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11 Feb 2009

Itchiness
I'  m experiencing itchiness around the rectum/vaginal area (mostly rectum)
what cud be the cause?
I'  m on antibiotics/pain pills for an absys
When I wipe myself there'  s some flakiness and other times its wet
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CyberDoc
cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Layla
It could be a yeast infection or an eczema. Try using probiotics three times a day, and use canesten ointment (or the generic) and Fissan paste on the area. Avoid using soap and harsh toiletpaper, wash with Elizabeth Anne baby shampoo and pat dry after a bowel movement. If it does not improve with this you may need to see your doctor to have a look at the area.
Dr Bets
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