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A 19-year-old male asked:

is it normal to have purple coloration around the anus or inside. mention i had a hemorrhoid months ago and the bump is gone but the purple color stay?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Sounds OK, but...: Yes, this sounds normal. What does NOT sound normal is taking a mirror to inspect the anus, especially the inside. If you're having symptoms that bother you, see a doctor; don't try to diagnose or make any judgments yourself.

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Last updated Jan 12, 2019

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