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Anal itching for 2 months, dr thought pinworms. prescribed albenza 8 days ago, anus still itches like crazy. should itch have stopped? is it working?

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Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Intertrigo/fungal: Likely due to fungal or intertrigo. Pinworms less likely. I would recommend washing 2-3x a day, drying in front of fan, applying very small amount of baking soda. You can try athletes foot spray too. Do this for 2-4 weeks.

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