There are two mostly likely causes of the finding that you report. The first, and most likely, is an external hemorrhoid. Hemorrhoids
are veins of the anus and rectum that become dilated over time. They can bulge out of the rectum and they can become painful and even bleed. If they are asymptomatic they do not require treatment, but if they bother you are become painful you should discuss potential options for removal with your doctor
. The other likely cause are anal warts. These are a sexually transmitted infection caused by the human papilloma virus. They are fleshy and attached on a broad base and usually painless. They can be contracted without having anal sex. They require medical evaluation because the predispose to a higher risk for anal cancer later in life. As always the diagnosis and the management of your particular concern will require a physical examination by your personal physician. Setting up an office visit with your primary care doctor
is highly advised.