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Found little white hard lumps near vagina and anus it's not painful or anything?

Found little white hard lumps near vagina and anus it's not painful or anything?

See your doctor: You should be seen by your doctor to get a pelvic examination to determine what these 'lumps' are. Depending on what they are treatment options can then be discussed. ...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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I noticed a hard lump near my baby's anus a few weeks ago. Its not red or oozy and doesn't seem painful. Is it abscess? cyst? Pls help. Thank you.

I noticed a hard lump near my baby's anus a few weeks ago. Its not red or oozy and doesn't seem painful. Is it abscess? cyst? Pls help. Thank you.

We could speculate..: ...re: fissures, fistula, abscess, skin eruptions, etc. But the only way to know for sure is to have your local doctor examine your baby. Get him/her checked please so appropriate treatment or intervention can be offered without further delay. ...Read more

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I have a small pea sized lump on my anus that is hard & slightly painful when touched my gp said it's a pile but IV never known them be like this b4?

I have a small pea sized lump on my anus that is hard & slightly painful when touched my gp said it's a pile but IV never known them be like this b4?

Hemorrhoids : you are describing a thrombosed hemorrhoid. These are very common. You treat it like a regular hemorrhoid unless it is seriously painful. There is a surgical procedure to cut out the clot that is making it hard, but the procedure can cause a significant amount of pain and does not always relieve all of the symptoms. ...Read more

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I noticed a hard lump near my baby's anus. Its not red or oozy and doesn't seem painful. Is it abscess? cyst? should it be remove surgically? Thank yo

I noticed a hard lump near my baby's anus. Its not red or oozy and doesn't seem painful. Is it abscess? cyst? should it be remove surgically? Thank yo

Lump near anus: There are many possibilities. You need to take your baby in for a doctors examination to determine the diagnosis, Then a treatment plan can be made. ...Read more

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I found a hard pea-sized painless lump just inside my anus under the skin. I do have hemorroids, but this lump is not soft and not painful. ?

I found a hard pea-sized painless lump just inside my anus under the skin. I do have  hemorroids, but this lump is not soft and not painful. ?

It is most likely: an "old" clotted hemorroid! These wind up as tiny lumps (old clots) in one of the small veins! You can easily have this checked out in a routine office visit to your PCP (Primary Care Provider..with a simple rectal exam! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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I have a painful,tender,firm lump around my anus.Ive already had I&D of previous abscess on other cheek.Started after bowel prep for MRI.Causes?

I have a painful,tender,firm lump around my anus.Ive already had I&D of previous abscess on other cheek.Started after bowel prep for MRI.Causes?

This: sounds more like a clotted hemorrhoid than another abscess... Try sitz baths..hot water until you can get it checked out Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...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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Small hard white lump near anus?

Small hard white lump near anus?

Cyst: Most likely an inclusion or sebaceous cyst. These are benign cyst that contain a white sebaceous material similar to that of a black head. These can become infected and present as painful lumps much like the cyst in this picture. Often times gentle pressure may express the material. If the lump is enlarging or becoming tender, have it evaluated. ...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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Its very hard to me to evacuate and everytime that i try to evacuate i push it too hard and it forms like a lump in the outer part of the anus.

Its very hard to me to evacuate and everytime that i try to evacuate i push it too hard and it forms like a lump in the outer part of the anus.

Hemorrhoid.: What you are describing is a hemorrhoid, which can certainly form due to straining. If your stools are hard, you need to increase fiber and water intake, and perhaps even take some stool softners to prevent having to strain. Otherwise, you will end up with more hemorrhoids. ...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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Two painless hard lumps inside anus. Should i be very concerned? One is larger than the other and sticks out more.

Two painless hard lumps inside anus. Should i be very concerned? One is larger  than the other and sticks out more.

Sounds like Internal: Hemorrhoids. Have it checked out by your local surgeon or the GI doc to confirm the dx. It might need to be biopsied for making correct dx. ...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