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A 28-year-old male asked:

i happen to have a small lump (the size of a pea maybe slightly bigger)on the side of my anus with a small little black spot on the side. it bothered ?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Hemorrhoid: This is a hemorrhoid. Hemorrhoids are blood clots inside the veins that surround the rectum.

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About a month ago, I found a small lump near my anus about the size of a pea. It's reduced in size but it's still there. Should I consult my physician?

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