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Itchy White Rectum
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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