Does anal sex cause cancer

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There are some risk factors that can increase your chance of developing anal cancer. Anal cancer is slightly more common in women than men. It is slightly more common in women than men. Having one or more of these risk factors does not mean you will definitely get anal cancer. Most anal cancers are caused by the human papilloma virus HPV.

Risks and causes

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Muscles anal sphincters that surround the anal canal relax to allow waste to leave your body. Anal cancer is an uncommon type of cancer that occurs in the anal canal. The anal canal is a short tube at the end of your rectum through which stool leaves your body. Most people with anal cancer are treated with a combination of chemotherapy and radiation. Though combining anal cancer treatments increases the chance of a cure, the combined treatments also increase the risk of side effects. Talk to your doctor about any signs and symptoms that bother you, especially if you have any factors that increase your risk of anal cancer.

What are the risks of anal sex?

If you have symptoms of cancer contact your doctor. Read our information about coronavirus and cancer. Your risk of developing anal cancer depends on many things, including age and lifestyle factors. Having HPV is the biggest risk factor for anal cancer.
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