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I noticed a "lump" on my anus. It seems like it just came

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I noticed a "lump" on my anus. It seems like it just came out no where. It is not really painful, no blood in stool, sorta looks like a small peanut. I am a 34 y/o male, not aware that I have hemorrhoids in the past. Should I be concerned about anal cancer?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 3 years ago.

Welcome to Just Answer.

When did you notice it?

Is it increasing in size?

Is it at the margin of the anus?

Thank you.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
I just noticed it today, so not sure if the size has changed. What do you mean by anus margin?
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 3 years ago.
Please write its exact location on the anus.

Customer: replied 3 years ago.
seems like it is protruding on the right side of my sphincter...
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 3 years ago.

Thank you for the information,

This is likely to be due to external hemorrhoid.

Other probable is a prolapsed internal hemorrhoid.

Polyp can also protrude from anus.

It does not seem to be cancer.

I would suggest to get it checked by doctor.

You can take sitz bath.

Antihemorrhoid creams like preparation H can be applied.

I hope this information helps.

I will be happy to assist, if you need any clarification.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
are the anti creams for itching or do they help the hemorrhoid to go away?
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 3 years ago.
It will not help to go it away.

It will reduce the symptoms like itching, ache.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
one last question, just cause I am a hypochondriac, what would it be like if anal cancer?
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 3 years ago.
It does not seem like cancer.

Hemorrhoid, polyp are benign conditions.
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