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Magdalena, NM
A 17-year-old male asked:

My anus has been itchy and burning. went away and is now back. no discharge of pus or blood. no problem with bowl movement. also red around area. help?

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Dr. David Drewitz
Gastroenterology 28 years experience
Dermatitis: Red excoriated skin is likely from a dermatitis sometimes caused by candida (fungus). Try applying a topical anti-fungal cream like Clotrimazole to the affected area daily. Good luck!

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