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Anal cancer, or cancer of the anus, is a rare type of cancer that is slightly more common in women than men.
Our Health A-Z contains more information on Anal Cancer.
An anal fistula is a small channel that develops between the end of the bowel, known as the anal canal or back passage, and the skin near the anus.
Our Health A-Z contains more information on Anal fistula.
An anal fissure is a tear or ulcer (open sore) that develops in the lining of the anal canal.
Our Health A-Z contains more information on Anal ulcer or blister.
Haemorrhoids, also known as piles, are swellings containing enlarged blood vessels found inside or around the bottom (the rectum and anus).
Our Health A-Z contains more information on Piles.
Important: If you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.