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Anal cancer

Anal cancer: Introduction

Anal cancer: A cancerous malignancy that is located anatomically in the anus. See detailed information below for a list of 2 causes of Anal cancer, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Anal cancer: Symptom Checker

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Anal cancer Treatments

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Alternative Treatments for Anal cancer

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Stories from Users for Anal cancer

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Anal cancer: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Anal cancer

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Misdiagnosis and Anal cancer

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over-diagnosed, whereas other more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" ( more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, more »

Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi. See melanoma and spitz more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of celiac disease). more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the more »

Anal cancer: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Anal cancer

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Anal cancer: Related Rare Diseases

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Anal cancer: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Anal cancer:

Cancer relating to the anus. Tumors of the anal margin (below the anal verge and involving the perianal hair-bearing skin) are classified with skin tumors.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Anal cancer is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Anal cancer, or a subtype of Anal cancer, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)

Detailed list of causes of Anal cancer

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How Common are these Causes of Anal cancer?

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 cancer. Of the 2 causes of Anal cancer that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 1 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Anal cancer:

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Conditions listing medical complications: Anal cancer:

The following list of medical conditions have Anal cancer or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. 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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Causes of Anal cancer Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Anal cancer based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

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    Classifications of Anal cancer:

    Medical Conditions associated with Anal cancer:

    Anal symptoms (466 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Cancer-related symptoms (173 causes)

    Symptoms related to Anal cancer:

    Anal symptoms (466 causes), Rectal symptoms (88 causes), Rectal bleeding (324 causes), Internal bleeding (22 causes), Anal pain (8 causes), Rectal pain (27 causes), Anal bleeding. Anal itching, Anal discharge, Anal lump (18 causes), Squamous cell cancer, Colorectal cancer

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