Whatever the cause, many of the following suggestions may be helpful.
Pruritus Ani Anal Itching Pruritis ani is a dermatological condition that causes itching in the anal area, which may become worse at night or after a bowel movement.
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Avoid sitting for long periods, and consider using a rubber ring available in medical supply shops to remove pressure on the anus.
It may also lead to cracks and open sores which may result in small amounts of blood on the toilet tissue.
To help identify the cause of your anal itch, the doctor may ask you to describe your current diet and medications, your bowel habits, and the way you routinely clean your anal area after a bowel movement.
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What can cause dryness and irritation in the anal area?
A bidet is useful for this purpose.
It is diagnosed by an examination of the skin around the anal area.
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This is the most common type of pruritis ani.
Tiny bits of paper trapped in the anal skin can be irritating.