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Yellow Stool Itchy Anus
I have found cotton creme like substance in my stools with little bit it of blood this morning however I have had and an itchy anus for 4 months?
See a Physician: Anytime you have blood from your rectum it should be checked out. Once the diagnosis is made appropriate treatment will be prescribed ...Read more
Itchy anus (due to cut?), large appetite (don't get full easily), loose stools (irritates the cut I have on my anus) could it be parasitic?
Of course, but it...: ...can be a problem that is GI related (e.g. Colonic/ rectal inflammation, mass, rectal/anal dysfunction, colonic dysmotility), parasites but may be extrinsic to the GI tract (dermatologic, bladder, and in women peri-uterine, vaginal). Exam is definitely warranted for diagnosis & appropriate treatment. ...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?
No worms seen in stools, no itchy anus but when I take a bath I notice little tiny black worms. Help!
Get stool tested: Best to see your doc and get the stool tested! ...Read more
Itchy anus, bleeding on toilet tissue, only itches in the morning, looks like popcorn in my stool and it hurts coming out. Help?
Possible fissure: This could be a thrombosed hemorrhoid or an anal fissure since you are having pain. You need to be seen and examined to be sure what is going on so that you can be treated and stop hurting. Good luck. ...Read more
I have had an itchy anus (for 3+ years) after passing stool, every once and a while I will have severe dull pain in my groin area after I pass stool.?
Itching can be from: Several sources the most common being diet. Pay a little attention the next time it happens if its related to any certain food products the most common being coffee, beer, chocolates, tomatoes, spicy food, orange juice or grape fruit juice and nuts. Groin pain could be from a hernia especially if its during straining. Calmoseptine oint works really well with itching and get a phys exam to r/o hernia. ...Read more
Might....but..: Anal itching from PW's is not from the worms but a skin reaction to the glue like material the eggs are deposited in around the anus. You can have a similar reaction or itch to yeast (from stool) bacteria, food allergies & many other things. There are over the counter pinworm meds you can try, but don't be surprised if they don't work. A little 1% hydrocortisone cream can sometimes help the itch. ...Read more
Itchy anus. Leaks fluids. Sometimes blood on toilet paper after stool. Fishy smell. (I'm a straight male)?
Symtpoms are itchy anus, burning/stinging for awhile after using bowels and sometimes have mucus in stools. Could this be haemorrhoids?
I found flat brown wormlike things in my stool any idea what type of parisites these could be? I have had pain in my stomach and itchy anus at nite..
Pin worm: Most likely pin worm. See md and get treated! ...Read more
I have loose stools like water and mucus sometimes hard stools with mucus and itchy anus and pain where my belly button?
Itchy anus for 2 months. No GI symptoms. 2 stool tests, negative for parasites. On hydrocortisone. Not going away. What can I do?
Many diseases: Itching of the anus has many causes: hemorrhoids, excessive cleaning habits, anal warts, anal cancer, dermatitis and allergic reactions, fecal incontinence, food related (from spicy food, soda, chocolate), and many other diseases. If your symptoms persist, you should see a colorectal surgeon to examine the anus and if there is any lesion it may need biopsy or other treatments. ...Read more
Change in vaginal discharge, blood in stool, itchy anus, faint vaginal odor, peeling on labia major, brusing & dryness after excretion?
Medical term is...: "pruritis ani."Get a more detailed answer ›
Sure: Most causes of anal itching especially if it is severe enough to wake you from your sleep are due to caffeine and excess moisture. Cut out all caffeine and beer, and keep the area dry with cornstarch powder, not talcum. Occassionaly pin worms can be a cause but usually in children playing in dirt. ...Read more
Itchy Butt; Caffeine: Is the most common cause of anal itching not hemorrhoids as stated win the ads. Pinworms can be another cause usually in children after playing in the dirt. But cokes, coffee, tea, chocolate, and energy drinks like red bull have lots of caffeine leading to severe itching and bleeding, even waking you from your sleep at night clawing at your bottom. Stop the caffeine! ...Read more
The left side of my perineum is a bit swollen and itchy. I also have an itchy anus. Could it be thrush?
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?
I have itchy anus but it's more like a pinched, irritating feeling wich lasts 1-2 sec comes and goes, and bubbly/antsy feeling in my belly. What is it?
PRURITIS ANI: PRURITIS ANI = ITCY ANUS Top causes are hemorrhoids/anal fissures./yeast infection It may also cause BRBPR. You need a full exam and rectal exam to make diagnosis. Lab work may be needed to Check for anemIa. If you still have symptoms stool cultures and a colonoscopy may be warranted. In the meantime stay well hydrated 64-80 oz water/dy. And gluten free with high fiber gutbliss. Com Seen with IBS ...Read more
I have itchy anus just around the anus ring for a while now. Also rarely I feel this weird feeling in my stomach like something popping up. What to do?
Regarding anal itch: 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. Evaluation is recommended to distinguish serious versus less concerning reasons for your problem before treatment. ...Read more
Have had an itchy anus for long now. My GP examined it and prescribed schiriproct ointment for a fissure, which helps temporarily when applied, but not solving it. Also sometimes I may get slight leakage like the sphincter isn’t closing right?
Pruritis ani: An itchy anus is a vexing problem. Certainly fecal leakage and local irritation can play a large role so try making sure the area is dry and clean and keeping tissue/toilet paper up the anus may help a bit here. Also avoid caffeine which can also contribute to anal itching. Importantly you may need to rule out a parasite and have stool sent to exclude this Hemmorhoids can also cause anal itching. ...Read more
Caffeine: Is the most common cause of anal itching not hemorrhoids as stated win the ads. Pinworms can be another cause usually in children after playing in the dirt. But cokes, coffe, tea, chocolate, and energy drinks like red bull have lots of caffeine leading to severe itching and bleeding, even waking you from your sleep at night clawing at your bottom. Stop the caffeine! ...Read more
PRURITIS ANI: PRURITIS ANI = ITCY ANUS Top causes are hemorrhoids/anal fissures./yeast infection It may also cause BRBPR. You need a full exam and rectal exam to make diagnosis. Lab work may be needed to Check for anemIa. If you still have symptoms stool cultures and a colonoscopy may be warranted. In the meantime stay well hydrated 64-80 oz water/dy. And gluten free with high fiber gutbliss. Com ...Read more
Multiple: This could be caused by multiple things. Did this happen after going to a hotel of some sort and everyone came back with same symptoms. Or is this an on going thing? It is important to get a proper history to be able to find out what could be causing it. It could be seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis or it could be a parasite or it could be a yeast or fungal or something else. ...Read more
Multifactorial: Causes include excessive hygiene, pinworms, diet, anal leakage, hemorrhoids. Try avoiding soap and washcloth on anal area. Only warm water and your hand to cleanse in the shower. Avoid medicated wipes, just use soft toilet paper and wipe as little as possible. Avoid ingesting coffee, tea, soda, beer or citrus. ...Read more
How can I generally tell Haemorrhoids and Pinworms apart from each other as the cause of my severely itchy anus?
Anal pruritis: Anal itching is a common problem. Causes include irritants such as perfumes, chemicals, or dyes in toilet paper, food irritants, infections, and hemorrhoids. There are risk factors for anal itching such as diseases, profuse sweating, fecal soilage, and more. Pinworms can be ruled out using the scotch tape test. ...Read more
Hi for several weeks now I've had an extremely itchy anus, and the area has developed a large patch of white skin. I'm white male, 55, good health UK?
Have it checked out: Have a doc take a look at it to evaluate whether this could b fungal skin infection vs another skin condition. Good luck! ...Read more
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
I have an itchy anus. I think it is caused by sweating. Is it safe to put deoderant on my bottom?
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
Every time I poop, I cannot seem to get myself clean and then this leave me with a very itchy anus?
What is itch from?: You may have a rash or infection, or otherwise irritated your sensitive skin in that area. Please have your doc check it. I know it's personal but that's what he/she is trained to do. ...Read more