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Soft Lump On Anus
There was a small, soft lump between anus and vagina under skin. Few weeks later, moved towards vagina, larger, immovable, very bumpy. What is it?
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
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
The soft lump appeared overnight on anus. No pain, no bleeding, skin color. I already had colonsocopy early this year as routine checkup. Worried?
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?
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
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