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I have a really itchy anus which is generally worse

I have a really itchy anus which is generally worse at night. I have also found the itchiness to be a thousand times worse if I have any alcohol in the evening. I have tried worming medication with zero results please help the itchiness keeps me awake at night it is so bad
Asked On : Tue, 7 Jun 2011
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Pediatrician 's  Response
there are causes other than worm are-
-fungal infection(more common in diabetes) are you a diabetic?
-may be due to allergy
-some medications like steroids
-Anal fissure,hemorrhoids(get evaluated by a surgeon for these)
-some times liver diseases, iron deficiency anaemia, thyroid gland can be cause of itching.
so get these conditions ruled out by consulting a doctor
take care
Answered: Thu, 9 Jun 2011
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  User's Response
Apply coconut oil around anus. Itching may be due to dryness of the part or there may be small fissure. In homoeopathy use
1. Ratanhia 30 - 2 drops 4 times
2. Sulphur 30 - 2 drops morning in empty stomach
Answered: Tue, 7 Jun 2011
Anesthesiologist Dr. Dilip.Shah.'s  Response
U had tried worm medicine which is first line cause.Probably , it may be due to any skin infection-Scabies,Candidiasis due to unhygine.U may used anti septic liquid after passing stool.
Answered: Thu, 9 Jun 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Channabasappa K's  Response
it could be due to entrobiasis vermicularis(thread worm infection) mainly&as e1 said diabetes with fungal infection is another cause provided you should mention your age,sex.get done FBS,URINE SUGAR,STOOL EXAMINATION DONE IN BEST LABS REPEATEDLY ON TWO OCCASSIONS.TAKE TAB NUMOCIDE10MG AT NIGHT AFTER STOOL EXAMION RESULTS EVEN IF IT IS NO OVA&CYST FOUND THIS PARASITIC INFECTION TYPICALLY THE ''WORMS AWAKE WHEN WE SLEEP&THEY SLEEP WHEN WE AWAKE''
Answered: Thu, 9 Jun 2011
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