Anal Itching (cont.)
Some simple strategies can help you prevent anal itching:
- Avoid known food irritants.
- Do not wear tight-fitting underwear.
- Do not use scented or printed toilet paper.
- Dry the anal area after excessive sweating.
Anal itching improves with treatment.
Medically reviewed by Rambod Rouhbakhsh, M.D., MBA, FAAFP; American Board of Family Medicine
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/23/2014
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