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can a yeast infection cause itchy lesions around anus area?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The anal area can become infected as well.
Answered on Jul 13, 2018
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Yeast, pin worms, group a streptococcus and other agents can all be found in a perianal skin eruption.
Answered on Sep 19, 2012

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Dr. Joel Gallant
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No: An itchy anus is rarely cause by yeast infection. It's usually caused by overwashing, resulting in dry, chapped skin and mucous membranes, or by over ... Read More
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Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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Allergy? Herpes?: A blstering rash in this part of the body always raises the possibility of genital herpes, and herpes sometimes is initially misdiagnosed as yeast. Or ... Read More

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