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2 weeks with swollen, extremely painful, non-visible, quarter-sized lump inside/to the left of anus. Hurts to sit etc, bloody discharge all day.Cause?

2 weeks with swollen, extremely painful, non-visible, quarter-sized lump inside/to the left of anus. Hurts to sit etc, bloody discharge all day.Cause?

Perianal abcess: The possibility of this being a perianal abcess is strong. It is similar to having a boil on the skin but this is in anal area. Please see a colo-rectal surgeon for the incision and drainage. If you can not wait for an appointment go to ER and they may be able to help you out over there. ...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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I have a small purplish soft lump on the anus, it causes no discomfort nor is it hard or painful or tender ?

I have a small purplish soft lump on the anus, it causes no discomfort nor is it hard or painful or tender ?

Most likely.: You've probably got a hemorrhoid that you can see. Although there are other explanations and ideally you want to have a doctor take a look to make sure that's all it is. Best to you! ...Read more

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Very painful lump on anus ?

Very painful lump on anus ?

Probably: A thrombosed external hemorrhoid but also could be an abscess. Warm soaks, bed rest, and inflammatories. If not better in 24-48 hours see a colon and rectal surgeon. ...Read more

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What could it be if you have a red painful lump on anus?

What could it be if you have a red painful lump on anus?

Hemmorhoid?: Hemorrhoid? The best way to approach hemorrhoids is to avoid getting them. If you are constipated -eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Get in 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Avoid poor quality carbs & increase whole grain. Eat adequate fiber & stay physically active. For discomfort you can do sitz bath or over the counter creams. ...Read more

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I have a painful anus and lumps on the outside what is this?

I have a painful anus and lumps on the outside what is this?

Sounds like: thrombosed external hemorrhoid. But it could be perianal abscess. Best to have a doctor look at it, because it might require drainage. ...Read more

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I have a painful lump on/near my anus. ?

Cyst/Abscess: You may have a pilonidal cyst or perirectal abscess. At end of the day, you are going to need a full physical exam either way. Make an appointment to see a physician in urgent care or general surgery clinic. There is a wide differential and a full history and physical exam is needed. Here is a study, warning, not for feint of heart: http://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v22/i26/5867.htm Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes a painless lump from the anus?

What causes a painless lump from the anus?

Thrombose hemmorrhoi: Probably benign butt should have it checked by MD ...Read more

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Small lump outside the anus that doesn't cause pain, what could it be?

Small lump outside the anus that doesn't cause pain, what could it be?

Need to see doctor: It could be simple wart, hemorrhoid , or serious anal carcinoma , should be evaluated by your doctor ...Read more