Anal Warts. Postoperative Pain Management. The reasons for performing procedures to remove anal warts and condyloma can range from mild discomfort to a severe pain. The reasons are also based on the location and extent of the disease. Various techniques for treatment include topical medication, excision or cauterization. When excision or cauterizing is performed, patients
Anal Cancer And Farrah Fawcett Since the death of Farrah Fawcett, many people have become concerned about symptoms that they may have been experiencing and whether or not those symptoms are related to anal cancer. More important than the words you find on the internet, is the trip to the proctologist, or coloproctologist, also known
Anal Warts. A Visit To The Proctologist. By now, most people have heard of the term anal warts, also known as condyloma acuminata. Anal warts are common and are transmissible. Whether transmitted sexually (STD’s), or in other, non-sexual transmission modes, these small, fleshy lumps are a source of irritation at a minimum, and a possible
The term Anal Intraepithelial Neoplasia (AIN) describes the microscopic finding of dysplastic, non-malignant cells in the anal canal. AIN has been subdivided into AIN I, II, and III, representing low, moderate, and high-grade dysplasia. This dysplasia has been thought to arise as a result of local infection with the Human papillomavirus. The Human papillomavirus is a small double-stranded DNA virus with a diameter of 55 nm. and is encased in a protein capsid. The term AIN has gradually replaced other descriptive terminology such as atypical squamous cells of indeterminate significance (ASCUS), low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (LSIL), or high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL).
Anal itching. Pruritus ani. At one time or another, everyone has experienced this unpleasant sensation. Most often, the delightful scratching of the itch relieves the discomfort and puts a stop to the maddening sensation. Not uncommonly however, the itch occurs at an inconvenient moment, in public, during an intimate social situation or at a time when scratching is not possible without looking a bit ridiculous. Worse, the itching may become chronic, with the need to scratch becoming a constant annoyance, bordering on pain.