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American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons: “Pruritis Ani Expanded Version,” “Hemorrhoids: Expanded Version,” “Abscess and Fistula,” “Anal Warts.”
Harvard Medical School: “Anal Itch (Pruritus Ani).”
Cleveland Clinic: “Pruritus Ani (Anal Itching),” “7 Best and Worst Home Remedies for Your Hemorrhoids,” “Anal Fistula.”
National Health Services (UK): “Itchy bottom -- Causes,” “How to ease an itchy bottom yourself,” “Anal Fissure.”
University of Michigan: “Rectal Problems, ” “Hemorrhoids.”
KidsHealth.org: “Staph Infections,” “Pinworms.”
American Academy of Dermatology: “Scabies.”
U.S. National Library of Medicine: “Scabies.”
National Psoriasis Foundation: “Genital Psoriasis.”
DermNet New Zealand: “Perianal streptococcal dermatitis.”
Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson, MD on September 10, 2019
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