Pruritis Ani is itching around the anal area. There are a lot of things that can cause this, like moisture, certain foods, smoking or drinking. A physician can usually identify the cause for the itching.
Anal itching is a common condition. The itch, situated in your anus or on the skin just around your anus, is often intense and may be accompanied by a strong urge to scratch. You may find anal itching to be embarrassing and uncomfortable.
Also called pruritus ani, anal itching has many causes, such as skin problems, excessive washing or hemorrhoids.