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UZAIR, I have a small lump just on the outside of my anus

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Hi DR.UZAIR, I have a small lump just on the outside of my anus which is causing some discomfort and pain. Is this a form of hemorrhoids?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is dr David

Yes hemorrhoid can swell up outside of the anus and can cause discomfort and pain

Constipation and passing hard stools and staining during bowel movements can make this worse

Softening your stools can help

Also using steroid 1% hydrocortisone creams can help as well on the area to help shrink the hemorrhoid

Have you had problems with hard stools and constipation?