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Anal Lump (Overview)

Anal lump is a symptom in which a person has an enlargement (a bump or lump) in the skin of the anus (where his stool/poop comes out).


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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

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Anal Lump (Overview)

Anal lump is a symptom in which a person has an enlargement (a bump or lump) in the skin of the anus (where his stool/poop comes out).


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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?

Evaluation: Hi, there is no way to know what the bump is, could be hemorrhoid? If that so then sits bath (sitting a warm water) couple of times a day, preventing constipation and straining could help. But I believe you need to see a doctor to determine what the bump exactly is. ...Read more

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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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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

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