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22 Oct 2006

Anal skin tag
Hello Doc

I don't know what this is, please help. I have had severe piles with my pregnansies, this year in march I went to the doctor as I could not handle the pain anymore. He did a scope and then removed 4 piles as well as a polip, I had severe, and I mean severe pain after this procedure that lasted about 2 weeks. Then all pain dissapeared and I have been painless. I did however notice after the operation that I felt something like stiches which could as well have been the stiches, and then it felt like loose skin. Today I noticed that this loose skin is about 1 cm long hanging from my butt. I am scared that this thing is growing, it is however painless and it is not causing me any discomfort. I am just scared that this thing will become longer and longer and longer. I am to scared to go back to the doctor that did the procedure, and actually to shy, what am I going to tell him, that I have a piece of skin growing out of my butt :-)

Please help, is there something I can use to make this disssapear
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Shy
It could be a skin tag that developed after the op - let your GP have a look - maybe he can remove it under local anaesthesia for you? You won't be able to make it go away with medicine.
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