This is a common condition especially in males.
- Skin conditions (psoriasis, lichen planus, contact eczema)
- Infective conditions(candidiasis, threadworms), anal-rectal conditions (piles, fissures, fistula,
- neoplastic disease
- Anal warts
- GIT conditions (irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, etc.)
- drugs (quinidine, colchicine)
- Treatment is that of the cause.
- Improved personal hygiene for those affected.