Anal cancer is a disease where cancerous malignant cells grow in the tissues of the anus. Feces stool leaves the body through the anus. The anus is controlled by a group of muscles called the sphincter. Our specialists diagnose and treat all stages of anal cancer with minimally invasive techniques. Sometimes, people seek medical attention because of itching around the anus or blood in the stool. These symptoms are similar to those of hemorrhoids swollen veins around the anus.
Anal Fistula Specialist
Shane M. McNevin, M.D., FASCRS | Spokane, WA
Skip to content. Anal fistula, an uncommon condition, is a communication or tunnel between the anal canal and the outer skin of the anus. It often drains pus or liquid, which can soil or stain clothing and may irritate the outer tissues or cause discomfort. An anal fistula usually results from an injury to the tissue lining the anal canal or an infection in that area. It may occur as a result of:. The first sign of an anal fistula may be anal pain and swelling or abscess followed by persistent discharge or drainage.
Shane M. McNevin, M.D., FASCRS
Jean Jaffke, MD, a double board-certified colorectal surgeon, offers diagnosis and in-office treatment for anal fistulas at her practice in Novi, Michigan. Call or book an appointment online today. An anal fistula is a tunnel that extends from inside your anus to elsewhere in the tissue around it.
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