Sometimes anal cancer initially causes no symptoms at all. But bleeding is often the initial sign of the disease and is usually less.
Important symptoms of anal cancer include:
Most often these types of symptoms are more likely to be caused by benign non-cancer conditions, like as hemorrhoids, anal fissures, or anal warts.
Risk Factors for Anal Cancer:- A risk factor is anything that affects your chance of getting a disease like as cancer. Different cancers have different risk factors. Common risk factors are smoking or unhealthy diet which if controlled can minimize the risk of getting anal cancer. Other factors like a person’s age or family history of cancers can lead to the development of anal cancer.
· HIV infection:- People infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that causes AIDS, are much more likely to get anal cancer than those not infected with this virus.