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How come some people have anal itching or rash?

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Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology
4 doctors agree

In brief: ANAL ITCHING

Anal itching can be caused by many things.
Rough toilet paper, spicy foods, diarrhea, psoriasis, pinworm infection, yeast infections, hemorrhoids (piles), diabetes, antibiotics, soaps, clothing, laundry detergents, etc. Check with your doctor if it persists.

In brief: ANAL ITCHING

Anal itching can be caused by many things.
Rough toilet paper, spicy foods, diarrhea, psoriasis, pinworm infection, yeast infections, hemorrhoids (piles), diabetes, antibiotics, soaps, clothing, laundry detergents, etc. Check with your doctor if it persists.
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Dr. Paul Williams
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Strep or Candida

Strep infection or a yeast such as candida can cause anal itching.
It is also classically seen in pinworm infestations.

In brief: Strep or Candida

Strep infection or a yeast such as candida can cause anal itching.
It is also classically seen in pinworm infestations.
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