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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

Anal Itching (Definition)

Anal itching is a symptom in which a person has itching at his anus (where his stool/poop comes out). In children, anal itching may be caused by pinworms (little thread-sized worms about ...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 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

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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 treats anal itching?

What treats anal itching?

If an adult: And pin worms is not a consideration, caffeine and excess perspiration are the two main causes. ...Read more

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How to stop Anal itching ?

How to stop Anal itching ?

Treat the cause : one of the most common causes of rectal itch is yeast infection. Pay attention to personal hygiene- wash rectal area after each bowel movement with water like using a plant watering can. Pat dry it with tissue paper and apply ITC anti fungal such as monistat twice a day. If not better in 2-3 days see PCP ...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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Itch (Definition)

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