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TMI, itchy anal area

Anonymous

So my anal area has been itchy for a while. I’ve had hemmoroids in the past but nothing right now. Anyways, it itches when it’s moist/after bowel movement/it’s dry dry. I say dry dry because sometimes the skin itches and then I itch it and then it creates dry skin/scabs... then I pick off the scabs. And then if I wear the right combination of underwear (never thongs) and high waisted jeans, it gets moist and then itches. I feel it’s a bad cycle type of thing. I just don’t know what to do. After BM I try to shower and use the handheld, sometimes I use soap (dove bar soap) which may make the itch worse. I’m mostly complaining as I know it’s a Bad cycle type of thing, but anyone experience the same? Any solutions?

  • Anonymous
    May 25

    Vaseline? I know it’s uncomfortable when moist but seems like there’s no middle ground and you’ll have to deal with some more discomfort so it can get better.

  • Anonymous
    May 25

    I haven’t dealt with this personally, but I’d reach out to my doctor and ask.