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What is a good way to eliminate rawness around the anus? It gets extremely uncomfortable at times.

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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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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology

In brief: Evaluate rectum

Look for underlying causes such as food sensitivity or proctitis, inflammation of the terminal GI tract.
An evaluation for underlying issues is important. Food sensitivity responds to oral charcoal and Anusol Hc suppositories can camp down the area.

In brief: Evaluate rectum

Look for underlying causes such as food sensitivity or proctitis, inflammation of the terminal GI tract.
An evaluation for underlying issues is important. Food sensitivity responds to oral charcoal and Anusol Hc suppositories can camp down the area.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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