Self Exam For Anal Cancer
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Program for Wellness RestorationThere are no guidelines currently set about anal cancer diagnosis. But many doctors are referring their patients to colon-rectal surgeons every two years or so to get high resolution anoscopies. Others just use anal pap smears as a first step to... Read more »
Program for Wellness RestorationCarlosLike you, i am also very concerned about anal cancer since I have been living with HIV for over 25 years.In the United States, the rate for anal cancer in the general population is 1 case per 100,000 people; among HIV-negative men who have sex... Read more »
Program for Wellness RestorationDear RussellThe following information was included in some of my past answers, plus an additional update on anal cancer. In the United States, the rate for anal cancer in the general population is 1 case per 100,000 people; among HIV-negative men... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolYou can NOT get anal cancer from masturbating. In fact, you can not get any cancer from masturbating. Masturbation is a completely safe activity. Most cases of anal cancer in gay men are caused by the HPV virus (human papillomavirus, also known... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI tested positive 14 years ago, and have had several AIDS complications. But this is my most recent cause for alarm:
My rectal surgeon has been monitoring and burning off my anal warts for the past 2 years. Recently, we decided one recurring spot... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyThis should help you diagnose your condition by the symptoms. No tests are necessary. (They almost always give false negatives.)
1) Do you have floaters in the eyes?
No - keep reading.
Yes - you have CMV retinitis and full-blown AIDS.
2) Do you... Read more »
Posted by sleeplessincali, 1 ReplyI have had three vey real events that warrant testing for HIV since late November of last year; all with the same person. The level of risk is debatable, never the less there was some and it is real. Well maybe only two where really concerning. The... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 8 RepliesI am about to have surgery for anal warts that I have in my anal canal. I was wondering if anyone else has had the outpatient surgery and tell me wht it's like post-op. when will I be able to go back to work? How long am I likey to be in discomfort? Read more »
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