Suggest treatment for enterobius vermicularis infection
Welcome and thanks for your query.
I can imagine how annoying it has been to you.
The two likely diagnoses for the itching would be enterobius vermicularis ( pin worm) and candidiasis. Did you have a stool examination? Sometimes it shows up in that. you should also check if it is related to any food you eat as food allergies are a common cause of anal itching.
The treatment I would recommend is Albendazole 400 mg as a single dose at bed time. The dose will have to be repeated once a week for two weeks.
You can also take an antihistamine like Zyrtec at night till the itching stops.
If this does not work then you should treat for the next probable cause, the candidiasis. This would be with Flucanazole 150 mg once a week for 3 weeks.
Try these and I hope you would be rid of the problem. If not you would have to have some blood tests for rare causes of itching.
Hope you would be better soon.
Thanks for the feed back.
Do get back to me after you have had the medicines suggested or if you have further queries.
Wish you good health and a great day.
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