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I have itching in surrounding parts of anus.What to do?Any home remedies?
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Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology
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In brief: ITCHY ANUS
"one bliss for which there is no match is when you itch to up and scratch.
" very common. Could be toilet paper, spicy food, chronic diarrhea, fungal & yeast infections, hemorrhoids, pinworms, warts, psoriasis, diabetes or liver disease, raw fruit or vegetables, etc. Don't use toilet paper, instead use cotton balls soaked in warm water. See a dermatologist if it persists.

In brief: ITCHY ANUS
"one bliss for which there is no match is when you itch to up and scratch.
" very common. Could be toilet paper, spicy food, chronic diarrhea, fungal & yeast infections, hemorrhoids, pinworms, warts, psoriasis, diabetes or liver disease, raw fruit or vegetables, etc. Don't use toilet paper, instead use cotton balls soaked in warm water. See a dermatologist if it persists.
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dr. Jerome Litt
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
In brief: Number one cause of
This, pruritus ani, itchy butt, is excessive caffeine.
Beer also tends to make this worse as does excessive perspiration. Stop all caffeine and beer and use cornstarch powder liberall to the area several times per day and at bedtime. Caffeine classicly causes the itching especially if it wakes from your sleep at night.

In brief: Number one cause of
This, pruritus ani, itchy butt, is excessive caffeine.
Beer also tends to make this worse as does excessive perspiration. Stop all caffeine and beer and use cornstarch powder liberall to the area several times per day and at bedtime. Caffeine classicly causes the itching especially if it wakes from your sleep at night.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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