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A 17-year-old male asked:

i'm 18 y/o male. i have had 2-4 small black bumps around anus for a year. no growth. no pain. hemmroids or cancer? can i go to urologist for exam?

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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 35 years experience
Primary care doc: At your age is not likely a serious problem but do go visit your primary doc and let him/her decide if you need a specialist like an urologist. I would not go to an urologist straight away.
Dr. James Krick
Dr. James Krick commented
Urology 36 years experience
most urologists would defer anal issues to a general surgeon, proctologist or gastroenterologist.
May 29, 2013
Dr. Asher Turney
Occupational Medicine 19 years experience
Agree general surgery. These may be nevi or thrombosed hemorrhoids but evaluation is really necessary before ignoring them as benign. Be careful and get evaluated first. Increase fluid and try to have as much fiber as able as this is generally a good move for both conditions described.
May 29, 2013

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