Adult diaper rash: What you need to know
Itchy anus - NHS
Itchy bottom pruritus ani is characterised by a strong urge to scratch the skin around your anus. As itchy bottom is a symptom rather than a condition itself, many cases have an underlying cause, for example:. In children, an itchy bottom is often caused by threadworms. Read more about the causes of itchy bottom.
I have a terrible, itchy rash around my anal area. ACK, help!
The best treatment for diaper rash is to keep your baby's skin as clean and dry as possible. If your baby's diaper rash persists despite home treatment, your doctor may prescribe:. Use creams or ointments with steroids only if your baby's pediatrician or dermatologist recommends them — strong steroids or frequent use can lead to additional problems. Diaper rashes usually require several days to improve, and the rash may come back repeatedly. If the rash persists despite prescription treatment, your doctor may recommend that your baby see a specialist in skin conditions dermatologist.
If the rash is due to a virus, no treatment is necessary. These rashes usually disappear within 48 hours. Localized red rashes can be due to a chemical or other irritant your child got on his skin. In such cases, no special treatment is necessary. Wash the skin once with soap to remove any irritating substances.