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I have an itchy rectum ?

I have an itchy rectum ?

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 more

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Rectum (Definition)

The rectum is the last portion of the GI tract where the colon ends. It is heavily muscled and generally remains contacted to control the colonic contents but is under conscious control when a ...Read more


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I have large, itchy, flaking, dark patches on my pubic area and rectum?

I have large, itchy, flaking, dark patches on my pubic area and rectum?

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

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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 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

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My rectum is itchy and I bleed a little when I excrete feces, what do I do?

My rectum is itchy and I bleed a little when I excrete feces, what do I do?

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 more

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A clear/yellowish, odorless discharge coming from my rectum making it very itchy. What could this be?

A clear/yellowish, odorless discharge coming from my rectum making it very itchy. What could this be?

Signs of Trouble: This situation, while common, may not lead to a full diagnosis. I would consider food allergies as the most likely cause. If there is any anal sexual history then we can discuss this. If there is redness or skin irritation one may consider yeast infection. ...Read more

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Is an itchy anus or rectum also a symptom of an abscess down there?

Usually PAIN: Itchy anus often due to hemorrhoids, can be due to worms, skin irritation, fungal skin infection, psoriasis, lichen planus (skin condition), etc. Anal problems can lead to abscess (pus pocket)-generally very painful, with fever; itching would be the least of it. ...Read more

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Nowdays after passing stools. My rectum is really itchy. What can I do to relieve it?

Nowdays after passing stools. My rectum is really itchy. What can I do to relieve it?

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 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 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

Yes but: without knowing the cause, Allegra may do nothing but also won't do any harm. As for rectal abscess, you need to see your doctor or an urgicare center ASAP. This is not something you should treat yourself. ...Read more

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I have an itchy rectum for the past few weeks, looked through the mirror in the hole, small tiny white particles like ulcers present ? Thanks.

I have an itchy rectum for the past few weeks, looked through the mirror in the hole, small tiny white particles like ulcers present ?
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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

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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 more

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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.

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

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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.

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

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Itchiness around rectum, for almost 2 years, results are negative for parasites, the itch goes away under betamethasone treatment, but returns.

Itchiness around rectum, for almost 2 years, results are negative for parasites, the itch goes away under betamethasone treatment, but returns.

Pruritis ani : Is the condition. There are various causes including yeast infections, hemorrhoid, bile salt malabsorption, perspiration and dietary intake. Read about it online and see your doctor. Your diary of symptoms about when it is worse or better will be helpful. ...Read more