A few years ago, I found the perfect butt plug. Yup, that can happen. We fooled around for 30 minutes or so, but when my partner took out the butt plug, it A few, er, brown spots dappled the smooth silicone. This incident happened some years ago, before I was more comfortable in my body.
A guy came in with a carrot stuck in his anus. Perfectly believable. Said he was fishing and fell his rectum just happened to fall perfectly on a fishing pole. Recent one was a chorizo sausage.
One of the cancers that receives less attention than others but is just as important to be aware of is anal cancer, which occurs in 1 in adults nationwide. Survival rates are greatly affected by how early it is detected. Paula Denoya, a colorectal surgeon with a specialty in anal cancer, talks about what people need to know and what they can do right now about this disease. The symptoms of the most common type of anal cancer, squamous cell carcinoma, tend to be similar to those of hemorrhoids.
Anal sphincter injuries are uncommon injuries outside of obstetric practice — but they may cause disastrous complications. We present a case of complete anal sphincter disruption from anal intercourse in a 25 year old woman. Clinical management is presented and technical details of the repair are discussed. She had an uneventful post-operative course and good continence after days of follow up. This is one of a handful of reported cases of anal sphincter disruption secondary to anal intercourse. The established risk factors in this case included receptive anal intercourse coupled with alcohol use.
Anal Cancer: How to Diagnose, Staging & Treatment - Dana-Farber Cancer Institute | Boston, MA
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. But bleeding is often the first sign of the disease. The bleeding is usually minor. At first, most people assume the bleeding is caused by hemorrhoids painful, swollen veins in the anus and rectum that may bleed.
Learning from others about their experience with anal cancer can be helpful, informative and a great way to feel connected. Read and listen to stories from fellow community members about their experiences with anal cancer. Remember that these anal cancer stories and the treatments described below are those of individual thrivers and may not reflect your experiences and treatment. Please ask your doctor before engaging in any activities mentioned in these stories to make sure they are right for you. Want to share your story?