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What does a polyp in the anus feel like?

What does a polyp in the anus feel like?

Unless it: Is very large or protrudes out the anus when defecating you should not be able to feel an ano/rectal polyp. Do not use your finger but if concerned have an exam by your doctor or a specialist. ...Read more

Polyp (Definition)

A polyp may occur anyplace on the body, but is most commonly seen in the colon when a colonscopy exam is done. It is a bump or protrusion from the lining of the GI tract and colon, which can can be benign or turn ...Read more


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Please tell me, could a polyp of size 1 CM come out of one's anus?

Could be hemorrhoid: Any entity inside your bowel; food, stool, polyp, foreign body, hemorrhoid can and will pass rectally, so yes. Occasionally a polyp will try to pass rectally, but still being attached to the wall of the colon, can not fully detach. A colonoscopy, and/or exam with your doc are the best ways to address this problem. Be well. ...Read more

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Which tests are considered "routine" when trying to diagnose rectal and anal problems? I have had a colonoscopy , i had a few polyps and inter.Hemmorh

Which tests are considered "routine" when trying to diagnose rectal and anal problems? I have had a colonoscopy , i had a few polyps and inter.Hemmorh

Colonoscopy is it!: For common rectal or anal problems such as rectal bleeding or pain, a full colonoscopy is commonly "routine" at age 53. Depending upon the symptoms, a simple anoscopy or rigid or flexible sigmoidoscopy might be recommended. Importantly' rectal bleeding should never be attributed to hemorrhoids without an endoscopic exam to document hemorrhoids or, more importantly, rule out a malignancy. ...Read more

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What will happen if you get anal polyps, treatment/cure wise?

Depends: True polyps, hemorrhoids, skin tags and anal warts all feel the same and require different treatments. Cjh ...Read more

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I found an anal polyp at the beginning of my anus yesterday. It does not itch, burn and its not irritating. Should i be concerned?

I found an anal polyp at the beginning of my anus yesterday. It does not itch, burn and its not irritating. Should i be concerned?

Polyp?: Without an exam it is hard to say. It could be a polyp, a hemorrhoid, or a skin tag. All of these can be asymptomatic. I would recommend you see your doctor to be sure of what it is. ...Read more

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I've one polyp (it is mashroom like, less than 1cm) very close to anus. No other symtom. I'm healthy otherwise. No family history of any cancer.

I've one polyp (it is mashroom like, less than 1cm) very close to anus. No other symtom. I'm healthy otherwise. No family history of any cancer.

Remove: Sessile polyps as the begin are most frequently benign. The possibility of eventual enlargement and change is always present and as such should be removed. Mushroom shaped means there is no stalk and excision rather than snaring of a polyp would be needed. ...Read more

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I've had anal surgery last month for a polyp and superficial fissure. How long will it be before I can use my anus sexually again(like Insertion) etc?

I've had anal surgery last month for a polyp and superficial fissure. How long will it be before I can use my anus sexually again(like Insertion) etc?

Ask surgeon: This question, specifically, must be answered by your surgeon. Without knowing you and the status of your healing no one on the internet can give you a valid answer. ...Read more

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Will having anal sex cause colon polyps?

Will having anal sex cause colon polyps?

I do not : Think so> however hope you use protection especially if you are a female and have sex with multiple and unknown partners ! ...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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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