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A 24-year-old female asked:

what are these paper cuts in anus..they don't hurt just a little itchy?

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Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yeast?: It is possible to get a yeast infection in the peri-anal area. I would try some OTC gye-lotrimin or other anti-fungal cream for a few days. If that doesn't help or the condition worsens, then see your doctor or urgent care.

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