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Doctor insights on: Vulva Bleeds Cancer

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

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


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Is vulval cancer different from vaginal cancer?

Is vulval cancer different from vaginal cancer?

Yes: The vulva are the external lips at the opening of the vagina. Vaginal cancer would originate inside the vagina from the vaginal mucosal lining, whereas vulvar cancer would start outside of the vagina. Vulvar cancer could spread to the vagina, just as a vaginal cancer could spread outward to the vulva. With either, early detection and treatment gives the best outcome. ...Read more

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Can breast cancer lump bleed and pus?

Can breast cancer lump bleed and pus?

Breast Lump: A bleeding and pus-filled breast lump may well represent an abscess, but it is best to make an appointment with your doctor immediately to undergo a complete evaluation and treat the problem. Cancer at your age is unusual, but it does happen in some cancer families or some patients with certain "cancer genes" such as brca1. ...Read more

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Who gets vulvar cancer?

Who gets vulvar cancer?

Vulvar cancer : Women in their 30s & 40s with high risk hpv and older women with chronic vulvar irritation. Smokers in both age groups are at more risk. ...Read more

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Itchy vulva that bleeds when rubbed, could this possibly be vulvar cancer?

Itchy vulva that bleeds when rubbed, could this possibly be vulvar cancer?

Many possibilities: Many things can cause this. Depending on age and hormonal status, thinning skin (atrophy) is a very common, much less-worrisome, treatable condition. See a doctor...They will examine you. If necessary, a biopsy can be performed with minimal discomfort. ...Read more

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Could cancer moles only mean skin cancer?

Could cancer moles only mean skin cancer?

Not sure: I'm really not sure how to answer your question. If you have been diagnosed by a pathologist with "cancer moles" that could mean that you have skin cancer, but most doctors do not use a term like "cancer mole". Doctors usually use more specific terms like "squamous cell carcinoma", "basal cell carcinoma", "melanoma", etc. If you could tell me exactly what the pathologist said, i could explain. ...Read more

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Skin cancer does skin cancer only come from moles?

Skin cancer

does skin cancer only come from moles?

No: many sources: Although moles may develop into skin cancer, it can take on many other forms such as an ulcer, nodule, cyst, plaque, cutaneous horn, papule and other presentations. ...Read more

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Does skin cancer itch?

Does skin cancer itch?

It can: Certain skin cancers, basal cell can instill an inflammatory respond in the surrounding skin which can "itch." best to see a doctor if you have a questions. ...Read more

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Could radiation for prostate cancer cause rectal bleeding?

Could radiation for prostate cancer cause rectal bleeding?

Yes: One of the potential side effects for radiation therapy to treat prostate cancer is rectal bleeding. This can occur after brachytherapy or external beam therapy. This is called proctitis and is generally mild and self-limiting. It usually does not require any treatment other than conservative management such as maintaining soft bowel movements, hydration, and monitoring of blood work. ...Read more

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Does vaginal and rectal bleeding mean cancer?

Does vaginal and rectal bleeding mean cancer?

Not necessarily: Don't make assumptions - just get it medically assessed. Take care. ...Read more

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Who gets vaginal cancer?

Who gets vaginal cancer?

Risk factors are:: The hpv family of viruses encompasses over 100 different strains responsible for cervical cancer, genital warts and vulvar/vaginal cancer. Risk factors include multiple sexual partners, early age of first intercourse, history of abnormal pap smear, history of rectal cancer or hiv. Also, taking chronic meds like steroids or immune modulating meds for auto-immune diseases can increase the risk. ...Read more

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Is rectal bleeding associated with prostate cancer?

Is rectal bleeding associated with prostate cancer?

Possibly: Depending on the stage of the prostate cancer, rectal bleeding can be present. However, if it an early stage prostate cancer, rectal bleeding is generally not associated with prostate cancer. Also, previous radiation treatment for prostate cancer may cause rectal inflammation and cause subsequent rectal bleeding but this generally resolves over time. ...Read more

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What does anal squamous cell cancer look like?

What does anal squamous cell cancer look like?

Lump or ulcer: Each is likely to be more firm than the surrounding tissue, and to penetrate deeply. ...Read more

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What is squamous vulvar mucosa without dysplagia?

What is squamous vulvar mucosa without dysplagia?

Normal tissue: The vulva ( the entrance to the vagina) is covered with a type of tissue of squamous cells. No dysplasia means that there are no changes there that might indicates something of concern like cancer ...Read more

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Do herpes in vaginal area bleed?

Do herpes in vaginal area bleed?

Possible: Since herpes causes open sores, it is possible to have some bleeding associated with it, but that is not a common sign of herpes. Of course if you are having abnormal bleeding, you should see a doctor to rule out other causes. For more info www.Askyourgynecologist.Org. ...Read more

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Who gets anal cancer?

Who gets anal cancer?

People w cert risks: There isn't one type of person who gets anal cancer. However, there are certain risk features that have been associated with a higher risk of possibly developing anal cancer. These include: having hpv infection, your number of lifetime sexual partners, genital warts, cigarette smoking, receptive anal intercourse, and having hiv. ...Read more

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How common is vulva skin cancer?

How common is vulva skin cancer?

Not very: Vulvar cancer is uncommon, but very serious. Women with hpv are more likely to develop vulvar dysplasia and vulvar cancer. Smokers are far more likely to develop vulvar cancer. Plus they are harder to treat and more likely to have recurrences of the cancer. ...Read more

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Heavy masturbate can cause testis cancer and penis cancer?

Heavy masturbate can cause testis cancer and penis cancer?

No: I'm sorry there are people in the world who would tell you something like this. You should be able to enjoy your body and your emerging manhood without people trying to manipulate you through fear. Think about the girl you'll marry, and vary your technique to be prepared for different possible partners. Cherish the time and who you are. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Are vulval cancer and vaginal cancer caused by hpv?

Are vulval cancer and vaginal cancer caused by hpv?

Associated: Hpv is associated with genital areas for warts and cancers in men and women which can include inside into the vagina and cervix and anus. Head and neck linings can also be associated with hpv. What I am saying hpv does not always lead to or cause these cancers and these cancers can occur without hpv. Gardasil vaccines can help prevent hpv. ...Read more

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Vulva (Definition)

The external female genitalia including the mons pubis, labia majora and minor, clitoris, vestibule, ...Read more