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Whitehead, tiny bump (Please help)

Hi

I would like to get some feedback.
I am a male (age group 25-35 years old)
I have a small whitehead, a white bump on my anus and I can't figure out what it is.  It's hard and solid.  I felt it when I was in a shower.  It doesn't pain or does not cause any disruption when I sit or move.  I definitely would like your thoughts as to what this is or if this is some major concern I need to get it checked out.  I would love to visit a doctor but I don't have insurance.

Is it major concern?  Is it something I need to get it checked out immediately?  
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563773 tn?1374246539
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Hello,
It can be a boil, cyst, hemorrhoid or wart. Anal warts  are small warts that can occur in the rectum.They are cauliflower-like protuberances and are usually symptomless.They are spread through direct skin-to-skin contact during oral, genital, or anal sex with an infected partner.
You need to get it evaluated from a dermatologist to confirm the diagnosis.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.


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Thank you Doctor.
I don't see any cauliflower-like on my anus.  Is it possible that it grows into that, or gets bigger?  

I also am not sure if it starts out as a whitehead.  I am actually very concerned.

And lastly, how long does it take for hpv to be tested and confirmed after exposure?  Is there a window period?  Thanks so much doctor for your response.  I look forward to hearing more.
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