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I have a pea sized, purple, grayish bump just around my

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anus. Not in it, but...
I have a pea sized, purple, grayish bump just around my anus. Not in it, but very close to it. It doesn't hurt at all. I just barely noticed it a week ago. It hurts a tiny bit and that's only if I push on it very hard. What is it and how can I get rid off it?
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OB GYN Doctor: DR PRABIR KUMAR DAS, CONSULTANT GYNAECOLOGIST replied 2 years ago
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hello

From your description it appears to be sentinel piles .It has to be excised by surgery.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
The bump is more grayish, fleshy colored than purple at second glance. Plus, it might be slightly latger than a pea. Is surgery really the only way to treat it?
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I just wanted to add that after looking at it, again, that it is, indeed, fleshy colored with a tint of grey. It is also in the shape of a perfect ball and slightly larger than a pea. If I really do need syrgery what type of doctor should I go see? I'm a male, btw.
OB GYN Doctor: DR PRABIR KUMAR DAS, CONSULTANT GYNAECOLOGIST replied 2 years ago

hello

you must see a surgeon.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
A surgeon, yes, but I meant a specific doctor who could verify what I have.
OB GYN Doctor: DR PRABIR KUMAR DAS, CONSULTANT GYNAECOLOGIST replied 2 years ago

a general surgeon can understand the nature of lesion and can advice you accordingly.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Ok, then, thank you very much. I'll probably have to go get this removed, then. Much appreciated.
OB GYN Doctor: DR PRABIR KUMAR DAS, CONSULTANT GYNAECOLOGIST replied 2 years ago

ok

best of luck

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