Anal itching is also called pruritis ani.Causes of itchy anal rash include moisture(due to sweating or frequent washing), the abrasion caused by clothing,the pressure of sitting,chemical irritants like laundry soaps, colognes and scented toilet paper,certain food irritants,medicines like some antibiotics and laxatives,infections like STD’s and pinworms,anal abrasions and fissures and skin problems such as psoriasis, seborrhea and eczema. Sometimes hemorrhoids will start off as red rash and anal itching.
pls get an examination done by a surgeon to confirm the diagnosis.Till that time,try an over-the-counter (OTC) cream or ointment containing hydrocortisone (Cortaid, Preparation H),but it is to be applied sparingly to the affected area. A protective ointment that contains zinc oxide (Desitin, Balmex) also may help. If your symptoms are worse at night, pls take an antihistamine like benadryl to reduce itching until topical treatments take effect.
The bumps on your fingers can be warts,dyshidrotic eczema,herpetic whitlow or myxoid cyst. Without examination confirmation of a diagnosis is tough,so pls consult a dermatologist and get it evaluated.
Hope it helps.Take care and pls do keep us posted if you have any additional queries
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Have you received a diagnosis on this? I have the exact same symptoms including also what appears to be a yeast rash on my feet. I can only imagine that the rash on feet is somehow related to the itchy anus and sores on fingertips.
Have you some relief with a yeast free diet?
Pemphigus is a rare group of blistering autoimmune diseases that affect the skin and mucous membranes.
In pemphigus, autoantibodies form against desmoglein. Desmoglein forms the "glue" that attaches adjacent epidermal cells via attachment points called desmosomes. When autoantibodies attack desmogleins, the cells become separated from each other and the epidermis becomes "unglued", a phenomenon called acantholysis. This causes blisters that slough off and turn into sores. In some cases, these blisters can cover a significant area of the skin.
Could you please tell me if you have found a solution to your issues? I have a dear family member who is struggling with every symptom your noted. Doctor visits have brought more confusion and no answers. Thanks!