Candida anal itch can often be caused by overgrowth of Candida albicans. This fungus lives naturally in the digestive tract, colon and on the skin. Sometimes, the internal Candida can spur the overproduction of fungus on the skin, including in the area of the anus. This can cause itching or jock itch rashes. Parasites from Candida such as pin worms can also cause anal itching. Curing this condition often includes a combination of anti-fungal medication, dietary changes and detoxing.

Topical Treatment

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Topical treatment for Candida anal itching can include over-the-counter as well as prescription anti-fungal creams, powders, ointments or sprays. The most common types of anti-fungal medications for jock itch are azoles and allylamines. Three brands of azoles are Micatin and Monistat-Derm (both are miconazoles) and Lotrimin AF (clotrimazole). Allylamine brands include Lamisil AT (terbinafine) and Naftin (naftifine). Any of these brands of anti-fungal medication can be an effective Candida anal itch cure. Also, you should avoid using heavily scented commercial soaps. They can aggravate your condition. Use herbal or hypoallergenic soaps. Avoid scratching the area as this can exacerbate your symptoms.


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If you have recurring incidences of anal jock itch, chances are that you have a systemic overgrowth of Candida (fungus). An overuse of antibiotics, corticosteroids, stress or food allergies can cause Candida overgrowth. You might also have pinworms, parasites that congregate in the colon around fecal impactions. Whatever the case, you will need to detox to get rid of excess Candida.

One way to detox is through juicing. This entails drinking blended raw vegetables or fruits. Fruits and vegetables contain digestive enzymes that can kill the excess Candida and pinworms. Common vegetables used for juicing include carrots, cucumbers and radishes. Pineapples, mangoes and strawberries are good choices for fruits to blend. Try juicing until your symptoms disappear.

You can also do colon cleanses to detox. Colon kits usually contain a mixture of herbs and foods that fight systemic yeast. Treatment usually lasts one month. You can eat several garlic cloves per day to detox your body. Paul d'Arco tea can also used for detoxing. Both have yeast and parasite-killing properties.


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If you think you have Candida overgrowth, you should limit the amount of gluten and sugar in your diet. Candida albicans thrives on these substances. Most commercial foods such as bread, pasta and cereal contain gluten. Wheat has the highest amount of gluten. Milk also has gluten. Try eating rice or almond substitutes for a few weeks. Also, if you like sweets, eat foods that contain artificial sweeteners. You can continue to eat meat, brown rice, potatoes, yams and other gluten-free foods.