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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

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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Small lump 4cm inside anus. Soft. Moves around. Felt by Dr in ED four months ago. She thought hemorrhoid. Still there. No Hx of bleeding. 21 y.o male?

Small lump 4cm inside anus. Soft. Moves around. Felt by Dr in ED four months ago. She thought hemorrhoid. Still there. No Hx of bleeding. 21 y.o male?

See below: This could still be a hemorrhoid and probably the most likely cause. Since it has been present for four months would have surgeon perform physical exam and anoscopy. This is quick, associated with little discomfort and will settle the issue. ...Read more

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A 2 yr old boy has hemorrhoids but they are small lumps clumped together all around the outside of anus. Is this normal for hemmorhoids?

A 2 yr old boy has hemorrhoids but they are small lumps clumped together all around the outside of anus. Is this normal for hemmorhoids?

No: It's not normal for a 2 yr old to suffer from hemorrhoids at all. This deserves a visit to the pediatrician for evaluation. May not be hemorrhoids at all - if it is, you need to sort out as to why this has occurred and get it managed appropriately. ...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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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)?

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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Have internal hemorrhoids since July, found 2 hard lumps inch from anus 11/14. Protected anal 10/25 &10/31, Bf and I are vaccinated. Anal cancer sign?

Have internal hemorrhoids since July, found 2 hard lumps inch from anus 11/14. Protected anal 10/25 &10/31, Bf and I are vaccinated. Anal cancer sign?

Need to examine: The lumps may be thrombosed hemorrhoids, but it is not feasible to be sure without examining you. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an in-person evaluation.
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Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I have a squishy lump in my anus. I took a pic of it. It doesn't hurt or anything just noticed it sticking out while showering. Is it a hemorrhoid?

I have a squishy lump in my anus. I took a pic of it. It doesn't hurt or anything just noticed it sticking out while showering. Is it a hemorrhoid?

Probably: This may well be an external hemorrhoid. It can be nontender unless it has thrombosed. Other possibilities include an anal skin tag or partial rectal prolapse. Your physician or gynecologist can evaluate this in the office and advise you accordingly. ...Read more

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Bb sized lump outside of anus hemorrhoid?

Bb sized lump outside of anus hemorrhoid?

Not necessarily: Some other problems can cause a lump in the anus. Most of the time benign reasons like hemorrhoids, fistulas, abscesses, cysts. There are also so e other conditions like rectal or anal cancer than can produce this. You better have it checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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Lump inside my left side of anus, is it hemorrhoids?

Could be: It could be hemorrhoids, but it is impossible to know without having a thorough exam from a qualified physician. If your primary care physician is uncertain as to what the lump is, consider seeing a surgeon or a gastroenterologist. ...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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How can I heal hemorrhoids. I have lump around my anus and is painless. How much tym it takes to heal?

Hemorrhoid Care: It is important not to make hemorrhoids worse. Cleaning off after a bowel movement should be gentle. Pre-moistened towlettes can be used to dab the anus. Don’t wipe/rub. Pat the anus dry after cleaning. Avoid using harsh soaps that contain dyes or aromas. Cotton underwear is helpful as it absorbs moisture well. Sitz bathes can be helpful. Sit in a bathtub with warm water. There needs to >. ...Read more

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How can I treat hemorrhoids. I have lump around my anus and is painless. How much tym it takes to heal?

How can I treat hemorrhoids. I have lump around my anus and is painless. How much tym it takes to heal?

Preparation H or sim: The hemorrhoid is likely an external one that has already clotted off. That it is painless is good. It will heal and form a skin tag. ...Read more

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In my anus, found a lump, inside, could it be a hemorrhoid?

In my anus, found a lump, inside, could it be a hemorrhoid?

Yes: Could be a hemorrhoid or a growth of any kind, it could be benign or cancerous. You need to have this checked out. ...Read more

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Have had lump on anus assume hemorrhoid for past weak painful at first and last two days blood stains on underwear. Is that normal should I see my Dr.

Have had lump on anus assume hemorrhoid for past weak painful at first and last two days blood stains on underwear. Is that normal should I see my Dr.

Tear also: You have blood on toilet paper and have concerns for a hemorrhoid. It could also be an anal tear or abrasion. This happens from wiping too hard. It is very common. Your doctor will look at your anus and do an exam. If it is a hemorrhoid you will need to alter your diet and add fiber. If it is a tear you can benefit be using a wipe. ...Read more

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I have a lump on anus, is it an STD or a hemorrhoid?

I have a lump on anus, is it an STD or a hemorrhoid?

Colud be: Either, if you mean a viral condyloma being an std. Both condyloma & hemorrhoid can be a raised lump. See a doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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I have a squishy soft lump on my anus. From researching, it sounds like hemorrhoids but could also be anal warts. How can I tell which?

It's more likely: To be a hemorrhoid, as you mentioned. A wart would be a little firmer and not "squishy". You should consult a physician for evaluation and management of this, in case it needs to be treated medically. Sometimes medications work, but other times hemorrhoids require a simple surgical procedure. ...Read more

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Female: I have what I thought was a hemorrhoid but now not so sure. It is a red lump by anus that has a yellow color to it very painful, no pus?

You should go see yo: You need to see your doctor for physical examination. It may be an inflamed hemorrhoid (Piles). This will need treatment otherwise you can get severely constipated and get into further trouble because of pain and inflammation/infection. Local application of medication is necessary to help you heal this area. So you should see your PCP right away in 24 hours or go to the ER for treatment. ...Read more

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Been experiencing hemorrhoids since? Jun 2016. Have 2 non-painful lumps 2-3cm from anus. Had colonoscopy in Dec no issues. Hemorrhoids or cancer St. 1

Colorectal surgery: See a colorectal surgery specialist. Hemorrhoids are extremely common so don't worry you'll be okay. Avoid straining stay hydrated so bowel movements are easier. Sitz baths and preparation h or female prep h pads. Colorectal surgery can band hemorrhoids, examine for other conditions, and offer expert advice. Good luck. ...Read more

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What's the difference between rectal abcess and hemorrhoid in anal area? I have a lump at anus, its very sore and looks bit purple/black at end.

What's the difference between rectal abcess and hemorrhoid in anal area? I have a lump at anus, its very sore and looks bit purple/black at end.

Difference: Hemorrhoids are painful, swollen veins in the lower portion of the rectum or anus. A rectal abscess is an infection and a collection of pus in the area of the anus and rectum. Both can be painful, lead to swelling, redness, etc. So without an exam it tough to say if you have a hemorrhoid, a thrombosed hemorrhoid, or a rectal abscess. Either way. Gt checked as they all need to be treated. Good luck ...Read more

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When is lump on anus diagnosed hemorrhoids, fissure or cancer? No pain or bleeding I'm very afraid of cancer I didn't do any sex activities ever

When is lump on anus diagnosed hemorrhoids, fissure or cancer? No pain or bleeding I'm very afraid of cancer I didn't do any sex activities ever

Do not worry now...: Glad you have no sign or symptoms around anal region now, but your life is unfolding on the course of accumulating, growing, and continuing your share of life, and you have to adopt and adapt to a constantly changing & adjusting dynamic process of struggle to cope with reality, certainty, & uncertainty of daily living from inception to eternity. More? Cintact www. Healthtap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC.. ...Read more

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I have these purple/blue colored soft lumps/areas around my anus. They hurt a little bit and show more with strain. Hemorrhoids or something else?

I have these purple/blue colored soft lumps/areas around my anus. They hurt a little bit and show more with strain. Hemorrhoids or something else?

External hemorrhoids: It sounds very much like external hemorrhoids. External hemorrhoids have pain fibers. They do get worse with straining or if you're constipated. Things that can help include not straining when you have a bowel movement, staying very well hydrated with water, and not sitting on the toilet to read a magazine or a book or playing with your phone when you're having a bowel movement. ...Read more

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Genital warts or hemorrhoids? Around my anus it turns purple, and has about two purple bumps/lumps around, it started itching, and now itches more than before. I've noticed when I look in the mirror and push the bumps comes out bigger. How can I know if I

This sounds: Like hemorrhoids, either internal and/or external and does not sound like genital warts at all. Caffeine causes the itching and makes you constipated, having to push and thus hemorrhoid symptoms. Eliminate all caffeine and alcohol and drink 80-100 oz fluids per day. See a colorectal surgeon if this does not resolve. ...Read more

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I think I have a hemorrhoid as I have a lump at my anus, v.sore, has a black spot. After a bowel movement it started to bleed. Is this a sign of healing?

I think I have a hemorrhoid as I have a lump at my anus, v.sore, has a black spot. After a bowel movement it started to bleed. Is this a sign of healing?

Hemorrhoid: You are describing a thromboses external hemorrhoid. If the lump is small you could do warm sits bath 3 times a day for 10 days, apply hemorrhoid cream after each bath, avoid constipation, eat more fiber, drink 8 glasses of water. If the bleeding persist go to the ER or walk in clinic to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I found a hard pea-sized painless lump just inside my anus under the skin. I do have hemorroids, but this lump is not soft and not painful.?

I found a hard pea-sized painless lump just inside my anus under the skin. I do have hemorroids, but this lump is not soft and not painful.?

It is most likely: An "old" clotted hemorroid! These wind up as tiny lumps (old clots) in one of the small veins!
You can easily have this checked out in a routine office visit to your PCP (Primary Care Provider. With a simple rectal exam!
Hope this helps!
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Hard lump inside my left bum cheek which kind of felt like it had a tube/swollenvein leading to my anus can this be related to my external hemmoroid?

Hard lump inside my left bum cheek which kind of felt like it had a tube/swollenvein leading to my anus can this be related to my external hemmoroid?

Hard to guess: Without a physical exam. Could be a thrombosed external hemorrhoid, could be swelling from infection such as abscess or fistula, etc. Needs a physical exam with a doctor. ...Read more

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