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Can severe constipation and an anal tag like growth in a child be managed?

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Dr. Manisha Jain

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Posted on Tue, 24 Jul 2018 in Pregnancy
Question: Dear sir
My baby is 3.8yr old, having sever constipation problem, I am also giving medicine for that now one small extra muscle i found near anus while cleaning her. I really bit worried about this, what will I do for this problem. please suggest..
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Answered by Dr. Manisha Jain 5 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Kindly send a picture

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome to healthcaremagic forum.
The muscle you found can be Anal Tag, it would be better if you can send a picture. Also tell what medicine are you giving for constipation.
Regards Dr Manisha Jain.
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Follow up: Dr. Manisha Jain 16 minutes later
Thanks for the reply. we are continuing muout as per doctor prescription
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Answered by Dr. Manisha Jain 2 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Seems to be Anal Tag

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome again. It seems to be Anal tag, it is not a harmful condition , but i will advise you to get it checked by a paediatrician when you go next time. its not an emergency. Regards .
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