Swelling of the anus

Perianal dermatitis is called inflammatoryskin disease around the anus. From this unpleasant illness, neither babies nor old people are insured. Typical locations. The area of ​​the buttocks around the anus, the anus folds.

Manifestations of perianal dermatitis in adults and children

Several types of this disease are known(allergic, fungal, contact, bacterial), the symptoms of which, in general, are similar: severe itching, swelling, redness, small pustular vesicles, wet sores, erosions, fistulas.

The reasons for the perianal form of dermatitis are:

  • constant irritation of the skin around the anus;
  • diseases of the gastrointestinal tract (hemorrhoids, paro-proctitis, diarrhea, ulcerative colitis, enterobiosis);
  • general weakening of immunity and violationnormal intestinal microflora, which provokes the development of the fungal form of the disease (most often occurs fungi Candida albicans, causing perianal candidiasis dermatitis);
  • long driving on cars and riding (causes "jeep illness").

Methods of treating perianal dermatitis

Perianal dermatitis is treated by a doctor (dermatologist and proctologist).

First of all, it is necessary to carefully observepersonal hygiene. After each trip to the toilet area of ​​the anus should be washed well with clean warm water and dry with a soft towel. It is recommended to wear only soft cotton underwear, use a soft toilet paper without dyes, and refuse to use aggressive detergents. It is also recommended to exclude alcohol, spicy food, strong coffee and tea from the diet.

AT traditional medicine treatment depends on the form of perianal dermatitis. In fungal infections use antifungal effect tablets (fluconazole, ketoconazole, atroconazole) and ointments (cream with clotrimazole, Exoderyl, Nizoral). To remove the itching, use antihistamines (desloratidine, cetirizine, loratidine, levocithyrizine). Pustules are opened and treated with antibacterial liquids and ointments (brilliant green, zinc-ichthyolic paste, decamethoxin, drapolene).

Traditional medicine recommends apply sedentary baths from infusions of a bark of an oak, birch kidneys, a grass of a St. John's wort, black tea. It is also effective to lubricate the affected area with sea buckthorn oil or rosehip oil.

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