Itching In The Anal Area Of a 23 Month Old Child?
Good night, my son was 23 months old yesterday in his rectum area itching until fussing at night and hard to sleep because I asked to scratch … indeed a few days the last often sand toys, then I checked on the ptatnya like white worms like coconut shells only 1 then I then love the combantrin then the itching kinda subsides I’ve been able to sleep at night … it’s been a week or so again but it’s not too bad the scratching then check the butt is clean or not ad pp … I advise you to wash the sheets often, cut the nails and wash your hands and have the children I have a worm again ?? please explain … thanks
Hello Anifah, thank you for asking.
Itching in the anal area certainly disrupts the quality of daily life and rest. Some conditions that may cause anal itching are:
scabies or scabies pinworm infestations. Caused by infection by sarcoptes scabiei. Generally concerning the anal area, testicles, armpits, between the fingers, or palm. Itching is felt at night. Transmission occurs by direct contact with materials that contain mite eggs, such as sheets, clothes, towels. Generally often found in one family or one dormitory. bacterial or fungal skin infections in the presence of fistula ani Actions that mothers do are actually appropriate, namely maintaining clean sheets, clothes, towels, and other items, cutting nails, washing hands, can be added efforts so that children do not often play on the ground. Mothers should consult with a doctor. It may be that the condition that the child is experiencing is not due to the worm, or it may also be an incorrect dose of worm medicine. Check with your doctor so that the doctor can conduct a directed examination. Hopefully this answer can help the mother. Regards.