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Noticed a lump inside the rectum

hello I want to know if I have a hemorroid or rectum cancer im a little scared. I dont have blood in my stool but I can feel a lump or something inside my rectum when I wipe. it only hurts a little if I squeez my butt cheeks together. and it only itches sometimes. Can you tell me what you think it maybe?
Mon, 3 Mar 2014
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Nothing to worry, it is a pain less polyp which is benign. donot squeeze it might bleed. for itching u can use xylocaine jelly twice daily, once in the morning after bath and once before going to bed, do not scratch it may lead to secondary infection.
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