Anal Itching (Pruritus Ani)

About- Anal itching or Pruritus ani is the irritation of the skin of the anus, causing the desire to scratch.

Other associated symptoms
 Burning sensation
 Visible redness



Personal care habits

 Excess friction to the anal area, such as rough wiping after a bowel movement

 Exposure to perfumes and dyes present in toilet tissue, soaps, or clothing detergents

 Anal tumors


 Atopic dermatitis


 Anal fissures


 Fecal incontinence (leaking stool)


Parasite infections
 Sexually transmitted diseases like Genital herpesChlamydiaGonorrheaHIV/AIDSSyphilis

 Skin tags

 Bacterial infections

 Yeast infections

 Chocolate intake

 Spicy foods intake

 Caffeinated beverages intake

 Tomatoes intake

 Citrus fruits intake

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