- • Anal itching is itching around the anus.
- • Examples of causes of anal itching include hemorrhoids, anal fissures, pinworms, foods, and medications.
- • Additional symptoms associated with anal itching include burning and pain if the anal skin is traumatized by scratching.
Some people may experience the following related anal itching symptoms and signs:
- • Blood In Stool
- • Rectal Bleeding
- • Penile Itching
- • The diagnosis of the cause of anal itching requires examination of the anus for common anal problems such as hemorrhoids or fissures, skin diseases such as psoriasis or cancer, infectious diseases such as pinworms or yeast, and leakage of stool.