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Anal Itching (cont.)

How Do You Prevent Anal Itching?

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.

What Is the Prognosis for Anal Itching?

Anal itching improves with treatment.

REFERENCE:

Stein, D. MD. "Proctitis and Anusitis." Medscape. Updated: Jun 08, 2017.
<http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/192910-overview>


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/15/2017
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