Perianal dermatitis: irritation and itching around the anus
What is perianal dermatitis: symptoms and treatment
Irritation around the anus brings discomfort, but many people do not go to the doctor with this sensitive issue. And in vain, because itching around the anus may be the cause of many serious diseases that require immediate treatment. This can be perianal dermatitis – a disease provoked by the infection with parasites or a disease of the jeep, hemorrhoids. Therefore, you should first contact the therapist, and then to the proctologist or other specialist.
- Possible symptoms of pruritus of the anus
- The factors causing perianal dermatitis
- Diagnosis and treatment
Possible symptoms of pruritus of the anus
Itching around the anus or in the anus can be caused by various reasons, some of them are not associated with the disease directly. For accurate diagnosis requires inspection of the irritated area and also tests.
What symptoms can accompany the itching around the anus:
- inflammation of the skin;
- putrid smell;
- the formation of ulcers;
- the swelling of the veins and the appearance of cones;
- irritation of the skin;
Accurate description of symptoms related anal itching, will help to establish the cause of the disease. Often the itching causes of perianal dermatitis – inflammation in the anus. The disease can appear at any age. Causes of perianalnogo dermatitis a lot, so treatment involves removal of the symptoms and addressing the factors that caused the disease.
The factors causing perianal dermatitis
Cause itching, swelling and redness near the anus may be one or several factors.
Important! In children perianal dermatitis caused by an infrequent change of diapers, a bad wash the area between the buttocks, lack of air baths.
- pain with bowel movements;
- a burning sensation;
- false urge to defecation.
Perianal dermatitis hemorrhoids in the formation of skin cracks, which can get pot, causing a burning sensation.
Please note! With perianal dermatitis caused by disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, requires mandatory consultation of the gastroenterologist!
Important! If perianal dermatitis hormonal disorders, it is necessary to refer to the endocrinologist and the proctologist!
Important! At suspicion on disease of the reproductive system is necessary to address to the urologist and to the venereologist. Women should visit a gynecologist.
Important! Any factors that causes itching of the anus, requires approval of a specialist. Only after installation you can start the treatment of perianal dermatitis in adults.
Diagnosis and treatment
In the diagnosis and identification of the causes of the disease, the doctor inspects a damaged site, asks the patient about the way of life. After that, you want to be tested: blood, scrapings, feces.
Also, the patient is directed to study:
- the coprogram;
Treatment of dermatitis of the anus include local effects: flushing solutions, the use of antifungal or antiseptic agents. Zinc ointment promotes healing of tissues. You may also want to accept the internal preparations for the normalization of hormonal levels, eliminate parasites, improve digestive function or other.
Important! Drugs and local agents are appointed only to determine the nature of the disease. Self-treatment and self-selection means may aggravate the disease!
To relieve symptoms and accelerate the recovery may be designated physiotherapy: laser treatment or ultrasound and magnetotherapy. You can also treat the disease with the sitz baths with decoctions of herbs or drugs.
To relieve the symptoms before the doctor will prescribe a full course of treatment, you can use the tools of General application, relieves itching and swelling. Group effective means of exterior exposure included:
- Aurobin – rectal ointment, relieves inflammation, burning and itching. Promotes healing.
- Holestein – candles to ease the symptoms including itching and pain.
- Droproot cream that suppresses inflammatory and allergic reactions, eliminates pain and swelling, itching.
Can also be used for washing inflamed tissue around the anus solutions, relieving pain and swelling. For washing, you can use a soda solution, Chlorhexidine, dissolved Furacilin. You can also use infusions and decoctions of medicinal herbs: oak bark, nettle, peppermint, chamomile, succession.
Please note! In the treatment of dermatitis in anus, you cannot use self-made candles from fat, potatoes, cucumbers, oil! This contributes to the worsening of the condition.