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Is pruritus ani curable?

Is pruritus ani curable?

Pritis ani cure: Yes, it is curable once you identify the cause. ...Read more

Anal Itching (Definition)

unpleasant sensation that creates the urge to scratch oneself in the ...Read more


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How is pruritus ani generally treated?

How is pruritus ani generally treated?

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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What is pruritus ani?

What is pruritus ani?

Itchy butt: Literally. Causes are typically related to hemorrhoids in adults but in the young , parasitic worm infections can trigger awful nightime anal itch. ...Read more

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What is aquagenic pruritus??

What is aquagenic pruritus??

Itching with water: Please consult this site for information on this topic: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3179019/ 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. ...Read more

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Is proctitis curable?

Is proctitis curable?

Not really: It is considered to be a chronic disease in most cases. It frequently will go into remission and remain asymptomatic indefinitely. ...Read more

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Does pruritus ani usually cause many symptoms?

Does pruritus ani usually cause many symptoms?

Just itching!: Pruritis ani is a descriptive term for its very annoying and bothersome symptoms: itching of the sensitive skin around your anus. Causes vary, but are commonly just irritants like soap, shampoo, body lotion (or scratching!). ...Read more

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Is periorbital melonosis curable?

Is periorbital melonosis curable?

Depends on cause: No reliable treatment. Reduce sun exposure with UV-protective glasses. Avoid irritation. See a dermatologist if it is important. ...Read more

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Is aquagenic pruritus a recognized condition, disease or allergy?

Is aquagenic pruritus a recognized condition, disease or allergy?

Yes: Though it is rare, aquagenic pruritis or urticaria is a real condition. A board certified allergist/immunologist can best help you with the diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Is dermatitis treatable?

Is dermatitis treatable?

Yes: In most cases, dermatitis is treatable, but there are many different reasons for dermatitis, i.e. Infection rash, sunburn, chemical exposure. Dermatitis is a broad term meaning "inflammation of the skin". Depending on the cause will determine the treatment. ...Read more

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Is colon swelling curable?

Is colon swelling curable?

Colon swelling: Yes. Swelling of your abdomen can be from constipation or gas. Make sure you are having regular bms. I assume you are not having pain or blood. If so then you must have this investigated. ...Read more

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Is diverticulosis curable?

Is diverticulosis curable?

Diverticulosis.: Diverticulosis is manageable, not curable. Once the pockets in the colon form, they don't go back again. High fiber diet is the rule. ...Read more

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Is skin cancer curable?

Is skin cancer curable?

Usually: In general, yes. There are many different types of skin cancer, and they all behave differently. As mentioned above, if caught early, all cancers are very curable. The speed with which they spread is very different from tumor to tumor. If you have any skin lesions which are changing, bleeding, or are otherwise concerning to you, have it evaluated by your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Is anorectal abscess curable?

Is anorectal abscess curable?

Yes: This is manageable with surgical drainage and antibiotics in combination, but important to determine why the abscess occurred and to make sure that other associated conditions are not overlooked. ...Read more

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Is blepharitis chronic or curable?

Is blepharitis chronic or curable?

Chronic: Check for underlying nasal congestion , postnasal drip which can secondarily lead to swollen irritated eyelids. Along with topical meds, a trial of Mucinex (guaifenesin) is worthwhile if there are nasal or sinus symptoms. ...Read more

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Is a pain in the butt pruritus ani, or is pruritis ani only supposed to itch?

Is a pain in the butt pruritus ani, or is pruritis ani only supposed to itch?

Itch: The word "pruritis" means itch. If it's pain, not itch, then the word will usually have the suffix "algia.". ...Read more

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