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A 20-year-old male asked:

Anusol seems to be shrinking hemorrhoids, but now some of them turning into small (whitehead sized) hard bumps that are itchy and hurt, is this normal?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jose Farias-Jimenez
Surgery 35 years experience
Hemorrhoid changes: These changes in the hemorrhoids is normal, they will look better later, but you may keep some skin tags, that are normal, and just an evidence of your previous hemorrhoid problem.
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Dr. Leon Egozi
General Surgery 35 years experience
Probably skin tags: When the hemorrhoidal inflammation decreases you may develop anal skin tags which is the skin that was stretched as a result of the inflammation. You need to have a doctor examine it to give you an accurate diagnosis
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Last updated Oct 2, 2017

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