txmemt ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Some possibilities: certainly yeast infections often occur with these symptoms and commonly occur after being treated for a UTI. in theory pinworms , allergy, not having ... Read More
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