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I have an itchy rectum for the past few weeks, looked through the mirror in the hole, small tiny white particles like ulcers present? Thanks.

See GI specialist. If you truly have ulcers you should see a GI specialist and possibly get a colonoscopy with biopsies looking for inflammatory bowel disease such as Crhns or ulcerative colitis. However, if a lot of itching, may simply have hemorrhoids, worms (can place scotch tape on your rectum at night to look for), etc. Read more...

I have an itchy rectum?

See your doctor. An itchy rectum can be caused by numerous things but the first thing you should do is rule out infection especially if itching is worse during the night. Read more...
Pruritus ani. Pruritus ani is a medical condition that causes an itchy rectum. A number of foods have been associated with this condition: spices, hor sauces, pepper, coffee, tea, carbonated beverages, milk products, tomatoes, tomato products, white bread. You may want to delete some of these foods and see it that helps. Other causes include pinworms, hemorrhoids, psoriasis, diabetes and yeast. Read more...

I have an anal hemorrhoid... How do I know when its acting up? Sometimes my rectum can become so itchy to the point where I can't stop itching it.

Over the counter Rx. Hemorrhoids result from increased pressure in the veins of the anus causing the veins to swell, making them itchy and painful. The itching is due to inflammation and the intensity increases from the direct trauma of scratching and the presence of moisture. I suggest that you clean and dry the area daily. You can add astringents, which dry the skin, and analgesics that reduce sensation for relief. Read more...