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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


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What are possible causes of small bumps around the anus?

What are possible causes of small bumps around the anus?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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I have a small painless bump above my anus. Overall it doesn't hurt but can cause discomfort when I press it. What can this be?

I have a small painless bump above my anus. Overall it doesn't hurt but can cause discomfort when I press it. What can this be?

Hard to say: Without seeing it, but many people have small skin tags in this area or even hemorrhoids that are completely covered by skin so they look just like a skin bump. You can try sitting in warm water (or applying a warm compress) and see if it goes away. Don't mess with it. If it does get more painful or larger or drains, see a clinician. ...Read more

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I have a small light black spot an inch from my anus. Should I be concerned? What could cause this? No recent sex. Have internal hemorrhoid. No bump.

I have a small light black spot an inch from my anus. Should I be concerned? What could cause this? No recent sex. Have internal hemorrhoid. No bump.

Bump: Hello and welcome to HealthTap, would you feel comfortable sharing a picture. It appears to be either a skin tag or a mole but hard to say without visual inspection. Alternatively you can show it to your PCP. Take care and let me know if I can be of any assistance :) take care ...Read more

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I have a small almost zit like bump just inside my anus, is this something to be concerned about. I get hemorrhoids occasionally could this be the cause?

I have a small almost zit like bump just inside my anus, is this something to be concerned about. I get hemorrhoids occasionally could this be the cause?

Not sure how you can: See inside your anus, but there are many kinds of bumps from benign and nothing to worry about, to gential warts and others of concern. See your proctologist as soon as possible just to make sure it is nothing to be worried about ...Read more

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Tiny white bumps around anus. Is this an std?

Tiny white bumps around anus. Is this an std?

Could be: Need to see it to be able to tell you what it is and what needs to be done with it. ...Read more

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What is this small bump below my anus?

See a doctor: Need to see a doctor or provide more info to get an answer for that. ...Read more

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I have small little white hard bumps on the inside of my anus and they itch... What should I do?

Perianal warts?: Possibly viral warts. Need to be diagnosed by experienced physician. Difficult to treat. May be treatable by anti viral vaccine for human papilloma virus. Vaccine is not mainstream, but viral warts are a common problem. Doctors usually burn or laser them off. No one very happy with the treatment or results. Could do with lots of opinions from experienced docs. ...Read more

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Pinkinsh bump on anus, does not hurt, very soft when touched, size like of a small pea, what should I do?

Pinkinsh bump on anus, does not hurt, very soft when touched, size like of a small pea, what should I do?

Hemorrhoids: If it does not get progressively bigger most probably you have internal and external hemorrhoids, usually does not hurt, but can get painful when inflamed or blood clot happens in them, as long as does not bother, no need to worry, just keep the bowel regular and avoid constipation, if bothers needs to be treated medically or surgically. ...Read more

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I have tiny white bumps in the crackof my butt and a bump on my anus which is painful when I move my bowels?

I have tiny white bumps in the crackof my butt and a bump on my anus which is painful when I move my bowels?

Need to "rule out": Safety, by making sure it is not a diagnosis that will alter your long term health, is why you need an exam with a doc. In the meantime, use a hairdryer in these skin folds after daily shower. Bowel regimen to achieve 2 soft bm daily. Most likely you have some irritated skin and an anal fissure. However, you need to know you don't have a cancer. Make an appointment. ...Read more

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Small white bumps and raised lines on the inner ring of my anus. About 7 in total. What could they be? Broke and need help : (

Small white bumps and raised lines on the inner ring of my anus. About 7 in total. What could they be? Broke and need help : (

County Services: It would be impossible to even imagine what those would be. Please visit with a physician at either free clinic or county hospital where in exchange for longer wait u will get a proper exam and a diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have this like bump in my anus like in it what is it I also constantly have to use the bathroom but its like not to deep and it's small?

I have this like bump in my anus like in it what is it I also constantly have to use the bathroom but its like not to deep and it's small?

Difficult to tell: Without doing an exam, but it could be a hemorrhoid with your constantly feeling the urge to stool. A polyp is more likely to lie in the rectum, and a skin tag is more likely to be external to the anus. ...Read more

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A bump near my anus it was small not painfull but after a 5km run it became little bit larger and painful. Its soft and little bit harder. Wht is it.

A bump near my anus it was small not painfull but after a 5km run it became little bit larger and painful. Its soft and little bit harder. Wht is it.

Hemorrhoid...: Most likely. Enlarged blood filled anal cushion, not a varicose vein. Common, often painless, but sometimes can hurt or bleed. Common with/after pregnancy, constipation, or frequent bm' s. Rx is generally without surgery, unless active clot or infection. See md to be sure. ...Read more

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Small bumps on my anus, no pain, just itch a little, one pink bump that's bigger but not that bigger than the rest, have had hermroids before 2 yrs ago

Not good: Thank you for clarifying. I was wanting to ask you if you were gay because this happens in the gay population. You can get herpes or many other sexually transmitted diseases (stds) even during anal sex. So you should see your primary care doctor to correctly rule out std's so you can get properly diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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I have bumps on my anus there small and not many of them I have one big one thts pink but its not that bigin size no pain just a lil itch pic in file?

Warts: These sound like they are probably condyloma, or genital warts. You need to go in to a doctor to be examined and have this determined for sure. It is impossible to say without an exam. ...Read more

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I have a small purplish bump on the outside of my anus. Is this a hemorrhoid?

Purpulish: Bumps on the external anus, especially if it is tender can be a thrombosed (clotted vein) hemorrhoid. These are treated by releasing the thrombus by a Doctor ...Read more

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I noticed a small bump on my anus. Should I be worried?

Likely not: Depends on how long it's been there, if only a few days likely a thromboses hemorrhoid which will resolve within a few days, if it persists or gets larger see a doc. ...Read more

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I have a bump in my anus, what is the cause and what drug can I use?

Evaluation needed: This bump could be as simple and common as a hemorrhoid, or it could be something less common like an anal cancer. Your family doctor can examine you and decide if it needs to looked at by a surgeon. ...Read more

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I have small white bumps on my anus. They do not hurt or itch at all. Is this a problem? Is it normal?

I have small white bumps on my anus. They do not hurt or itch at all. Is this a problem? Is it normal?

Probably not: But they could represent anal condyloma which is a sexually transmitted viral disease. Without seeing them I can't be more specific, so if concerned see a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

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25/m small reoccurring bump 1/4 above anus comes and goes about 3 yrs now pops in about 3 days bleeds heals over can repeat in week or 5 months.?

Fistula or pilonidal: This likely is a pilonidal cyst if is located posteriorly over the coccyx or it could represent a small fistula if it is close to the anus. A simple exam could easily differentiate but should be done when it is actively symptomatic. ...Read more

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Hi, I am suffering from haemmoroids since more than a week and now I've developed small white bumps around my anus and its painful to touch. What is it?

Hi, I am suffering from haemmoroids since more than a week and now I've developed small white bumps around my anus and its painful to touch. What is it?

Several...: Hydrate yourself, Take bland less spicy/hot food. Take a stool softner like Colace daily, Need a course of antibiotic Bactrim/ Cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 7-10 days. Yse Hemorrhoid suppository twice a day. Do Seitz's bath twice a day atleast.... ...Read more