A 33-year-old member asked:
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lump in my rectum, should i be concerned?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: On whether this is new, or internal/external. Best advice is to see your doctor to determine if it a hemorrhoid, abscess or a tumor and get the appropriate treatment or referral to a colon and rectal surgeon.
Answered on Dec 3, 2013

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