Anal bleeding cancer

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Rectal bleeding is a common symptom. The ability to distinguish those patients having serious underlying pathology from those with self-limiting conditions is a continuing dilemma in general practice. To determine the factors affecting the predictive and diagnostic value of rectal bleeding for bowel cancer in primary care. Three hundred and nineteen consecutive patients over the age of 34 years consulting their GPs with rectal bleeding were included in the study.

Rectal Bleeding

What are the Symptoms and Signs of Anal Cancer? | CTCA

Anal cancer is a type of cancer that forms in tissues of the anus. The anus is the opening of the rectum to the outside of the body and at the end of the GI tract. Sometimes anal cancer causes no symptoms at all. But bleeding is often the first sign of the disease. The bleeding is usually minor.

Anal cancer symptoms

Rectal bleeding is the presence of bright red blood on the tissue paper, or in the toilet. This may happen after a bowel movement. Gastrointestinal bleeding is bleeding from the upper part of the digestive system. You may notice the presence of black, tarry or maroon stools when you have a bowel movement. Upper GI bleeding may also be vomited.
Anal cancer occurs in the anus, which is at the end of the gastrointestinal tract. It is different from and less common than colorectal cancer, which is cancer of the colon or rectum. Anal cancer is rare, but the number of new cases is rising.