A pea sized lump just above the anus towards the spine could be a swollen lymph node, or a neurofibroma (collection of nerve and fibrous tissue) or a lipoma. Since it is painful it can even be an infected hair follicle or boil. Even if you are overseas, try and consult a doctor regarding this. Hope this helps. Take care!
Hi, I have also discovered a lump -well more of painless black spot around the opening of my anus only after showering.
I am in good health and good weight but recently have been experiencing some gastric problems due not to eating well (I am 19 years old). This has caused some pain around my stomach -just gas mainly (which is normal I think) but this was complemented recently with some mild pain around my anus (like a constant pressure).
My bowel movements are normal and of normal colour.
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