|anal fistula with hiv
Jun 20, 2010
Hi i am an hiv positive female who just had surgery for a severe anal abscess. now i am told i also have a fissure and a fistula. at this time am waiting to have the fistula surgery within a few weekss. in the mean time i am bleeding from my rectum its a good ammount of blood. is this normal and should i be worried about colon cancer even though i am only 29 years old. colon cancer does run in my family also. any information you could give me would be great.
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
Very unlikely to be colon cancer, given your age, and more likely to be associated with your current problem.
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