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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

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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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

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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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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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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

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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 ?

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 lump in my anus , size of a pea, it was very painful for the first days it's been a whole week now, it does not hurt but I still feel it ?

I have a lump in my anus , size of a pea, it was very painful for the first days it's been a whole week now, it does not hurt but I still feel it ?

Hemorrhoid: It sounds a lot like an external hemorrhoid, but you should go to your doc to have it checked for sure. If so, remember to keep lots of fiber in your diet to help it from returning. ...Read more

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I have a mass on my anus, it is external as far as i can tell. It is very painful and swells bad (glofball sized). Now having blood. What could it be?

I have a mass on my anus, it is external as far as i can tell. It is very painful and swells bad (glofball sized). Now having blood. What could it be?

Pain in the back end: Bleeding and pain with bm, along with a mass is likely clotted external hemorrhoids. Internal hemorrhoid usually does not hurt and blood is often found coating the stool rather than mixing with it. Thrombosed external hemorrhoids and fissures are truly pain in the _ _ _ but not dangerous, and can be treated. Consult doc for eval and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more