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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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What can be the cause of constant anal itching?

What can be the cause of constant anal itching?

THe most: Common cause of anal itching especially if it wakes you from your sleep is caffeine followed by excess perspiration. Do not use witch hazel! cut out all caffeine and use corn starch powder on your bottom when getting dressed and whenever you feel dampness or itching in that area. Avoid petroleum based creams of any kind. ...Read more

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Could my vaginal and anal itching be related? And what could've caused the irritation? Is there an OTC med/treatment I can try?

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Could my vaginal and anal itching be related? And what could've caused the irritation? Is there an OTC med/treatment I can try?

Yes but . . .: Yes, itching could be related but w/o more info, much less examination, there's no way to tell. You can try any number of vaginal and hemorrhoid creams (use only as directed!) but for definitive treatment, you'll need to go see your Family Doc, GYN or Planned Parenthood for evaluation. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of vaginal itching and irritation but doesn't have discharge ?

What could be the cause of vaginal itching and irritation but doesn't have discharge ?

Yeast infection: Vaginal itch and irritation is usually 'yeast infection' . An std such as trichomonas is also possible so an exam is recommended. If a woman is post-menopause then symptoms may be related to low estrogen causing irritation with no discharge (atrophic vaginits). ...Read more

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What could be the cause of vaginal wetness?

What could be the cause of vaginal wetness?

It depends: Usually in a healthy woman during the pre-ovulation time a clear thin vaginal discharge occurs. Many women perceive this as wetness. This is a normal variation during the month of a woman's menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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My urthera opening seems to be swollen with symptoms of incontinence leaking abnormal discharge what could this mean ?

My urthera opening seems to be swollen with symptoms of incontinence leaking abnormal discharge what could this mean
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See a doctor: Judging the cause of abnormal discharge (either vaginal or urethral) in women can be difficult; you need to be professionally examined. STDs are possible if at risk, although usually they don't cause urine leakage. Maybe a urinary tract infection. If you have been pregnant with vaginal deliveries, that could be responsible. ome of these things are serious, so see a doctor or clinic soon. Good luck ...Read more

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What is a anal leakage and what causes anal leakage. Can you cure a anal leakage without surgery?

What is a anal leakage and what causes anal leakage. Can you cure a anal leakage without surgery?

Feces leaking out: The involuntary loss of fecal material from the anus results in brown staining or feces on your underwear. Most often it is caused by some damage to the anal sphincter (the "elastic band" that opens and closes when you have a bowel movement) by prior surgery, anal receptive sex, or nerve damage. Also, severe diarrhea or impaction (hard stool stuck inside) can cause this. See your doctor! ...Read more

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Itching at the anus, what could be the reasons?

Itching at the anus, what could be the reasons?

Poop: Some people get hemorrhoids, and then have trouble cleaning the area after BM. The little poop left over causes itching. Try wiping with baby wipes. Keep area dry and clean. There are other causes as well. ...Read more

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What cause anal leakage and what spacificly is it?

Anal leakage: Oily anal discharge can be related to inflammation in the large bowel, steatorrhea, or consuming large quantities of deep sea fish (keriorrhea). ...Read more

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What could be the cause of vaginal itching after hysterectomy?

What could be the cause of vaginal itching after hysterectomy?

Many possibilities: You can get vaginal itching for the same reasons as before your hysterectomy! for example, vaginitis (yeast or candida is very common), an allergic reaction to something you had contact with (like a cosmetic, soap, clothing dye, douche, etc), an infection with herpes, and other skin conditions. ...Read more

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What could be a cause of vaginal irritation and spotting?

What could be a cause of vaginal irritation and spotting?

Infection, cut: Abrasion, rarely vaginal or cervical cancer, the spotting could be coming from the uterus, you need to see your gyn for an exam, cultures and ultrasound. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of an irritating skin problem?

What could be the cause of an irritating skin problem?

Dermatitis: You really should seek the assistance of a dermatologist who might recognize this immediately for what it is or might recommend a skin scraping or a biopsy. Do not guess what it could be, see the skin specialist and get it taken care of, please. ...Read more

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What can be attributed to a slight vaginal pain surrounding sex and reoccurring yeast infection?

What can be attributed to a slight vaginal pain surrounding sex and reoccurring yeast infection?

Depends: Causes depend on age, medical conditions, weight, diabetic status, orientation of the uterus etc etc. Tell me these things about yourself and then i will tell you what specifically may be causing these problems. ...Read more

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I have sometimes Anus opening area and Stomach/Chest skin itchiness? No sight of worm. What could be the cause?

I have sometimes Anus opening area and Stomach/Chest skin itchiness? No sight of worm. What could be the cause?

Itching: Itching of the anus is not unusual but may be caused by a dermatitis from overexuberant wiping with toilet paper, sensitivities to soaps, tight underwear and jeans. The more you scratch, the itchier it gets. Applying occasional cortisone type ointment helps. Dry skin from excessive heat on during the winter dries out the skin and causes itchiness elsewhere. ...Read more

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I am having a problem with wetness and itchiness of the ears what could be causing this its very irritating.

I am having a problem with wetness and itchiness of the ears what could be causing this its very irritating.

External otitis: External otitis. Also called "swimmers ear". Most common causes are using Q-tips (don't do it), and getting ear canal wet. Treatment is keep ears dry except to use OTC ear drops (ask pharmacist), no Q-tips. Ears should respond. If not, see ENT doc. ...Read more

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I have red itchy rash from the anus to the vagina what might be the cause and how can i treat them?

I have red itchy rash from the anus to the vagina what might be the cause and how can i treat them?

Need eval.: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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Yellow/orange/bloody mucus from anus. What could be the problem?

Yellow/orange/bloody mucus from anus. What could be the problem?

Could be many: Things from hemorrhoids, to proctitis, colitis. Generally this is not normal and if it doesn't resolve in a few days best to get examined by a gastroenterologist or colorectal surgeon. ...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


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Itching (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more