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Obessesive Anal Itching Please Help!

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my boyfriend has this habit of scratching his anus at every opportunity - watching tv., in bed...! There is no obvious sign of worms or infection, he merely claims he finds it relaxing and enjoyable. I find it vile and disgusting - not to mention the biggest turn off ever, his hands are more often than not accompanied by the "aroma" of faeces Sad I have tried to make him aware of the hygiene implications, but it almost appears to be an obsessive tendency and he seems to think it's perfectly ok. What can I do about his? How can I get him to understand that having traces of faeces on his fingers is potentially dangerous - simply telling him this has made no difference in the past and his anal itching has continued throughout the last 6 years of our relationship.

I will appreciate any suggestions. Thanks.
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