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Lump Near Anus

The anus is an opening present in the lowest part of the digestive tract. A lump near the anus occurs due to several causes. The causes are hemorrhoids, perianal hidradenitis supprativa, perianal hematoma, anal warts, molluscum contagiosum, constipation, and anal cancer. Its treatment depends on the condition affecting the anus.

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I am having anal blister, pain, and constipation. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I am 20 years old, and since a couple of days, I am having difficulty passing stools as there is a subtle pain and when I checked there is a pea-sized, skin colored blister covering the anus. It is not that painful but there is a subtle pain. I do have constipation problems and I do take o...  Read Full »

Dr. Aditi Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have seen the image (attachment removed to protect patient identity). This looks just like hemorrhoid typically that occurs with constipation and goes away on its own. The solution is to avoid constipation by drinking more than enough water and taking fiber-rich foods...  Read Full »

I have pain and bleeding in my anal area. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have pain at the top of my anal area near the tailbone area. It is like a lumpy feeling and it has not caused any pain in the last two months. But suddenly for the past three days, it hurts when I sit and there is a lot of blood when I wipe it with toilet paper. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Naresh Kumar M.

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. Based on your symptoms the probable causes might be as follows. Fissure in the anus: There will be a crack and pain while passing stools. Blood streaks may be present on the stools. To control it you should eat more fruits and keep your s...  Read Full »

I have been having a small lump on my anal for the past four years with no discomfort. What could it be?

Query: Hi doctor, I have concerns surrounding my colon and rectum. I have had little lumps on my anus for four years. I think it is colon or rectal polyps. Since they have not gone away for so many years, I should ask a professional if they could be harmful or if I can continue to ignore them. They cause m...  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and am sorry for such discomfort. You have mentioned swelling around the anus. It could be an external hemorrhoid, in my opinion. It cannot be colon or rectal polyps as they project in the lumen of the colon or rectum and do not project outside...  Read Full »

I have a lump in my anus and am nervous to get it diagnosed. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20-year-old male and found a lump in my anus. I am really worried and nervous to talk to anyone about it. Please help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand that finding a lump in your anus can be a cause of concern and it is completely understandable that you feel nervous and worried about it. However, it is important to remember that this is a common issue and some medical professionals are trained to ...  Read Full »

I am having a hard lump between my testicles and the opening of my anus. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor,I found this lumpy thing between my testicles and the opening of my anus. I have had a couple of boils before in that area a few years back. I found this a few days ago as I was showering. It does not hurt and it is hard. Maybe it is scar tissue, or something else? Do I need to investigate...  Read Full »

Dr. Nidhin Varghese

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It looks a little red (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). Most probably, it is an infection of the hair follicle (similar to a boil). Keep the area clean and dry. Apply Mupirocin cream twice a day and take the tablet Azithromycin 500 mg in the morni...  Read Full »

I have multiple bumps below my anus. Which medications would get rid of them?

Query: Hello doctor,I am suffering from a bump below my anus. I have many bumps like that. Can you suggest me some medication for the bumps to stop temporarily and clear my existing ones?Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Tuljapure Samit Prabhakarrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. I suggest you answer a few questions: Is there any history of unprotected sexual intercourse? Since how many days you are noticing it? Is there any increase in size or number? Is it painful? Do you have itching? Is any d...  Read Full »

Why do I have a bump near my anus?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a lump that looks like hemorrhoids in my anus. I have had it for a very long time. Lately, my bowel habits have changed. I am constipated most of the time, although I admit my diet is not ideal. I do not eat many fibery foods, and I eat mostly takeaways and cold drinks. The hemorr...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concerns. The presence of non-bleeding, non-painful hemorrhoids is not a problem at all. Grade 2 hemorrhoids are those which tend to come with stools and tend to go back spontaneously. It does not require treatment except to observe. Constipatio...  Read Full »

I have had a tiny bump on my anus, it is not painful unless I press hard on it. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 19 years old female. I have had this tiny bump on my anus, it is not painful unless I press hard on it. I have a family history of constipation issues as well as digestion issues. What could be the cause? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Arvind Guru

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I think the information provided by you is inadequate for all three of these issues. Here is a list of things that I need to know for giving any specific advice. From when do you have constipation? Who else in your family has constipation? Do ...  Read Full »

I have piles and a painful boil on the anus wall. Please help me.

Query: Hello doctor, I have piles and I have a painful boil on the anus wall. It has been there for a week now. It is increasing, and it is not bleeding. It is happening once in a while, maybe once in two or three years, but it gets controlled faster. I have a photo that I can share, but it is not pleasant...  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and am sorry for such acute discomfort you are having. I saw the picture you have attached (attachment removed to protect the patient's privacy). There is a localized swelling on the outer aspect of the anal opening. I hope you are referring ...  Read Full »

Sitz bath for lump near rectum is not giving complete relief. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 21-year-old female and I have a lump or growth very near my rectum. This lump has been present for five months. It is not always painful, but there has been times when it got uncomfortable. I tried warm compresses and sitz baths but this only makes it get smaller and relieve th...  Read Full »

Dr. Sneha Mariam Varghese

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your history and understand your concern, the lump of the groin area and face that you mentioned you had before are more like lymph node enlargement swellings that can arise due to some minor local or secondary infection and can subside on its own or with...  Read Full »

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