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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?

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 more

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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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The itch on my anus doesn't wanna go away, what can I do? The skin is pink and itchy, sometimes it calms but continue later. Help

The itch on my anus doesn't wanna go away, what can I do? The skin is pink and itchy, sometimes it calms but continue later. Help

Get it evaluated: See a doctor and have the issue evaluation. It may simply be related to mild inflammation but it may also be secondary to something such as pinworm infection. ...Read more

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My anus has been itchy for 3 days. Not bad enough to where I have to scratch it but it's constant. I'm 18, this has never happened. What could it be??

My anus has been itchy for 3 days. Not bad enough to where I have to scratch it but it's constant. I'm 18, this has never happened. What could it be??

Anal pruritis: This could be hemorrhoids, fungal infection or other infection. You can try some over the counter hemorrhoidal cream first, and if this does not work, see your MD. ...Read more

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When ever i finish going to the toilet about an hour later i get all itchy around the anus i wipe well i had a pile a few months ago?

When ever i finish going to the toilet about an hour later i get all itchy around the anus i wipe well i had a pile a few months ago?

Too much wiping: Often "wiping well" causes trauma to the skin around the anus that will lead to chronic itching. Using moist wipes often allow "getting clean" without excessive wiping and trauma. A short course of a mild topical steroid can be helpful for the itching when more important causes have been ruled out. ...Read more

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How is it that my anus is itchy?

How is it that my anus is itchy?

Anti-hemmorhoidals,,: Anti-hemmorhoidal ointment should help this. It has soothing, pain relieving chemicals that stop itching and burning. It is likely best to use this after pasing stools and cleaning yourself. ...Read more

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About 2 to 3 months I have been dealing wt anal itchiness, I have like 4 or 3 open little skin in anus, that doesent heal, help?

About 2 to 3 months I have been dealing wt anal itchiness, I have like 4 or 3 open little skin in anus, that doesent heal, help?

Infection: Please see your doc so you don't get infected and have a bigger issue to deal with. He/she can help. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Why is my anus so itchy?

Parasites or Yeast: The most common cause of anal itching (also called pruritis ani) are intestinal parasites or an overgrowth of yeast in the colon. Sometimes food reactions can cause itching and this should be easy to track down. ...Read more

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My anus is itchy-- what can I do for this?

My anus is itchy-- what can I do for this?

Anti-hemmorhoidals,,: Anti-hemmorhoidal ointment should help this. It has soothing, pain relieving chemicals that stop itching and burning. It is likely best to use this after pasing stools and cleaning yourself. ...Read more

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I have little wound on upper anus. It is itchy sometimes. There have been a month since i got this wound. What should I do?

Anal fissure: It sounds like an anal fissure. Fiber can help keep stools easy to pass. Moist towelettes instead of dry toilet tissue can help prevent irritation and enhance healing. ...Read more

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The skin around the anus is itchy dry and pink, some tiny skin raise , a hemorroid in center, what can do with the itch and dry pink skin?

The skin around the anus is itchy dry and pink, some tiny skin raise , a hemorroid in center, what can do with the itch and dry pink skin?

Requires an exam: To answer your question properly, it requires a physical exam to see what is wrong. See you doctor. ...Read more