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Why is my asshole itchy at night and at no other time?

Why is my asshole itchy at night and at no other time?

Moisture?: Most likely the sphincter pressure is lower when you are sleeping, letting a small amount of mucus leak out, causing irritation. Try applying a diaper rash ointment before bed for a week. If it does not improve see your doctor. ...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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Why is my anus so itchy?

Why is my anus so itchy?

Parasites or Yeast: The most common cause of anal itching (also called pruritis ani) are intestinal parasites or an overgrowth of yeast in the colon. Sometimes food reactions can cause itching and this should be easy to track down. ...Read more

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How is it that my anus is itchy?

How is it that my anus is itchy?

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

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My anus is itchy-- what can I do for this?

My anus is itchy-- what can I do for this?

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

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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: It sounds like an anal fissure. Fiber can help keep stools easy to pass. Moist towelettes instead of dry toilet tissue can help prevent irritation and enhance healing. ...Read more

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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

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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??

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 pruritis: This could be hemorrhoids, fungal infection or other infection. You can try some over the counter hemorrhoidal cream first, and if this does not work, see your MD. ...Read more

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Why is my anus itchy and swollen?

Why is my anus itchy and swollen?

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

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My anus hurts and I feel uncomfortable and itchy. Wassup?

My anus hurts and I feel uncomfortable and itchy. Wassup?

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

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My anus became itchy after taking azythromacyn, why is that?

My anus became itchy after taking azythromacyn, why is that?

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

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My anus has been itchy for a week and now it has slight blood in it?

My anus has been itchy for a week and now it has slight blood in it?

Have DOC take a look: Most likely external hemorrhoids, they tend to itch and people may notice blood on toilet paper. The most common cause is constipation or a diet low in fiber. The Best recommendation is that you see your doctor. ...Read more

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Itchy bump on anus that has been there for a year. What could this be?

Itchy bump on anus that has been there for a year. What could this be?

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

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What are these paper cuts in anus.they don't hurt just a little itchy?

What are these paper cuts in anus.they don't hurt just a little itchy?

Yeast?: It is possible to get a yeast infection in the peri-anal area. I would try some OTC gye-lotrimin or other anti-fungal cream for a few days. If that doesn't help or the condition worsens, then see your doctor or urgent care. ...Read more

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Why would my anus be itchy, it's not worms as I've taken a tablet for that?

Why would my anus be itchy, it's not worms as I've taken a tablet for that?

Yeast: The anus is just the other end of your mouth. What have you been eating?

Food allergy or sensitivity could be the ticket here, but either yeast overgrowth can itch. ...Read more

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My anus gets itchy and when wipe to hard there's a little blood help wht could this be?

My anus gets itchy and when wipe to hard there's a little blood help wht could this be?

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

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Sudden oneset pinched like itchy feeling inside my rectum behind my anus ring. What could it be?

Sudden oneset pinched like itchy feeling inside my rectum behind my anus ring. What could it be?

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

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What could be the cause of itchiness around my anus and also noticed blood when I wiped after doing number 2?

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

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The inner area around my thighs and all the way back to the anus is itchy and slightly reddish. What is that?

The inner area around my thighs and all the way back to the anus is itchy and slightly reddish.  What is that?

Yeast Infection: This is most likely the common yeast infection. These are easily treated with anti-fungal products which are widely available without a prescription. ...Read more

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