It is not in the anus it's on the wrinkle part of the anus skin where the glands are. Anyway, I have had this soft flesh colored bump for over a lump slightly above anus -Doctors Lounge(TM). Jul 21, - Haemorrhoids (piles) are enlarged veins around the anal canal. inside the lower rectum (internal) or near the opening of the anus (external), under the skin. Blood can pool under the skin and a painful lump can develop.