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Anal swelling: Swelling near or around the anus. See detailed information below for a list of 17 causes of Anal swelling, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Anal swelling. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.
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Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, ...read more »
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This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Anal swelling. Of the 17 causes of Anal swelling that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Anal swelling' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Anal swelling, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
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Medical Conditions associated with Anal swelling:
Symptoms related to Anal swelling:
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