LIFESTYLE & HEALTH

Not Wiping Your Butt Well Is A Crucial Factor To Why Your Butt Itches So Much But Unfortunately This Reason Goes Unnoticed Most Of The Time

Date May 2, 2019 12:03

It is essential that people learn how to initiate intimate health discussions with their doctors.

Even though some doctors apply the "hand-on-the-door questions,” and ask private questions relating to the patient's health, we want to encourage people to talk about all the symptoms they experience even the embarrassing ones like an itchy anus.

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The possible reason you feel intense itching around your anus

Itchy anus is also referred to as ‘pruritus ani’ in Latin. The ailment is categorized into two which are the primary and secondary pruritus ani.

The primary pruritus ani is the kind of itching in the anus that doesn't have any critical inference.

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While the secondary pruritus ani is solely caused by any of the anorectal predicaments such as hemorrhoids, anal fissures, bacterial infections, and so on. 

There several reasons that can cause the anus to itch, but there is a crucial one which is mostly overlooked.

That is, not wiping your ass well. Personal hygiene is an essential factor in having a healthy lifestyle.

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Not washing your anus after excretion can result in severe itching. If there are speckles of feces in your anus, it will make the area feel irritated.

However, it is always better to consult the doctor for any symptom observed.

How to clean your private parts

It is advisable to use a tissue when cleaning the butt after using the restroom. If after using a tissue, there is still excrete around your anus, then you should apply soap and water.

Also, you can improvise by using other products like a bidet, a toilet sprayer, or wet wipes.

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For the females, it is recommended that you clean from the genitals to the anus to prevent vulvitis, that is, begin wiping from the front, then downward.

Remember to always wash your hands after using the washroom to avoid transferring microbes from the toilet to sensitive areas.

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Health is wealth. Let’s all ensure to take care of the anus properly!

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