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A 30-year-old female asked:

I was constipated the next day i had a tender purplish red lump protruding from my anus, the size of a small grape. is it a hemroid? what do i do?

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Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
hemorrhoids: Yes you probably have hemorrhoids. There are a number of over the counter medications that can help. They typically worsen after straining such as you describe with constipation. See your doctor if this one persists or becomes painful.

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