Anal Pap (Diagnostics)

Body Area: Abdomen
Body Parts: Intestines
Symptoms: Bloody Stool
An anal PAP is a diagnostic procedure similar to a cervical PAP smear. It is a simple procedure and should be able It is used for early detection of anal cancer. A small  sample of cells from the anus are collected and analyzed. This procedure is recommended for those who have a history of anal warts, HIV or who have anal sex.