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What are the signs and symptoms of anal cancer?

Dr. Byron May Dr. May
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What are the signs and symptoms of anal cancer?

Anal pain &/or blood: Anal pain, painful defecation, bright red blood on stool or toilet paper, stool incontinence. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Enlargement or distension of the veins lining the anal canal, which can ...Read more


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Anal cyst, what are signs of hemorrhoids?

Anal cyst, what are signs of hemorrhoids?

Pain bleeding: They can have pain or bleeding or itching or nothing. You should have them evaluated- we recently had a nurse who thought she had hemmoroids but had cancer. ...Read more

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What are the signs of polyps?

What are the signs of polyps?

Polyps: Depending on location, usually they are asymptomatic & discovered by examination. If large polyps, they might cause pain, bleeding, obstruction, etc. , again depending on location. ...Read more

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What are some signs of rectal cancer?

What are some signs of rectal cancer?

Bleeding and others: Rectal bleeding, weight loss, change in bowel habits, and anemia are the most common. Unfortunatley many are asymptomatic until the tumor is large. ...Read more

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What are the signs of bowl cancer?

What are the signs of bowl cancer?

Worried-see your doc: If you are concerned - particularly if you have a family history of colon cancer - talk to your doctor. Blood in the bowel movement, tarry black stools, anemia (low red blood cell count) that might show up as shortness of breath or fatigue, narrowing of the actual stool are all potential signs/symptoms. But a colonoscopy is the test one needs if it seems likely! good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms. Signs of stis?

What are the symptoms. Signs of stis?

Depends: Some stds have no symptoms at all. Others can cause burning, itching, discharge, odor, pelvic pain, fever, rash, sores, and many other symptoms. If you think you might have ANS std, then call your family doctor asap. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of anal cancer?

What are symptoms of anal cancer?

Anal cancer symptoms: Well just think about where it is and how cancer is usually a non healing open sore.So there can be pressure, pain, bleeding, and a palpable knot that you can feel when you wipe.There can be a change in the shape of the stool, like getting thinner or flat on one side.If you think you have anal cancer get checked out. It is highly curable:). ...Read more

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What are the signs of appendicitis?

What are the signs of appendicitis?

Early or late?: Early may be non specific signs. Mild upper abd discomfort on exam. Later can be fever, dehydration from vomiting or diarrhea, rapid heart rate, pain in right lower quadrant of abdomen, "rebound" tenderness (hurts worse after pressing in ), with heel drop, bringing right knee to chest, stretching it out, tenderness on rectal exam. Thinking maybe? See a doc now! ...Read more

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What are some warning signs of crohns?

What are some warning signs of crohns?

Mucous, bloody stool: Crohn's is one of the inflammatory bowel conditions. One of the main signs will be a change in bowel movements usually with blood and/or mucous. Blood in the stool can be red, or dark, tarry and sticky. Abdominal pain is common as well. Rarely constipation can occur. It is systemic so many parts of the body can be affected and not just the stool: joint pain, fever, weight loss and fistulas. ...Read more

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Hi what are the signs of anal cancer?

Hi what are the signs of anal cancer?

Bleeding most common: About half of patients will have rectal bleeding as a first symptom. A third of patients will experience pain or a sense of a rectal mass. About 20 percent of patients will have no symptoms at all. Never assume one has hemorrhoids. Best to have it checked. ...Read more

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What are the signs of diarrhea?

What are the signs of diarrhea?

Watery BMs: That can be associated with abdominal cramps and/or fever and may have blood or mucus in it. Formally, more than 2 watery bms in a day. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of proctitis?

What are the symptoms of proctitis?

Proctitis: Proctitis by definition is inflammation of the rectum of any cause. As you'd expect, defecation becomes painful & stool is usually mixed with pus, frank blood, &/ or clots. Proctitis may be due to inflammatory bowel disease, chemical or mechanical trauma, infection, ischemia of the rectosigmoid junction. Investigation at minimum requires at least sigmoidoscopy with biopsy & stool analysis. ...Read more

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What are signs of menopause?

What are signs of menopause?

Menopause symptoms: Menopause happens when your ovaries stop producing Estrogens and progesterones. This causes your period to stop coming. You could also have hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, decreased sex drive, irritabilty, difficulty sleeping, dry skin, and thinning hair. ...Read more

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What are the sign of diverticulos?

What are the sign of diverticulos?

May have pain: Diverticulosis is a condition where you have small outpouchings or pockets that develop along the colon (large intestine). This is very common as adults age. They may cause no symptoms. Sometimes if they get inflamed you may have abdominal pain or even an abscess or perforation. If you have severe pain, see doctor at once. Routine exercise and a high-fiber diet help avoid problems. ...Read more

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What are signs of cirrhosis?

What are signs of cirrhosis?

Signs of Cirrhosis: There are many "signs" or physical findings of cirrhosis. These include: spider angiomata (small spider like blood vessels on the skin, see picture), clubbing of the fingers, palmar erythema (reddening of the palms), gynecomastia (enlargement of the breasts in males), enlargement of the liver and spleen, ascites (accumulation of fluid in the abdomen), jaundice (yellowing of skin) and many more. ...Read more

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What are signs of phimosis?

What are signs of phimosis?

Skin doesn't retract: Foreskin is tight and can not easily be pulled back over the penile glans. Best corrected by circumcision. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of anal cancer?

What are the symptoms of anal cancer?

Occurs in men &: Women, associated with genital warts (condyloma and hpv), can cause painful bm's, bleeding, itching, difficulty sitting. Can cause groin nodes to enlarge. Needs to be assessed and biopsied; different from rectal cancer in cause, treatment and outlook. While associated with passive anal intercourse, most don't, but be prepared for the question. It's curable! ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of anal cancer?

What are the symptoms of anal cancer?

See below: Anal cancers may present with bleeding, local mass, pain and itching. Men practicing receptive anal sex are at greater risk. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/anal-cancer/ds00852. ...Read more

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Anal cyst, what are signs of hemorrhoids?

Pain bleeding: They can have pain or bleeding or itching or nothing. You should have them evaluated- we recently had a nurse who thought she had hemmoroids but had cancer. ...Read more

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What are the signs of external hemorrhoids? And do they self resolve? Any otc stuff you can recommend?

What are the signs of external hemorrhoids?  And do they self resolve? Any otc stuff you can recommend?

External hemorrhoids: Symptoms of external hemorrhoids can vary from burning and itching to acute severe pain cause by a clot developing in the dilated veins that make up a hemorrhoid). If you have minor irritation hygiene and topical treatments work well. If acute thrombosis I recommend you get into a surgeon quickly because they can help. ...Read more

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What are the signs that I have hemorrhoids?

What are the signs that I have hemorrhoids?

Bleeding, pain: Intl hemorrhoids can give u bleeding with a bowel movement, blood on the toilet paper or in the bowl. If large, they can become trapped and give u pain or at least bad inflamation, itching. External hemorrhoids can itch and if a clot forms and obstructs them they can be extremely painful and a patch of skin can die off causing infection. See an md to be sure its not something else more dire. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a tumor in the anus, abscess, and hemorrhoid?

What are the signs of a tumor in the anus, abscess, and hemorrhoid?

Growth in Anus: I am not sure how or what you are asking. It is rare to have a tumor in the anus or rectum, but it is not impossible. There are rectal cancers, skin cancers, and colon cancer. Hemorrhoids are blood clots in the veins in the anus. They are very common. Some burst and bleed. Many of them cause pain. Abscess is a collection of pus surrounding infected tissue. It can be painful and deadly. ...Read more

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17 y/o is it a good sign if external hemorrhoid only bulges out when trying to move a BM. No symp of pain either. I am also constipated.

17 y/o is it a good sign if external hemorrhoid only bulges out when trying to move a BM. No symp of pain either. I am also constipated.

It's small internal: A hemorrhoid that only sticks out during a BM is an internal hemorrhoid. As long as you have no other symptoms, no particular treatment is needed. Add fiber and water to your diet for constipation. If symptoms persist, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Are hemorrhoids a sign of cancer?

Are hemorrhoids a sign of cancer?

No, but...: ...It is often difficult to distinguish bleeding from hemorrhoids versus bleeding from a colon/rectal cancer. When in doubt, i advise a colonoscopy to determine the source of bleeding. ...Read more

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Is hemorrhoid before period sign of pregnancy?

Is hemorrhoid before period sign of pregnancy?

No: Although hemorrhoids can occur during pregnancy - they are not a sign of pregnancy. The best way to find out if you are pregnant is to take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Need help! i'm 5 months pregnant, i've been having terrible pain on my right side just below my rib cage. Is this a sign that hemorrhoids are to come?

Unlikely hemorrhoid: 'rhoid pains will be low at the rectum. If the pain is severe, associated with fever or causes other problems like nausea or vomiting, go see your gynecologist or go to the emergency department. ...Read more

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Have internal hemorrhoids since July, found 2 hard lumps inch from anus 11/14. Protected anal 10/25 &10/31, Bf and I are vaccinated. Anal cancer sign?

Have internal hemorrhoids since July, found 2 hard lumps inch from anus 11/14. Protected anal 10/25 &10/31, Bf and I are vaccinated. Anal cancer sign?

Need to examine: The lumps may be thrombosed hemorrhoids, but it is not feasible to be sure without examining you. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an in-person evaluation. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I think I have a hemorrhoid as I have a lump at my anus, v.sore,has a black spot.after a bowel movement it started to bleed.is this a sign of healing?

I think I have a hemorrhoid as I have a lump at my anus, v.sore,has a black spot.after a bowel movement it started to bleed.is this a sign of healing?

Hemorrhoid: You are describing a thromboses external hemorrhoid. If the lump is small you could do warm sits bath 3 times a day for 10 days, apply hemorrhoid cream after each bath, avoid constipation, eat more fiber, drink 8 glasses of water. If the bleeding persist go to the ER or walk in clinic to be evaluated. ...Read more

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What is hemorrhoids?

What is hemorrhoids?

Hemmorhoids: It is a very common problem, not to worry. Can be related to either constipation or diarrhea. Hemorrhoids should be evaluated by a colo-rectal or general surgeon you will require dietary, bathroom habit modifications and sometimes office based procedures if medical management is ineffective. ...Read more

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What is hemorrhoids?

A hemi is like a -: -like a varicose vein but is located in the rectum. They can B internal, meaning they R not visible from the outside, or external which can B seen protruding from the rectum. They can clot & B very painful, or U may notice blood in Ur stool. If there is concern C Ur PCP 4eval. ...Read more

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Are hemorrhoids painful?

Are hemorrhoids painful?

Maybe: External hemorrhoids usually hurt and occassionally bleed, internal hemorrhoids usually bleed without pain unless they prolapse to the outside. Prolapsed internal hemorrhoids are not external hemorrhoids and are treated differently than true external hemorrhoids. Bleeding and pain is often a fissure. Get a colon and rectal surgeon to evaluate it properly. ...Read more

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What causes hemorrhoids?

What causes hemorrhoids?

Piles: Aging, obesity, pregnancy, chronic constipation or diarrhea, excessive use of enemas or laxatives, straining during bowel movements, and spending too much time on the toilet are considered contributing factors. Heredity may also play a part in some cases. There is no reason to believe that hemorrhoids are caused by jobs requiring, for instance, heavy lifting or long hours of sitting, although >>. ...Read more

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Anal Swelling (Definition)

accumulation of fluid at the opening at the end ...Read more