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What are the causes of an itchy anus?

What are the causes of an itchy anus?

Caffeine: Is the most common cause of anal itching not hemorrhoids as stated win the ads. Pinworms can be another cause usually in children after playing in the dirt. But cokes, coffe, tea, chocolate, and energy drinks like red bull have lots of caffeine leading to severe itching and bleeding, even waking you from your sleep at night clawing at your bottom. Stop the caffeine! ...Read more

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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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What could be the cause of itchiness around my anus and also noticed blood when I wiped after doing number 2?

What could be the cause of itchiness around my anus and also noticed blood when I wiped after doing number 2?

Hemorrhoid. : It sounds like you might have a hemorrhoid. Hemorrhoids can cause itchiness or even pain in this area, and they will tend to bleed because they are dilated veins. ...Read more

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I have an occassional itchy anus what can be the cause im 30yrs of age?

I have an occassional itchy anus what can be the cause im 30yrs of age?

Caffeine: Is the most common cause of anal itching not hemorrhoids as stated win the ads. Pinworms can be another cause usually in children after playing in the dirt. But cokes, coffe, tea, chocolate, and energy drinks like red bull have lots of caffeine leading to severe itching and bleeding, even waking you from your sleep at night clawing at your bottom. Stop the caffeine! ...Read more

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Could eating gluten cause me to have a itchy anus after being to the toilet?

Could eating gluten cause me to have a itchy anus after being to the toilet?

Pruritis Ani: Gluten sensitivity is not a common cause of itching. If the ingestion of glutnen leads to significant loose stool, it can compound itching. Pa is caused primarily from ph changes created by certain foods and trauma from excessive wiping. One simple way to test is to eliminate or minimize gluten but i typically recommend stool bulking with fiber to decrease ph and local care to limit trauma. ...Read more

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My husband has constantly itchy, burning anus . Not a lot of spicy foods. He is 61 years old and has never has colonoscopy. What could be the cause?

My husband has constantly itchy, burning anus . Not a lot of spicy foods. He is 61 years old and has never has colonoscopy. What could be the cause?

Depens (penicillamine): Some times perianal itching has an underlying cause such as hemorrhoids, fissure, fistulars, certain skin conditions. Many times there is no obvious cause. Itching in and of itself is not an indication for a colonoscopy but being over 50 is. ...Read more

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Whenever I belly breathe (rise my belly) I get a weird sharp itchy feeling in my anus. What is the cause?

Whenever I belly breathe (rise my belly) I get a weird sharp itchy feeling in my anus. What is the cause?

Belly and anus: When you perform that maneuver you are probably prolapsing some anal and rectal tissue which produces those sensations. If you are troubled with chronic anal or rectal itching,burning,pain,blood on toilet tissue you may have anal fissure or hemorrhoids. Consult a proctologist or colorectal SURGEON as needed. ...Read more

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Itchy anus (pruritus ani) causes? Especially since Vermox already tried.

Multifactorial: Causes include excessive hygiene, pinworms, diet, anal leakage, hemorrhoids. Try avoiding soap and washcloth on anal area. Only warm water and your hand to cleanse in the shower. Avoid medicated wipes, just use soft toilet paper and wipe as little as possible. Avoid ingesting coffee, tea, soda, beer or citrus. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of itchy and somtimes sores on the anus caused by pruritus ani?

How do you get rid of itchy and somtimes  sores on the anus caused by pruritus ani?

Don't wipe the area!: One of the common reasons for pruritus ani is excessive wiping of the anus. Repeated wiping can damage the skin around the anus and causes discomfort and itching and wetness of the area. The best way to clean the anus after bowel movement is to wash with water and gently dab dry. Also, if you have a sore or wound in that area it may need a biopsy to make sure there is no cancer or other lesion. ...Read more

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How can I generally tell Haemorrhoids and Pinworms apart from each other as the cause of my severely itchy anus?

How can I generally tell Haemorrhoids and Pinworms apart from each other as the cause of my severely itchy anus?

Anal pruritis: Anal itching is a common problem. Causes include irritants such as perfumes, chemicals, or dyes in toilet paper, food irritants, infections, and hemorrhoids. There are risk factors for anal itching such as diseases, profuse sweating, fecal soilage, and more. Pinworms can be ruled out using the scotch tape test. ...Read more

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Could a yeast infection cause an itchy anus?

No: An itchy anus is rarely cause by yeast infection. It's usually caused by overwashing, resulting in dry, chapped skin and mucous membranes, or by overuse of skin products on an area that should generally be left alone. ...Read more

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I get really hard stool which cause an itchy on the outer face of anus ! Blood is fresh red in color ?

I get really hard stool which cause an itchy on the outer face of anus ! Blood is fresh red in color ?

Hard stool blood: Likely hemorrhoids or a small fissure. Should drink plenty of fluids 2-3 liters/day 1/2 water , 1/2 gatorade, eat lots of fiber, avocados, barley, oats ,lentils, brown rice, kale, strawberries / f/U with doctor/urgent may benefit form anusol for hemorrhoids. ...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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Can a yeast infection cause an extremely itchy anus?

Yes: Yeast can affect anal skin as well as intertrigo, inverse psoriasis, food sensitivity, internal or external hemorrhoids, fissure etc. Topical Hydrocortisone is safe short term but get checked if it persists. ...Read more

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I have an itchy anus. I think it is caused by sweating. Is it safe to put deoderant on my bottom?

I have an itchy anus. I think it is caused by sweating. Is it safe to put deoderant on my bottom?

Burns if has alcohol: Pruritis ani is an annoying itching, sometimes with burning, soreness, worse at night, in 1-5% of people (4x likelier in males). Treatment depends on causes: infection (fungal, parasitic, bacterial, std), local irritants (moisture, soaps, diet, drugs), dermatitis (psoriatic, atopic, seborrheic), cancer, hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulae, rectal prolapse, fecal contamination (diarrhea, incontinence). ...Read more