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Glossary for Pruritus ani

Medical terms related to Pruritus ani or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
  • Anal fissure: A painful ulcer linear to the margin of the anus
  • Anal itching: Itching near or around the anus
  • Anal lump: Lump in the anal area as a symptom
  • Anal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the anus.
  • Aniridia I: A genetic disorder where part or all of the iris (except for the stump) of one or both eyes is missing. The iris is the colored part of the eye. There are four forms of the disease: AN-1, AN-II, AN-III and AN-IV.
  • Anxiety: Excessive worry, anxiety, or fear.
  • Atopic dermatitis: Skin rash usually from allergic causes.
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Bowen's disease: Intraepiderman form of squamous cell skin cancer cause by sun damage to skin.
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Candidiasis: Fungal infection of moist areas such as mouth or vagina
  • Celiac Disease: Digestive intolerance to gluten in the diet.
  • Colitis: Inflammation of the colon
  • Common symptoms: The most common symptoms
  • Diabetes: Symptoms similar to those of diabetes
  • Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
  • Eczema: Skin rash usually from allergic causes.
  • Ephedrine -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Ephedrine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Epinephrine -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Epinephrine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Excessive sweating: A condition which is characterized by an abnormal excess of sweating
  • Fecal incontinence: The loss of control of a persons bowel motions
  • Fistula: The abnormal passage between two internal organs
  • Fungal infections: Symptoms from various fungal infections
  • Genital herpes: Sexually transmitted infection of the genital region.
  • Genital warts: Skin warts in the genital regions.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hemorrhoids: A condition characterized by the prolapse of an anal cushion that may result in bleeding and pain
  • Infection: Infections as a symptom.
  • Itching skin: Itching feeling of the skin.
  • Itchy anus in children: Itchy anus in children refers to a child who has a anus that feels itchy.
  • Lactose Intolerance: lactose intolerance is the inability to metabolize lactose, a sugar found in milk and other dairy products, because the required enzyme lactase is absent in the intestinal system or its availability is lowered
  • Lactose intolerance: lactose intolerance is the inability to metabolize lactose, a sugar found in milk and other dairy products, because the required enzyme lactase is absent in the intestinal system or its availability is lowered
  • Liver symptoms: Symptoms affecting the liver
  • Lymphoma: Any neoplastic disorder that occurs in lymphoid tissue
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • Numbness of both elbows: Numbness of both elbows refers to the loss or reduction of sensation in the elbows.
  • Paget's Disease: Breast carcinoma involving nipple and areola.
  • Pain: Any type of pain sensation symptoms.
  • Phenylephrine -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Phenylephrine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Piles: Prolapse of blood vessels through the anal passage
  • Pinworm: Small, threadlike parasitic worms mainly in colon and rectum
  • Pruritus: The sensation of itch
  • Psoriasis: Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin cells to grow rapidly. It affects a significant number of people. Arthritis, which can be severe, is associated with the psoriasis in up to a third of cases. Not all patients who are susceptible to the condition will develop it - roughly 10% of those susceptible will actually develop the condition. There are various environmental factors which can trigger the onset of the disease e.g. strep throat (common trigger), some medication, stress and cold weather. Once the disease develops, it may resolve on its own or with treatment or may become a persistent chronic condition. The severity and duration of symptoms is variable.
  • Renal failure: A condition characterized by a failure of the kidney to excrete toxic metabolites from the body
  • Scabies: Mite infection of the skin common in institutions.
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Sensory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sensory systems.
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Thrush: A condition which is characterized by an infection caused by a fungus

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