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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?

Hemorrhoid: Most likely from your description, but could be other things such as a small skin infection, anal fissure, ECT ect. You should consult a physician for a examination and help in relief of your symptoms. ...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