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Pruritus ani

Pruritus ani: Introduction

Pruritus ani: common condition which causes itching and irritation around the anus. See detailed information below for a list of 51 causes of Pruritus ani, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Pruritus ani:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Pruritus ani. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Pruritus ani:

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Pruritus ani: Symptom Checker

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Pruritus ani Treatments

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Pruritus ani: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Pruritus ani

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Pruritus ani: Deaths

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Causes of Pruritus ani listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Pruritus ani as a symptom include:

Definitions of Pruritus ani:

Intense chronic itching in the anal area.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Pruritus ani

The list below shows some of the causes of Pruritus ani mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Pruritus ani?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Pruritus ani. Of the 51 causes of Pruritus ani that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 5 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 5 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 46 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Pruritus ani:

The following list of conditions have 'Pruritus ani' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Pruritus ani Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Pruritus ani based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Pruritus ani:

    Medical Conditions associated with Pruritus ani:

    Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Anal symptoms (466 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Pruritus ani:

    Lymphoma (18 causes), Advanced renal failure, Severe jaundice, Diabetes mellitus (66 causes), Candida albicans infection, Thrush (8 causes), Scabies, Prolapsing piles, Prolapse of the rectum

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