Posted by: paul searle | 2012-07-22

hard bump size of a marble and swollen around it, just at the entrance of anus

i have had a approx 1 cm lump for the last 3 days just outside going towards the inside of my anus. it is skin coloured, not black or red, like in piles, but very painful. what could this be? i am flying tonight for 10 hours and will in much pain. developed all of a sudden. should i be very worried? do i consult a urologist or somebody else?

please help
thanks Paul

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You can consult your GP for an examination. It is most probably a pile with the presence of thrombosis. To alleviate your pain, the pile can be surgically drained. In the interim, you can use Myprodol capsules and a cold compress will also alleviate your symptoms.


Dr Anrich

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