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I can feel a mass in my rectum

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
You could if you have a sensitive finger. However, I wonder why you examined you rectum in the first place.

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