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What Should I Do If I Have An Itchy Anus For A Week
Hi for several weeks now Ive had an extremely itchy anus, and the area has developed a large patch of white skin. I'm white male, 55, good health UK?
Self diagnosed pin worms (haven't seen any) due to itchy anus took my second dose (14 days apart) last week itching remains? Small brown specks dirt?
No Diagnosis: You are taking medication you do not name for a problem that has not been properly diagnosed? It is time to put the medication away and go get a real examination and testing and the correct diagnosis. ...Read more
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?
"Pruritis Ani": There are many causes. Pinworms, hemorrhoids, yeast infections, poor hygiene, sexual practices, medications, lotions, creams and other topicals applied to the area may cause itching. Moisture from sweating or bathing suits may cause itching. Viral infections, maceration of skin from rubbing or scratching or other trauma may cause this as well. Try good hygiene, drying the area, and observe. ...Read more
Could be a lot of : Reasons. You need to see your doc for a full history and a detailed anorectal exam. Most commonly its due to increase ingestion of coffee, beer, chocolates, tomatoes, spicy food, orange / grapefruit juice and nuts. Use baby wipes and try over the counter calmoseptine which works really well. A biopsy is also needed somwtimes if symptoms are not going away with conservative means. ...Read more
I have an itchy anus at night, once I lay in bed, and have been having loose stools, but not always diarrhea. Can anyone help?
Burns if has alcohol: Pruritis ani is an annoying itching, sometimes with burning, soreness, worse at night, in 1-5% of people (4x likelier in males). Treatment depends on causes: infection (fungal, parasitic, bacterial, std), local irritants (moisture, soaps, diet, drugs), dermatitis (psoriatic, atopic, seborrheic), cancer, hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulae, rectal prolapse, fecal contamination (diarrhea, incontinence). ...Read more
I have an itchy anus hole, no rash or bumps or anything it just always itches and sometimes bleeds(may be from itching) I have psoriasis if it matters?
Could be: It may be psoriasis but also may be pruritus ani, or "itchy bottom", especially if it wakes you from your sleep. The 2 most common causes are excess caffeine and excess moisture. See a colorectal specialist and get it diagnosed and treated properly. In the meantime stop all caffeine and replace with other fluids, and use cornstarch powder liberally on your bottom. No soaps and no talcum powders. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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