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Genital warts in anus, lump beside it, only shows on bowel movements. Anal cancer?

Hi, I am a 21 year old girl my partner and I have gential warts I have it anal( about 5 months now) But later about a month ago I realize I have a small hole that s open ( I m thinking possibly a wart was there and fell off n never healed)and a lump beside it that only show when I have bowel movements it is not painful or itches. I am concerned if its a possibility I could have anal cancer . I just want an idea of what it could possibly be?
Asked On : Sun, 9 Sep 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Jul 2012
Hi there. At the outset, your Genital warts need be addressed. In women, HPV (depending on the types) virus (human papilloma virus) does have a greater propensity to lead to genital/uterine cancers. Having said that, this does not happen overnight. So be prudent..get yourself & your partner 'treated' & fix a dermatologist / venereologist appointment asap in your region. If careful, one may try using topical wart creams like "podophyllotoxin" or "5% 5 Fluorouracil" as per the different recommendations & precautions that your local pharmacist would be happy to explain once you show him a copy of this transcript. As for the lump & 'hole' , it is not likely to be any cancer. it is more likely to be a 'pilonidal' sinus or 'perianal abscess' or a 'hemorrhoid'. Please see a general surgeon & get it attended to. Please do practice safe sex & for the interim till this is cleared, i strongly recommend 'abstinence' in your cases. Ensure both partners' are treated & should you have had other partners' that you have associated with in the past checked & treated as well. Cheers & Good Luck!
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