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The anus can have normally a small skin tag due to some previous infection, etc. IN such cases there are no associated symptoms.
In cases where there is associated symptoms with the skin tag such as pain, it is usually associated with some other problem in the anus, most commonly an anal fissure or an external hemorrhoid. In such cases it is called a Sentinel tag.
You should show your doctor for this. This is likely to be hemorrhoids or piles. Piles can be treated in the intial stages with ointments and stool softeners which your doctor will prescribe.
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