A 18-year-old female asked:
can i use a diaper rash cream to relieve anal itching?
3 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Anal itching: Yes, what's good for a baby's butt should work for your anal itching as well
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Sure: You can use it to make you feel more comfortable BUT it is important that you find out why you have anal itching. See your physician.
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Can try: It certainly would not hurt to try. If the anal itching is due to dry skin or some contact dermatitis it might be that the diaper cream will help. If it is due to something like pinworms then it will not help.
Last updated May 26, 2015
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