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A 21-year-old female asked:

there's a small lump near my anus, which hasn't gone away for 6 months, and it is now bigger in size. some of my insides also come out when pooping, as in my anal muscles.l have to get small amounts of poop out of it sometimes, is this normal?

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Dr. John Hunter
General Surgery 13 years experience
Colorectal surgeon : You are either describing an anal fistula or rectal prolapse - hard to tell from your post. You should seek out a colorectal surgeon who can perform a complete anorectal exam to determine what is going on.

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Last updated Oct 6, 2017

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