Category - Anal
An anal yeast infection often causes intense and persistent anal itching, also called pruritus ani. People can treat anal yeast infections with over-the-counter (otc) antifungals or prescription. An anal yeast infection is often characterized by persistent and intense anal itching. Your doctor will perform a quick physical exam to determine the cause, such as hemorrhoids or a yeast infection. I started having vaginal itching around my vulva, in between my labia and around my anus for about 5 days now. I tried 2 of 3 days of an otc yeast medicine and had my doctor call in 1 pill of diflucan all with no relief. Anal itching, or pruritus ani, is a common symptom of a variety of conditions. Learn what causes anal itching and what you can do to treat and prevent it. An autoimmune skin disorder can make your bodys immune system attack its own cells. Medicines anal itching may be a side effect of some medicines used to treat gout, arthritis, or infections. Creams, ointments, or medicines used to treat other anal problems may also cause anal itching. To randrews8902 from bestpup sounds to me like the monistat cream and the diflucan have done their job and stopped the infectionitching. I would apply a little vaseline to help in the aid of the blisters.