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My butthole itches at night... Do I have worms?

My butthole itches at night... Do I have worms?

Itchy Butt; Caffeine: Is the most common cause of anal itching not hemorrhoids as stated win the ads. Pinworms can be another cause usually in children after playing in the dirt. But cokes, coffee, tea, chocolate, and energy drinks like red bull have lots of caffeine leading to severe itching and bleeding, even waking you from your sleep at night clawing at your bottom. Stop the caffeine! ...Read more

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My butthole itches at night. And I tried to go to the toiled and poop but nothing happens.. What is the problem?

My butthole itches at night. And I tried to go to the toiled and poop but nothing happens.. What is the problem?

May be Fungus?: Best is to see the area to give a better impression. Most common is atopic dermatitis, or skin fungus. You can try over counter Steroid creams ( Cortaid) and or Lotrimin (clotrimazole). Meanwhile try to keep area Clean and dry. Also watch your diet, certain foods may aggravate the area on their way out. If not resolved in a week , must see a Doctor. ...Read more

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My butthole itches all the time. what to do and how to prevent this from happening?

My butthole itches all the time. what to do and how to prevent this from happening?

Anal pruritis: There are many causes of itching, you may consult this site for information and then discuss the matter with your doctor. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/anal-itching/basics/definition/CON-20023539 It is not feasible to provide a more meaningful opinion without examining you. Wish you good health. ...Read more

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The outside of my butthole itches really bad all day long :/ and i'm not sure what it is and i'm shy to ask . Can you please help me?

Pruritus ani : Most of the time this is an allergy to certain foods such as caffeine, chocolate, cheese, citrus, citric juice, beer, condiments and processed milk. Try to avoid all of these types of food for 6 weeks and add more fiber. After a bowel movement wash with warm water rather than wiping. Keep a dry gauze or cotton ball between the cheeks and change as needed. This will take about 6 weeks. ...Read more

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Anal itching for 2 months, Dr thought pinworms. Prescribed albenza 8 days ago, anus still itches like crazy. Should itch have stopped? Is it working?

Anal itching for 2 months, Dr thought pinworms. Prescribed albenza 8 days ago, anus still itches like crazy. Should itch have stopped? Is it working?

Intertrigo/fungal: Likely due to fungal or intertrigo. Pinworms less likely. I would recommend washing 2-3x a day, drying in front of fan, applying very small amount of baking soda. You can try athletes foot spray too. Do this for 2-4 weeks. ...Read more

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Can worms course anal itching?

Can worms course anal itching?

Yes.: 31 y/o male asks Can worms cause anal itching? Yes, is the simple answer. Just about any worm that inhabits the Digestive System can cause itching but Pinworm is most often the commonest culprit. They lay their eggs in the anal skin folds while one sleeps and that can cause intense itching. Easy to treat with OTC medications and best to treat the entire household if possible. If worried See MD ...Read more

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I've been having anal itching for 6 months.i've tried med for worms and some creams but nothing helped. What could it be? Help I am desperate

I've been having anal itching for 6 months.i've tried med for worms and some creams but nothing helped. What could it be? Help I am desperate

Needs exam: If you already got treated for worms and still having problem means you need to have it examined to rule out rash or any other conditions which may need different treatment approach ...Read more

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I am 19 weeks pregnant and saw what looked like a small worm in my stool. I also have some anal itching, should I take Pin X?

I am 19 weeks pregnant and saw what looked like a small worm in my stool. I also have some anal itching, should I take Pin X?

Not yet: What you have seen may not have been a worm. Let your doc or obstetrician know, so that you can have your stool checked for ova and parasites. Do not take any medicine until prescribed. ...Read more

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Yesterday unexpectedly i got anal itching and i don't know why. What could it be? Usually it itches during the morning and night, not the afternoon.

Yesterday unexpectedly i got anal itching and i don't know why. What could it be? Usually it itches during the morning and night, not the afternoon.

Rash or pinworms? : This is a common symptom of a pinworm infection. It is not life-threatening and easy to treat. See your doctor and explain what's going on. You could also have a rash that might need a non-prescription cream or ointment. Itchiness in that area is common, and a quick visit with the doctor should be diagnostic and helpful. ...Read more

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What is this anal itching inside and around my anus ?

What is this anal itching inside and around my anus  ?

Need an exam.: Causes of this can be eczema, yeast infections, parasites,hemorrhoids,improper cleansing of the area after bowel movements,a bacterial infection. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Anal itching on and off for long time. Upon looking I saw a purple area with a tear in it just inside anus. No pain ever just itching. how serious?

Anal fissure: This sounds like an anal fissure or hemmorhoid. If concerned have a GI specialist take a look. In the meantime, over the counter meds such as preparation H may releive the itching. Also increase fiber to combat constipation which contributes to hemmorhoids and fissures, ...Read more

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I've been having severe anal itching sometimes feeling like there are bugs crawling between vagina to anus. How do I get some relief?

Prescriptions : Analpram cream is often prescribed for your symptoms. You should use unscented soaps only such as dove unscented bar soap or aveeno (oatmeal) skin relief body wash. Use a hypoallergenic laundry detergent as well for underwear. Do not use wet wipes in the area. See a physician for prescription treatment. ...Read more

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