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Had results yesterday that cyst removed from perineum contained 2mm cancer. I'm a nervous wreck, dr thinks it's all removed but what if it's elsewhere?
Probable local: 2mm cancer very small and if margins obtained around growth it is probably cured. Question asked is whether the small lesion is a skin malignancy or some other disease process elswhere that induced cytic formation with Ca contained or a primary cytic lesion with small area of transformation. ...Read more
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
On my perineum I have a dark, hard purple vein? Hurts when touched. App 1 inch long and in the middle a bubble that's app 1/4 in. Is it Cancer?
I have sometimes pain in my perineum and testicles. Also have some pain when doing testicular self exam. Can it be testicular cancer?
Burning sensation in perineum while sitting? Having chronic prostatitis? Is this alarming? Cancer? or still bacterial prostate?
I'm 9.5m pp. I've noticed flat small moles close to my perineum & some bluish spots. Brown flat spot close to vagina too. No pain/itchiness. Cancer?
Unlikely: Not likely. But see your Gyn for exam to make sure. ...Read more
Can a 24 yrs old male get prostate cancer? Was on cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 1 month for prostatitis, now stopped. Burning in urine and ejaculating on perineum area.
24 yo men: Do not get prostate cancer. You could have persistent prostatitis. I'm confused about perineal ejacaulate if you do not have perineal urination as well. You need to see a urologist that can examine external genitalia, perineum, rectum and cystourethroscopy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How common is bowel cancer in a 16 year old? I sometimes get sudden pains around the anal/"gooch" area? I get health anxiety
Not common at all.: Bowel cancer would be extremely unlikely in a 16 year old. The symptoms also don't point to that diagnosis. There are other minor causes which are possible. Please see your doctor to be examined and let you know if there's anything wrong. Try not to worry meanwhile. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Complicated Answer: Cancer is just an umbrella where more than 100 different cancers fall under. Each is diagnosed and treated differently. Prognosis is dependent on type of cancer and in stage at time of diagnosis for other cancers. Some can be cured ei: testicular cancer others you can't ei: cll. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Healthy lifestyle : Sorry, you can't completely avoid cancer, but ACS data suggest that 50-60% of cancer deaths can be prevented by not using tobacco products (of any kind), eating well, exercising, and overall living a healthy lifestyle. Also, make sure you get the screening tests appropriate for your age and risk. Talk to your doc about this. I wish you a long, healthy life. ...Read more
Ther perineum is the area between the anus and the scrotum in men and the vulva in women. It generally refers to the surface anatomy, from the pubic symphysis to the coccyx. Perineal tears and episiotomy can occur in this region during childbirth. The anogenital distance is a measure of the distance between the anus and the base of the penis or vagina & used in the ...Read more