Category - anal
Anal warts can be a cause of anal itching or irritation, bleeding or mucous discharge. Anogenital warts can infect the skin and be visible over the genital region, from the pubic hair region in front of the penis or vagina, to the anus and into the anal canal in back. It is spread during oral, genital, or anal sex with partner who has the virus. Warts can also be spread to an infant during birth if the mother has genital warts. What are anal skin tags? Anal skin tags are excess skin folds that emerge around the anal opening. They are very common and can be related to a multitude of anorectal conditions, with hemorrhoids (hemorrhoid skin tags) and anal fissures (sentinel tags) being the most common causes. Sometimes what is thought to be a skin tag can be the wart of an hpv infection. Yes, anal wart removal can be performed in the comfort of the office under local anesthesia. We perform less invasive surgeries using a radio frequency equipment. Does it hurt? Any risks? Pain is typically mild, and patients should alternate warm sitz baths with ice packs to reduce discomfort.