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Rectum (Definition)

The rectum is the last portion of the GI tract where the colon ends. It is heavily muscled and generally remains contacted to control the colonic contents but is under conscious control when a ...Read more


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Bowel movement earlier was fairly painful. Wiped & noticed a painful lump on my rectum about half a pinky tip in size. Pretty sure it wasn't there b4?

Bowel movement earlier was fairly painful. Wiped & noticed a painful lump on my rectum about half a pinky tip in size. Pretty sure it wasn't there b4?

Hemorrhoid?: It sounds like you've got a hemorrhoid. Here is info about it. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/hemorrhoids-topic-overview increase your dietary fiber and water intake. You can also purchase over the counter suppositories that may help you. ...Read more

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I have a painful lump between scrotum and rectum. It's on the right side "butt cheek", and is hard and painful. About 2" long by 1/2" wide. Help? Thx

I have a painful lump between scrotum and rectum. It's on the right side "butt cheek", and is hard and painful. About 2" long by 1/2" wide. Help? Thx

Abscess : Hi!, sorry about your situation. I sounds like you have a peri-rectal abscess. It is a painful infection filled mass, and may need to by drained by a doctor. Hot soaks and antibiotics sometimes will help, but it's best to see a doctor to pick the best treatment plan. Good luck! ...Read more

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Painful lump or blister in my rectum. Painful while passing stool. Difficult to get some sleep due to the pain.

Doubt internal hemrr: One reliable characteristic of internal hemrroids is that they are not painful. The may or may not bleed. Painful mass may represent external hemrroid, abcess, herpes simplex, or a fissure that had become inflamed and begun granulating, giving the general sense of a mass. ...Read more

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I coughed very hard while deficating, felt a pop inside me.Now lots of pain and pressure 3 inches above my rectum. I feel lumps under my skin putting painful pressure on my upper buttock. Is this a hernia?

I coughed very hard while deficating, felt a pop inside me.Now lots of pain and pressure 3 inches above my rectum. I feel lumps under my skin putting painful pressure on my upper buttock. Is this a hernia?

Rectal : Rectal hernias are very rare. They are often confused with hemorrhoids. Rectal prolapse is a possibility (rectum protruding through the anus). Regardless. You need to see your doctor right away for an evaluation. If you still have the pain and pressure and you are unable to see your doctor present to your local urgent care or er. ...Read more

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Lump in my rectum, should I be concerned?

Lump in my rectum, should I be concerned?

Depends: On whether this is new, or internal/external. Best advice is to see your doctor to determine if it a hemorrhoid, abscess or a tumor and get the appropriate treatment or referral to a colon and rectal surgeon. ...Read more

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Just felt a lump by rectum. Not coming out of but close to it. Diaraha for 2 days now. What is it?

Just felt a lump by rectum. Not coming out of but close to it. Diaraha for 2 days now. What is it?

Hemorrhoid?: Probably this is a hemorrhoid, which has become enlarged or inflamed because of the diarrhea. Check with your doctor if it is painful, bleeds, or doesn't go away after the diarrhea clears up. ...Read more

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Hard lump in rectum told it is a pile?

Hard lump in rectum told it is a pile?

Yes: Sounds like a pile (hemorrhoid). http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hemorrhoids/basics/definition/con-20029852

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What can I do for a lump on edge of rectum?

What can I do for a lump on edge of rectum?

You need: To see a colorectal surgeon. A thrombosed external hemorrhoid is treated by incision and drainage of the clot under local anesthesia in the doctors office. A simple procedure with excellent results. Also could be an abscess which can be treated same way in office if caught early. ...Read more

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I have had a lump right above rectum for a week now. It doesn't hurt to touch, but I sometimes have a feeling of pressure.

More info: where exactly is this? near your tailbone? Is it hard or soft? Is it moveable or fixed? Is it close to the anus? Do you have other symptoms, ie rectal bleeding etc? Is it under the skin or hanging off of the skin. possibilities include abscess, cyst, hemorrhoid, lipoma etc depending on where it is ...Read more

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What is the lump in my rectum or anus? Could it be a hemorrhoid

What is the lump in my rectum or anus? Could it be a hemorrhoid

May not be: Any lump in the anus , or rectum malignancy is the first suspicion, must be seen by your physician. .Month of march is colorectal cancer awareness & prevention month and more reason to see your physician. ...Read more

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Tiny hard lump felt in between vaginal wall and rectum?

Tiny hard lump felt in between vaginal wall and rectum?

Well : Most likely a Bartholin's cyst however could be abscess or lymph node. Recommend exam by primary care physician or OB/GYN for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Proctolog:i have lump in anus or inside lower rectum is that dangerious and what can be done

Proctolog:i have lump in anus or inside lower rectum is that dangerious and what can be done

Physical exam: See a doctor promptly for physical exam. Depending on those findings, your age, and history, other studies may be necessary, such as colonoscopy to better evaluate this problem. Lumps inside the anus can be a hemorrhoid, polyp or tumor, and needs prompt evaluation by your doctor or surgeon. ...Read more

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Small hard painless lump in rectum. Occasional bleeding from rectum. What can this be? Young female

Small hard painless lump in rectum. Occasional bleeding from rectum. What can this be? Young female

Need tests: Need endoscopic examination and biopsy for diagnosis and treatment with out this is speculative , speak to your doctor and get it done soon. ...Read more

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I recently had bright red bleeding from anus. I found two lumps in my rectum. I went to a gyno she couldn't feel them. Should i go to a gi?

I recently had bright red bleeding from anus. I found two lumps in my rectum. I went to a gyno she couldn't feel them. Should i go to a gi?

Definitely,,,: Bleeding from the rectum that recurs may indicate hemorrhoids, anal fissures, proctitis (due to infection, inflammatory bowel disease, radiation therapy, stercoral ulcers, rectal prolapse, trauma, etc.) or bleeding source further upstream.The bumps may be a separate issue. Depending on your age, risk factors, current medication (aspirin, nsaid's, anticoagulants can cause bleeding), get evaluated. ...Read more

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