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Diagnostic Tests for Anal symptoms

Diagnostic Test list for Anal symptoms:

The list of diagnostic tests mentioned in various sources as used in the diagnosis of Anal symptoms includes:

  • External Physical examination - looking for perianal skin tags, external hemorrhoids, perianal haematoma, patulous anus, anal fissure, anal fistula, anal herpes, perianal warts.
  • Digital rectal examination- noting tone, any mass, tenderness, blood
  • Swab of any perianal lesions - to diagnose herpes.
  • Sexually transmitted disease screen - if appropriate.
  • Sigmoidoscopy and Proctoscopy - allow visualization of any lumps or swellings that have been felt or to exclude other impalpable lesions and to take a biopsy of lump.
  • Colonoscopy - if suspect bowel cancer, Crohn's disease or Ulcerative colitis.

Home Diagnostic Testing

These home medical tests may be relevant to Anal symptoms causes:

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Anal symptoms:

The following list of conditions have 'Anal symptoms' 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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Conditions listing medical complications: Anal symptoms:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Anal symptoms' or similar listed as a medical complication in our database.


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