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Hello, I am worried about a white lump in my anus/ anal opening. It does not bleed. However io know that it is there and makes itself felt especially when I am exercising. I am somewhat worried as I had felt an earlier lump, however smaller and a general surgeon has mentioned that he needs to examine and cut what he suspects is a polyp.. The Polyp is not the whitre lump that i have noticed earlier in the week.

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replied November 26th, 2008
Colon Cancer Answer A4980
Current medical status: I have a white lump inmy anus. No bleeding. But with some uncomforatability.
Current medical treatment: No treatment being done right now.

The size of the lump was not given. A polyp in that area is usually not bigger than 2 cm. Every polyp is attached on the surface with part that is narrower than the diameter of the polyp itself. A physical examination and, eventually, a biopsy performed by proctologist would help in determining if the lump is formed of tumor tissue.

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