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A 55-year-old male asked:

I have hemorrhoids and since couple of days back i feel very itchy around my anus. i am trying cortizone but it is still itchy.

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Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 47 years experience
See dermatologist: hemorrhoids can be inherently itchy, but also could be @ pruritus ani secondary to a yeast or fungal infection. This usually can be treated with topical antiyeast/fungals along with sitz baths using aveeno bath powder in the tub. see derm to confirm

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