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.
Plastic pants often make nappy rash worse because they stop air circulating normally and keep the nappy area damp. Some areas of skin might be raised or swollen, and there might be breaks in the skin. These breaks are called ulcers.
When it comes to bodily pains, having a sore vagina ranks right up there with having your wisdom teeth pulled. So if an intense romp has you waddling let's be real, that's the accurate and extremely unsexy way to describe ityou should probably have a conversation with your partner or your gynecologist or both, TBH. That said, sometimes sex does hurt and it results in an comfortably sore vagina.
Back to Your pregnancy and baby guide. Up to a third of babies and toddlers in nappies have nappy rash at any one time. It doesn't usually develop in newborns, but all babies can get nappy rash. There may be red patches on your baby's bottom, or the whole area may be red.
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By Cheryl Embrett Aug 29, When my five-year-old complained that it hurt to pee, I immediately suspected a urinary tract infection and called the doctor. I was mortified and ran out to buy bum wipes to help her clean up her act.
Back to Health A to Z. You can often do simple things yourself to ease an itchy bottom anus. See a GP if the itching doesn't stop.
There are many different types of intestinal worms, but the most common is threadworm also called pinworm. Threadworm is a type of roundworm that is commonly found in preschool and school-aged children, however the whole family can become infected. Threadworm causes a very itchy bottom, which is usually worse at night.
If your child keeps scratching her bottom, there are a few different causes to explore. You're right to check to make sure she's thoroughly wiping since this is one of the most common reasons for anal itching in young children, especially those who are just learning to use the potty. If much of the itching occurs at night and keeps her awake, a pinworm infestation is likely the cause.
Some parents worry that a sore red bottom may be caused by sexual abuse. Although that is a possibility, it is not the usual reason and there are lots of other things that are much more likely causes of a sore red bottom. See external links and downloads below for information about how to prevent and treat vulvovaginitis.