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Hello, i've had an extra hole since birth, its above my anus about an inch or so. It's small and i want to know why is it there or if that will cause me a health problem in the future. Why is it there for, i don't think it's deep i try to touch it and it hurt a bit. Can you answer my ? please and also tell me what it is call.

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replied April 15th, 2011
I have this too. No idea what or why.
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replied April 15th, 2011
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pearshape180,

This is the most mild form of a neural tube defect. During the first 20 weeks of gestation, the brain and spinal column form, and close. Sometimes the distal end does not completely close. This can range from a dimple in the skin to a full blown opening with the spinal cord on the outside.

It is nothing to worry about. It is just the way you are made. Good luck.
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