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The tissue to one side of my anus is irregularly swollen to

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The tissue to one side of my anus is irregularly swollen to about the size of a marble, it typically does this with each bowel movement and then returns to its regular size, it has failed to do this (return) with yesterdays bowel movement and is very uncomfortable while sitting or walking. It is regular flesh colored and in no way resembles any descriptions of a hemeroid which I have read about. The pain is dull and not in anyway sharp. It is somewhat irregular in shape and does not protrude from my anus, but is directly beside of.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 5 years ago.
Hello. I would like to help you find an answer.
Actually this is probably a hemorrhoid. It meets the description quite thoroughly of a hemorrhoid.
Have you tried any over the counter treatments for it?