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I have an abnormal growth anus that isn't very visible. It cam positive for hpv16 shall I show it to surgeon when I hv the appointment?

I have an abnormal growth anus that isn't very visible. It cam positive for hpv16 shall I show it to surgeon when I hv the appointment?

)Yes.: If you have a known lesion, it would be good to show it to the doctor. In some instances, anal hpv can cause warts and precancerous changes (dysplasia) that may not be visible to the naked eye, and you may want to have hra (high resolution anoscopy) with biopsies to define the exact nature / severity of the process. Hope that this helps. ...Read more

Anus (Definition)

The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more


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Feeling an abnormal discomfort in the anus - what could be causing this pain?

Feeling an abnormal discomfort in the anus - what could be causing this pain?

Anal pain: Pain in the anus can be from many sources: anal fissures, fistulas, infection and abscesses, severe constipation, hemorrhoids, and cancer. You can discuss your symptoms and medical history with a physician and get an exam. Here is an NIH resource that includes a link to a health check tool: https://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/analdisorders. Html#cat78 ...Read more

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If cervical HPV is negative can HPV be active else where I.e the anus? Previously had abnormal smear (treated) worried it's in my anus. Thanks

If cervical HPV is negative can HPV be active else where I.e the anus? Previously had abnormal smear (treated) worried it's in my anus. Thanks

Anal pap available: Thank you Kayleigh,

This is a great question. HPV can be found to be negative but still be present in small numbers that we can not detect. The numbers rise and fall with the strength of the immune system. The immune system is affected by everything that we do i.e. Stress, diet, period, or taking medication. Be concerned but remember that the same immune system is on duty everywhere! Anal pap. ...Read more

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Small painless pea size bump on anus no irregular colour, only gets itchy or bleeds after touching it. Can you please tell me what it could be?

Small painless pea size bump on anus no irregular colour, only gets itchy or bleeds after touching it. Can you please tell me what it could be?

Hemorrhoids: May be small thrombosis hemorrhoid (blood clot). Which is relatively harmless.
Small glandular cysts are also common in this area, and can causes itching. Occasionally get infected, but otherwise harmless. ...Read more

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Brief shooting pain in anus and a heavy ache in anus, female previous cerix abnormal cell. Worried it's anal cancer.?

Brief shooting pain in anus and a heavy ache in anus, female previous cerix abnormal cell. Worried it's anal cancer.?

Only way to: Know for sure is by examination by a physician. Anal cancers can be found on rectal exam or endoscopy, so get to a doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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I have about 10 skin tags around my vagina and anus. I've gained about 10 to 20 lb over the summer. My periods are irregular. Is this normal?

I have about 10 skin tags around my vagina and anus. I've gained about 10 to 20 lb over the summer. My periods are irregular. Is this normal?

Skin tags?: Are you sure they are skin tags? Have you been sexually active? These could be venereal warts, and you need a gynecological exam soon. ...Read more

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I had GERD n burning sensation in anus n stool ejection is not proper. I'm ok with GERD but still stool irregular & not ejecting automatically. Pls help?

I had GERD n burning sensation in anus n stool ejection is not proper. I'm ok with GERD but still stool irregular & not ejecting automatically. Pls help?

Any constipation: Possible chronic constipation and hemorrhoids will present with similar symptoms. Rectal examination and control of constipation if present. ...Read more

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I suffer from anus swelling after bowel movement but experience no bleeding or abnormal pain. What could it be from?

Multiple things: Most concerning would be rectal cancer or also beginning of a prolapse and would need to be assessed immediately. More likely it is a thrombosed hemorrhoid, which often will not bleed. Recommend having it checked out to be safe. ...Read more

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I have irregular bowel movements that lasts up to or more than a week for more than a decade now. Recently, when I woke up, I was having this mod-severe abd pain especially in my hypogastric region and aside from that My rectum or anus was hurting like so

I have irregular bowel movements that lasts up to or more than a week for more than a decade now. Recently, when I woke up, I was having this mod-severe abd pain especially in my hypogastric region and aside from that My rectum or anus was hurting like so

Chronic constipation: I don't know what kind of treatment you you had before but I recommend that you see a gastroentrologist. At the mean time try get relieve using OTC medications, enemas, merilax, high fiber diet ...Read more

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My anus hurts?

My anus hurts?

Anus: Common causes of pain include external hemorrhoids, anal fissure, rectal abscess, proctalgia. ...Read more

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What causes a wet anus?

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What causes a wet anus?

Sh*t + Fart = Shart: The anus is a rather remarkable muscle able to differentiate solid from liquid from gas. In fact, when healthy, one can pass gas while retaining stool. However, if you watch enough adolescent movies, you'll see scenes where someone loses control. Weight loss medication, orlistat, is well known to cause "oily spotting" & inability to control bowel movement. if this doesn't answer your Q, write back ...Read more

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What causes sores in anus?

Anal sores: Could you be referring to fissures, fistula, abscess? Sexually transmitted disease (syphilis, gc, hiv, etc.) should be considered. Hemorrhoids & rectal prolapse can appear as an outward bulging. Anal trauma of any kind may cause mechanical injury. Skin eruptions need to be considered. Evaluation is recommended to distinguish serious versus less concerning reasons for your problem as described. ...Read more

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Normal to have hairy anus?

Yes: The amount of hair that people have on different parts of their body varies from person to person and from culture to culture. ...Read more

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Itch in area above my anus?

Puritis Ani: Most likely this is a condition called puritis ani which is primarily caused from scratching. Scratching the area only keeps it going. Many people do this scratching out of habit or due to stress but the best treatment is to stop scratching. Try soaking in warm water or even rubbing the area with ice which helps reduce itching. It also possible to have pinworms that your doctor can check for. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the anus?

What causes pain in the anus?

Lots of things!!!: Ex-husbands or ex-wives! But seriously, most anal pain is from clotted external/internal hemorroids, tear in the anal lining ("fissure"), irritation/breakdown of the skin around the anus from creams, excessive cleansing, ointments, or being too rough with toilet paper. Infections, abscesses, fistula (connection from the rectum to the skin), warts, ulcers, cancer, difficult bms. See rectal dr. ...Read more

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What cause anus to feel pain?

What cause anus to feel pain?

Nerves: There are specific nerves that sense pain at the anus, and these nerves communicate pain back to the brain just as anywhere else in the body. If you are asking what could be causing pain, there are many issues, from hemorrhoids and fissures to strains to more serious issues. I would recommend a visit to your physician for a physical exam. ...Read more

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I have a problem with my anus?

GetToKnowItBetter...: Get to know your anus! That little thing can distinguish between solid, liquid and gas without you thinking about it. Pretty smart, huh? I know some people that can't.And under certain circumstances it can stretch as wide as your cervix does during childbirth. It'll let you know real quick if you need a bath or if it's unhappy for any reason. So take care of it. I assume you haven't? You have a problem?? ...Read more

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Buzzing or vibrations in anus?

Many possibilities: Depending on diet, medications, bowel habits, sexual practices, presence of hemorrhoids, the list can be quite exhaustive. ...Read more

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Why does my anus itch so much?

Why does my anus itch so much?

Lots of reasons: Fungal infections are common. A contact dermatitis from something left by laundry in your clothes. Infections, pin worms, hemorrhoids, etc...The list is very long. Time to have your doc take a look down there and get you some relief! ...Read more

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There's small dimple above anus?

Could be anything: The differential includes pilonidal disease, peri anal fistula or a simple abscess. You will need a physical examination by your primary md. ...Read more

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Why does my anus hurt when I wipe?

BM pain with wiping: Hi

the first reason that comes to mind is that there is a small tear, an anal fissure, causing the pain. These small tears can be common...Especially if your bowel movements are hard or difficult.

The other common problem is hemorrhoids.

I would want to know if you were bleeding and how long the pain is persisting. If you are having increasing pain you need to be seen. ...Read more