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A 22-year-old female asked:

at night it itches very badly inside my anus. what's the problem?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Anal itching: One possibility is that you have a yeast infection but there are other possibilities also. Please see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. Peace and good health.

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How can I make sure my baby is warm enough at night without using blankets?

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Dress appropriately: In general when dressing your baby you can dress them as you would dress yourself plus one thin layer. In wintertime, depending on your home temperature, it is usually best to dress him with a short sleeve snap top, followed with a warm footed one piece. If this is not enough, add another layer and see if your baby is sweating. In the warmer months remove layers accordingly. No blankets needed.
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Why has my baby started waking up hysterical at night?

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Why does my bottom itch at night?

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A 32-year-old member asked:

Can proctitis be a result from anal trauma?

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A 24-year-old member asked:

Is it medically harmful to wear sunglasses at night?

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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology 21 years experience
NO: It just may make it harder to see things... Looks cool but be careful.

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