Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

128 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Have itchy anus and irritable bowel syndrome. How to get rid of them?

Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Jonas Sundarakumar

Psychiatrist

Practicing since :2003

Answered : 2190 Questions

default
Posted on Sat, 22 Dec 2012 in IBS(Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
Question: I think i have parasites. I have an itchy anus or that honey and a little papaya water to wash down i took a big dump after word today when taken on empty stomach i feel more energized then again since i take it in the morning and i usually dont eat breakfast that may be why man i dont know what else to do please help
doctor
Answered by Dr. Jonas Sundarakumar 2 hours later
Hello and welcome to Healthcare Magic.

Itching in the anus can indeed be a symptom of a pasasitic infestation. You need to take a proper course of de-worming medication to eradicate the parasites. Subsequently, regular deworming also needs to be carried out once in 6 months, to remain problem free. So, please consult a doctor for the deworming treatment. Also, one of the main problems why the parasites don't get cleared completely is due to re-infection. So, regular trimming of your nails and washing your hands with soap or an antiseptic handwash everytime you use the toilet is necessary to prevent re-infection.

If you are having an an 'irritable' bowel, with frequent bowel irregularities, cramps, abdominal discomfort, etc., then then you can consider the folowing advise:
1) Try dietary adjustments such as increasing the fibre content in your diet, avoiding foods that 'stimulate' your intestines like spicy foods, coffee, tea, carbonated drinks, etc.
2) Aviod smoking and alcohol since they can also worsen your symptoms.
2) Try to have a healthy lifestyle with regular exercise and proper sleep habits.
3) Try to avoid stress and try relaxation methods like XXXXXXX breathing, meditation, etc.
4) Sometimes, certain medication like anti-spasmodics may be necessary, if these natural methods don't provide relief.

Wish you all the best.

Regards,
Dr. Jonas Sundarakumar
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
doctor
premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions ,   ,  
Treatment/Therapy

Recent questions on  Meditation

doctor1 MD

Hello doctor, My father has left side paralisis during an accident.Now the treatment is done.But he could not walk due to left feet has no power. Doctor said that do the physiotherepic exercise.But he can t do. Is any medicine or any yoga exercise for him, Suggest me please.

doctor1 MD

Hi, I have a paragard which was put in place in october of last year. I love it throughout the month butfor have terrible terrible pain and cramping at the beginning of my period each month. I have tried EVERYTHING(ibuprofen, yoga, heating padsetc.) have had several checks, an ultrasound and all is normal. Is there anything more i could be doing?

doctor1 MD

I do yoga about 4 times per week and put alot of stress on my wrists when doing plank exercises. My wrists are very sore and my right lower arm has a big vein that is really sore and looks like it is going to pop out of my skin. It is very near the surface and very long.

doctor1 MD

Respected doctor, I have been suffering from slip disc, disc3. Right now I have been getting treatment for the last one month. I am doing Yoga . I Have been suffering from back pain for the last three months and consulted the doctor when I felt pain in right leg. I am doing Yoga suggested by the physio. I want to recover fast kindly guide me . Thanks Deep (39yrs)

doctor1 MD

Hi, Can you please check my blood, ecg and usg reports and let me know on which areas should I take care? Also, any suggestions on any specific diet to control the problem areas and medications if any?

doctor1 MD

I have had arthritis for thirty years, I am just starting to grunt and groan at the smallest irritation over any annoyance and walking, 73 years, I have tried green tea to calm my self down, I cant get into a calm peaceful state of mind, I used to...

doctor1 MD

I'm having recurring sharp pains in my head. Seems to be behind right eye and radiates to top of head. Pain is fleeting, but head feels strange after. Should I be concerned. First pain hit at around 3:30 this afternoon. Have had four in the past...