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Overview
Anal itching, medically called pruritus ani, is a skin irritation at the opening of anal canal. The itching comes with a desire of scratching. The trauma of scratching increases the intensity of itching and the amount of inflammation. A general surgeon is the specialist you need for the treatment of pruritus ani.
Pruritus Ani Symptoms
The constant desire to scratch is one of the common pruritus ani symptoms. The other additional symptoms include:

Small amount of bleeding
Soreness and burning after and during bowel movements
Increasing inflammation in the anal region

Pruritus Ani Causes
There are multiple pruritus ani causes. Some of the most prevalent causes outlined by the general surgeons are as follows:

Irritating chemicals in the foods eaten
Incontinence or diarrhea
Yeast infection from antibiotics
Anal tumors
Fissures and fistula

Diagnosing Pruritus Ani
Pruritus ani is curable but the diagnosis must get started early. The infection needs to get arrested before it grows and spreads. If you are looking for pruritus ani doctors near you, no need to look further than mfine. The general surgeons listed on the website come with enough expertise to help you take the first step towards wellness.
Other Diseases Related To Pruritus Ani
Pruritus ani is an indication of several other diseases like pinworms, hemorrhoids, and anal fissures. It also comes from anal skin tags which refers to abnormal growth of the anal skin. Serious conditions like anal cancer also cause pruritus ani. Thus, it is important to run a thorough checkup to know the actual underlying disorder.
Treating Pruritus Ani
The first step of pruritus ani treatment is through using medications and ointments. Surgical procedures get used when the condition persists or deteriorates. The specialist will run a thorough examination to understand the underlying cause of anal itching and then start the treatment.

The extensive range of listing of the experienced surgeons at mfine makes finding pruritus ani specialist really easy. Get all the details and go for a direct visit or online consultation. Under the treatment of the expert medical professionals, the condition will come under control in very little time.

Find the experienced specialists near you easily with mfine.

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