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Bleeding problem

I have been having bleeding in the anal area for a few weeks now.  I think that it might just be hemorids.  I hope.  But now I'm bleeding when I wipe after urination.  I have one big lump and the rest are little around the anal area.  I can't get into a doctor for a few weeks yet.  Should I wait that long or call to see someone sooner?
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It is impossible to give genuine advice over the internet without an in-person evaluation, however the "lumps" are characteristic of hemorhoids, as is the red blood, and waiting a few weeks for a doctor's appointment won't cause any life-threatening problems.
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