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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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I have a large lump on the inside of my butt cheek near my anus. What can this be from?

Dr. Eric Kaplan
Board Certified, Colon and Rectal Surgery
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I have a large lump on the inside of my butt cheek near my anus. What can this be from?

External hemorrhoid: Or an abscess or an anorectal tumor, bernign or malignant. You should get it examined by a colorectal surgeon to confirm the diagnosis and get appropriate management advice. ...Read more

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Dr. Allen Kamrava
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I have discovered a lump in my inner butt cheek near my anus?

Dr. Allen Kamrava
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I have discovered a lump in my inner butt cheek near my anus?

Need to see: There are a few different things this can be. It absolutely needs to be evaluated to guide your treatment and let you know what it is. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Horak ii
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Dr. Mark Kuhnke
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I have a painful bump that developed on my butt cheek; it's not on or close to anus. Could it be a hemorrhoid? I often have to sit on wooden benches.

Dr. Mark Kuhnke
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I have a painful bump that developed on my butt cheek; it's not on or close to anus. Could it be a hemorrhoid? I often have to sit on wooden benches.

Simply NO: A hemorrhoid is an anal process, so a bump on the buttock is some form of carbuncle. In this day and age, MRSA infections arise as random areas of pustules. And, it is possible it may have been caused by a splinter - i don't know. You should get this seen, either in a prompt care of doctor's office, and soon if you are diabetic. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Addagada Rao
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I pulled a splinter from my left butt cheek and its not in the anus but its was lefted a bump and I don't know if its s hemroid?

Dr. Addagada Rao
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I pulled a splinter from my left butt cheek and its not in the anus but its was lefted a bump and I don't know if its s hemroid?

Let your doctor: Examine you , you still may have part of splinter , or infection may be setting , may need treatments with antibiotics , or even drainage of the area ( minor surgery ) as your only 16 speak to your parents. ...Read more

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Dr. Laura Anissian
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I had a big boil on my butt cheek, above the anus. It was full of blood(100%) but I managed to get it all out. It is tiny now but could it come back?

Dr. Laura Anissian
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I had a big boil on my butt cheek, above the anus. It was full of blood(100%) but I managed to get it all out. It is tiny now but could it come back?

It may: It may come back. From what you are saying it may not have been a boil if it was only blood.... Could be a cyst, atheroma. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Fisher
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I had a large lump on the inside of my butt cheek and when I sat down today it busted open. A bloody puss type of fluid came out what could it be?

Dr. Michael Fisher
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I had a large lump on the inside of my butt cheek and when I sat down today it busted open. A bloody puss type of fluid came out what could it be?

Pilonidal cyst: A pilonidal cyst is an abnormal pocket originating in the skin that usually contains hair, skin debris and other abnormal tissue. A pilonidal cyst is almost always located near the tailbone at the top of the cleft of the buttocks. The only sure treatment for a pilonidal cyst is surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Srdjan Prodanovich
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I have a large lump on the inside of my right butt cheek it has been there for 10 yrs what could it be?

Dr. Srdjan Prodanovich
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Needs evaluation: Reasons for this lump may be numerous. An appropriate evaluation by a physician is necessary in order to answer this question. This may represent an epidermal inclusion cyst or lipoma, all of which are benign processes. However, there are other possibilities and an evaluation by a physician is warranted. ...Read more

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Dr. Donald Colantino
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Hi I'm a 17 female and I am breaking out on my left thigh under mybutt my butt cheek near my anus and on my left thigh do i need to worry?

Dr. Donald Colantino
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Hi I'm a 17 female and I am breaking out on my left thigh under mybutt my butt cheek near my anus and on my left thigh do i need to worry?

Herpes: You should see your physician as this is most likely a herpes viral infection which should be treated. It could be herpes zoster(shingles) or herpes simplex, but either one is important and should be treated with antiviral medications and,if necessary, corticosteroid tablets. ...Read more

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Dr. Roy Arnold
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Anus feels like one side will not open properly and stool feels like it is coming out at an angle, sometimes touches butt cheek. What would cause this?

Dr. Roy Arnold
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Anus feels like one side will not open properly and stool feels like it is coming out at an angle, sometimes touches butt cheek. What would cause this?

Needs evaluation: Your primary care you evaluate your rectal area by examination and may refer you for further testing. Don't delay. Make an appointment this week. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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