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I have a hard lump at my anal opening.

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I have a hard lump at my anal opening. It's been there for months. I'm 31 years old, male. the lump does not hurt, but i notice it every time i have a bowel movement. what could it be?


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replied April 30th, 2012
Hemorrhoids Answer A34500
Hi,

Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out. The typical site which you have mentioned along is suggestive of external hemorrhoids.

For the confirmation of diagnosis, a local per rectal examination along with a proctoscopic examination is required. The treatment depends on the degree of hemorrhoids.

It could also possibly be a boil, cyst or a wart . Please consult a surgeon for the diagnosis and further treatment. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.


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