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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

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 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 have a lump on the opening of the anus, like a small pea, mildly painful, no fluid, no itch. Believe it's hemorrhoids. Help (w/o seeing a doctor)?

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Go nothing for now..: You're probably right, and just watch it for next 2-3 weeks with no physical manipulation.

If any doubt, still see a professional timely.

Without a good history and physical examination, no conclusion can be drawn.

Best luck... ...Read more

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Small lump outside anus grew large + painful after long bus ride. 48h later burst (pus), reduced in size + pain gone. Doctor or keep clean + monitor?

Small lump outside anus grew large + painful after long bus ride. 48h later burst (pus), reduced in size + pain gone. Doctor or keep clean + monitor?

Conservative Tx: It sounds like an abscess that ruptured and drained on its own. If it has resolved, treat conservatively. Keep clean. Apply antibiotic ointment. See doctor if it comes back. ...Read more

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Small lumps all over body. Under arms, all over stomach, around labia and between vagina and anus. Can't burst. Can be painful. What could they be?

Dercum's Disease: Adiposis dolorosa, also known as dercum's disease, is a rare condition characterized by multiple, painful lipomas. These lipomas mainly occur on the trunk, the upper arms and upper legs. The understanding of the cause and mechanism of dercum disease remains unknown. Possible etiologies include: nervous system dysfunction, mechanical pressure on nerves, adipose tissue dysfunction and trauma. ...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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Have small marble lump on anus. What could it be?

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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What do you advise if I'm worried about a small lump on my anus?

What do you advise if I'm worried about a small lump on my anus?

See your doctor: And have an exam. IF still unclear see a colon and rectal surgeon for the diagnosis and recommended treatment ...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

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I have a one small lump on my anus, I can only see it if I forecely stretch my butt side to side. Is it an external emorrhoid?

Possibly: Other possibilities include anal warts, cysts, and tumors. Have it looked at by a doctor if it gets bigger or is painful. ...Read more

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Lump outside anus. Has had it for more than 4 years, but it will occasionally swell and is very painful at that time. Can you tell what it might be?

Lump outside anus. Has had it for more than 4 years, but it will occasionally swell and is very painful at that time. Can you tell what it might be?

Doctor can examine: In a young, healthy person, such a lump may be a hemorrhoid. A primary care doctor can examine the anus, rectum, and lump. If constipated, one pushes higher pressure into the anus and rectum, and the veins can swell up into a lump (called a hemorrhoid) that hurts, itches, burns, and sometimes bleeds. The doctor can offer treatment ideas after the exam. Meanwhile, avoiding constipation is helpful. ...Read more

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I have a small lump just next to my anus, which is causing me pain when I sit, clench, go to the toilet and so on, I don't think I've had this before. I?

See your doctor: If you are having anal pain and swelling it is usually either a thrombosed hemorroid or a abscess. This needs to be properly diagnosed and treated by a doctor. Warm water baths may help in the meantime. ...Read more

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I want ask about the small lump in my anus. It's happened after defecated. It's very pain and I had noticed there is a small lump with white colour maybe. I had tried myself to push it in but it still come out. Can you explain to me about my problem? It is a

Prolapsed hemorrhoid: Is likely. Try warm baths to relax you and push it back in. You could also use compress of glycerin to shrink it and help reduce the pain. There are medicines available from a chemist that can help with the pain. Make sure your stools stay very soft by drinking plenty of fluids and eating lots of fruits and vegetables/fiber. If it keeps coming back, you may need to have it removed by a doctor. ...Read more

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Small firm lump in my anus near hemorrhoids?

Small firm lump in my anus near hemorrhoids?

Many things: Could be a thrombosed hemorrhoid, abscess, or tumor. Have a colorectal surgeon examine you and make the diagnosis and offer the appropriate treatment/managment. ...Read more

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I have a small tender lump between my anus and vagina what is it??

I have a small tender lump between my anus and vagina what is it??

Very hard to say: Without examining you it is very hard to say what this is, but a short list would include an external hemorrhoid (most likely since this is painful), a skin tag, or if you've had vaginal deliveries with any tearing this could be a keloid (inflammatory scar) from a vaginal laceration repair. ...Read more

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I have a painful lump between my vagina and anus that goes and come and burn?

I have a painful lump between my vagina and anus that goes and come and burn?

Well that: Could be several things including an abscess Bartholin's cyst or herpes. Recommend exam with the obstetrician gynecologist appointment your doctor for specific diagnosis and treatment ...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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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 small pea size lump on left side of anus? Shoud ibe worried?

I have a small pea size lump on left side of anus? Shoud ibe worried?

Probably: An external hemorrhoid. Keep an eye on it and if it gets bigger or doesn't go away in 2 weeks see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a painful lump around my anus, it's been 4 days it hasn't gone away, it's the size of a pea?

Thrombosed hemorrhoi: It is likely a thrombosed hemorrhoid which is a blood clot in your external hemorrhoid. Will ultimately resolve on it's own and re absorb into your system. It can take several days to go away. To to alleviate discomfort a doctor can open it and remove the clot but that is only done to alleviate pain. If it doesn't hurt anymore just leave it alone ...Read more

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I have a small lump at the bottom of my spine along with a small opening above my anus, what is this?

I have a small lump at the bottom of my spine along with a small opening above my anus, what is this?

See your doctor: Has this been evaluated? Sounds like a pilonidal cyst and sinus tract; however, the findings warrant at least an exam and likely an ultrasound of the area to ensure that there is no connection of the opening with the spinal area. You also want to make sure that the lump isn't a different type of mass. SEE YOUR DOCTOR! ...Read more

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I have a small lump just outside my anus, it is slightly pink and is only uncomfortable when I sit down. What could it be?

I have a small lump just outside my anus, it is slightly pink and is only uncomfortable when I sit down. What could it be?

Exam: This problem has many causes. It could be a cyst, a healing fissure or hemorrhoid. The best way to sort it out is to have your doctor exam you. ...Read more