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Soft Lump On Anus Diagnosis
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Anal Abscess: If it is painful to touch it is possibly an anal abscess, a painful condition in which a collection of pus develops near the anus. Most anal abscesses are a result of infection from small anal glands. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/anal-abscess ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hemorrhoid: Is is bleeding? Is is painful? Is it growing? If yes to any of these questions you may consider seeing your family doctor. ...Read more
Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are the most common cause. A hemorrhoid is a bulging vein around the anus. When you strain such as with heavy lifting, constipation or child birth, the vein can dilate so much that it does not snap back into its normal shape. Then you can get a clot in the bulge which makes it last even longer. If the bump does not resolve, go see your family doc to make sure it is not something worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need to see doctor: It could be simple wart, hemorrhoid , or serious anal carcinoma , should be evaluated by your doctor ...Read more
Hello. Just noticed a couple of lumps in the opening of my anus. Look a little purple in colour and move?
Lumps: possible hemorrhoids, better see a doctorGet a more detailed answer ›
I have a one small lump on my anus, i can only see it if i forecely stretch my butt side to side. Is it an external emorrhoid?
Its very hard to me to evacuate and everytime that i try to evacuate i push it too hard and it forms like a lump in the outer part of the anus.
Hemorrhoid.: What you are describing is a hemorrhoid, which can certainly form due to straining. If your stools are hard, you need to increase fiber and water intake, and perhaps even take some stool softners to prevent having to strain. Otherwise, you will end up with more hemorrhoids. ...Read more
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