Rectal Itching Home Treatment

Home treatment for rectal itching includes things like: Keeping the area clean and dry. Washing the area with water several times a day and after bowel movements. Sitting in a few inches of warm water in a bathtub. Wearing loose-fitting cotton underwear. Using a nonprescription hydrocortisone (1%) cream on the area.

Rectal Itching Home Treatment

Rectal Itching Home Treatment

Home treatment for rectal itching includes things like:

  • Keeping the area clean and dry.
  • Washing the area with water several times a day and after bowel movements.
  • Sitting in a few inches of warm water in a bathtub.
  • Wearing loose-fitting cotton underwear.
  • Using a nonprescription hydrocortisone (1%) cream on the area.

Credits

Current as ofJune 26, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

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