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Dr. Subir Mitra
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Ringworm (Definition)

Ringworm is neither ring or a worm -- it is a skin rash that can be circular and slowly enlarging with redness and scale caused by ...Read more


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I have something that looks like a ring worm in my butt crack area it itches and is very uncomfortable What is this ?

I have something that looks like a ring worm in my butt crack area it itches and is very uncomfortable What is this ?

Ringworm.: Looks like ringworm, itches. Might be ringworm. Treated with consistent use of topical antifungal until resolved - generally 1- 2 weeks. ...Read more

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My butthole itches at night... Do I have worms?

My butthole itches at night... Do I have worms?

Itchy Butt; 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, coffee, 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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How can I get rid of a rash that looks like several ring worms but moves positions daily. It itches occasionally. Been occurring for 4 months?

How can I get rid of a rash that looks like several ring worms but moves positions daily. It itches occasionally. Been occurring for 4 months?

Eczema: Nummular eczema is an allergy disorder in which itchy, coin-shaped spots or patches appear on the skin. In general, keep the skin lubricated. Apply oil such as neutrogena body oil or alpha-keri oil to the skin at the end of ones shower. Vaseline is even more helpful if not too greasy. Prescription topical cortisone is helpful to control this skin condition. ...Read more

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Hard to put on weight, suspect worms, tried a couple of medications but still the same, tried cutting back sugar, itches around rectum area night time?

Hard to put on weight, suspect worms, tried a couple of medications but still the same, tried cutting back sugar, itches around rectum area night time?

Pinworms: are common intestinal parasites which cause rectal itching, especially at night. Young children and their household members are at risk for pinworm infections. The pinworms can often be seen in the rectal area during the night with a flashlight. A stool test for ova & parasites (O&P) can help correctly diagnose and guide treatment of intestinal parasites. ...Read more

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I peed a worm with blood on it and my butt itches what do I have?

Worm: You didn't describe size. Pin worms most common very thin small white. Ascaris round worms bigger, more like earthworm. Tell your parents as there is medical treatment. Pinworms love come out nite make butt itch. When lay eggs. Also parent will have sanitize and clean bedclothes etc and deworming any brothers, sisters. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

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


Nocturnal (Definition)

This refers to something that ...Read more