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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more


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Could a STD cause pain in my joints near my pelvic area, an uti, anal itching and blood in my stool?

Could a STD cause pain in my joints near my pelvic area, an uti, anal itching and blood in my stool?

STD: No, all of these elements are seldom if ever the result of one particular std. The blood in stool is particularly disturbing and strongly suggest that you see a doctor and have these issues fully evaluated. Start with a pcp or expert in std and also see a gastroenterologist about the GI bleeding. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a uti, pain in my penis, and anal itching could this be a std?

I have a uti, pain in my penis, and anal itching could this be a std?

UTI: The pain is your penis may be related to the UTI or may be a symptom of prostatitis, which can be associated with a uti. The anal itching sounds unrelated. ...Read more

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Yesterday unexpectedly i got anal itching and i don't know why. What could it be? Usually it itches during the morning and night, not the afternoon.

Yesterday unexpectedly i got anal itching and i don't know why. What could it be? Usually it itches during the morning and night, not the afternoon.

Rash or pinworms? : This is a common symptom of a pinworm infection. It is not life-threatening and easy to treat. See your doctor and explain what's going on. You could also have a rash that might need a non-prescription cream or ointment. Itchiness in that area is common, and a quick visit with the doctor should be diagnostic and helpful. ...Read more

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Anal itching for 2 months, Dr thought pinworms. Prescribed albenza 8 days ago, anus still itches like crazy. Should itch have stopped? Is it working?

Anal itching for 2 months, Dr thought pinworms. Prescribed albenza 8 days ago, anus still itches like crazy. Should itch have stopped? Is it working?

Intertrigo/fungal: Likely due to fungal or intertrigo. Pinworms less likely. I would recommend washing 2-3x a day, drying in front of fan, applying very small amount of baking soda. You can try athletes foot spray too. Do this for 2-4 weeks. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause itching?

Can a UTI cause itching?

Yes: A UTI can cause burning more than itching. If there is itching, it is possible that you have a yeast infection. ...Read more

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Why does a UTI cause itching?

Why does a UTI cause itching?

Usually does not: Cause itching. If you are on an antibiotic for the UTI you can develop a yeast infection which can cause itching so call your doctor and tell them your symptoms. ...Read more

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Why am i burning after intercourse? I have no discharge & no itching . Can a UTI cause this ?

Yes: Certainly UTI can, as can local tissue irritation, reaction to lubricants and other fluids. Use good hygiene and see your doctor if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of constant anal itching?

What can be the cause of constant anal itching?

THe most: Common cause of anal itching especially if it wakes you from your sleep is caffeine followed by excess perspiration. Do not use witch hazel! cut out all caffeine and use corn starch powder on your bottom when getting dressed and whenever you feel dampness or itching in that area. Avoid petroleum based creams of any kind. ...Read more

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What could cause anal itching, dryness and sores?

What could cause anal itching, dryness and sores?

Candidiasis: Chronic overgrowth from cadida albicans can result in anal, and oral disturbances.

Avoid white flour products, excessive sugar.
Consider that mercury exposure from foods and dental fillings may be making your gut more hospitable to this yeast infection. ...Read more

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Does vag wash cause anal itching?

Does vag wash cause anal itching?

Itching: It sure could cause the itching. I would stop using it and see if the itching resolves. ...Read more

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Why does HIV cause anal itching?

Why does HIV cause anal itching?

HIV: Anal itching is such a common symptom and there are so many things that can cause that would place HIV infection way down on the list. Is it possible? My policy is to never say never. ...Read more

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What causes anal itching beside pinworms?

What causes anal itching beside pinworms?

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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Could antibiotics cause anal itching and bleeding?

Could antibiotics cause anal itching and bleeding?

Could be due to a: Yeast infection secondary to antibiotic usage, but also cut out all caffeine and alcohol. If is doesn't improve see your doctor who prescribed the antibiotics. ...Read more

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What can cause severe anal itching, if I don't have hemorrhoids?

Anal pruritis: Anal itching of an intense nature is usually due to infection. If it's not an std then it may be pinworms. Ask your primary care physician to screen for this. ...Read more

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Can methylisothiazolinone in wet wipes be the cause of anal itching and skin irritation in that area?

yes if u r allergic: Isothiazolinone is a preservative which can be an allergic contact sensitizer. It is on virtually every patch test kit dermatologist use. If you want to see if you are allergic, wipe some on your left inner arm, occlude with a band aid x 48 hrs. Remove it and look in another 48hrs to see if you have a raised red rash. If you do, you've made the diagnosis! ...Read more

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What causes anal itching and how do I relieve it?

What causes anal itching and how do I relieve it?

Many causes: Many causes, including worms, hemorrhoids, and allergies.Needs a doctor to check it out properly. ...Read more

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Does gym clothes cause anal itching?

Does gym clothes cause anal itching?

Maybe: You could be sweating or be sensitive ot material, colr etc. Wash after workout and use desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) cream as barrier on top of hydrocortisone. If it persists and occurs at other times have area evaluated for hemorrhoids, fissures, etc. ...Read more

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What are possible causes and treatments for anal itching?

At least 5 causes: Causes--most commonly results from failure to clean the area after a bowel movement. Others inclued some foods and drinks that may irritate the anus, some powerful antibiotics, chemical irritation or skin allergy in the anal area, and intense cleaning after a bowel movement. Less often, an anal itch may be a symptom of an illness that affects the anal area. The treatment would depend on the cause. ...Read more

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Can 2nd degree internal hemorrhoids cause anal itching ?

Hemorrhoids: Yes 2nd degree internal hemorrhoids can cause anal itching. ...Read more

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I was wondering what would cause anal itching/redness and yellow greenish discharge?

Anal discharge: I am wondering if you have any pain or any fever. Could you have an STD? Is the itching constant? What amount of the yellow greenish discharge are you talking about? Have your bowel habits changed? Are you otherwise healthy? Did something trigger this? Please clarify and I'd be happy to help you. ...Read more

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Could my vaginal and anal itching be related? And what could've caused the irritation? Is there an OTC med/treatment I can try?

Could my vaginal and anal itching be related? And what could've caused the irritation? Is there an OTC med/treatment I can try?

Yes but . . .: Yes, itching could be related but w/o more info, much less examination, there's no way to tell. You can try any number of vaginal and hemorrhoid creams (use only as directed!) but for definitive treatment, you'll need to go see your Family Doc, GYN or Planned Parenthood for evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the causes and advised treatment for anal itching ? I've been having intermittent anal itching for the past 2 years. Albendazole didn't help

What are the causes and advised treatment for anal itching ?

I've been having intermittent anal itching for the past 2 years. Albendazole didn't help

THe most: Common cause of anal itching especially if it wakes you from your sleep is caffeine followed by excess perspiration. Do not use witch hazel! cut out all caffeine and use corn starch powder on your bottom when getting dressed and whenever you feel dampness or itching in that area. Avoid petroleum based creams of any kind. ...Read more

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Urinary Tract Infections (Definition)

A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...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