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Forum Name: Anal Cancer

Question: Soft Lump below anal opening! help needed


 JohnnyQ - Sun Aug 05, 2007 3:48 pm

HELP! i need some help im scared i might have anal cancer!.I'm a male 18years old ,good health non smoker,but for about 3-4 months now ive discovered a soft pea sized lump which is kinda white,reg skin color it doesn't hurt or bleed and u cant even feel it when you sit or walk,im scared this could be anal cancer of some sort also i was thinking could this be a anal tag? it just popped out one day out of no where no pain or discomvert,and its soft like when u press on it its not hard or anything its like a ball full of blood or something i would guess, this is right below the anal opening.
i was wondering if you guys had some ideas on what it could be so i can set my mind to rest. :O i don't want to die of cancer or something so please help would be appreciated thanks!
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Wed Aug 08, 2007 12:57 am

User avatar Hi JohnnyQ,

What you are describing is unlikely to be anal cancer. It is possibly a blood vessel near the skin (a hemorrhoid) or a skin tag.

I would suggest you have your doctor evaluate this to give you a better diagnosis.

Best wishes.
 JohnnyQ - Sat Aug 11, 2007 11:21 pm

I've bought this Tucks hemroid treatment cream thing
and used it for almost a week now and its still the same its not shrinking or anything, no sympthons tho its just there ,could this still be a hemroid? or something worse?
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Wed Aug 15, 2007 1:19 am

User avatar It may still be a hemorrhoid or other blood vessel. Direct evaluation will likely be able to tell what this is.

Best wishes.

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