Jump to content. Top of the page Check Your Symptoms. Rectal problems are common. Almost everyone will experience some rectal itching, pain, or bleeding at some time during his or her life.
I have a terrible, itchy rash around my anal area. ACK, help!
I have a terrible, itchy rash around my anal area. ACK, help! | Center for Young Women's Health
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Symptoms related to this sensitive area can be very troubling, yet many people are reluctant to discuss them. Itching pruritis ani , painful defecation, stained underwear, spotting of blood, and odor add up to embarrassment, distress, social restrictions, and anguish. These problems of anal discomfort are very common. Symptoms may coexist with irritable bowel syndrome IBS , accidental leakage bowel incontinence , or other functional bowel disorders. Diarrhea and constipation may worsen them.
A rash is any area of irritated or swollen skin on your body. Rashes are often itchy, red, and painful. They can also lead to:. Skin rashes are usually symptoms of underlying problems, such as viral and fungal infections, or allergies. Most butt rashes clear up on their own, but some last longer and may require treatment.