HOMOEOPATHIC REMEDIES FOR ANAL ITCHING
Anal itching is a common condition. The itch, situated in or around your anus, is often intense and may be accompanied by a strong urge to scratch. You may find anal itching to be embarrassing and uncomfortable.
Also called pruritus ani (proo-RIE-tus A-nie), anal itching has many possible causes, such as skin problems, hemorrhoids, and washing too much or not enough.
If anal itching is persistent, talk with your doctor. With proper treatment and self-care measures, most people get complete relief from anal itching.
Causes-Possible causes of anal itching include:
Personal care habits. Your skin care routine may include products or behaviors that irritate the skin. These include washing too much, washing too little, and using soap, moist wipes or toilet paper with dyes and perfumes.
Infections. Sexually transmitted infections may involve the anus and cause anal itching. Pinworms can cause persistent anal itching. Other parasites may cause similar itching. Yeast infections, which usually affect women, can also cause itching in the anal area.
Skin conditions. Sometimes anal itching is the result of a specific skin condition, such as psoriasis or contact dermatitis.
Other medical conditions. These include chronic diarrhea, hemorrhoids, anal tumors and diseases that affect the whole body, such as diabetes.
Symptoms--Anal itching may be associated with redness, burning and soreness. The itching and irritation may be temporary or more persistent, depending on the cause.
Effective Homoeopathic medicines are available for the treatment of anal itching. Some of the important remedies are given below.
ALOE SOCOTRINA 30- Aloes is one of the top remedies for anal itching. The patient experiences itching and burning in anus. The patient is always scratching the anus and feels pleasure in boring the finger in the anus. The itching so severe , compels him to sodomy anal intercourse . There is hemorrhoids which protrude like grapes, very tender and sore , better from cold water application.
ALUMINA 30—Alumina is an excellent remedy for anal itching. There is pricking as from a pin around anus. Also there is itching and burning in anus. The patient have severe constipation. There is no desire for stool. Great starining, even soft stool is passed with great difficulty.
ANTIMONIUM CRUDUM 30- Antimonium crudum is prescribed for anal itching due to piles. There is burning , itching and smarting in anus at night. Burning , itching and fissures in the anus. Hemorrhoids blind and running with burning and tingling.
CARBO VEGETABLIS 30- Carbo veg is best for itching, gnawing and burning in rectum and anus. There is an acrid, corrosive, moisture oozes from rectum.
CINA 200- Cina is one of the excellent remedy for itching in anus due to worms. The child is very cross, ill humor, does not want to be touched or carried.
IGNATIA AMARA 30-Ignatia is excellent for anal itching where there is severe itching and tingling in anus. There is a crawling sensation in the anus and rectum. Ascarides in the rectum.
MEDORRHINUM 1000- Medorrhinum is effective for anal itching where there is intense itching of anus , worse while thinking of it. Oozing of a dark fetid moisture from the anus , which has fish brine odor.
NITRIC ACID 30-Nitric acid is best for itching in anus while walking in open air and after stool. Anus itching and eczematous and oozes a moisture. Bowels constipated with fissures in rectum. Tearing pain during stool.Violent cutting pain after stools lasting for hours.
TEUCRIUM MARUM Q- Teucrium is one of the best remedies for itching in anus due to worms, especially pin worms. Itching of anus and constant irritation in the evening in bed. There is a feeling of crawling in rectum after stool. Ascarides with nightly restlessness.Swelling, itching, and creeping at anus as from ascarides. There is frequent itching and tingling in anus, often after the evacuation.
SULPHUR 200- Sulphur is one the best remedies for anal itching especially in children. There is redness around anus with severe itching. Itching and burning due to diaper rash in children. There is habitual constipation. Itching and burning of anus . Pain urging in and itching in rectum.
VERBASCUM THAPSUS 30- Verbascum is best for itching of anus due to hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids , which is inflamed and itching, obstructing stools.
EXTERNAL APPLICATION—Locally apply an ointment of Verbascum.