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what is best otc medication for anal itching

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Paulhus
26 years experience Pediatrics
Rash or pinworms? : This is a common symptom of a pinworm infection. It is not life-threatening and easy to treat. See your doctor and explain what's going on. You cou ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
15 years experience Family Medicine
Intertrigo/fungal: Likely due to fungal or intertrigo. Pinworms less likely. I would recommend washing 2-3x a day, drying in front of fan, applying very small amount of ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Anal Itching: You can try otc Cortaid (hydrocortisone) or cortisone 10 with lotrimin but if that does work see your doctor as this could be a yeast or fungal infect ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Anal itching: Your anal itching is caused by pinworms. Therefore you should purchase anti-pinworm medication
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Stein
23 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Chronic inflammation: Many different things can cause itching. The perianal skin is especially sensitive. Common causes of itchiness include aggressive cleaning of the per ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Anal itching: You may have developed proctitis or anal itching from taking the antibiotic.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Suppositories: Anusol hc suppositories with a twitching low potency steroid cream is safe, this can be combined with oral charcoal briquettes, persistent symptoms s ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Yes but . . .: Yes, itching could be related but w/o more info, much less examination, there's no way to tell. You can try any number of vaginal and hemorrhoid cream ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience Pediatrics
Trial of below:: Rinse anus with warm water after defecation. Pat or air dry. Apply neosporin/bacitracin ointment with 1%hydrocortisone cream lightly to anus 2-3 time ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
34 years experience Dermatology
Clean: Anal itching can be a very tough symptom to cure. However, I have found the following procedure an excellent "almost" cure. Immediately after every ... Read More
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