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Had pruritus ani for years. I scratch every night. Recently noticed a little skin-coloured hard bump on wrinkly part of anus. No pain to touch. Ideas?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: May need medical exa

A Physical examination from your doctor is the best way to know what is the cause of your anal problems.
This bump could be pile(Hemorrhoid) but you need to be sure you are not missing/delaying the diagnosis of something more serious. if it was hemorrhoids, a local medication like Hydrocortisone may be useful to stop the itch. If the anal bump gets any bigger, then you should definitely go to Doct

In brief: May need medical exa

A Physical examination from your doctor is the best way to know what is the cause of your anal problems.
This bump could be pile(Hemorrhoid) but you need to be sure you are not missing/delaying the diagnosis of something more serious. if it was hemorrhoids, a local medication like Hydrocortisone may be useful to stop the itch. If the anal bump gets any bigger, then you should definitely go to Doct
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