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Anal lump

Anal lump: Introduction

Anal lump: Lump in the anal area as a symptom. See detailed information below for a list of 18 causes of Anal lump, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Anal lump:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Anal lump. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Anal lump:

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Anal lump: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Anal lump, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Anal lump Treatments

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Stories from Users for Anal lump

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Message Boards for Anal lump

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Diagnostic tests for Anal lump:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Anal lump. Some of these are listed below :

  • External Physical examination - looking for perianal skin tags, external hemorrhoids, perianal haematoma, patulous anus.
  • Digital rectal examination - noting tone, any mass, tenderness, blood.
  • Sigmoidoscopy and Proctoscopy - allow visualization of any lumps that have been felt or to exclude other impalpable lesions and to take a biopsy of lump.
  • more tests...»

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Anal lump: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Anal lump

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Anal lump. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Anal lump: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Anal lump

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over-diagnosed, whereas other causes that are more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system contains a variety of "good" bacteria that aid digestion, more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive more »

Anal lump: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Anal lump

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Anal lump: Related Rare Diseases

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Anal lump: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by Anal lump:

The list of organs typically affected by Anal lump may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Anal lump

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How Common are these Causes of Anal lump?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Anal lump. Of the 18 causes of Anal lump that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 15 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Anal lump:

The following list of conditions have 'Anal lump' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Anal lump Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Anal lump based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Anal lump:

    Subtypes of Anal lump:

    Rectal lump (18 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Anal lump:

    Anal symptoms (466 causes), Anal swelling (17 causes), Rectal lump (18 causes), Lump (342 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Rectum symptoms (88 causes)

    Symptoms related to Anal lump:

    Anal symptoms (466 causes), Rectal symptoms (88 causes), Rectal bleeding (324 causes), Internal bleeding (22 causes), Anal pain (8 causes), Rectal pain (27 causes), Haemorrhoids, Piles (10 causes), Anal cancer (2 causes), Anal bleeding (13 causes), Rectal abscess

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