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A 20-year-old male asked:

my anus is itching mostly at night and sometimes i feel like something is moving in my belly and it's itching too... is it worm? what kind if yes?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Itching anus: Pinworms cause anal itching. Take a piece of scotch tape, place if by the anal area press& lift you should get some worms, Place in a plastic bag &bring to the doctor or look at it under the microscope Treat w/ Albendazole, mebendazole 1 dose then another 2 wks later. Hemorrhoids can cause itching as well, treat with anusol x 2 wks & sitz bath fiber,fluids. f/u w/doc

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