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A 30-year-old female asked:

I have a perianal abscess approx 1cm wide at its best and 3cm wide on bad days,iv had it 6months, bleeds every few days & heal over but lump never goes away doesnt hurt just itches should i be concerned about something more sinister why wont it go?

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Dr. Kenneth Licker
Urology 50 years experience
Abscess treatment: Once an abscess drains it should begin to heal and ultimately leave little residual. Based on your description, you should seek consultation with a surgeon to have it evaluated and treated.
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