Pimples tend to be skin problems most associated with the face, though they can form on your back, pubic area, and just about anywhere on the body — including the anus. That can lead to infection and other complications. The bump you feel may also be a different health concern, including a hemorrhoid or a cyst that will require treatment by a healthcare professional.
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.
Sometimes anal cancer causes no symptoms at all. But bleeding is often the first sign of the disease. The bleeding is usually minor.
Medically reviewed by Drugs. Last updated on May 23, Hemorrhoids are lumps or masses of tissue in the anus, which contain enlarged blood vessels.
JOHN L. This is Part I of a two-part article on common anorectal conditions. Anorectal symptoms and complaints are common and may be caused by a wide spectrum of conditions.
The anal canal is a short tube surrounded by muscle at the end of your rectum. The rectum is the bottom section of your colon large intestine. When you have a bowel movement, stool leaves your body from the rectum through the anal canal.
Anal cancer is a disease in which cancer cells are present just inside or immediately outside the anus. Most cases of anal cancer are linked to human papillomavirus HPVa very common infection that can be passed on during sex. Most adults have had HPV infection.
Hemorrhoids, also known as piles, are a familiar disorder, and usually not a serious one. The word comes from hemo blood plus rrhoos flowing or dischargingand indeed the first symptom of hemorrhoids is usually a spot or streak of bright red blood on toilet paper or in the stool after a bowel movement. The tissue of the anus and rectum is a cushion of blood vessels, connective tissue, and muscle. A hemorrhoid is an inflammation or enlargement of the veins in this tissue, caused by excess pressure in the anal or abdominal area.
The anus is an opening in the lower part of the digestive tract. When stool fills the rectum, the sphincter muscle relaxes, letting stool pass through the anus and out of the body. The external anal sphincter closes off the anus when stool has passed.