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Anti-hemmorhoidals,,: Anti-hemmorhoidal ointment should help this. It has soothing, pain relieving chemicals that stop itching and burning. It is likely best to use this after pasing stools and cleaning yourself. ...Read more
I have little wound on upper anus. It is itchy sometimes. There have been a month since I got this wound. What should I do?
Anal fissure: You are describing a tear in the lining of the anus, called a fissure. This is usually because of hard stools, straining, and constipation. Use something like preparation H or hydrocortisone on the area, use a mild laxative or stool softener. Also helps the fill a bathtub with warm water and sitting in it a couple times a day. If this persists or worsens surgery might be needed. ...Read more
When ever I finish going to the toilet about an hour later I get all itchy around the anus I wipe well I had a pile a few months ago?
Too much wiping: Often "wiping well" causes trauma to the skin around the anus that will lead to chronic itching. Using moist wipes often allow "getting clean" without excessive wiping and trauma. A short course of a mild topical steroid can be helpful for the itching when more important causes have been ruled out. ...Read more
My anus has been itchy for 3 days. Not bad enough to where I have to scratch it but it's constant. I'm 18, this has never happened. What could it be??
Anal issues: There a significant number of benign disease of the anus that can cause symptoms. Some more common include hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulas and abscesses. Your appear to be describing an inflamed prolapsed internal hemorrhoid. I would suggest you see you primary doctor for an exam and treatment. ...Read more
Hemorrhoid: Could be a hemorrhoid. Avoid toliet paper a use baby wipes. Try some otc preph and steroid ointment for 7 days. If no better call md. ...Read more
Might be yeast.: It isn't uncommon to get a rectal or vaginal yeast infection after using antibiotics. Antibiotics kill the bacterial flora, but not the yeast that live in the area. Yeast, then, have the chance to "overgrow." many people will benefit from over-the-counter non-prescription yeast medications. Ask your pharmacist. Lgromkomd. ...Read more
Long list: The shape, size, color and texture of the "bump" would be important in making the diagnosis. Has it grown in size? Is there any pain, bleeding or drainage? You should have your doctor examine the bump. ...Read more
Itchy Anus: An itchy anus could be caused by many things: detergent allergy, external hemorrhoid, pinworms, moisture, diarrhea etc... Pinworms come out at night, so if you are itching mostly at night, this could be the problem. A piece of clear tape placed on the anus when it is itching at night can show tiny mites. Hemorrhoids treated with preparation-h. Try unscented laundry soap to r/o allergy. ...Read more
TimetoStopThDryClean: Could be you're not wiping that area enough after you unload. Try moistening the toilet paper a bit with some water (cold, not hot) and wipe thoroughly; also, try to push inside a bit to clean out that rim. If that doesn't work, keep doing that anyways and get some antifungal cream at the drug store and try using that three times a day for a week and if that doesn't work write back, there's more ...Read more
What could be the cause of itchiness around my anus and also noticed blood when I wiped after doing number 2?
Hemorrhoid. : It sounds like you might have a hemorrhoid. Hemorrhoids can cause itchiness or even pain in this area, and they will tend to bleed because they are dilated veins. ...Read more
The inner area around my thighs and all the way back to the anus is itchy and slightly reddish. What is that?
When ever I sit down to use the restroom my anus puffs up and i have no pain sometimes itchy and no blood. What could it be?
Sounds like....: Normal physiology of the rectum/anusGet a more detailed answer ›
About 2 to 3 months I have been dealing wt anal itchiness, I have like 4 or 3 open little skin in anus, that doesent heal, help?
Infection: Please see your doc so you don't get infected and have a bigger issue to deal with. He/she can help. Peace and good health. ...Read more
The itch on my anus doesn't wanna go away, what can I do? The skin is pink and itchy, sometimes it calms but continue later. Help
Have stool: For ova ; parasite, ; pinworm exam. If neg., over the counter steroid cream? ...Read more
My anus becomes itchy for weeks now, especially after defacating. Also, I saw some small white bumpts on my anus. Should I worry about this?
Discuss with your PCP ...for treatment and PREVENTION ideas
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I have also started becoming quite itchy around the anus and after I went to the toilet the other day there was some mucus. What should I do?
Number one cause of: This, pruritus ani, itchy butt, is excessive caffeine. Beer also tends to make this worse than 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
Sharp itch (not pain) kinda like a needle pinching my anus, but itchy mode. It doesn't last for a long time, just for a few seconds. What can it be?
Could be few : Things. Generally speaking avoid eating spicy food, tomatoes, chocolates, too much caffeine, orange jujce and nuts. These are the common causes of perianal itching. If your feeling is on the inside then it could be a fissure, anal tag or hemorrhoids. If symptoms don't resolve you will need an anorectal exam. ...Read more
My anus has what feels like pockets of fluid when pressed down upon. It's extremely itchy and so embarrassing. Is there anything I can do to fix if?
"Pruritis Ani": There are many causes. Pinworms, hemorrhoids, yeast infections, poor hygiene, sexual practices, medications, lotions, creams and other topicals applied to the area may cause itching. Moisture from sweating or bathing suits may cause itching. Viral infections, maceration of skin from rubbing or scratching or other trauma may cause this as well. Try good hygiene, drying the area, and observe. ...Read more