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I've got an embarrassing situation where i can't stop itching my anus. What can I do about it?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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