Anal itching is the crawling feeling in the anal area. It not only makes an uncomfortable sensation (physical discomfort feeling) but also causes loss of confident.
Also called pruritus ani, anal itching may be temporary or persistent. People who are suffered from this condition have to sit down under an unpleasant. They even can stand for it. Some common symptoms are irritation, itching, soreness and swelling of the skin around the anus. The color of the skin in this area may turn into red. In moderate and severe cases, people can be suffered from painful, skin breakdown, discharge, bleeding, or inflammation. Men usually undergo this condition more than women.
1 Keep the anal area dry and clean
If the anal region is wet or unclean (contaminated, not hygienic) it will be easier to get tingling then need to scratch. That’s why the skin can be damaged or be worsened.
To prevent this kind of problem, do skin care routine especially after going to the toilet and make sure it is clean and dry. After cleansing, apply toilet paper or a towel or a dry cotton path to absorbing. A hair dryer is also useful.
2 Avoid irritation, rubbing the anal area
3 Avoid skin irritants
There are a lot of products that can irritate anus and its surrounding such as moist wipes, toilet paper, soap, etc. The chemicals can lead to allergic reaction.
For instance, a mild anal itching can be cured with garlic. Take a few cloves of garlic, crush, and put garlic absorbent into the anus. Then keep it overnight until the next day, wash with warm water.
4 Adjust the diet
5 Skin protection
People who have dry skin or delicate skin condition meet difficulty in controlling scratches. They have to pay attention to their skin and protect them carefully. Dry skin can cause persistent anal itching. The skin care products are chosen suitably with each skin types.
6 Prevent infection
Do not exacerbate the tingling sensation. Because of the impact of sexual transmit diseases; you should apply the protection such as condom when having sex.
7 Monitor taking medications
These self-care measures are all fairly easy to avoid meeting anal itching or prevent further damages. Most people get complete relief from anal itching because the self-healing mechanism is promoted. They no longer have to feel embarrassed anymore. But with the moderate and severe condition, going to the doctor for advice and proper treatment is the best way.
Bio:Jelly Jeff is a senior editor of AuthorityRemedies; that a website which is specialized in providing natural home remedies, tips and also nutrition facts to improve the well-beings. She is a nurse but she keens to explore nutrition and fitness. In addition, she loves writing and doing research. She appreciates to be a good writer in nutrition.