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Lump in embarrassing place and health anxiety.

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Flythedragons Sun 28-Jun-20 20:25:42

I’m really looking for reassurance to be honest as I’m really struggling with health anxiety which I’ve had before. It’s crippling, I’m struggling to function at the moment. As a previous poster said the only respite I get from it is when I’m asleep. I’m not eating much as my anxiety impacts on my appetite.

I have found a small lump just inside my anus. It is about the size of a small pea and solid. I have seen the dr and she examined me and said it feels like a pile and to apply pike cream for a couple of weeks. If it doesn’t go I need to call and she will refer me for a camera up there.

It’s been two weeks at applying the cream and I don’t think there’s any change and I’m terrified. I will phone the dr next week, but I’m looking for some sort of reassurance whilst I wait.

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june2007 Sun 28-Jun-20 20:30:25

I would go back could just be hemeroid,. I think coming on here and asking could be worse for your anxiety you don,t want every one scare mongering with the rare or worse cases. Make a gp appointment tomorow.

Flythedragons Mon 29-Jun-20 20:11:36

Ok, thank you. Not coping very well today.

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