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hemorrhoids

[hem-uh-royds] enlarged or swollen veins inside the rectum or colon. They don’t cause cancer or become cancer, but they can cause pain, itching, and irritation. They can also cause slight bleeding, which can result in a positive fecal occult blood test or fecal immunochemical test even when no cancer is present. See also colon, colorectal cancer screening, fecal immunochemical test, fecal occult blood test, rectum.

How is anal cancer diagnosed?

... There are a number of benign conditions, like hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulas ...
exam or during a minor procedure, such as removing a hemorrhoid. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/analcancer/detailedguide/anal-cancer-diagnosis

Blood in stool

... It can also be caused by straining very hard, by an ulcer or a tumor in the bowel,
by hemorrhoids (enlarged blood vessels in or around the anus), by ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/dealingwithsymptomsathome/caring-for-the-patient-with-cancer-at-home-blood-in-stool

Rectal Cancer Survivor Looks on the Positive Side

... She had a history of hemorrhoids, and hoped the bleeding and urgent need
to use the bathroom she experienced was just a one-time flare up. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/survivorshipduringandaftertreatment/storiesofhope/rectal-cancer-survivor-looks-on-the-positive-side

What is anal cancer?

... squamous cells. Skin tags are often mistaken for hemorrhoids but they
are not truly hemorrhoids. Condylomas: Condylomas ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/analcancer/detailedguide/anal-cancer-what-is-anal-cancer

Anal Cancer

... There are a number of benign conditions, like hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulas ...
exam or during a minor procedure, such as removing a hemorrhoid. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003083-pdf.pdf

The Bottom Line on Soy and Breast Cancer Risk

... for hemorrhoids, according to the article, Preparation H May Raise Blood
Pressure - The People's Pharmacy. Also visit my webpage ... hemorrhoid ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/post/2012/08/02/the-bottom-line-on-soy-and-breast-cancer-risk.aspx

Cancer Glossary

... 12-18 gm/dL. hemorrhoids Search [hem-uh-royds]. enlarged or swollen
veins inside the rectum or colon. They don't cause ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=h

Signs and symptoms of colorectal cancer

... Most of these symptoms are more often caused by conditions other than
colorectal cancer, such as infection, hemorrhoids, irritable bowel syndrome ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-signs-and-symptoms

Signs and Symptoms of Colon Cancer

... Most of the time, these same symptoms are caused by something that isn't
cancer, such as infection, hemorrhoids, irritable bowel syndrome, or ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/features/signs-and-symptoms-of-colon-cancer

Colon Cancer Prevention and Early Detection: What You ...

... However, many times the cause is a non-cancerous condition, such
as ulcers or hemorrhoids. Regular screening is one ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/features/coloncancer-prevention-and-early-detection-what-you-need-to-know