A 21-year-old female asked:
What are all the symptoms of a fungal/yeast infection on the anus? is it safe to put any anti fungal cream on your anus?
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Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Irritation; yes: Itching and irritation are the main symptoms, often with redness and maybe superficial fissures, if you can view the area with a mirror. Any skin or vaginal antifungal cream will be safe.
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Last updated Jul 1, 2018
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