Pruritus Ani, also commonly referred to simply as ‘itchy bottom’, can be defined as an inflammation or irritation to the surface of the skin by which the patient experiences itchiness around the anus. This is a highly common condition that is seen to mostly affect the male population, occurring mostly in middle aged to older individuals.
Symptoms of Pruritus Ani can include excessive itchiness, as well as reddened and inflamed skin, around the anus, leading many to seek out treatment as to resolve this issue. Our team of skin care experts at Birmingham Dermatology Clinic are here to help, providing quality care that will help to resolve the issue at hand as well as alleviate any symptoms, effectively combatting the issues associated with Pruritus Ani.
How is Pruritus Ani treated?
Pruritus Ani is luckily a highly manageable skin irritation that can be treated in a number of ways. By working alongside our specialists at Birmingham Dermatology Clinic, our team will be able to provide you with the best treatment options for you moving forward, helping to alleviate any symptoms and ultimately resolve the issue at hand. Treatment can include:
• Treatment of the underlying condition
• Keeping the area clean and dry
• Avoiding dietary triggers
• Topical Steroids
What causes Pruritus Ani?
Pruritus Ani usually occurs as the result of irritation to the local skin. This could be due to a number of reasons or underlying conditions, including an allergic reaction to soap, infection, clothing, or poor hygiene. This can be amplified by outside factors like heat, or anxiety and stress that can work to worsen the condition.
If you’re searching for treatment options as to resolve any issues that you may be experiencing as a result of Pruritus Ani, get in touch with our qualified skin care specialists today and book your free consultation. Dr Camilo Diaz is available to offer you with the best quality care, helping to provide great results.
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