Should I be concerned? White thing hanging from side of fish

idk

My Uaru has a strange white thing hanging from the side of him. At first I thought this was an injury from a tankmate or running into driftwood or something but I'm not 100% sure anymore. I assumed it would have healed by now or just look better since I first saw it 2-3 days ago but rather it seems to be bigger?

Hes about 20cm/8inches in a 2.1m x 70cm x 70cm which is 7ft x 27 1/2inches x 27 1/2inches. Around 1030 litres or 270 gallons. I only have 2 senegal bichir, 6 clown loaches, a polleni and an oscar in there at the moment, none who are fully grown.

I've attached a few images below. Should I be concerned? I can test the water parameters soon if that will help?

Yesterday

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Today

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Kribensis27

Maybe an anchor worm?
 
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Pfrozen

Looks like a fluke as opposed to a prolapse or something worse. Should be able to treat it easily enough. I think most medications are effective against flukes, including the dewormers but someone else could probably make a specific recommendation
 
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idk

Okay, thanks so much guys!! I will start looking at medications
 
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