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Which clinics in singapore perform anal smear tests and anoscopy?

Which clinics in singapore perform anal smear tests and anoscopy?

Most of them: Singapore hospital have advance and modern surgical suits, most major hospital dose that. ...Read more

Dr. Debora McClary
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Anal And Rectal Diseases (Definition)

Anal and rectal diseases are conditions that effect the bottom end of the digest tract, including the anus. These conditions may include hemorrhoids, cancer, warts, ...Read more


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What are the medical risks with oral anal, and anal sex?

What are the medical risks with oral anal, and anal sex?

Depends: Are you talking same sex or opposite sex experience? Oral sex is usually w/out major risks unless the male is infected and may infect the recipient. The two most commonly encountered infections are hpv and gonorrhea. Anal sex if no condom used may lead to contamination of the penis with rectal flora resulting in infection. Also, microtraumas of the rectum are common (bleeding/hemorrhoids etc.). ...Read more

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Can anal cancer and anal abscess be transmitted by a toilet seat?

Can anal cancer and anal abscess be transmitted by a toilet seat?

Cancer no: Anal cancer cannot be transmitted by a toilet seat and an anal abscess would be a very unlikely way to picked this up. ...Read more

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Does oral and anal sex really cause head/neck cancer as well as anal cancer? Are there risks involved if both parties are HPV free and monagomous?

Does oral and anal sex really cause head/neck cancer as well as anal cancer? Are there risks involved if both parties are HPV free and monagomous?

Yes: Anal cancer and some types of head/neck cancer (mainly tonsil) are caused by hpv. If both parties are hpv free and monogamous then the risk would likely decrease, however studies of cervical samples in female college students show a very high rate of exposure at some point. So, monogamy at present wouldn't necessarily mean that there hadn't been prior exposure. ...Read more

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Dental experts! what types of health issues can develop from engaging in oral sex?

Dental experts! what types of health issues can develop from engaging in oral sex?

You've been asking: You've been asking so many questions on a regular basis. I'm just curious whether or not you are in the healthcare field? Perhaps you should read some books on dentistry. Are there any dentists there that you could observe, assist or question? ...Read more

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What type of docs check for anal cancer where they get lube and swab their finger in peoples anal?

What type of docs check for anal cancer where they get lube and swab their finger in peoples anal?

Primary, gyn, gi: If you are concerned about a mass in the anus them your primary care doctor or gyn can evaluate to determine of this is a true rumor or hemorrhoids. Male patients are evaluated after 40-50yo for prostate nodules with a digital rectal exam. If suspected a gastroenterologist or colorectal surgeon will need to evaluate the mass for biopsy and pathologic evaluation. ...Read more

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Do pediatricians treat hemorrhoids and anal fissures?

Do pediatricians treat hemorrhoids and anal fissures?

Yes: In pediatrics both conditions are usually a result of constipation, which if treated properly will help the fissures and hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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Are there any doctors in greenville, sc area with a joint urology and gynecology specialty?

Are there any doctors in greenville, sc area with a joint urology and gynecology specialty?

Urogynecology: I would check with greenville health system's gynecology department for urogynecology: http://www.Ghssurgery.Org/urogynecology.Php dr. Jeffrey p. Garris is listed there: http://www.Ghssurgery.Org/dr-jeffrey-b-garris.Php. ...Read more

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Is there an increased risk of HIV infection/other STIs for men & women with celiac disease; both those who are penetrated in anal sex, and those not?

Is there an increased risk of HIV infection/other STIs for men & women with celiac disease; both those who are penetrated in anal sex, and those not?

Not really: There is a range of effects with celiac disease.Those who don't know can suffer poor health with impaired nutrition,irritable bowel syndrome,etc. Impaired healing & response to any illness might be expected.Once they get it under control by avoiding gluten & any cross reacting factors like food dyes,food allergies, their response to any illness is like anyone else. ...Read more

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Are health educators allowed to draw blood at free STD clinics?

Are health educators allowed to draw blood at free STD clinics?

Probably not: A health educator is likely not trained/qualified to draw blood. This is an invasive procedure that is usually done by trained phlebotomists, nurses, or other medical professionals. ...Read more

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I've had a negative colonoscopy and prostate/rectal sonogram, do they both detect anal cancer? Is anal cancer common?

I've had a negative colonoscopy and prostate/rectal sonogram, do they both detect anal cancer? Is anal cancer common?

Anal cancer: can be detected by direct rectal exam or anoscopy, without colonoscopy. Trananal prostate ultrasound does not detect anal cancer. Anal cancer is less common than colorectal cancer. If digital exam and colonoscopy are both negative, it is unlikely that you have anal cancer. ...Read more

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Since poop is full of e. Coli, aren't those people who do anal sex getting themselves infected with e. Coli?

Good question: Men are fortunate to have a long urethra so bacteria from partners anus are unlikely to reach the bladder or prostate. Bacteria are also flushed out with urination after sex. However distal urethritis is more common after anal sex than after vaginal or oral sex. ...Read more

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Anal sex, now much mucous from rectum. Recently diagnoised with Herpes 2, Does anal cavity need special treatment?

Anal sex, now much mucous from rectum.  Recently diagnoised with Herpes 2,   Does anal cavity need special treatment?

May be: It would be prudent to see a doctor to ensure that there are no wounds in the anal canal or rectum. If you acquired Herpes 2, you should get tested for other sexually transmitted diseases also. ...Read more

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For people with hemorrhoids, do hemorrhoids generally bulge through the anus?

Possibly: Externals will bulge around the edge of the anus and are covered with skin. Internal can prolapse or protrude to the outside but are covered with mucosa similar to the inside of your cheek. If you have somnething protruding, get it checked by an expert before assuming it is hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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Do va medical centers/hospitals use the CDC for lab tests concerning infectious diseases?

Do va medical centers/hospitals use the CDC for lab tests concerning infectious diseases?

Depends: Most common germs, and infections can be diagnosed by regular va lab. If there is something special the infectious disease consultants at va have many options, including cdc. ...Read more

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Does having an anal fissure increase chances of catching infections from toilet water splash in public bathrooms? What are names of such infections?

No.: This is not a common way to contract any infection at all. An anal fissure is internal and does not come in contact with most external sources. Toilet water itself can harbor e. coli and other colon bacteria, but these are often bacteria that already live in your gut. Anal fissures are more likely to become infected with your own fecal bacteria. If you are concerned, please see a doctor. ...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


Dr. J Kevin Jetton
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Community Clinics (Definition)

Community clinics are sites that provide outpatient medical services by appointment or walk-in ...Read more