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A 32-year-old male asked:

I have very dry akin around my anus. how do i treat this?

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Dr. Marc Hirsch
Family Medicine 53 years experience
Petroleum Jelly: Try a light application of petroleum jelly. This can get quite annoying. Make sure that you are drinking enough water during each day so your bowel movements are soft enough. If constipation is a problem, consider using a generic brand of polyethylene glycol an osmotic laxative. Ask pharmacist.
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