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Experience:  30 years practice in general and cosmetic dermatology
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Severe itching and soreness around the rectum and sometimes

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Severe itching and soreness around the rectum and sometimes around the outside of the vaccinia! Tried everything over the counter, Determplogist took biopsy of the area, came back so eczema! Can you Advise? Very uncomfortable sitting atmydesk at work, the anti itch creams are not working! Sometimes I feel a biting in that area!
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 11 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 11 months ago.

what did the derm give you?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Said can use over counter considers anti itch creams and histamine a! Not working
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 11 months ago.

This is not the correct treatment

you need more aggressive meds

OTC steroids won't help

you need to see another dermatologist or better yet, an OB/GYN and get stronger meds

Usually clobetasol cream helps with this issue

Is this help?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Why OB/GYN? I do not any discharge or buring of vaginitis! The problem is on the sides of buttocks along the sides of tha rectum, not rectum itself! It is actuall on skin! What do you know about "pinworms"?
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 11 months ago.

I know alot about pinworms.

I thought you said it was near the vagina?