Anal itching can have various causes, ranging in severity from 'minor' to 'needs attention'. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose anal itching, we could:
|Candida / Yeast||28%||Unlikely|
|Mineral Need||5%||Ruled out|
|Liver Congestion||0%||Ruled out|
|Food Allergies||0%||Ruled out|
Does your anus itch?
Possible responses:→ Never / very rarely / don't know
→ Occasionally - a few times a month
→ Often, mostly at night
→ Often, day and night
Itching around the anus, especially at night, is a common symptom of pinworm infestation. Symptoms are caused by the female pinworm laying her eggs. They are usually mild, with many infected people having no symptoms at all.