Q. I have lumps on my anus and it is growing larger. Why?

Answered by
Dr. Alexander Davis
and medically reviewed by Dr. Lochana
This is a premium question & answer published on Nov 04, 2020 and last reviewed on: May 18, 2021

Hi doctor,

I have a lump on my anus and recently, it has become larger. I am worried about it.



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Having a lump on the anus suddenly indicates a benign condition. You need to consult a doctor for having an examination. It seems like an anal venous thrombosis. There is nothing to be worried. If this diagnosis is confirmed by consulting a doctor, then you need to wait until they vanish as they appeared suddenly. The main reason for having it is due to much pressure produced while using bathroom.

The Probable causes:

You can have anal venous thrombosis.

Investigations to be done:

You need a visual inspection by consulting a local general practitioner.

Differential diagnosis:

You seem to have cysts, prolapsed hemorrhoids, and warts.

Probable diagnosis:

You can have cysts, prolapsed hemorrhoids, and warts.

Treatment plan:

Have an appointment by consulting a general practitioner. If your diagnosis is confirmed, then you need to wait for some time to get resolved.

Preventive measures:

You can have regulation of stools by taking low-dose magnesium supplements.

Regarding follow up:

Have a follow-up at any time.

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