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A 21-year-old female asked:

Inside anus burning and feeling of something in there. i been eating prunes so maybe that is causing me to poop more which is causing the sore burn. but no blood. how would i know if i had lump or mass in rectal? would i be able see it?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
More info needed: Hard to tell from these symptoms if there is any important problem. How long has this been going on? If just a few days, sit tight and see if it improves. If longer, see a doctor. If you're sexually active and have had anal sex, the symptoms are consistent with a rectal STD, especially chlamydia or gonorrhea.
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