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Itchy Swollen Rectum
Strained BM now with itchy bumps around rectum but not coming out of anus that are tender. now also have swollen inguinal node since this. what is it?
I stick my finger in my butt and i think i feel my rectum is swollen. Hard at times to poop, itchy, super tight, fats in poop, ?
Pruritus ani: Pruritus ani is a medical condition that causes an itchy rectum. A number of foods have been associated with this condition: spices, hor sauces, pepper, coffee, tea, carbonated beverages, milk products, tomatoes, tomato products, white bread. You may want to delete some of these foods and see it that helps. Other causes include pinworms, hemorrhoids, psoriasis, diabetes and yeast. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Intertrigo: Intertrigo (intertriginous dermatitis) is an inflammatory condition of skin folds, induced or aggravated by heat, moisture, maceration, friction, and lack of air circulation. Intertrigo frequently is worsened or colonized by infection, which most commonly is candidal but also may be bacterial, fungal, or viral. Intertrigo commonly affects the axilla, perineum, inframammary creases, abdominal folds. ...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 and 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
See below: A common cause of anal itching in adults is called pruritus ani, leaving pinpoint spots of blood on the tissue from superficial skin inflammation. The most common causes are caffeine and excess moisture. Eliminate caffeine and keep the area dry with corn starch powder, not talcum powder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A clear/yellowish, odorless discharge coming from my rectum making it very itchy. What could this be?
Had an itchy rectum on and off for about 5 months, feel constipated and have had swabs taken that show nothing . What could this be?
Possibly hemorrhoids: have a doc take a look inside with a scope ...Read more
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 am getting itchy spots on my body should i take an allegra?
also i have a abcess near my rectum what medicine should i take
I have an itchy rectum for the past few weeks, looked through the mirror in the hole, small tiny white particles like ulcers present ?
See GI specialist: If you truly have ulcers you should see a GI specialist and possibly get a colonoscopy with biopsies looking for inflammatory bowel disease such as Crhns or ulcerative colitis. However, if a lot of itching, may simply have hemorrhoids, worms (can place scotch tape on your rectum at night to look for), etc. ...Read more
My rectum has been itchy so I went in bathroom to use toilet paper to relieve the itch & wipe & their was blood a few times. What could this be?
I have an anal fissure, now I have a rash around my rectum that is painful and itchy...please help?
See your doctor: With anal fissures, it is likely you have seepage of stool or liquid from the rectum that is irritation the skin, It can be very hard to keep the area clean and dry when this starts to occur. Have you seen anyone about surgery for the fissure. I would recommend you do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have an anal hemorrhoid... How do I know when its acting up? Sometimes my rectum can become so itchy to the point where i can't stop itching it.
Over the counter Rx: Hemorrhoids result from increased pressure in the veins of the anus causing the veins to swell, making them itchy and painful. The itching is due to inflammation and the intensity increases from the direct trauma of scratching and the presence of moisture. I suggest that you clean and dry the area daily. You can add astringents, which dry the skin, and analgesics that reduce sensation for relief. ...Read more
In the mornings I feel sharp pain at the very extremity of my rectum which tells me I need to go - not the normal feeling. I'm itchy/red all the time.
Need to examine: What you described could be due to hemorrhoids or an anal fissure. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation. It should be easily treatable. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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
Had an itchy rectum (just inside the entrance) for 6 months. Creams, liquid medication nothing is working. Sometimes constipated please desparate help?
See your doctor: you may benefit from a physical examination at this point ...Read more