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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
If you have: Further purulent material and it feels like the abscess is still there after surgical treatment - please advise surgeon promptly.
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A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Growth in Anus: I am not sure how or what you are asking. It is rare to have a tumor in the anus or rectum, but it is not impossible. There are rectal cancers, skin c ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Old blood?: This could be old blood coagulated. Is it tender? Redness surrounding? Could also be some scar tissue as part of healing process.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Not if treated: No these are not dangerous if treated appropriately and in timely way
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Usually PAIN: Itchy anus often due to hemorrhoids, can be due to worms, skin irritation, fungal skin infection, psoriasis, lichen planus (skin condition), etc. Anal ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Perianal fistula?: I would worry about an underlying perianal fistula, especially for recurrence near the anus and perhaps also the groin. A fistula is a defect in the r ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
We could speculate..: ...re: fissures, fistula, abscess, skin eruptions, etc. But the only way to know for sure is to have your local doctor examine your baby. Get him/her ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Dad just asked too!: We could speculate about fissures, fistula, abscess, skin eruptions, etc. But the only way to know for sure is to have your local doctor examine you. ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
18 years experience Neurosurgery
See doctor: You need to get this checked out. Infection could be deeper than you realize.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Haider Goussous
63 years experience General Surgery
Avoid constipation: It is very important to avoid constipation by taking a mild laxitive. Try to do sitz baths 2-3 times daily, one after your bowel movement is very impo ... Read More
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