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Rectum (Definition)

The rectum is the last portion of the GI tract where the colon ends. It is heavily muscled and generally remains contacted to control the colonic contents but is under conscious control when a ...Read more


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Lump in my rectum, should I be concerned?

Lump in my rectum, should I be concerned?

Depends: On whether this is new, or internal/external. Best advice is to see your doctor to determine if it a hemorrhoid, abscess or a tumor and get the appropriate treatment or referral to a colon and rectal surgeon. ...Read more

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Hard lump in rectum told it is a pile?

Hard lump in rectum told it is a pile?

Yes: Sounds like a pile (hemorrhoid). http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hemorrhoids/basics/definition/con-20029852

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What can I do for a lump on edge of rectum?

What can I do for a lump on edge of rectum?

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

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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.

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

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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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Tiny hard lump felt in between vaginal wall and rectum?

Tiny hard lump felt in between vaginal wall and rectum?

Well : Most likely a Bartholin's cyst however could be abscess or lymph node. Recommend exam by primary care physician or OB/GYN for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Proctolog:i have lump in anus or inside lower rectum is that dangerious and what can be done

Proctolog:i have lump in anus or inside lower rectum is that dangerious and what can be done

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