Warning signs of anal cancer that can appear on the toilet
If you are experiencing symptoms like itching, pain, or bleeding while passing stools, then it's time to be alert. These symptoms may be indicative of a serious condition like anal cancer. This cancer is a rare type of cancer that occurs in the anal canal. It is curable if detected early, but the key is to recognize the signs and symptoms.
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The most common symptom of anal cancer is bleeding, and it can appear as bright red blood on the toilet paper or in the toilet bowl. Other symptoms may include itching, pain, or discomfort in the anal area. Sometimes, there may be a lump or a mass in the anal area that can be felt during a rectal exam.