Ok this is really weird as I was starting to freak out thinking that I was a freak or something with this problem. Im also 16 and have found a smal lump on my anus. It suddenly appeared a few days ago, I didn't notice it until I went to the toilet and was in immense pain. It is making it very painful for me to sit down, but when I do manage to sit down for a while I am unable to move. I'm usually very active and at the present time I am unable to do any sports or walk at all.

It is pink in colour, the same as the skin surrounding it and is the shape of a chocolate minstrel which looked like it is stuck in there.

I'm starting to get really worried now as I am too embassed to tell anybody even my parents. Does anybody have an idea about what it could be?
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replied January 5th, 2018

Welcome to e health forum.

It is difficult to assess your condition without a proper physical examination.

The possible causes of a painful lump at the anal orifice can include

1. Hemorrhoids
2. Infected and enlarged anal glands
3. Infected hair follicles - with resultant abscess formation
4. Ano-rectal fistula, which has been obstructed.
5. Rare causes - Include Melanoma, or anal cancer.

It would be best that you consult with your doctor who can examine it and provide proper medical opinion and specific treatment.

I hope this helps.



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