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Anal cancer

Anal cancer

Anal cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the anus. Being infected with the human papillomavirus (HPV) increases the risk of developing anal cancer. Signs of anal cancerinclude bleeding from the anus or rectum or a lump near the anus

Some of the warning signals of anal cancer are given below :-

  • • Occasional bleeding from the rectum/anus
  • • Thick growth or polyp like structure in the anal canal
  • • Persistent itching in and around the anus
  • • Pain while passing stool
  • • Change in bowel movements
  • • Pus like drainage from the anus with foul smell
  • • Swelling of lymph nodes in the anus