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I have chronic itching and irritation in my anus?

I have chronic itching and irritation in my anus?

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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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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Recently noticed a spot near my anus that is a little red, it is a little moist and it itches very much there is some irritation in my right labia too?

Recently noticed a spot near my anus that is a little red, it is a little moist and it itches very much there is some irritation in my right labia too?

See a doctor: Cannot even begin to guess at what you have without actually seeing the lesions and getting a full history of sexual contacts, etc. You should have this taken care of by a professional. Good luck and better soon. ...Read more

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Hey, I'm a 26 year old female, traveling in Cambodia, I've recently been having irritation, and itching around my anus, redness and small white bumps.

Hey, I'm a 26 year old female, traveling in Cambodia, I've recently been having irritation, and itching around my anus, redness and small white bumps.

Pinworm infection: This sounds like pinworm. Definitely sanitation there might be lower than where you're from-and the pinworm eggs can survive for 2 or 3 weeks outside the body-so easy to pick up. Not sure if you're familiar with the tape test? where you stick clear tape around your anus first thing in the a.m. (to get eggs) and bring to a doc. Or try empiric therapy-pyrantel pamoate, mebendazole or albendazole. ...Read more

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I'm 29 years,had c-section on 4 Feb,lot of itching n irritation in anus especially after passing stool, problem elevates at night, suggest remedy.

I'm 29 years,had c-section on 4 Feb,lot of itching n irritation in anus especially after passing stool, problem elevates at night, suggest remedy.

Hemorrhoids.: This sounds like hemorrhoids. Not uncommon with pregnancy and can cause itching, irritation. Try a hemorrhoid cream on the area daily for 10 days. And try to stay regular with high fiber diet and drink plenty of water. ...Read more

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Irritation and itching of the outer vagina and anus.3 vaginal culture normal.no yeast or infection.is it possible that yeast dnt show up in 3 culture?

Irritation and itching of the outer vagina and anus.3 vaginal culture normal.no yeast or infection.is it possible that yeast dnt show up in 3 culture?

Tests: If they specifically tested for yeast, (ask your doctor), then it is not likely the cause. You might want to ask your doctor to test you for pinworms. Pinworms can cause anal and vaginal itching and irritation. They are easily treated. Here is some more info; https://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/pinworm/fact_sheet.htm ...Read more

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Can fecal soiling/not cleaning well after bm cause irritation around outside/hairline of anus? Tiny blood, no fissure, itching. Doc said Pruritus Ani.

Can fecal soiling/not cleaning well after bm cause irritation around outside/hairline of anus? Tiny blood, no fissure, itching. Doc said Pruritus Ani.

Hygiene: Proper hygiene may help. Pruritis ani is an other way of saying itchy ass. You may help your cause by washing your bottom with water after every bowel movement and drying the skin with tissue paper. Use plain tissue paper without color or scent. If that helps you may wish to purchase a contraption like Toto Washlet to facilitate anal hygiene. ...Read more

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What is wrong with my anus? I am suffering from irriation by my anus. I have severe itching everyday and believe there must be cuts down there as well because i see blood on the tissue paper after going number 2. There is a constant moistness(yellowness)

What is wrong with my anus? I am suffering from irriation by my anus. I have severe itching everyday and believe there must be cuts down there as well because i see blood on the tissue paper after going number 2. There is a constant moistness(yellowness)

Number one cause of: This, pruritus ani, itchy butt, is excessive caffeine. Beer also tends to make this worse as does excessive perspiration. Stop all caffeine and beer and use cornstarch powder liberall to the area several times per day and at bedtime. Caffeine classicly causes the itching especially if it wakes from your sleep at night. ...Read more

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Why do I have a white spot near my anus? It is not inside it is just near it, it only itches at times.

Why do I have a white spot near my anus? It is not inside it is just near it, it only itches at times.

Hard to say: I would be concerned about a flat wart but it really needs to be evaluated and even possibly biopsied to know for sure. ...Read more

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