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hemorrhoid vs wart

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Tache Leon
27 years experience General Surgery
No: And not all hemorrhoids can be pushed in. Only internal hemorrhoids that prolapse through the anus. Anal warts can be excised surgically, or treated ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
28 years experience Dermatology
Hemorrhoid vs wart: A hemorrhoid is an outpouching of an anal vein, sort of a varicose vein, often caused by pressure such as straining due to constipation. Also common ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kyon Hood
Dr. Kyon Hood answered
20 years experience Pediatrics
It's more likely: to be a hemorrhoid, as you mentioned. A wart would be a little firmer and not "squishy". You should consult a physician for evaluation and managemen ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
Appearance: Hemorrhoids have a purple/bluish/reddish fleshy lumpy appearance. They can be hard and painful if they are thrombosed or clotted. Anal warts are more ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Your physician: Should be able to easily distinguish between them with physical examination.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Eckford
19 years experience General Surgery
See answer: Flesh colored protrusions are generally either skin tags or hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids generally change in size whereas skin tags do not change. Warts ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Rather than: guessing - recommend gynecological evaluation for accurate identification. Take care.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Isaacs
39 years experience Family Medicine
Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are not related to any std and are not a sign of std's.
A male asked:
Dr. Elliot Lach
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
Anal bumps: Tiny white bumps around the anus are likely warts, herpetic lesions, or molluscum contagiosum. There are other possibilities also. Hemorrhoids are g ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
Very different: Anal warts are the result of viral infection of the skin with human papilloma virus and generally firm and painless, whereas hemorrhoids are enlarged ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
The : The purple color you describe is a little worrisome. Is it possible that these are blood filled lesions? If so it may be hemorrhoids that are thrombos ... Read More
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