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My butthole itches and it feels like it is leaking.what is wrong

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my butthole itches and after a while while walking it feels like it is leaking
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Steve replied 10 years ago.

Hi-

-How LONG has this been for?

-What does the leaking fluid look like [pus?..blood?...water?] ?

-Any swelling, or tenderness on your anus?

-Your age please?

Once you've answered these questions with clear, well-thought out answers, I will reply with my Expert Medical Opinion. Your answers will enable me to get closer to an accurate diagnosis, which is critical to obtaining successful treatment or cure.

 

Thanks, --Dr. Steve, Your Online Family Doctor

 

 

Customer: replied 10 years ago.
How LONG has this been for? It has been itching for serval months now and just the hole area

-What does the leaking fluid look like [pus?..blood?...water?] ? there is no leakeage and it just feels like it leaking

-Any swelling, or tenderness on your anus?
no there is not
-Your age please? 24
Expert:  Dr. Steve replied 10 years ago.

Hi--you have a condition called:

PRURITUS ANI. [aka "Itchy Butt Syndrome"]

Here's a link w/ details:

http://www.fascrs.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=17

When it persists for few months or more (as in your case), there's a HIGH chance it is caused by Parasites (eg. pinworms) or by Dermatitis (a chronic skin condition). You need to see an MD to get examined; to see what the EXACT Cause (Dx.) is; THEN, they will start you on the appropriate treatmt to eradicate the cause.

Good luck.

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Best Wishes for Your Health,

--Dr. Steve, (Your Online Family Doctor)