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hi i have a mass of soft lumps around my anal area theres about

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hi i have a mass of soft lumps around my anal area theres about 3 of them and they are very itchy,i am to embarassed to visit my dr although i am very worried plz help
<p>HelloCustomer</p><p> </p><p>Welcome to Just Answer.</p><p> </p><p>There is no need to be frightened sweetheart you just have haemorrhoids (Piles)</p><p> </p><p>They will itch and sometimed they will bleed but they are not dangerous.</p><p> </p><p>Get some Preparation H cream and suppositories or Anusol cream and suppositories.</p><p> </p><p>The suppositories are not the type which make you have a bowel action, the are to cool and calm the heamorrhoisd from pain or itching from the inside and the cream helps from the outside. The cream does come with a nozzle so that you can get cream inside you but that can be very messy so I would advise you to use the suppositories and just use the cream on the outside before bed.</p><p> </p><p>I hope this helps, and don't worry, there are more people in this worls with haemorrhoids than without them!</p><p> </p><p>With my very best wishes</p><p>Mel.</p>
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

they are on out side does it still mean i have hemroids thankyou for your help

Yes, you can have internal or external piles, the most common being external although it is possible to have both. What they actually are is little pockets of blood and then you strain to have a bower action the pressure increases the blood within them and they swell and cause itching and pain.

The cream and suppositories will help you.

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