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What is tha cause of a painful bump near tha anal area?

What is tha cause of a painful bump near tha anal area?

Abscess likely: There are several possibilities, but one of the most common is a peri-anal abscess. These usually start with an area of painful redness, then form a hard knot. If left alone, they will eventually pop open and drain pus. The standard treatment is to drain these either in hospital or your doctors office. Since diabetics are most commonly affected, this should be checked as well. ...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


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Please tell me, could a yeast infection cause bumps around anal area?

Please tell me, could a yeast infection cause bumps around anal area?

Bumps are not: Normally caused by yeast infections. Suspect that your issue is not due to yeast. ...Read more

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Bumps near my anal, what can cause this?

Could be hemorrhoids: Anal warts or skin tags. You need a physical exam for correct diagnosis. Please see your primary. ...Read more

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

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 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 painful bump in my anus and since i found it is growing, it hurts when i touch it and it has been there for more than 1 month, what is it?

I have a painful bump in my anus and since i found it is growing, it hurts when i touch it and it has been there for more than 1 month, what is it?

Needs a look.: As embarrassing as it may seem, your doc should probably take a look at this. May be nothing more than a hemorrhoid, but could be any one of a large number of other things that could get worse - as you note it is growing. ...Read more