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Ball like bumb in the anus ring - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Men's Health
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User :   I just found a ball like bumb in the anus ring. Its under the skin and for the paste month, my bum has been very itchy, irritating, and at times burning and painful. What is it and how can I get rid of it?
Doctor :   Hi8,
Doctor :  
User :   Hello
Doctor :   Is the lump on the inner side of the anus ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you bleed in stool ?
User :   no
Doctor :   Does the lump reduce in size , if so when does it happen ?
User :   I dont believe so, I just noticed the lump last night
Doctor :   ok, May i know the approximate size of the lump ?
User :   it is very very small I'm trying to think of something as small..
Doctor :   ok,
User :   maybe the tip of a ball point pen
Doctor :   ok, it could be a small polyp
Doctor :   not dangerous ,
User :   what is a polyp?
Doctor :   its a mucosal tag
User :   ok
Doctor :   which occur due to friction
User :   which could be from my continuous itching
Doctor :   yes,
Doctor :   the best way to avoid the discomfort would be by avoiding hard foods
User :   ok. will the itching and burning go away as well
Doctor :   consume fiber rich food
User :   ok
Doctor :   yes , by reducing the friction the discomfort will wear off
User :   ok. how long will it take to wear off
Doctor :   1 or 2 weeks
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything i can help you with ?
User :   that is all. Thank you very much for your help
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   Advance Happy new year wishes
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me , kindly provide your feedback
User :   thank you. And Happy New Years!
User :   ok. Bye
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