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A 21-year-old member asked:

My boyfriend is experiencing tailbone pain, recurring fever, severe back pain in the upper part, rectal lump, hip stiffness, and difficulty walking. he is not experiencing hand pain, hip pain, knee pain, muscle cramps or spasms, obesity, or pain shooting

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Dr. Archibald Miller
Plastic Surgery 41 years experience
Rectal mass: I must assume your boyfriend is also in his 20’s. You describe a “rectal lump”. He needs to consult a gastroenterologist and have a complete exam and rectal exam. The etiology of the symptoms you describe are multiple, but need an exam, possible ct scan or mri. I recommend you advise him to do this sooner rather than later. Arch s miller Ms,md,facs faap

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