A 42-year-old member asked:
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What to do if I have a small hole above my anus - is it normal?

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Dr. Robert Cloud
40 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Hole above anus: Could be an anal fistula or pilonidal disease depending on the exact location. See a colon and rectal specialist for accurate diasgnosis.
Answered on Aug 26, 2015

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Could: be a fistula opening or indication of prior pilonidal cyst/abscess. if in doubt see your doctor and ask for a diagnosis and or referral to a colon ans ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Probably not: But they could represent anal condyloma which is a sexually transmitted viral disease. Without seeing them i can't be more specific, so if concerned s ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
It sounds like: you have a hemorrhoid problem Speak with your Primary Care Provider! A simple rectal exam will be all you require. Hope this helps! Dr Z
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Durkee
27 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not normal: Not normal, but the cause may be be benign in nature- get examined by a physician.

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