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What are possible causes of small bumps around the anus?

What are possible causes of small bumps around the anus?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...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 painless bump above my anus. Overall it doesn't hurt but can cause discomfort when I press it. What can this be?

I have a small painless bump above my anus. Overall it doesn't hurt but can cause discomfort when I press it. What can this be?

Hard to say: without seeing it, but many people have small skin tags in this area or even hemorrhoids that are completely covered by skin so they look just like a skin bump. You can try sitting in warm water (or applying a warm compress) and see if it goes away. Don't mess with it. If it does get more painful or larger or drains, see a clinician. ...Read more

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I have a small light black spot an inch from my anus. Should I be concerned? What could cause this? No recent sex. Have internal hemorrhoid. no bump.

I have a small light black spot an inch from my anus. Should I be concerned? What could cause this? No recent sex. Have internal hemorrhoid. no bump.

Bump: Hello and welcome to HealthTap, would you feel comfortable sharing a picture. It appears to be either a skin tag or a mole but hard to say without visual inspection. Alternatively you can show it to your PCP. Take care and let me know if I can be of any assistance :) take care ...Read more

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I have a small almost zit like bump just inside my anus , is this something to be concerned about. I get hemorrhoids occasionally could this be the cause?

I have a small almost zit like bump just inside my anus , is this something to be concerned about. I get hemorrhoids occasionally could this be the cause?

Not sure how you can: see inside your anus, but there are many kinds of bumps from benign and nothing to worry about, to gential warts and others of concern. See your proctologist as soon as possible just to make sure it is nothing to be worried about ...Read more

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What is this small bump below my anus?

What is this small bump below my anus?

See a doctor: Need to see a doctor or provide more info to get an answer for that. ...Read more

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I noticed a small bump on my anus. Should i be worried?

Likely not: Depends on how long it's been there, if only a few days likely a thromboses hemorrhoid which will resolve within a few days , if it persists or gets larger see a doc. ...Read more

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I have a bump in my anus, what is the cause and what drug can I use?

Evaluation needed: This bump could be as simple and common as a hemorrhoid, or it could be something less common like an anal cancer. Your family doctor can examine you and decide if it needs to looked at by a surgeon. ...Read more

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I have small white bumps on my anus. They do not hurt or itch at all. Is this a problem? Is it normal?

I have small white bumps on my anus. They do not hurt or itch at all. Is this a problem? Is it normal?

Probably not: But they could represent anal condyloma which is a sexually transmitted viral disease. Without seeing them i can't be more specific, so if concerned see a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

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25/m small reoccurring bump 1/4 above anus comes and goes about 3 yrs now pops in about 3 days bleeds heals over can repeat in week or 5 months. ?

Fistula or pilonidal: This likely is a pilonidal cyst if is located posteriorly over the coccyx or it could represent a small fistula if it is close to the anus. A simple exam could easily differentiate but should be done when it is actively symptomatic. ...Read more

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Hi,I am suffering from haemmoroids since more than a week and now I've developed small white bumps around my anus and its painful to touch.What is it?

Hi,I am suffering from haemmoroids since more than a week and now I've developed small white bumps around my anus and its painful to touch.What is it?

Several...: Hydrate yourself,Take bland less spicy/hot food. Take a stool softner like Colace daily, Need a course of antibiotic Bactrim/ Cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 7-10 days. Yse Hemorrhoid suppository twice a day. Do Seitz's bath twice a day atleast.... ...Read more

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I have a small bump around my anus that appeared overnight.I have put ice and it seems to gone done to half the size it was.I have read about anal can?

I have a small bump around my anus that appeared overnight.I have put ice and it seems to gone done to half the size it was.I have read about anal can?

There are many: possible causes for anal "bumps." Most are benign (hemorrhoids, cysts, pimples etc.) but some are more serious. If it persists for more than 24 hours you should see a health care provider for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Is something wrong? I have a small bump on my anus. It has been there for about 4 months, and it just now started hurting. There seems to be a bump next to my anus and one inside. The one inside hurts.

Is something wrong? I have a small bump on my anus. It has been there for about 4 months, and it just now started hurting. There seems to be a bump next to my anus and one inside. The one inside hurts.

There : There are several possibilities. It could be a hemorrhoid. It could also be an area of infection. As this has been persistent and you are having pain, i would urge you to seek medical evaluation. If you have increased pain, fever, feel flu-like, or have discharge then you must be seen immediately. ...Read more

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I have a small purplish bump on the outside of my anus. Is this a hemorrhoid?

Purpulish: Bumps on the external anus, especially if it is tender can be a thrombosed ( clotted vein) hemorrhoid. These are treated by releasing the thrombus by a Doctor ...Read more

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I have small little white hard bumps on the inside of my anus and they itch... What should I do?

Perianal warts?: Possibly viral warts . Need to be diagnosed by experienced physician. Difficult to treat. May be treatable by anti viral vaccine for human papilloma virus. Vaccine is not mainstream, but viral warts are a common problem. Doctors usually burn or laser them off. No one very happy with the treatment or results.. Could do with lots of opinions from experienced docs. ...Read more

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Pinkinsh bump on anus, does not hurt, very soft when touched, size like of a small pea,what should i do?

Pinkinsh bump on anus, does not hurt, very soft when touched, size like of a small pea,what should i do?

Hemorrhoids: If it does not get progressively bigger most probably you have internal and external hemorrhoids, usually does not hurt, but can get painful when inflamed or blood clot happens in them, as long as does not bother, no need to worry, just keep the bowel regular and avoid constipation, if bothers needs to be treated medically or surgically. ...Read more