What is the best cure for itchy anus?
Sitting in a sitz bath after a bowel movement can help reduce irritation and itching. Always gently dry the anal area after the bath. You can also purchase several over-the-counter topical creams to treat anal itching. These include zinc oxide, hydrocortisone cream, or topical capsaicin cream.
What causes inside the anus to itch?
Examples of possible causes of anal itching include hemorrhoids, anal fissures, pinworms (Enterobius vermicularis), spicy foods, and medications. Additional symptoms associated with anal itching include burning and pain if the anal skin is traumatized by scratching.
Which medicine is best for anus infection?
Your doctor might recommend an ointment, cream, tablet, or suppository prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) medication, such as: butoconazole (Gynazole) clotrimazole (Lotrimin) fluconazole (Diflucan)
What cream can I use for a sore anus?
Lidocaine is the most commonly prescribed topical anaesthetic for anal fissures. It comes in the form of either a gel or an ointment, and is usually only used for a short time (a few days).
Can I use salt water to wash my private part?
Groin or vaginal irritation Washing: Wash only with water or salt water and do not douche (wash inside the vagina). Avoid using perfumed soaps, shower gels or deodorants around the area, as this can cause further irritation.
How do I make my private area stop itching?
The best home remedies for vaginal itching
- Baking soda bath. Baking soda baths can potentially treat yeast infections as well as certain itchy skin conditions.
- Greek yogurt.
- Cotton underwear.
- Apple cider vinegar bath.
- Probiotic supplements.
- Coconut oil.
- Antifungal cream.
- Cortisone cream.
Does Vaseline help an itchy anus?
Protect the affected skin from moisture by applying a thin layer of a zinc oxide ointment (Desitin, Balmex) or petroleum jelly (Vaseline). If needed, apply hydrocortisone 1 percent cream two to three times a day for a brief period to relieve symptoms.