Category - Anal
Anal cancer is a cancer which arises from the anus, the distal opening of the gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms may include bleeding from the anus or a lump near the anus. Other symptoms may include pain, itchiness, or discharge from the anus. A risk factor is something that increases the risk of developing cancer. Human papillomavirus (hpv) infection is the most important risk factor for anal cancer. Your risk of developing anal cancer depends on many things, including age and lifestyle factors. Again, it is the woman experiencing heterosexual anal intercourse who is at risk. D) the center for disease control and prevention (cdc) just released (august 2016) a new fact sheet on anal sex and hiv risk. The first statement on the page says, anal sex is the riskiest sexual behavior for getting and transmitting hiv for men and women.