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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

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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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. ?

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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I have swollen lumps on my anus what can I do?

I have swollen lumps on my anus what can I do?

Hemorrhoids: Swollen lumps on the anus are usually thrombosed hemorrhoids. These are hemorrhoids with a blood clot. They are usually very tender making it uncomfortable to sit and may bleed. I suggest you see a doctor for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Have small marble lump on anus. What could it be?

Hemorrhoid: You sound like you have a hemorrhoid. If you are bleeding or have pain please see your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Could use expert help with why I have a lump on my anus?

Could use expert help with why I have a lump on my anus?

Mass: Masses around the anal canal can be from a multitude of diseases. Some common things are hemorrhoids and skin tags. Some more serious conditions could be a for m of cancer. I suggest you visit your primary doctor who can do an exam and help make a diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more