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My butthole itches all the time. what to do and how to prevent this from happening?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Anal pruritis: There are many causes of itching, you may consult this site for information and then discuss the matter with your doctor. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/anal-itching/basics/definition/CON-20023539 It is not feasible to provide a more meaningful opinion without examining you. Wish you good health.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Pruritus Ani: If there are children, pinworm is possible. Nearly all people with this have subtle fecal soiling. After bowel movement, after initial wipe, use a dab of body lotion on the paper to clean around the anus. Clean INSIDE the anus until it is clear. During the rest of the time be prepared to clean again the same way. Do it if it feels moist. Do it if it feels itchy or irritated. AVOID scrubbing, no cl

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