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Is this a hemorrhoid? i have a bump on my anus near the anal opening, it doesn't give me much pain or anything to tell me that it's there, but when i try to use the bathroom it blows up into a little greyish ball and pretty much blocks the opening, i was

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Hi, : Hi, it certainly souds like a hemorrhoid. Hemorrhoids can sometimes develop if there is chronic constipation. If your have constipation consider drinking at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water a day, eating 5 servings of vegetables, eating 4 servings of fruit, decreasing junk food and maintaining at least a minimal level of physical activity.
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Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
It : It very well could be... Given the picture you are presenting you should get an appointment with a colon and rectal surgeon.
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