Hemorrhoids are swollen and inflamed veins around the anus or in the lower rectum. Discuss topics including external vs. internal hemorrhoids, hemorrhoid bleeding, hemorrhoid creams, symptoms and treatments for hemorrhoids.
I'm 19 years old, a female and I've had the big one for a year or two now, the little one I only noticed recently. It doesn't hurt, sometimes gets itchy (but usually better after cleaning), other than that doesn't bother me. My bowel movements (over the past year or so) have been so-so, meaning some days it goes smoothly, others it's a mess and sometimes it just doesn't happen. Do they look like hemorrhoids? Maybe skin tags? I have no clue. Please help!
Without examining the lump, it is difficult to comment what it is. The lump could be a prolapsed hemorrhoid, a skin tag, a benign rectal tumor, a rectal polyp, a rectal abscess, genital wart or a hematoma. You will need a clinical examination followed by probably a STD panel or excision biopsy. Please consult your doctor for confirmed diagnosis. Take care!
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