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is itching around the anus a sign of colon cancer

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Riley Alexander
10 years experience Pathology
Need physcial exam: If you're having this much pain and discomfort, you really need this examined in person. From your description, this is most likely an anal condyloma ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
22 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Unlikely: At your age, your symptoms are unlikely to be due to colon cancer. However, you should be evaluated by an md because this is a situation that should ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Hemorrhoids: Much more likely that you have hemorrhoids rather than colon cancer. At age 22 is extremely unlikely. If it does not resolve with some fiber, which wi ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herbert Hoover
50 years experience General Practice
Could be abscess: If you have perianal pain and brownish drainage, you could have an anal fistula or a perirectal abscess. You should be seen by a general or colorecta ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Get treatment: Whether it is hemorrhoids or anal fissure, you should get it treated. Without family history of early age colon cancer, you do not need to worry about ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Please explain: I think both I and some of my friends have tried to reassure you, but the "bottom line" is that if you're having symptoms here that have lasted two we ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Kamrava
14 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: Yes it can be, but usually not. Nevertheless, you should absolutely get this evaluated further by a physician.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience Pediatrics
Resee your MD: Resee your MD to check for improvement. Did you receive any medications. Make sure you are not constipated, as this will aggravate hemorrhoids. You ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Family history?: Hard stool may cause streaking with blood. Take fiber laxative and drink plenty of water to avoid hard stools. Unless a close relative of yours had co ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
36 years experience Internal Medicine
? hemorrhoids: I f you were examined and had a rectal exam by your doctor , Most likely you might be having hemorrhoids. But make sure with your Doctor the diagnosi ... Read More
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