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Bloody stools, problems with bowel movements and now a lump right by his anus. What could this be?

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Dr. Arvind Reddy
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Hemorrhoids ?

Possibly external or internal hemorrhoids.
Sometimes may be important to rule out other pathology such as polyps or cancer of rectum/colon.

In brief: Hemorrhoids ?

Possibly external or internal hemorrhoids.
Sometimes may be important to rule out other pathology such as polyps or cancer of rectum/colon.
Dr. Arvind Reddy
Dr. Arvind Reddy
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Dr. Vivek Huilgol
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Blood in stools

Blood in stools - an 'alarm' symptom - one that requires explanation.
As to the further issue of the lump - all lumps warrant explanation. Please go see your md.

In brief: Blood in stools

Blood in stools - an 'alarm' symptom - one that requires explanation.
As to the further issue of the lump - all lumps warrant explanation. Please go see your md.
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: Dr. can evaluate it

Blood in the stool, trouble pooping, and a lump at the anus are symptoms that need to be evaluated by a primary care doctor or a gastrointestinal specialist.
The cause can be non-cancerous, such as hemorrhoids or an anal fissure. The cause can also be rectal or anus cancer, which are serious problems. These symptoms can also be due to a big wart, a big ulcer, or anal trauma.

In brief: Dr. can evaluate it

Blood in the stool, trouble pooping, and a lump at the anus are symptoms that need to be evaluated by a primary care doctor or a gastrointestinal specialist.
The cause can be non-cancerous, such as hemorrhoids or an anal fissure. The cause can also be rectal or anus cancer, which are serious problems. These symptoms can also be due to a big wart, a big ulcer, or anal trauma.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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