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Anal itching and leakage. What could the problem be?

Anal itching and leakage. What could the problem be?

Many things: Inadequate fluid can cause some leakage and difficult hygeine after a bm. If the stool is pasty and smears and you use a lot of tissue to get clean, and then 1-3 hrs later have soiled, you are behind on your fluids by 4-5 glasses. Also excess caffeine can cause the leakage and itching. Best to eliminate caffeiene and increase your fluids. Should resolve in 10-14 days. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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Greenish vaginal discharge and anal itching, what to do?

Greenish vaginal discharge and anal itching, what to do?

Vaginal discharge: The vaginal discharge and anal itching do not necessarily have anything to do with each other. The discharge sounds like bacterial vaginosis. The itching sounds like yeast. Both could have other explanations, so you would probably be best off having an exam by a doctor who could also give you the best treatment. ...Read more

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I was wondering what would cause anal itching/redness and yellow greenish discharge?

I was wondering what would cause anal itching/redness and yellow greenish discharge?

Anal discharge: I am wondering if you have any pain or any fever. Could you have an STD? Is the itching constant? What amount of the yellow greenish discharge are you talking about? Have your bowel habits changed? Are you otherwise healthy? Did something trigger this? Please clarify and I'd be happy to help you. ...Read more

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Vaginal itching and discharge also a lot of anal itching cud it be pinworms ?

Vaginal itching and discharge also a lot of anal itching cud it be pinworms ?

Anal itching: Yes, sometimes pin worms could affect the vulva area, but more likely two different problems. ...Read more

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Im 22 and after a bowel movement I have anal itching with leakage what is the chance its colon cancer?

Im 22 and after a bowel movement I have anal itching with leakage what is the chance its colon cancer?

Not likely: Anal leakage and itching are not common signs of colon cancer, especially for someone your age. However, these are uncomfortable and concerning symptoms and should be checked out by a doctor. ...Read more

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Im 22 with minor anal leakage after bowel movement with anal itching is anal leakage sign of colon cancer?

Im 22 with minor anal leakage after bowel movement with anal itching is anal leakage sign of colon cancer?

Doubtful: Although rectal/anal cancer can have some leakage issues, it's unlikely at your age. More common would be hemorrhoids causing leakage. Either way, you should see your physician. ...Read more

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I'm suffering from anal itching, discharge and diarrhea. What can I take for this?

I'm suffering from anal itching, discharge and diarrhea. What can I take for this?

What is cause?: Dont you want to know the cause of the anal itching? It could be an infection? I suggest you see your doctor and let him examine you and try to find the particular cause, so he can tailor his treatment to your cause. ...Read more

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Yesterday unexpectedly i got anal itching and i don't know why. What could it be? Usually it itches during the morning and night, not the afternoon.

Yesterday unexpectedly i got anal itching and i don't know why. What could it be? Usually it itches during the morning and night, not the afternoon.

Rash or pinworms? : This is a common symptom of a pinworm infection. It is not life-threatening and easy to treat. See your doctor and explain what's going on. You could also have a rash that might need a non-prescription cream or ointment. Itchiness in that area is common, and a quick visit with the doctor should be diagnostic and helpful. ...Read more

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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?

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?

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. ...Read more

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How do I deal with an anal itching problem?

How do I deal with an anal itching problem?

Most common problem: Is hemorrhoids. Try tub baths a few times a week instead of shower, use pre-moistened wipes in a dabbing rather than "sandpaper" motion, prep h is worth a try. If this doesn't work, pcp or medical GI help. ...Read more

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I have a problem with anal itching it keeps itching feels like something is crawling and tingling there and sometimes feels like bumps are there ?

I have a problem with anal itching it keeps itching feels like something is crawling and tingling there and sometimes feels like bumps are there ?

See doctor: The potential causes range from a contact allergy , pinworms, or rarely even food allergy. Get checked out. Sometime soap getting trapped in the area may be the cause as well and you need to be sure that you spread your lower cheeks to rinse off the soap when showering ( the water restriction -> reduced showering time may also be the reason) . ...Read more

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Hi,I have severe genital and anal itching.does herpes cause this problem.

Hi,I have severe genital and anal itching.does herpes cause this problem.

Possibly: See a doctor and get checked for why you are itching. Could be other thing. ...Read more

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What could cause anal itching, dryness and sores?

What could cause anal itching, dryness and sores?

Candidiasis: Chronic overgrowth from cadida albicans can result in anal, and oral disturbances. Avoid white flour products, excessive sugar. Consider that mercury exposure from foods and dental fillings may be making your gut more hospitable to this yeast infection. ...Read more

Anus (Definition)

The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more


Anal Itching (Definition)

unpleasant sensation that creates the urge to scratch oneself in the ...Read more