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I'm experiencing itching in my rectal area. No, I have I

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I'm experiencing itching in my rectal area.
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: No, I have I take a statin, fineteride, and escitalopram
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Nope, I'm very healthy for my age
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

sorry you are having itching. how old are you?

do you have moisture and sweating there? excessive moisture there can cause fungal infection in the rectal area

you have to keep the area dry and use antifungal powders on the area to fight fungal infection.

do you have loose stool or watery stools? diarrhea or watery stool can cause leakage and itchiness.