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Have swelling just below rectal area

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Have swelling just below rectal area
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 2 years ago.
Hi. Dr Rick here. I completed an Internal medicine internship in NYC and have two decades of clinical experience.
Where is the swelling? Is it near your anal opening?
Painful?
Bleeding?
Any other symptoms?
How long has it been there?
Do you have any other medical problems or take any medications?
This is not an answer, but an Information Request. I need this information to answer your question. Please reply, so I can answer your question. I look forward to helping you.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Near anal area no pain barley feel it no bleeding no other medical problems
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for that extra information.
The most likely cause is a hemorrhoid.
You can try sitting in a warm bath and using over the counter ointment such as Preparation H.
If it gets worse or you have any other symptoms then you should see your doctor.
Does this make sense to you?
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