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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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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

The veins in the rectum can swell and become puffy when a person has frequent pressure on them from pushing out a bm. This is constipation. The swollen veins can burn, itch, or sometimes become severely painful (from a clot building up inside). Veins in the rectum are called hemorrhoidal veins and the sick, stretched out vein ...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 eery 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 ?

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

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


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