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Itchy anal rash?

Itchy anal rash?

See a Doctor: See the doctor for a complete evaluation since this could be an infectious process or a fissure or hemorrhoid. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that ...Read more


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Itchy anus, itchy stomach, itchy head, red lines on stomach. Worm? Candida?

Itchy anus, itchy stomach, itchy head, red lines on stomach.
Worm? Candida?

Hard to say: Candida and pinworms both can cause itchy anus(Pruitis Ani), but there are a number of other infections and dermatologic conditions that may be responsible. There is no way to tell from such limited information if all your symptoms are related to one disease(probably not.) You need to see a physician for an examination or consider an online consultation at Health Tap ...Read more

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Do thrombosed hemorrhoids weep?

Do thrombosed hemorrhoids weep?

Care of hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are a dilation and swelling of the expandable tissue around the rectal opening. Most like a varicose vein and yes they can leak. Non operative treatment includes a bowel regimen (fiber, stool softeners, laxatives to goal of 2 soft bowel movements daily) local salves (prep h, desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) anti fungals) and hygiene (shower, hair dryer area daily). Surgery only if above fails. ...Read more

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Itch around anus?

Itch around anus?

Prititus Ani: This is termed pruritus ani. It may or may not be associated with hemorrhoids. Area should be kept clean & dry. Moisture can make problem worse. Avoid using wipes containing alcohol since this can cause skin dryness & make problem worse. Warm water soaks in bathtub + high fiber diet may be if benefit. External cream such as proctofoam may also help. Good hygiene is key. ...Read more

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Does hemorrhoids cause rash around anus?

Possible, unlikely : Irritation can appear as a rash and be associated with hemorrhoids but it is pretty uncommon. More likely it is either topical irritation from toilet paper or soap products or inadequate hygiene or an infectious cause; i would have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Itchy anus (pruritus ani) causes? Especially since Vermox already tried.

Multifactorial: Causes include excessive hygiene, pinworms, diet, anal leakage, hemorrhoids. Try avoiding soap and washcloth on anal area. Only warm water and your hand to cleanse in the shower. Avoid medicated wipes, just use soft toilet paper and wipe as little as possible. Avoid ingesting coffee, tea, soda, beer or citrus. ...Read more

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Redness and some white bumps between perineum (female) and anus, no itch or burn. Constipated, hurts to poop. Red skin around anus, anus looks bruised?

Redness and some white bumps between perineum (female) and anus, no itch or burn. Constipated, hurts to poop. Red skin around anus, anus looks bruised?

More info; get check: Any anorectal coitus? Possible irritation or even early herpes infection. Any constipation or hemorrhoid history? That could be a factor. Any recent yeast discharge with vsginal symptoms as well. An in-person exam sounds warranted, especially STD is a possibility. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Anal itch, red spot inside anus, fisura, hemorroid, anal fungus or what, the spot is like pink and doens' t hurt only itch and is circular .

Anal itch, red spot inside anus, fisura, hemorroid, anal fungus or what, the spot is like pink and doens' t hurt only itch and is circular .

Get it checked: It mau be hemorrhoids but needs to be checked.Anal fissure is painful there can be other causes as well so get it checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes red itchy bum hole?

What causes red itchy bum hole?

Pruritis Ani: Pruritus ani is the irritation of the skin at the exit of the rectum, known as the anus, causing the desire to scratch. The intensity of anal itching increases from moisture, pressure, and rubbing caused by clothing and sitting. It can also be caused by intestinal parasites, frequent liquid stools, diarrhea, residual stool deposits, or the escape of small amounts of stool as a result of incontinence or flatulence, hemorrhoids, and many rashes, as well as a yeast infection or Candidiasis. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Itchy anus will prep h help?

Posssibly: Hemorrhoids are one cause. Avoid excessive hygiene, coffee, tea, soda, citrus. ...Read more

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Red oval kinda raised bumps around anus, inside of cheek, very itchy, hurts really bad, worse when wiped, sound like warts or pruritus ani?

Red oval kinda raised bumps around anus, inside of cheek, very itchy, hurts really bad, worse when wiped, sound like warts or pruritus ani?

Either: unfortunately, your symptoms may be either one. You should definitely see your dermatologist to get the correct diagnosis. This is important as each has a completely different treatment. ...Read more

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Annoying itch and rash between anus and itch spreads to scrotum. No bumps just couple very small red dots/ circles visible. Itch can be pretty intense?

Annoying itch and rash between anus and itch spreads to scrotum. No bumps just couple very small red dots/ circles visible. Itch can be pretty intense?

Need more info...: You may try applying topical antifungal cream with 1% hydrocortisone 1-2 times daily lightly after gentle cleansing without harsh soap for 5 days and see if improving, resolving... If not, seek evaluation. Clinically, fungal skin infection, atopic or contact dermatitis, or psoriasis may cause severe itch. Best... ...Read more