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Is a lump in the anus symptoms of anal cancer?

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Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Surgery - Colorectal
2 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly

A "lump" an be a hemorrhoid, abscess, wart, or even cancer.
Colorectal surgeon valuation is necessary.

In brief: Possibly

A "lump" an be a hemorrhoid, abscess, wart, or even cancer.
Colorectal surgeon valuation is necessary.
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Can be.

This can be a symptom/sign of anal cancer and/or hemorrhoids.
So can bleediing, and pain. Anal fissure is also possible. It would be wise to see your doctor to determine which it is.

In brief: Can be.

This can be a symptom/sign of anal cancer and/or hemorrhoids.
So can bleediing, and pain. Anal fissure is also possible. It would be wise to see your doctor to determine which it is.
Dr. Joseph Woods
Dr. Joseph Woods
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not necessarily

Without a physical examination by your physician, it is difficult to tell.
Most commonly an anal lump may be hemorrhoids. Viral skin lesions and anal cancers are also less common causes of an anal lesion.

In brief: Not necessarily

Without a physical examination by your physician, it is difficult to tell.
Most commonly an anal lump may be hemorrhoids. Viral skin lesions and anal cancers are also less common causes of an anal lesion.
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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