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What can I do for pruritis ani? It's driving me crazy.

What can I do for pruritis ani? It's driving me crazy.

See below: For pruritus ani of unknown cause treatment typically begins with measures to reduce irritation and trauma to the perianal area. Stool softeners can help prevent constipation. If this is not effective topical steroids, capsaicin, or injected Methylene Blue may be tried. If the itchiness is secondary to another condition such as infection or psoriasis these are typically treated. ...Read more

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Needing pruritis ani remedy. Itch is driving me crazy.?

Needing pruritis ani remedy. Itch is driving me crazy.?

See below: For pruritus ani of unknown cause treatment typically begins with measures to reduce irritation and trauma to the perianal area. Stool softeners can help prevent constipation. If this is not effective topical steroids, capsaicin, or injected Methylene Blue may be tried. If the itchiness is secondary to another condition such as infection or psoriasis these are typically treated. ...Read more

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Is a pain in the butt pruritus ani, or is pruritis ani only supposed to itch?

Is a pain in the butt pruritus ani, or is pruritis ani only supposed to itch?

Itch: The word "pruritis" means itch. If it's pain, not itch, then the word will usually have the suffix "algia.". ...Read more

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What kind of cream can I use for pruritis ani? Remos IB was given to me, but I read up on it and it saids to treat insect bites so I've never tried

What kind of cream can I use for pruritis ani? Remos IB was given to me, but I read up on it and it saids to treat insect bites so I've never tried

Try the medications: Doctor gives you. They have much more experience than you and many medications are used for multiple purposes. Forget Dr. Internet. ...Read more

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Is there a quick cure for anal itching (pruritus ani)?

Is there a quick cure for anal itching (pruritus ani)?

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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Can pruritis ani contribute to getting anal fissures? Had surgery, eat a high fiber diet, take softeners and still get reoccurring fissures. What now?

Can pruritis ani contribute to getting anal fissures? Had surgery, eat a high fiber diet, take softeners and still get reoccurring fissures. What now?

Pruritis: Prurutis ani is itching due to irritation. If you still having repeated anal fissure, you might want to see gastroenterologist to make sure you don't have fistula to suggest Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis ...Read more

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I have been having some anal itching inside and outside after bathing. I do not have anal sex. What can cause this itchy sensation?

I have been having some anal itching inside and outside after bathing. I do not have anal sex. What can cause this itchy sensation?

Irritation: This may reflect superficial irritation, a common problem related to hygiene, as this area is often difficult to clean adequately. It could also reflect a skin infection or a parasitic infestation. Pinworm infection is relatively common in children, although parents can then be exposed. Itching from pinworms is usually most severe at night. A doctor will assess the area and offer treatment. ...Read more

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I am continuously having labia and anal itching. Now have a rash under my armpit and my nostrils are itchy. Can this be a yeast infection?

I am continuously having labia and anal itching. Now have a rash under my armpit and my nostrils are itchy. Can this be a yeast infection?

You need to be check: Labial and anal itching may or may not be due to yeast infection and other conditions also need to be checked
so see your doctor and find out what you have. ...Read more

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What treats anal itching?

What treats anal itching?

If an adult: And pin worms is not a consideration, caffeine and excess perspiration are the two main causes. ...Read more

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How to stop Anal itching?

How to stop Anal itching?

Treat the cause: One of the most common causes of rectal itch is yeast infection. Pay attention to personal hygiene- wash rectal area after each bowel movement with water like using a plant watering can. Pat dry it with tissue paper and apply ITC anti fungal such as monistat twice a day. If not better in 2-3 days see PCP ...Read more

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How to control anal itching?

How to control anal itching?

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Anal itching. What can I take/?

Most common problem: Is hemorrhoids. Try tub baths a few times a week instead of shower, use pre-moistened wipes in a dabbing rather than "sandpaper" motion, prep h is worth a try. If this doesn't work, pcp or medical GI help. ...Read more

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What can I do for anal itching?

What can I do for anal itching?

Cream: Your dermatologist can diagnose and prescribe medication for this. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat anal itching?

Get evaluated: Pruritus ani is a difficult problem that can have variable causes including irritation from soaps used, fecal material if there any issue with incontinence, infection as well as more concerning problems including malignancy. If over the counter Hydrocortisone or pramasone are not useful and the condition persists, it's best to get evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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How is anal itching treated at home?

How is anal itching treated at home?

Before treatment...: Could you be referring to fissures, fistula, abscess? Sexually transmitted disease (syphilis, gc, hiv, etc.) should be considered. Hemorrhoids & rectal prolapse can appear as an outward bulging. Anal trauma of any kind may cause mechanical injury. Skin eruptions need to be considered. Evaluation is recommended to distinguish serious versus less concerning reasons for your problem before treatment. ...Read more

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I would like help with anal itching?

I would like help with anal itching?

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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How do I deal with an anal itching problem?

How do I deal with an anal itching problem?

Most common problem: Is hemorrhoids. Try tub baths a few times a week instead of shower, use pre-moistened wipes in a dabbing rather than "sandpaper" motion, prep h is worth a try. If this doesn't work, pcp or medical GI help. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

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