Internal Anal Discomfort
Frequent and loose stools may cause uncomfortable internal burning and itching sensations.
Helpful measures include:
Ensuring that your diet is not a contributing factor (such as spicy foods, high fibre foods). If a change in food choices does not improve the situation, then you may want to try some local ointments.
Creams or suppositories may be helpful. If the burning or itching is severe, some people find that a suppository is difficult to insert, so a cream choice may be more helpful initially. Most products contain a topical anaesthetic as well as a barrier component.
Most of these products contain a barrier as well as a topical steroid to decrease inflammation. Some products may contain a topical anaesthetic. Examples of such products include Anusol HC or Proctosed.