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What causes the feeling of bump in the anus after defecation?

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Posted on Wed, 16 May 2018 in Pregnancy
Question: 38 year old male. noticed bump when wiping after defecation. i think it's hemorrhoid but not sure, never diagnosed with one before. wondering if this needs to be checked out or can i wait to see if it goes away by itself.
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Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal 35 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Most likely it is haemorrhoids.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,
Thanks for trusting hcm about your health care.
I have gone through your history and understand your concerns.
I have seen your images and in my opinion it is due to haemorrhoids.
You can take sitz bath and apply anovate ointment.
You can take opinion from your doctor.
Hope found useful, feel free to ask more information.
Good luck.
Regards
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