Is a lump in the anus symptoms of anal cancer?

Possibly. A "lump" an be a hemorrhoid, abscess, wart, or even cancer. Colorectal surgeon valuation is necessary.
Can be. This can be a symptom/sign of anal cancer and/or hemorrhoids. So can bleediing, and pain. Anal fissure is also possible. It would be wise to see your doctor to determine which it is.
Not necessarily. Without a physical examination by your physician, it is difficult to tell. Most commonly an anal lump may be hemorrhoids. Viral skin lesions and anal cancers are also less common causes of an anal lesion.

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Lump in the anus, is it defenitely anal cancer or can it be because of some other reason?

Many possibilities. Would need to have an examination. Possibilities include hemorrhoid, abscess, condyloma or warts, fissure. Cancer here fairly uncommon in younger age but warrants an examination. Read more...

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...

Pain &bright blood w hard BMs. Since colace (docusate sodium) & fiber, seem WAY better, still little bump left side of anus. Is this fissure? No HPV- scared anal cancer

Sounds like. you have hemorrhoids causing your lower GI bleeding and the lump may represent a clotted hemorrhoid. You need to consult with a General Surgeon! Ask your PCP (Primary Care Provider) for a referral Hope this helps! Dr Z. Read more...

Does imperforate anus mean you will probably have anal cancer later in life?

No. An imperforate anus occurs when the aftergut is forming & fails to join with a dimpling of the anal skin.This occurs sporaticly or associated with other birth defects.Anal cancer is not linled to this malformation. There is evidence that hpv (human papaloma virus) which thrives in anogenital skin is linked to anal cancer. Read more...
ANAL CA=HPV cause. Anal cancer associated with hpv (human papilloma virus). The number of cases is rapidly increasing so yet another reason to get vaccinated with gardisil: ages 9--26 both sexes. Read more...