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What is this extra skin growing around my anus and what should i do?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
Pediatric Surgery 44 years experience
Scar tissue: Usually extra skin growing around the anus is scar tissue that results from a fissure in ano. If you had a painful tear with persistant pain and bleeding with bowel movements this would be the result.

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Last updated Jan 5, 2019

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