Anal itch and anesthesia
Learn about the causes of anal itching like pinworms, diarrhea, psoriasis, anal They also may reduce pain and itching due to their mild anesthetic effect.
Itching of the anus (the opening at the end of the digestive tract where stool leaves the body) and the skin around the anus (perianal skin) is called anal itching or.
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Description:The intensity of anal itching and the amount of inflammation increases from the direct trauma of scratching and the presence of moisture. At its most intense, anal itching causes intolerable discomfort that often is described as burning and soreness, especially during and after bowel movements. There also may be small amounts of bleeding. What kind of doctor treats anal itching? Although anal itching can be evaluated by a family practice or internal medicine physician, it most often is evaluated by a colorectal surgeon proctologist and sometimes by a gastroenterologist. How is the cause of anal itching diagnosed?