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Soft Lump On Rectum
I have two lumps in rectum for two months. I think it might have gotten slightly smaller. Are they hemmerhoids?
Could be: But also could be something more serious. You really need proper examination and diagnosis. ...Read more
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
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
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