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Anal Lump (Overview)

Anal lump = mass in the area of the anus (opening at the end of the alimentary tract).


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I feel an anal lump. What could this be?

I feel an anal lump. What could this be?

Many things: Coulkd be a hemorrhoid, a cyst, an abscess or a tumor. If it is new, then you need to see a colorectal surgeon for an exam and treatment recommendations. ...Read more

Anal Lump (Overview)

Anal lump = mass in the area of the anus (opening at the end of the alimentary tract).


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The doctor said I shouldn't worry but I've had small, painless but ticklish lumps in and around my anus for 4 months now. How can I get rid of them?

The doctor said I shouldn't worry but I've had small, painless but ticklish lumps in and around my anus for 4 months now. How can I get rid of them?

Need a picture: A picture would help a lot - but without this there are a few possibilities. Hemorrhoids are a common problem though these are often painful. Warts can be problem in this are and should be treated so they don't spread. Skin tags are another cause of lumps in the anus. Abscesses also cause lumps in this area but these are usually painful. Have your doctor take a look. ...Read more

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Treating Hemorrhoids (Checklist)

See a general or colorectal surgeon
Once
Use stool softeners
Daily
Increase your fiber intake
Daily
Increase your hydration
Daily
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I feel an anal lump. What could this be?

Many things: Coulkd be a hemorrhoid, a cyst, an abscess or a tumor. If it is new, then you need to see a colorectal surgeon for an exam and treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Anal lump?

What is the definition or description of: Anal lump?

Anal lump: Anal lump = mass in the area of the anus (opening at the end of the alimentary tract). ...Read more

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Anal lump near small fissure. What could this be?

Anal lump near small fissure. What could this be?

May: Also be a developing abscess. Watch for increasing pain, fever, or drainage that appears creamy or purulent. If any of the above develop, see a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoids or anal lump--how can I tell the difference?

Hemorrhoids or anal lump--how can I tell the difference?

You can't: Anal lump can be a complication of hemorrhoid called a thrombosed hemorrhoid, it could be a cyst, skin tag or a papilloma. ...Read more

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How do I know the differnece between hemorrhoids or an anal lump?

How do I know the differnece between hemorrhoids or an anal lump?

See a doctor: You need to see a professional that can examine you. I do not recommend you taking the chance here to guess wrong! ...Read more

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I have an anal lump that appears when I pass a stool or try to pass one. What is it?

Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids may be inside or outside the body.
Internal hemorrhoids occur just inside the anus, at the beginning of the rectum.
External hemorrhoids occur at the anal opening and may hang outside the anus. ...Read more

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Proctolog:i have lump in anus or inside lower rectum is that dangerious and what can be done

Physical exam: See a doctor promptly for physical exam. Depending on those findings, your age, and history, other studies may be necessary, such as colonoscopy to better evaluate this problem. Lumps inside the anus can be a hemorrhoid, polyp or tumor, and needs prompt evaluation by your doctor or surgeon. ...Read more

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Small firm lump in my anus near hemorrhoids?

Small firm lump in my anus near hemorrhoids?

Many things: Could be a thrombosed hemorrhoid, abscess, or tumor. Have a colorectal surgeon examine you and make the diagnosis and offer the appropriate treatment/managment. ...Read more

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Lump inside my left side of anus, is it hemorrhoids?

Could be: It could be hemorrhoids, but it is impossible to know without having a thorough exam from a qualified physician. If your primary care physician is uncertain as to what the lump is, consider seeing a surgeon or a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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How can I heal hemorrhoids. I have lump around my anus and is painless. How much tym it takes to heal?

How can I heal hemorrhoids. I have lump around my anus and is painless. How much tym it takes to heal?

Hemorrhoid Care: It is important not to make hemorrhoids worse. Cleaning off after a bowel movement should be gentle. Pre-moistened towlettes can be used to dab the anus. Don’t wipe/rub. Pat the anus dry after cleaning. Avoid using harsh soaps that contain dyes or aromas. Cotton underwear is helpful as it absorbs moisture well. Sitz bathes can be helpful. Sit in a bathtub with warm water. There needs to >. ...Read more

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How can I treat hemorrhoids. I have lump around my anus and is painless. How much tym it takes to heal?

How can I treat hemorrhoids. I have lump around my anus and is painless. How much tym it takes to heal?

Preparation H or sim: The hemorrhoid is likely an external one that has already clotted off. That it is painless is good. It will heal and form a skin tag. ...Read more

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Lump in anus. Swells up at times and shrinks. Causes some bleeding if there is too much contact. What does this sound like? Is it Benign?

Lump in anus. Swells up at times and shrinks. Causes some bleeding if there is too much contact. What does this sound like? Is it Benign?

Sounds like: Perianal abscess which is partially draining. Probably not malignant but cannot say 100%. If it persists, show it to your doctor. ...Read more

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Proctology:i have lump in anus or inside lower rectum is that dangerious and what can be done

Proctology:i have lump in anus or inside lower rectum is that dangerious and what can be done

Most likely: An internal hemorrhoid but other diagnoses such as abscess, tumor should be ruled out as they can be serious. See a colorectal surgeon for thorough evaluation and recommendations on management. ...Read more

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Can I use Fucidin H for itching and red lump in anus?

Can I use Fucidin H for itching and red lump in anus?

Fucidin H: The red lump I assume is a hemorrhoid. Yes Fucidin is used for itch - it has a steroid and fucidic acid and works well. ...Read more

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A 2 yr old boy has hemorrhoids but they are small lumps clumped together all around the outside of anus. Is this normal for hemmorhoids?

No: It's not normal for a 2 yr old to suffer from hemorrhoids at all. This deserves a visit to the pediatrician for evaluation. May not be hemorrhoids at all - if it is, you need to sort out as to why this has occurred and get it managed appropriately. ...Read more

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I have a squishy soft lump on my anus. From researching, it sounds like hemorrhoids but could also be anal warts. How can I tell which?

It's more likely: To be a hemorrhoid, as you mentioned. A wart would be a little firmer and not "squishy". You should consult a physician for evaluation and management of this, in case it needs to be treated medically. Sometimes medications work, but other times hemorrhoids require a simple surgical procedure. ...Read more

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Been experiencing hemorrhoids since? Jun 2016. Have 2 non-painful lumps 2-3cm from anus. Had colonoscopy in Dec no issues. Hemorrhoids or cancer St. 1

Been experiencing hemorrhoids since? Jun 2016. Have 2 non-painful lumps 2-3cm from anus. Had colonoscopy in Dec no issues. Hemorrhoids or cancer St. 1

Colorectal surgery: See a colorectal surgery specialist. Hemorrhoids are extremely common so don't worry you'll be okay. Avoid straining stay hydrated so bowel movements are easier. Sitz baths and preparation h or female prep h pads. Colorectal surgery can band hemorrhoids, examine for other conditions, and offer expert advice. Good luck. ...Read more

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When is lump on anus diagnosed hemorrhoids, fissure or cancer? No pain or bleeding I'm very afraid of cancer I didn't do any sex activities ever

When is lump on anus diagnosed hemorrhoids, fissure or cancer? No pain or bleeding I'm very afraid of cancer I didn't do any sex activities ever

Do not worry now...: Glad you have no sign or symptoms around anal region now, but your life is unfolding on the course of accumulating, growing, and continuing your share of life, and you have to adopt and adapt to a constantly changing & adjusting dynamic process of struggle to cope with reality, certainty, & uncertainty of daily living from inception to eternity. More? Cintact www. Healthtap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC.. ...Read more

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I have these purple/blue colored soft lumps/areas around my anus. They hurt a little bit and show more with strain. Hemorrhoids or something else?

I have these purple/blue colored soft lumps/areas around my anus. They hurt a little bit and show more with strain. Hemorrhoids or something else?

External hemorrhoids: It sounds very much like external hemorrhoids. External hemorrhoids have pain fibers. They do get worse with straining or if you're constipated. Things that can help include not straining when you have a bowel movement, staying very well hydrated with water, and not sitting on the toilet to read a magazine or a book or playing with your phone when you're having a bowel movement. ...Read more

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I have a lump on the opening of the anus, like a small pea, mildly painful, no fluid, no itch. Believe it's hemorrhoids. Help (w/o seeing a doctor)?

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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Go nothing for now..: You're probably right, and just watch it for next 2-3 weeks with no physical manipulation.

If any doubt, still see a professional timely.

Without a good history and physical examination, no conclusion can be drawn.

Best luck... ...Read more

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Just discovered purple pea size lump near anal opening during diaper change of my 2 yr old son. No pain. Could it be hemorrhoids this young?

Just discovered purple pea size lump near anal opening during diaper change of my 2 yr old son. No pain. Could it be hemorrhoids this young?

Surprisingly, yes: Primary care pediatricians often consult a pediatric gastroenterologist for confirmation of this. ...Read more

Anus (Definition)

The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more


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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that ...Read more