Treatments and drugsBy Mayo Clinic Staff
Treatment of anal itching depends on the cause of the problem. It may include taking self-care measures such as nonprescription anti-itch cream or treating an infection or hemorrhoids.
If your symptoms are worse at night, your doctor may prescribe an oral antihistamine until an anti-itch cream takes effect.
With proper care most people experience relief from anal itching. See your doctor if the itching persists.
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