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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 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

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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?

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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What is this soft lump between my vagina and anus?

What is this soft lump between my vagina and anus?

That is called: the perineal body but you also could develop a cyst, abscess, fistula or hemorrhoid in this region. If something feels different there than it has in the past see your GYN or PCP to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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When I have a bm, a purplish/red soft lump of tissue prodtrudes thru anus. It goes back inside when i'm not exerting pressure. Is it a polyp/tumor?

When I have a bm, a purplish/red soft lump of tissue prodtrudes thru anus. It goes back inside when i'm not exerting pressure. Is it a polyp/tumor?

Prob hemorrhoid CMD: Internal hemorrhoids can be painless, pop out with bm; sometimes bleed. Less commonly polyps or tumors can present this way. Get checked. Rx available. ...Read more

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Soft,small skin colored lump near anus- have internal hemorroids,constipation,bright red blood w/ BM.Sometimes feels like tearing.What's this? Spasm 2

Soft,small skin colored lump near anus- have internal hemorroids,constipation,bright red blood w/ BM.Sometimes feels like tearing.What's this? Spasm 2

Sounds: Like a chronic anal fissure with what is called a sentinel tag which indicates the fissure has been present for quite a while. Your constipation is the probable cause. Drink 80-100 ounces caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily to fix the constipation. The chronic fissure though, has only a 20% chance of healing without surgery so see a colon and rectal specialist soon please before you develop ...Read more