Q. What causes moist anal area?

Answered by
Dr. Padmesh Jain
and medically reviewed by Dr. Divya Banu M
Published on Mar 27, 2019

Hello doctor,

My anal area is always moist. What could be the reason? I am 26 years old, female.

Dr. Padmesh Jain

Radiodiagnosis Radiology
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Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

This could be because of overactive sweat glands, oily skin with or without chronic low-grade infection. After bathing let the area dry completely, use pure cotton undergarments and use Myoderm-C dusting powder over your anal area as well as sprinkle some on the panty. I hope your bowels are fine and you are not constipated. If that is not the case, you need to be treated for the same.

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