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Small purple boils around anus.

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hi,

I was alone today, i undressed, just to check my body out, making sure i hadn't caught anything or may be catching somthing like an illness, and when i felt down near my buttocks, i felt this small boil, about the size of a pea, i checked it in the mirror and it was small and purple. It doesnt hurt, i just wondered if anyone could tell me whether it is a infection or an illness.

Thanks.
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replied June 28th, 2010
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Hi FrankieC and welcome to ehealth: Only a physician would be able to tell you what this is...Everything else is a guess....If you are concerned I would suggest you have it checked out...Take care...

Caroline
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