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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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What causes severe itching in the anus?

Hi I get a severely itchy anus whenever I walk, I have gone to the doctors and have had treatment for haemrroids and it still persists. There is no blood on my toilet paper and last time I went to my doctor he said he couldn t feel any haemrroid any more,what could it be I am 22 year old man in decent health.
Mon, 23 May 2016
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Thank you very much for contacting healthcare magic.

You have problem of hemorroid that cause itching and blood in stool problem. Anal fissure may cause itching sensation .

Proper anorectal examination is helpful for diagnosis.

For hemorroid you have to modify your diet. ....

Drink more water.
Avoid spicy foods and oily foods.
Avoid alcohol drinking and smoking.

Avoid excessive straining at toilet.
Warm slitz bath is helpful for hemorroids.

Take high fiber foods like whole grains, beans etc. ...
Avoid constipation problem.
Eat fresh fruits and green vegetables.

Topical analgesic ointment helpful for hemorroids.
Maintain proper hygiene around anus.

Consent a gastroenterologist for further treatment.
I hope my guidance is helpful to you.
Thank you very much.
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