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I have fleshy growths around my anus and I would like to

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Hello Doctor,
I have fleshy growths around my anus and I would like to find out if they are anal warts or skin tags before having them treated.
Thank you.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
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Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

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you could have hemorrhoids or anal tags

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Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Dear Dr DavidI asked the following question on the 3rd of June and received your answer on the 6th of June. Unfortunately, I was working away at sea, (I'm a captain on private yachts) and was unable to follow up on your answer. I have since returned, have photographed the affected area and would like to know how I can now upload the photos to you.Thanks,
Mark.Hello Doctor, I have fleshy growths...
Hello Doctor,
I have fleshy growths around my anus and I would like to find out if they are anal warts or skin tags before having them treated.
Thank you.
06/06/2016 01:3006/06/2016 01:29
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Hello,I'm Shantal and I'm a moderator for this topic.I've been working hard to find a Professional to assist you with your question, but sometimes finding the right Professional can take a little longer than expected.I was checking to see if you had already found your answer or if you still need assistance from one of the Professionals.Please let me know if you wish to continue waiting or if you would like for us to close your question?Thank you,Shantal
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This is Dr. Davidyou could have hemorrhoids or anal tagswould you like to upload a clear jpg photo of the area so I can better help you?type a word in the textbox and highlight itthen select the "chain" icon above the textbox or the paper clip icon to upload a jpgthis opens a window where you can click next to the text box to select the jpg or pdf file on your computer to upload into JustAnswer
Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

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Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I thought I'd already uploaded them on my previous enquiry. I'll try uploading them again here.Thanks.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

those look like hemorrhoids

you should try some 1% hydrocortisone cream on the area twice a day for 2 weeks and see if that helps.

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Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I'm a little confused, as I thought hemorroids would be painful, these growths are not painful at all. So would they be classified as external hemorrhoids? Excuse me If I sound a little pedantic, but I'm located in France and language problems make it difficult to get a diagnosis here.
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Would I need a prescription for the hydrocortisone cream?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

hemorrhoids are not always painful.

yes, these are external hemorrhoids.

you should be able to get 1% hydrocortisone steroid cream in France over the counter there without a prescription.

also work on keeping your stools soft by eating lots of fruits and vegetables and drinking more water and fluits

eating prunes can help as well.

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Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Thanks for that. I already eat plenty of fruits and veggies, but I'll try increasing my fluid intake. My stools are never hard and I've always been very regular with bowel movements.If there's no change after a couple of weeks of the hydrocortisone treatment, do I get back to you here?Thanks again.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

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