A male asked:
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i've noticed white bumps around my anus and im concerned that they could be either gential herpes or genital warts, however after closer inspection i realized i have a hemorrhoid. could these white bumps be somehow related to the hemorrhoid?

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Dr. Elliot Lach
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
Anal bumps: Tiny white bumps around the anus are likely warts, herpetic lesions, or molluscum contagiosum. There are other possibilities also. Hemorrhoids are going to be located right at the anal margin and can be skin colored or darkened if they are painful and filled with blood clots.
Answered on Oct 13, 2016

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