Category - Anal
A lump or a swelling that is painful and develops suddenly may be caused by many reasons such as an injury or an infection. If you are susceptible to the risk factors for hemorrhoids, the anal lump may be due to piles. At first, most people assume the bleeding is caused by hemorrhoids (painful, swollen veins in the anus and rectum that may bleed). Various health conditions and infections can cause a hard lump to appear on the anus. An anal abscess is a painful condition in which a collection of pus develops near the anus. Most anal abscesses are a result of infection from small anal glands. Not painful hard, small, pea-sized lump on and near anus symptoms, diagnosis posted in lump , reviewed & updated on may 2, 2019 quite a frightener to get busy with the toilet tissue only to uncover a small hard lump where there should only be smooth, pink flesh isnt it. A lump or nodule may also be visible or felt around the anal area. Good hygiene and cleanliness in the anal area is an important safeguard for both children and adults. Anal cancer is uncommon, but can also appear as a small lump in the anal canal.