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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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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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How far (how many inches) inside rectum hemorrhoid could be, are they in and around anus only?

How far (how many inches) inside rectum hemorrhoid could be, are they in and around anus only?

Hemorrhoids.: Hemorrhoids are not in the rectum. They are in the anus and there two major types. External- they hurt. Internals - they donot hurt. ...Read more

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I have daily frequent pains around between what feels like anus\rectum. Did hurt awhile having a movement but not much anymore. Hemorrhoids? Fissure? Ty

I have daily frequent pains around between what feels like anus\rectum. Did hurt awhile having a movement but not much anymore. Hemorrhoids? Fissure? Ty

Rectal pain: You are probably right. Typically this could be hemorrhoids. An anal fissure is certainly possible.

In any event, softening your stool with dioctylsulfosuccinate and using lubrication like vaseline or aquaphor should help ...Read more

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In my anus, found a lump, inside, could it be a hemorrhoid?

Yes: Could be a hemorrhoid or a growth of any kind, it could be benign or cancerous. You need to have this checked out. ...Read more

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For a month, I've had a small, rubbery, slippery lump an inch inside my rectum. I plan to see a doctor, but am concerned. Could it be a hemorrhoid?

For a month, I've had a small, rubbery, slippery lump an inch inside my rectum. I plan to see a doctor, but am concerned. Could it be a hemorrhoid?

Good decision: In 26 old most likely hemorrhoids, just don't wory and see your doctor. Regard less of the age every rectal bleeding initially must be evaluated by a professional, to make sure the bleeding is not due to a tumor. ...Read more

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Bb sized lump outside of anus hemorrhoid?

Bb sized lump outside of anus hemorrhoid?

Not necessarily: Some other problems can cause a lump in the anus. Most of the time benign reasons like hemorrhoids, fistulas, abscesses, cysts. There are also so e other conditions like rectal or anal cancer than can produce this. You better have it checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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Small firm lump in my anus near hemorrhoids?

Many things: Could be a thrombosed hemorrhoid, abscess, or tumor. Have a colorectal surgeon examine you and make the diagnosis and offer the appropriate treatment/managment. ...Read more

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Lump inside my left side of anus, is it hemorrhoids?

Lump inside my left side of anus, is it hemorrhoids?

Could be: It could be hemorrhoids, but it is impossible to know without having a thorough exam from a qualified physician. If your primary care physician is uncertain as to what the lump is, consider seeing a surgeon or a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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How can I heal hemorrhoids. I have lump around my anus and is painless. How much tym it takes to heal?

How can I heal hemorrhoids. I have lump around my anus and is painless. How much tym it takes to heal?

Hemorrhoid Care: It is important not to make hemorrhoids worse. Cleaning off after a bowel movement should be gentle. Pre-moistened towlettes can be used to dab the anus. Don’t wipe/rub. Pat the anus dry after cleaning. Avoid using harsh soaps that contain dyes or aromas. Cotton underwear is helpful as it absorbs moisture well. Sitz bathes can be helpful. Sit in a bathtub with warm water. There needs to >. ...Read more

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How can I treat hemorrhoids. I have lump around my anus and is painless. How much tym it takes to heal?

How can I treat hemorrhoids. I have lump around my anus and is painless. How much tym it takes to heal?

Preparation H or sim: The hemorrhoid is likely an external one that has already clotted off. That it is painless is good. It will heal and form a skin tag. ...Read more

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Small lump 4cm inside anus. Soft. Moves around. Felt by Dr in ED four months ago. She thought hemorrhoid. Still there. No Hx of bleeding. 21 y.o male?

Small lump 4cm inside anus. Soft. Moves around. Felt by Dr in ED four months ago. She thought hemorrhoid. Still there. No Hx of bleeding. 21 y.o male?

See below: This could still be a hemorrhoid and probably the most likely cause. Since it has been present for four months would have surgeon perform physical exam and anoscopy. This is quick, associated with little discomfort and will settle the issue. ...Read more

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I have a lump on anus, is it an STD or a hemorrhoid?

I have a lump on anus, is it an STD or a hemorrhoid?

Colud be: Either, if you mean a viral condyloma being an std. Both condyloma & hemorrhoid can be a raised lump. See a doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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I have a squishy lump in my anus. I took a pic of it. It doesn't hurt or anything just noticed it sticking out while showering. Is it a hemorrhoid?

I have a squishy lump in my anus. I took a pic of it. It doesn't hurt or anything just noticed it sticking out while showering. Is it a hemorrhoid?

Probably: This may well be an external hemorrhoid. It can be nontender unless it has thrombosed. Other possibilities include an anal skin tag or partial rectal prolapse. Your physician or gynecologist can evaluate this in the office and advise you accordingly. ...Read more

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I have a squishy soft lump on my anus. From researching, it sounds like hemorrhoids but could also be anal warts. How can I tell which?

It's more likely: To be a hemorrhoid, as you mentioned. A wart would be a little firmer and not "squishy". You should consult a physician for evaluation and management of this, in case it needs to be treated medically. Sometimes medications work, but other times hemorrhoids require a simple surgical procedure. ...Read more

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A 2 yr old boy has hemorrhoids but they are small lumps clumped together all around the outside of anus. Is this normal for hemmorhoids?

No: It's not normal for a 2 yr old to suffer from hemorrhoids at all. This deserves a visit to the pediatrician for evaluation. May not be hemorrhoids at all - if it is, you need to sort out as to why this has occurred and get it managed appropriately. ...Read more

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Have had lump on anus assume hemorrhoid for past weak painful at first and last two days blood stains on underwear. Is that normal should I see my Dr.

Have had lump on anus assume hemorrhoid for past weak painful at first and last two days blood stains on underwear. Is that normal should I see my Dr.

Tear also: You have blood on toilet paper and have concerns for a hemorrhoid. It could also be an anal tear or abrasion. This happens from wiping too hard. It is very common. Your doctor will look at your anus and do an exam. If it is a hemorrhoid you will need to alter your diet and add fiber. If it is a tear you can benefit be using a wipe. ...Read more

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Female: I have what I thought was a hemorrhoid but now not so sure. It is a red lump by anus that has a yellow color to it very painful, no pus?

You should go see yo: You need to see your doctor for physical examination. It may be an inflamed hemorrhoid (Piles). This will need treatment otherwise you can get severely constipated and get into further trouble because of pain and inflammation/infection. Local application of medication is necessary to help you heal this area. So you should see your PCP right away in 24 hours or go to the ER for treatment. ...Read more

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Been experiencing hemorrhoids since? Jun 2016. Have 2 non-painful lumps 2-3cm from anus. Had colonoscopy in Dec no issues. Hemorrhoids or cancer St. 1

Been experiencing hemorrhoids since? Jun 2016. Have 2 non-painful lumps 2-3cm from anus. Had colonoscopy in Dec no issues. Hemorrhoids or cancer St. 1

Colorectal surgery: See a colorectal surgery specialist. Hemorrhoids are extremely common so don't worry you'll be okay. Avoid straining stay hydrated so bowel movements are easier. Sitz baths and preparation h or female prep h pads. Colorectal surgery can band hemorrhoids, examine for other conditions, and offer expert advice. Good luck. ...Read more

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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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that ...Read more