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Is there a quick cure for anal itching (pruritus ani)?

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...

I have been having some anal itching inside and outside after bathing. I do not have anal sex. What can cause this itchy sensation?

You probably . You have pruritus ani. Please see your dermatologist for treatment. Read more...
Irritation. This may reflect superficial irritation, a common problem related to hygiene, as this area is often difficult to clean adequately. It could also reflect a skin infection or a parasitic infestation. Pinworm infection is relatively common in children, although parents can then be exposed. Itching from pinworms is usually most severe at night. A doctor will assess the area and offer treatment. Read more...

I have an itchy anus hole, no rash or bumps or anything it just always itches and sometimes bleeds (may be from itching) I have psoriasis if it matters?

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. Read more...
See dermatologist. This is a socially embarrassing situation and you should visit your doctor to get it checked out since there are many potential causes. 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...

Do pinworms cause pain in the butt or just pruritus ani?

Itching. The pinworms themselves can go unnoticed by the body & do not cause pain. It is actually the egg laying of pregnant worms in a mucus that triggers a skin eruption/rash/itching. The rash is much like a poison ivy reaction & can persist for a while after the worms are killed off. Read more...