Anal itch, also known as pruritus ani, is an irritating, itchy sensation around the anus the opening through which stool passes out of the body. Anal itch is a symptom, not an illness, and it can have many different causes. In most cases, a person with anal itch does not have a disease of the anus or rectum. Instead, the itchy sensation is a sign that one or more of the following has irritated the skin in the area:. Less often, anal itch is a symptom of some illness or condition that either affects the anal area alone, or involves larger areas of the digestive tract or skin. Some examples include:.
Posted 11 years ago , 5 users are following. I can really relate to some of these experiences, especially trying every availabel cream. I visited the doctor a few times and they treated me for either piles of gave me a mild steroid cream, which gave a little relief. The penny dropped that if it was being caused by piles surely I would have an odd day off from the constant itching. I went to docs this week 'cos I feel it's relly affeccting my life- I can be in ameeting at work and desperately want to go to loo to have a scratch!! Not good for concentrating. This mainly affects the vulva in women, but can affect the anus.
From Women's Health. Let's not be coy here: Everyone has a butthole—and sometimes, buttholes get itchy. But before digging into why your butthole gets itchy, let's clarify one thing: I'm talking about your itchy anus in particular—not your entire butt. The irritation—technically known as pruritus ani, per the U.
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