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what is the best treatment for anal itching

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
35 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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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 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
Dr. Pamela Moore
24 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: There are multiple different causes for anal itching. I would recommend seeing your doctor so they can evaluate you to determine the cause and prescr ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
THe most: Common cause of anal itching especially if it wakes you from your sleep is caffeine followed by excess perspiration. Do not use witch hazel! cut out a ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Get worse: The skin thickens and gets darker and it becomes more difficult to treat. In the interim preparation h can be helpful. Also try charcoal briquettes fr ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Etiology: Figure out the cause first. Then you know the treatment- could be pinworms, contact dermatitis, or one of many other things, suggest you see a dr for ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 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 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Itching and BV: Anal itching is not usually associated with bacterial vaginosis. It can happen due to pinworms, especially in younger children, a hemorrhoid, a yeast ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Rectal bleeding: Your anal itching maybe the cue of your recto bleeding, but for definitive answer make an appointment with your doctor
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Sherman
44 years experience Gastroenterology
At least 5 causes: Causes--most commonly results from failure to clean the area after a bowel movement. Others inclued some foods and drinks that may irritate the anus, ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Balneol...: Try balneol lotion.
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