Doctors Lounge - Surgery AnswersBack to Surgery Answers List
If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. Doctors Lounge (www.doctorslounge.com) does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Site.
DISCLAIMER: The information provided on www.doctorslounge.com is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician. Please read our 'Terms and Conditions of Use' carefully before using this site.
Date of last update: 8/19/2017.
Forum Name: Surgery Topics
|gbmustang - Mon Mar 07, 2005 10:45 pm|
I have had a bump around the outside of my anus for about 2 weeks. It started out clearish/white, and became about the size of a dime, and was hard, and now is softer and just there. Throughout this I have had no pain, itching, bleeding at all. The bump is just a dark blue/purple color, and it's just there and annoying. I searched around the internet and am pretty sure it is a hemorrhoid. I looked for causes, and one said sever coughing, which is what I think caused it because I had a really bad case of bronchitis when it appeared. What should I do about it. It's not hurting or bothering me, it just gets in the way while wiping. I'm only 17, and am kind of embarassed to consult my parents but will if it need be, but I'd rather take care of this naturally w/o surgery.
|jeanniern - Sun Nov 06, 2005 12:19 am|
You are probably right, It does not sound like anything serious. If it is a hemmorrhoid, you can actually push it back into your rectum using your finger.
|ankukreja - Mon Nov 07, 2005 11:11 am|
Sad you had it at a tender age
It appears you had a silent thrombosed hemorrhoid
The only thing I will suggest is prevent getting constipated to keep away from further damage
Get well soon
|| Check a doctor's response to similar questions|
Are you a Doctor, Pharmacist, PA or a Nurse?
Join the Doctors Lounge online medical community
Editorial activities: Publish, peer review, edit online articles.
Ask a Doctor Teams: Respond to patient questions and discuss challenging presentations with other members.