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How to treat painful bump inside the anus?

My son Is 3 years old. He is having bump inside the anal. He was having sever constipation when he was 1 and a half year old. N some blood also comes when he pass stool. He is in very heavy pain while passing stool. Please guide me what to do. N he is not habitual of pot. He use pamper for stool. N he pass stool in standing position. He afraids in sitting poster. Plz help ua
Sat, 24 Oct 2015
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hello
the differentials in this age group include rectal polyp or rectal prolapse. polyp only presents with a swelling felt , constipation and bleeding whereas prolapse presents as something coming out of anus . nevertheless both need proctoscopy (a procedure to look into the anal canal, which is done under local anesthesia or general anesthesia if child is non cooperative) . and ultimate treatment for both is surgically removal of polyp or taking a suture in the rectal mucosa . so you have to consult a surgeon , a pediatric surgeon more appropriately . meanwhile give the patient laxative syrup like lactulose and more fiber diet like vegetables and fruits. have a nice day. thanks
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