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Growth outside of anus
I am a 59 year old male with MS.  I have noticed within the last week I have developed a sac-like growth outside my anus and between the anus and thigh.  It doesn't hurt and there is no blood.  Can you tell me what this might be?  Thanks in advance.
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Honestly, there is no way any of us can diagnose this.  Check in with your doctor for an examination please.   Best....
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Hi, I wa wondering if your anal cancer started with dysplasia, severe dysplasia, and what treatments you underwent.  I was diagnse 2 years ago with simple anal dysplasia, but within a few months after surgery it had changed to severe dysplasia, also had another surgery, the dr also took more biopsies, in which 3 of 4 were again positive for anal cancer in situ but he refused to treat me again......  We previously had talked about chemo/radiation since this had been recurrent 3x and also spread to my vulvar which I also had a vulvectomy.......Am I crazy to be so afraid that I'm walking around with this without treatment and praying that it doesn't spread and become more aggressive?
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Hey composer...

I just responded to your other post, so don't have much to add here.

Again, I must apologise for my inexperience with the terms you are using.  

What I can tell you is that my cancer was treated with 2 kinds of chemo, and radiation.  I went to M.D. Anderson in Orlando 5 days a week for 6 weeks for the radiation.  Chemo was delivered to my apt.  There was no surgery.  I have had gyn surgery to remove bands of scar tissue, and feel well.  My surgeon released me after last visit a few months ago...said to check in with him in a year.

Like you I joined MH to find support after treatment was over.  I remember feeling enormously overwhelmed and alone.  

An idea.  When I couldn't find others with similar experience in this forum, moved over to agoraphobia and anxiety forums.  Found great support and comfort there.  

Whatever our physical difficuties are, I believe we can use these forums to connect.

For me it was and still is a lifeline.
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