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A purple bump on my butt whole is that a hemmroid

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Bump in anal area: Maybe yes , maybe no. External hemorrhoids are common and they are found in the anal area. Other conditions can look like red bumps and could be ser ... Read More
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Sounds: Like a thrombosed external hemorrhoid. If no pain and not bleeding it should resolve on its own. If no better in 72 hours or more tender, or bleeding ... Read More

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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Sounds OK, but...: Yes, this sounds normal. What does NOT sound normal is taking a mirror to inspect the anus, especially the inside. If you're having symptoms that both ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
20 years experience Family Medicine
Purpulish: Bumps on the external anus, especially if it is tender can be a thrombosed ( clotted vein) hemorrhoid. These are treated by releasing the thrombus by ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tipu Sultan
Specializes in Allergy
Don't ignore: It can be several things. Check with your primary care physician or a general surgeon
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aleks Radovic
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Don't pop it: It is unclear on what this is. Please see doctor for an exam and treatment options. If you pop it you could do more harm than good.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not usually : This is very unlikely to be a hemorrhoid but does sound luje a thrombosed vein or varicosity. It could also be a pilonidal cyst that could benefit fro ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sadaf Mustafa
7 years experience Internal Medicine
Bump: Hello and welcome to HealthTap, would you feel comfortable sharing a picture. It appears to be either a skin tag or a mole but hard to say without vis ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Resnik
31 years experience Dermatology
?hemorrhoids: Your description doesn't sound like hemorrhoids. Time to see a dermatologist. Possibilities are open comedoes, seborrheic keratosis and others.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Infection?: Sounds like it could be a boil or skin infection. Hemorrhoids are located at the anal opening. See a doctor for an evaluation.

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