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i have an itchy anus at night

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Dooley
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Many potential cause: There are many potential causes including worms, candida, hemorrhoids; see your doctor;

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Muhammad Emran
15 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: You need to be checked for pinworms. You should also see your doctor this week for a blood test to make sure you are not anemia or having other infect ... Read More
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A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
"Pruritis Ani": There are many causes. Pinworms, hemorrhoids, yeast infections, poor hygiene, sexual practices, medications, lotions, creams and other topicals appli ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Weeks
44 years experience Family Medicine
Don't scratch: A number of possibilities can cause anal itching. Some include irritation from feces, food sensitivities, (some spicy foods and coffee bother some peo ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Treat the yeast: and see what happens. I suspect you will be okay
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Anal fissures are: most common, annoying painful condition , which will take long time to heal . Drink plenty of fluid , eat high fibre diet , and avoid constipation , u ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Yes: Take ringworm medication and see if it stops.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
?: Fissure or hemorrhoid. An exam is indicated.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathryn Ko
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Itchy: I feel for you after jus getting over a bout with poison ivy myself! try applying cold to the areas along with over the counter creams. Your doctor m ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elia Fanous
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Monistat: Try Monistat cream. If its not better, go see a gynecologist.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Pinworms : You may very well have pinworms. Since you are recently post op definitely see your obgyn tomorrow! Over the countrr antihistamines may provide some ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Several things: Tough to say without an exam, ...No sex rules out any std's. Could be dryness with irritation, dermatitis of vaginal area, a possible yeast infection ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? Pinworms: Your description fits, but to be sure you need to be tested or treated empirically, in the US a prescription is needed, probably in your country too, ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your gyn: U need to r/o vulvar condyloma and other causes . Cultures can be done and biopsy if necessary.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Kamrava
14 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
See a doctor: Marmoset - there are a few different things this can be and they are all treated differenly. See a doctor so that they can take a look and advise you ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Get it checked: Get it checked by your doctor or a dermatologist it may be scabiees will cause itching other parts of body. Most of time itchy feet are due to sweati ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably dust: Fairly common symptoms for dust allergies. Builds up as you sleep. Allergies cause itching & tearing. Over-the-counter allergy medicine & eyedrops h ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello, : Hello, before searching for a possible allergy; check for dry skin. Dry skin can lead to feeling very itchy. Some deodorant soaps like "irish spring" ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rola Rimawi
19 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor : Without actually being able to see these sores it's hard to tell if this is a type of rash or reaction to something. I'd suggest seeing your PCP. Need ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. Are you a man or a woman? How old are you? If you are a woman, when was your last menstrual period? How long have you had these symptoms?
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Standard swabs?: What were those standard swabs and did the MD even look at the affected area? If not, get a 2nd opinion as there may be a infection or irritant in thi ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Contact allergy?: Stress maybe, but could it be related to something you are putting on your skin at nighttime? Lotion, soap, anything else? Are they also sweaty? Could ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Pruritus: you need to have some blood tests to determine the cause. Sounds more systemic then a skin problem.

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