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Anal Itching (cont.)

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Anal itching improves with treatment.

Synonyms and Keywords

rectal itching, pruritus ani, anus, skin irritation, allergic reaction, anal skin, pinworms, yeast infection, genital warts, hemorrhoids, rash, anal itching

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Pinworms »

Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm) is the most common intestinal parasite in the United States. Despite primarily living in the gut, themost common chief complaint is anal itching (pruritus).

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