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I felt a lump right inside my rectum.

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I felt a lump right inside my rectum.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 2 years ago.
Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, Experienced Specialist.
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That can be hematoma from the injury you had recently.
Or this can be a thrombosed hemorrhoid which is a harmless finding.
Usually this is not concerning.
The lump will gradually subside if hematoma.
In case og hemorrhoid it may be palpable for sometime.
Please avoid any hard stool or constipation to prevent bleeding from the lump.
Take a stool softener like metamucil daily and a high fiber diet.
You can try preparation H rectal ointment if painful.
Please also get it checked by your doctor.
But there is no reason to worry about.
Thank you for sharing your concerns with us today. If you have any additional questions or need further clarifications, please do not hesitate to ask. I am here to answer them. I wish you good health. Regards, ***** *****