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Why is my anus itchy and swollen?

Why is my anus itchy and swollen?

Anal issues: There a significant number of benign disease of the anus that can cause symptoms. Some of the more common include hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulas and abscesses. Your appear to be describing a inflamed prolapsed internal hemorrhoid. I would suggest you see you primary doctor for an exam and treatment. ...Read more

Anus (Definition)

The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more


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My anus is itchy what are the treatments to this?

My anus is itchy what are the treatments to this?

Not your hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids don't cause itching. Itching is caused by caffeine and excess moisture. Eliminate caffeine, increase your other fluids and the itching will resolve as well as the hemorrhoidal inflammation. Use corn starch powder on the bottom to keep the area dry. ...Read more

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Itchy anus for a few months and is painful when I go to the toilet. Can see 2 white tags half a cm from anus. Perineum is also swollen.

Itchy anus for a few months and is painful when I go to the toilet. Can see 2 white tags half a cm from anus. Perineum is also swollen.

Anal Fissure: What you described suggest anal fissure. It would help to keep your stool soft to give the tears time to heal. Use a fiber laxative like Metamucil and drink enough water so that your urine is colorless. If it does not get better in three months after having consistently soft stools it would be time to see a doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. 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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Can gonorrhea treatment make my anus itchy ?

Can gonorrhea treatment make my anus itchy
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Yes: Places that are healing, especially skin and where skin meets mucous membranes, tend to itch. If that's where your infection was and you're not getting a rash there, then it will settle down in a few days. ...Read more

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Is there an over-the-counter treatment for itchiness of the vagina and anus?

May be yeast : The only way to know what this is is to be examined by your doctor. It may be a yeast infection. If an over the counter yeast medication solves the problem then most likely that's all it was. Other possibilities include lichen sclerosis, lichen simplex chronicus, allergic reactions and psoriasis. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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The left side of my perineum is a bit swollen and itchy. I also have an itchy anus. Could it be thrush?

The left side of my perineum is a bit swollen and itchy. I also have an itchy anus. Could it be thrush?

Yeast infection: Thrush, to be specific, is an oral infection with yeast. If you have a yeast infection (vulvovaginitis) there are several OTC preparations which may be effective. Contact your friendly pharmacist. ...Read more

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Itchy, swollen, sore vagina and itchy anus. Could it be infection?

Itchy, swollen, sore vagina and itchy anus. Could it be infection?

Yes & no: Common yeast infections can cause your symptoms but so can more serious skin disorders. You must get an examination if topical antifungal treatment doesn't resolve the problem. ...Read more

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Hi, for 2 days 1/2 my anus is swollen and itchy. It is a pink coil. My vagina itches some. When i pee there is very slight discomfort.No other symp.

Hemorrhoid : It sounds like you may have hemorrhoids although an examination will be needed to confirm. Try an over the counter hemorrhoid cream and a vaginal yeast medication while you are waiting for an appointment. ...Read more

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I have a really sore itchy rash on my anus looks like swollen bites with a red rash what can I do?

I have a really sore itchy rash on my anus looks like swollen bites with a red rash what can I do?

Rash on anus: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Red, swollen and itchy anus. When I scratch, I get painful tears. Only have a BM once a week, been like this my whole life but my stools are normal?

Red, swollen and itchy anus. When I scratch, I get painful tears. Only have a BM once a week, been like this my whole life but my stools are normal?

Recommendation : BM once a week is the symptoms of constipation and can cause the swelling and even tears of anus. You can use laxative on daily basis to regulate the BM and a lot of cream for anus to help with irritations ...Read more