Anal Itching (cont.)
When to Seek Medical Care
- If the anal itching is associated with any type of rash, lump, discharge,
bleeding, or fever, call your
doctor. You may need prescription medicine to make the problem go away.
- If small children are having trouble sleeping at night because of intense itching, this could be a sign of pinworms and will require medical attention.
- It would be extremely rare that you would need to go
to the hospital's emergency department for anal itching. Contact your doctor if you think you need medical help.
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