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2 months ago I got sores on anus, pain and blood in stool. they went away after a week but I'm still suffering from itchy and irritated anus. ?

2 months ago I got sores on anus, pain and blood in stool. they went away after a week but I'm still suffering from itchy and irritated anus.
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Hemorrhoids: You likely have external hemorrhoids. Try any over the counter hemorrhoid cream for relief. If it does not get better in a couple of weeks, it would be prudent to see your doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...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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I think I put to much soap on my anus and now it's itchy and irritated how can I get this away and how long will the irritation last?

I think I put to much soap on my anus and now it's itchy and irritated how can I get this away and how long will the irritation last?

Pruritis ani: OK. Stop using soap on your anus. Soaps and stringent irritate the anal mucosa, causing itching and burning. For now, try A&D ointment on the area - should relieve your discomfort. If you don't think regular toilet paper is adequate, try some of the anal wipes now available, or just use tissue moistened with water. That's it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Itchy anus, burns when wash, it looks like its open little cuts, irritated, what could it be? Please

Itchy anus, burns when wash, it looks like its open little cuts, irritated, what could it be? Please

Anal irritatation: If no anal sexual intercourse will likely be due to fecal irritation of anus, also possible are anal fissures. Have your pcp take a look. ...Read more

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I have a small bump on the outside of my anus. Sometimes it get extremely irritated and itchy, rare spots of blood. What could this be?

I have a small bump on the outside of my anus. Sometimes it get extremely irritated and itchy, rare spots of blood. What could this be?

External Hemorrhoid: Remember those "preparation h" commercials on tv or radio? Growing up i had no idea what peparation h was for, or that the "h" stood for hemorrhoids! i'm not saying thats what you have - i would have to see the bump to confirm it, but from your description it sounds like an external hemorrhoid. ...Read more

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Why the skin of my anus is irritated itchy, and the anus skin is cut, open , pealed skin, broken little spots about 2or 3 months, is frustrating?

Why the skin of my anus is irritated itchy, and the anus skin is cut, open , pealed skin, broken little spots about 2or 3 months, is frustrating?

Wiping tips: You may be too vigorous in wiping your anal area after a bm and causing irritation. Just wipe a few times with soft toilet paper, then use balneol cream for more wiping. After that use warm water compresses for final cleaning. Then pat the anal area dry. If there is a lot of itching you could apply some Hydrocortisone cream or ointment daily until all heals. See your md as needed. ...Read more

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4yo alwYs scratching vagina and Anus, says so itchy. I use gentle cleanser. Doesn't look irritated also will say body itches sometimes. ?

4yo alwYs scratching vagina and Anus, says so itchy. I use gentle cleanser. Doesn't look irritated also will say body itches sometimes. ?

Itchy private parts : There are several possibilities here including pinworms, urinary tract infection and vaginitis. I would see your doctor soon to figure it out. In the mean time - no soap or cleansers only water in private parts. Add 1 cup white vinegar to the bathtub water once a week for a month (helps change the ph and makes the area less sensitive) and teach her to wipe front to back better. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Itchy, sore, red (and whitish) anus & butt crack x5 days after taking Aumentin. Abx caused diarrhea, so had to wipe a lot. Just irritated or candida?

Itchy, sore, red (and whitish) anus & butt crack x5 days after taking Aumentin. Abx caused diarrhea, so had to wipe a lot. Just irritated or candida?

Both: Could be both. Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) can be very irritating to the bowel and can cause yeast. Use both an anti fungal medication and a barrier cream and keep the area irrigated in the shower. If not better, see your doctor for an exam. All the best. ...Read more

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Very irritated itchy vagina, starting to spread towards anus. Been using bacitracin to try and help the soreness and itchiness. No std. What is this?

Very irritated itchy vagina, starting to spread towards anus. Been using bacitracin to try and help the soreness and itchiness. No std. What is this?

Here are some ...: Try: Cleansing & drying the area, apply antifungal+ steroid cream lightly 1-2 times daily for 4-6 days and see. If not improved as expected, see Dr. for further confirming what it is by reviewing detailed Hx and taking a look. Besides, never discount the power of health lifestyle without overindulgence & obsession as foundation of all healthcare and key to longevity. Best wish ... ...Read more

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