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Can anal warts be pushed in like hemorrhoids?

Can anal warts be pushed in like hemorrhoids?

No: And not all hemorrhoids can be pushed in. Only internal hemorrhoids that prolapse through the anus. Anal warts can be excised surgically, or treated with different topical techniques, like heat, freezing, laser, and other. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

The veins in the rectum can swell and become puffy when a person has frequent pressure on them from pushing out a bm. This is constipation. The swollen veins can burn, itch, or sometimes become severely painful (from a clot building up inside). Veins in the rectum are called hemorrhoidal veins and the sick, stretched out vein ...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?

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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What could cause anal warts?

What could cause anal warts?

HPV: Anal warts are caused by a sexually transmitted virus, hpv. You should have these evaluated by your doctor and consider treatment options. ...Read more

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I have anal warts--what should I do for this?

I have anal warts--what should I do for this?

See a doctor: See a doctor. They can be treated, and timing is important, since they're harder to treat if they spread. ...Read more

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Can genital/anal warts ever go away?

Can genital/anal warts ever go away?

Not on their own: Once warts are present they tend to enlarge and spread until dealt with. Many can be treated with topical medication but ones that do not should be treated surgically. Most cancer of the anus, vagina and cervix is related to warts so get them treated sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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How can genital/anal warts be treated?

How can genital/anal warts be treated?

Many ways: Anogenital warts can be treated in many ways. Treatment modalities include topical agents (e.g., imiquimod, tca, podophyllotoxin), destructive procedures (e.g., cryosurgery, laser, electrocauterization) in addition, infection with hpv (human papilloma virus) can also lead to anal cancer and appropriate evaluation is needed by a physician of anogenital warts. ...Read more

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What's a remedy for anal wart removal?

What's a remedy for anal wart removal?

Probably best...: To see a dermatologist for this one. Freezing techniques are effective, but surgical excision may be better for you - you will need an evaluation before a recommendation can be made. ...Read more

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Can i get a anal warts or anal condiloma even if I am straight and never have anal sex?

Can i get a anal warts or anal condiloma even if I am straight and never have anal sex?

Yes , possible: To get infected with hpv virus even with out anal sexual contact . But occurs less frequently , make sure to get eradicated , use of vaccination still possible at 21 for other3 sub types , speak to your doctor and get treated ...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


Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Warts (Definition)

Warts are outgrowths of the skin, usually caused by a virus. They are self-limited, meaning that they can go away on its own ...Read more