lump in rectum

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   Posted 6/20/2009 6:48 PM (GMT -7)   
i have a small lump inside my rectum and it is a little itchy and a little painful .  it is not on the edge. it is inside about a half inch or more inside.
any ideas what is might be.....

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   Posted 6/20/2009 7:11 PM (GMT -7)   
When I had them, they were itchy. And i had them on the inside too.
Get it checked any way. You don't want to ignore something like that.
28 yrs. old. married with one beautiful daughter (born 11/20/07)
-diagnosed with severe pancolitis u/c 2002 had total colectomy 12/19/08; emergency surgery due to abscess-had to redo ileostomy and switch to left side 12/25/08; 2/15/09 found blood clot in superior mesenteric vein (prob. from inf. and surgery inflammation)
coumadin, prenatal vit.
(temporary ileostomy....maybe)

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   Posted 6/20/2009 7:48 PM (GMT -7)   
I second that! Don't wait too long! They can be VERY painful!
25yrs old/ teacher/ Wisconsin

Diagnosed UC Pancolitis in Nov 2004
Diagnosed PSC in Oct 2006

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   Posted 6/20/2009 8:05 PM (GMT -7)   

Itchy and painful?  Sounds like a hemmoroid.


dx proctitis in 1987
dx UC in 1991, was stable until 1998

1998 started prednisone, asacol, pentasa, nortriptylene, ativan, 6MP, rowasa enemas and suppositories, hydrocortisone enemas, tried the SCD diet, being a vegetarian, omega 3s, flax, pranic healing, yoga, acupuncture, probiotics

2000 lost all my B-12 stores and became anemic

2001 opted for j-pouch surgery- now living life med-free

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   Posted 6/21/2009 9:26 PM (GMT -7)   
only itches right after BM and then it is just like a burning feeling deep inside. well not to deep about an inch i would say. maybe a half inch but shaped like a ball.. (pea shape)
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