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Haemorrhoidal tag or polyp - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   very small blue bump at anal opening. Itches and burns a bit
Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Since when do you have the lesion ?
User :   5 days
Doctor :   DO you have constipation ?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok, is it growing in size ?
User :   no, it got smaller for a couple of days
User :   it feels hard to the touch
Doctor :   ok, i think it probably is a Haemorrhoidal tag or a polyp
User :   it is blue but looks like could have some white in there
Doctor :   its the stretched mucosa which appears white
Doctor :   Take Syp Cremalax 10 ml in the night and restrict the spice in food
Doctor :   this will reduce the friction with stool and get you rid of the discomfort
User :   okay I have a Dr. appt tomorrow
Doctor :   get physically examined by a surgeon
User :   when I called the nurse scared me
User :   said they needed to see me immediatly
Doctor :   do not worry these are common conditions
User :   doesn't sound like anal cancer?
Doctor :   No, not to me
User :   good
Doctor :   but its better to rule it out by examination
Doctor :   for your satisfaction
User :   I am 35 years old and been lifting and working alot in the yard
Doctor :   cancers do not evolve so fast
User :   good to know
Doctor :   and your age too is not in favour of cancers
User :   no family history either
Doctor :   that will make cancer still far
User :   thanks I will feel better when I go to my OB
Doctor :   yes,
Doctor :   Is there anything i can help you with ?
User :   Appreciate it , No thanks and have a good night.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me ,
Doctor :   provide your feedback
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