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Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The anal area can become infected as well.
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Yeast, pin worms, group a streptococcus and other agents can all be found in a perianal skin eruption.

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fix infection first: I would suggest getting the yeast infection treated before shaving the area. It is not likely to be very comfortable shaving if the area is infected. ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nothing: Shaving regularly raises the risk for a vaginal bacterial or hair follicle infection not a yeast infection. Simply thoroughly wash the vulva with an ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Yeast infections: There are a number of good antibiotics which kill yeast. Ask your OB to prescribe an oral antifungal medicine for you. Cannot do that on this websit ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faiz Shakir
15 years experience Gastroenterology
Sounds like it..: You should see your doc who can do a pelvic exam and confirm whether or not you have a yeast infection
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
16 years experience Neurology
Neuropathy: As a neurologist I am tempted to say its pudendal neuralgia. BUT as you already pointed out, have to consider other things first.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
Hard to say: Candida and pinworms both can cause itchy anus(Pruitis Ani), but there are a number of other infections and dermatologic conditions that may be respon ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
No: The more likely cause is obsession with the testicles and anus, resulting in over-washing.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Both: Could be both. Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) can be very irritating to the bowel and can cause yeast. Use both an anti fungal medication and ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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Intestinal Candida: Is a very rare infection. Can occur in immunosuppress patients. If your GI said you have ibs he is most probably right. Do you have a colonoscopy do ... Read More

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