We comply with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information - verify here. Leave this field blank. HPV and herpes are both common viruses that are typically transmitted sexually. If you are unsure whether the bump is a pimple or a hemorrhoid or other condition, be sure to check with a doctor. External hemorrhoids may also cause difficulties keeping the anal area clean after bowel movements. One way to distinguish a pilonidal cyst from an anal pimple is that a pilonidal cyst usually forms near the top of the crack in your buttocks, rather than lower down in or around the anus.
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Found a lump just outside my anus
I have an incredibly high pain threshold - I had my gall bladder removed three years ago after going to the doctor with mild stomach ache - I was two days away from it bursting. Over-the-Counter Remedies Many people rely on over-the-counter preparations to relieve inflammation and pain from external hemorrhoids. Avoid sitting or standing for long periods. After electrocautery, cryotherapy, or surgical treatment of anal warts, most people are uncomfortable for a few days. At first, most people assume the bleeding is caused by hemorrhoids painful, swollen veins in the anus and rectum that may bleed.