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Hives? Rash? It keeps spreading it starts as a red area then a welt appears and it itches and burns/stings on legs arms lower back and lower abdomen

Hives? Rash? It keeps spreading it starts as a red area then a welt appears and it itches and burns/stings on legs arms lower back and lower abdomen

Hive & rash: You have urticaria or allergic dermatitis, it is best if you see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment, at the mean time try an antihistamine such as Zyrtec or Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) hydrocortisone cream, but you need to find out what you are allergic to. Good luck ...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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Wat are sores in and around the butthole area that itch and burn caused from?

Wat are sores in and around the butthole area that itch and burn caused from?

Many causes: This could represent hemorrhoids, a fissure, fistula, yeast infection or herpes. This could also be associated with colon disease higher up. See md for exam including sigmoidoscopy of necessary. ...Read more

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My anus burns for a while after I secrete and it itches too. What could it be?

Your symptoms could: Be from hemorrhoids or diet related. Pruritus is commonly caused by increase ingestion of coffee, chocolate, beer, orangs/grapefruit juice, tomatoes, spicy food and nuts. Watch your diet, avoid scented toilet papers, and use over the counter meds. If symptoms don't seem to be improving you will need an examination to rule out any other etiology. ...Read more

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My vagina itches a lot and burns when I touch or wipe it also bleeds a little towards the end of my vagina towards the anus?

My vagina itches a lot and burns when I touch or wipe it also bleeds a little towards the end of my vagina towards the anus?

Sounds like a STD: Vaginal itching and burning can be from irritation from a new soap or panties. Could also be a yeast infection. What needs to get checked out on exam and culture is for you to make sure that it's not from a sexually-transmitted infection like chlamydia, trichamonas or gonorhea. Please go and get an exam and testing. Untreated chlamydia can cause infertility. ...Read more

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Please help. White thing in anus. It hurts so and burns and itches. Could it be colon cancer? What do you think it is?

Please help. White thing in anus. It hurts so and burns and itches. Could it be colon cancer? What do you think it is?

Need physcial exam: If you're having this much pain and discomfort, you really need this examined in person. From your description, this is most likely an anal condyloma (genital wart). And given your age, it is very unlikely that this is malignant. But without seeing the lesion to know size, shape, color, location, etc., we can't give you a definitive answer. ...Read more

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I'm having burning when peeing. It itches everywhere including rim of anus. I see rly tiny white specks & now a couple red tomato looking pieces in stool?

I'm having burning when peeing. It itches everywhere including rim of anus. I see rly tiny white specks & now a couple red tomato looking pieces in stool?

Pinworms: It seems you have pinworms which have migrated from your anus to your genitalia to give symptoms of itching. Consult your doctor for a prescription to be given on succesive weeks. ...Read more

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My anus itches, burns, and sometimes feels like their is glass in it. This has been going on for a year, it is very uncomfortab no problem using the bathroom...Just severe discomfort, especially when sweating.

My anus itches, burns, and sometimes feels like their is glass in it. This has been going on for a year, it is very uncomfortab no problem using the bathroom...Just severe discomfort, especially when sweating.

Most common: Causes of pruritus ani are caffeine and excess moisture. There is no correct amount of caffeine, so best to totally eliminate it for several weeks and allow area to heal, then reintroduce caffeine slowly to find your threshold. Also corn starch powder to bottom frequently and liberally helps with the excess moisture. Avoid chronic use of steroid creams! ...Read more

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I have a small pea sized bump around my anus that burns and itches after a bowel movement, I'm not sure if it's a hemrrhoid but I would like to know.

I have a small pea sized bump around my anus that burns and itches after a bowel movement, I'm not sure if it's a hemrrhoid but I would like to know.

Go get checked: It sounds like a hemorrhoid, but no one can tell you what it is without taking a look at it. Don't be embarrassed, just go get checked and put your mind at ease. ...Read more

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My anus itches and burns. There is medium dark red blood after I have a bowel movement only when I wipe. I have an ulcer... Could that be related?

Pruritus Ani: Pruritus ani is so common today that it is known as the "space-age" disease. Occasionally, pinworms, lice, fungus, and hemorrhoids may be responsible. Rarely, food allergies, and allergies to drugs such as antibiotics may be the cause. Pruritus ani is also associated with certain systemic disorders such as jaundice, diabetes, lymphoma, and uremia. Pruritus ani is a self-perpetuating disease. ...Read more

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Why is my anus always have a burning, itching sensation? What causes this?

Why is my anus always have a burning, itching sensation? What causes this?

Most common: Causes of pruritus ani are caffeine and excess moisture. There is no correct amount of caffeine, so best to totally eliminate it for several weeks and allow area to heal, then reintroduce caffeine slowly to find your threshold. Also corn starch powder to bottom frequently and liberally helps with the excess moisture. Avoid chronic use of steroid creams! ...Read more

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What could cause a rash/rednees in the anus not around and little itching on and off every day or other day no pain no burning not intence itching?

Pruritus Ani: Anal itching may be the result of irritating chemicals in some foods, such as those found in spices and hot sauces. Similarly, some foods may directly or indirectly irritate your anus as they exit your colon. Common culprits include chocolate, alcohol, tomatoes and citrus fruits. Consuming certain beverages, including milk or caffeinated drinks. ...Read more

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Does drinking beer cause anus to itch? Because of the yeast? For the last 8 months my anus has been itching I do not know what it is...Sometimes I drink a lot of beer....I have messed with coke here and there and meth too...Its not burning or nothing jus

Does drinking beer cause anus to itch? Because of the yeast? For the last 8 months my anus has been itching I do not know what it is...Sometimes I drink a lot of beer....I have messed with coke here and there and meth too...Its not burning or nothing jus

Risk: Risk factors: abuse of methamphetamines, Cocaine and alcohol. You are emotionally stressed to the point that you vomit.
Question 1. Do you self administer methamphetamines rectal suppositories in your anus?
Question 2. Do you have unprotected anal sex?
Question 3: is your hygiene poor (as is seen with many methamphetamine abusers/ addicts)?
Depending on the answers to these questions, those could be issues related to your anal itching.
You may have a sexually transmitted disease involving your anus.
Both Cocaine and methamphetamine can lead to intense itching.
Hemorrhoids can cause anal itching.
You may have parasitic worms causing your anal itching.
Anal itching is called "pruritus ani". You live a high risk life style. I suggest that you see your doctor for a comprehensive physical examination. Most strongly recommend that you adopt a healthier lifestyle. ...Read more

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Itching started in upper butt crack now has spread to the anus area two weeks later itching is horrible tissue has minor swelling and burning help?

Itching started in upper butt crack now has spread to the anus area two weeks later itching is horrible tissue has minor swelling and burning help?

Irritants/allergens?: Look back to determine what triggered the itch. You could be allergic to an oil, cream or garment. You may also have a pilonidal sinus (abscess around embedded hair) or hemorrhoids. Less likely but possible, you may have pinworm infestation. Check with a physician if the condition persists. ...Read more

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I have burning and itching in my rectal area but it is not hemroids. I have scleroderma and was told the disease has changed the skin in my anus?

I have burning and itching in my rectal area but it is not hemroids. I have scleroderma and was told the disease has changed the skin in my anus?

Anal Itching: Causes of anal itching include: dry skin, too much moisture, fecal incontinence, excessive washing, overuse of laxatives, chemical irritants, skin disorders, yeast infections, hemorrhoids, anal abrasions, fissures and fistulas, food irritants, medications, infections, anal tumors, other causes. ...Read more

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I have severe burning/stinging/itching in my anus and around the vaginal in the morn, after a bowl movement and at night. Tiny bumps around that area.

I have severe burning/stinging/itching in my anus and around the vaginal in the morn, after a bowl movement and at night. Tiny bumps around that area.

Fungal: You could try using an over the counter cream for fungus like Clotrimazole mixed with a small amount of Hydrocortisone 0.5% cream twice a day; keep the area clean by using unscented baby wipes and ensure that you are completely dry afterward; using a blow dryer on low after bathing or showering before you dress. Avoid scented panty liners and wear loose cotton underwear to keep the area dry. ...Read more

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I get very bad itching and burning in my butthole área a few times a week and this is been going on for a year. Hemorroides maybe?

I get very bad itching and burning in my butthole área a few times a week and this is been going on for a year. Hemorroides maybe?

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, as does "pruritis ani" (see my healthtap answers on the latter subject). Go get checked for appropriate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Irritable bowell burning itching anus?

Irritable bowell burning itching anus?

Hemorrhoid flare...: Bowel changes associated with ibs can flare hemorrhoids. Associated anal itching in this clinical setting is most likely from hemorrhoid irritation. Try using a otc hemorrhoid cream (either cortisone or prep-h) or tucks (witch hazel) wipe. Good luck! ...Read more

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Burning/itching around my anus for the past 1 month. Small white (ulcer looking) particles present at the opening of anus and are very painful, ?

Burning/itching around my anus for the past 1 month. Small white (ulcer looking) particles present at the opening of anus and are very painful, ?

NeedsToBeChecked: It needs to be checked by your Primary Care Doctor as you may have Hemorroids or Anal Fissure or some king of infection in the area around Anus and may need to be treated appropriately ...Read more

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Woke up with a slight rash&a few bumps on chest. Keeps getting worse, itches horribly&burns. No new exposures. What could have caused this? HELP??

Woke up with a slight rash&a few bumps on chest. Keeps getting worse, itches horribly&burns. No new exposures. What could have caused this? HELP??

Many possible causes: Itchy spots can be from many causes, such as: hives, viral infections, other infections, medication causes, hot-tub rashes, heat rashes, reactions to creams / lotions, allergic reactions to various things (including foods), internal disorders (such as kidney disease, auto-immune disease), etc... That means a rash that persists or is worrisome in appearance should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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My anus has a burning, itching feeling. Like it is inflamed. When looked at through the mirror, it is red. What is it and how do I get rid of it?!

My anus has a burning, itching feeling. Like it is inflamed. When looked at through the mirror, it is red. What is it and how do I get rid of it?!

Proctitis?: Answer depends on if any exposures to unpurified water, foreign travel, anal intercourse or sex-play, general health & immune status, etc. But, if these are ok, then can try hemorrhoid-type steroid cream to area for a few days. If no change in 3-5 days, see your dr for exam and possibly GI referral, depending on concerns raised. ...Read more

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What could cause a rash (itches, burns, and sensitive) around the base of my boyfriend's penis after sex?

What could cause a rash (itches, burns, and sensitive) around the base of my boyfriend's penis after sex?

Dermatitis: Possible friction from sex can cause an irritation/inflammation of his skin, or he could be allergic to any lubricating gels or perfumes you may use. He may have an underlying minor tinea cruris (jock itch) that is getting aggrevated during/after sex. If persists, have him see a dr. To properly diagnose the area. Good luck. ...Read more

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Doctor my skin itches me (sort of a prick) and it sort of burns (it turns hot) what could be the cause and the possible treatment.?

Doctor my skin itches me (sort of a prick) and it sort of burns (it turns hot) what could be the cause and the possible treatment.?

Allergy? Autoimmune?: This sounds as if it could e an autoimmune or allergic disease. It could also be paresthesias from diabetes. You need to be evaluated by your internist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I am having a slight itching sensation in anus, it's not persistent or constant Sometimes I had burning sensation when I go to stool and feel itchy?

This is not an: Uncommon malady. A vicious cycle can occur when that delicate tissue becomes irritated and inflamed causing more vigorous attempts at hygiene with every BM. This, in turn, causes more inflammation/irritation, etc, etc...Gently clean with an over the counter steroid after BM's, and otherwise try to leave the area alone. No washing with soap, etc. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

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