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Omg! Blood in poop!? How common is anus cancer?

See your doctor. Anus cancer is not that common, but, blood in stools (poop) is a serious issue and you should see your doctor asap. It may be as simple as piles, hemorrhoids, or as serious as a bleeding colon cancer. Read more...

What are my chances of getting anus cancer, as a non-anal-sex type of person?

Low. Anal cancer is uncommon. It is associated with hpv infection. Colon cancer is far more common and when you turn 50 you should get a screening colonoscopy, sooner if there is family history of early colon cancer. Read more...

Is a lump in the anus symptoms of anal cancer?

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. Read more...
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. Read more...
Possibly. A "lump" an be a hemorrhoid, abscess, wart, or even cancer. Colorectal surgeon valuation is necessary. 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...

How do you know if I have anus cancer or just a little blood from a hemorrhoid inside?

By getting a good. Physical exam. Rectal bleeding from hemorrhoids is by far more common then anal cancer. However, one cannot tell the difference as symptoms from both anal cancer and hemorrhoids include bleeding, itching and some perianal discomfort. Read more...

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...