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Does it sound like anal cancer?
Jul 19, 2001

I have been having soft yellow stools lately and my rectum feels strange when i contract it. also the place between my scrotum and rectum feels strange. does this sound like cancer. my stomach does not have any pain and as far as i can tell there is no blood in my stool

Response from Dr. Dezube

There's obviously no way for me to know from your query whether or not you have anal cancer. However, any change in your stool should be checked out. The first step would be see your primary care provider. Further steps will depend upon what (s)he finds. Often a referral to a gastroenterologist or an anal specialist are necessary. It may be necessary to have someone look up your bottom to find out what's going on. There are so many things that can affect that part of the anatomy (e.g. warts, cancer, dysplasia, hemorrhoids, infections, fissures, fistulas, and so on). It's best to get it checked out.


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