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A 37-year-old member asked:

I had surgery on an anal fistula 7 days ago, and there's now a lot of pus. is this ok?

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Dr. Wesley Marquart
General Surgery 18 years experience
No: Pus is a sign of infection. You should see your surgeon asap.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery 37 years experience
As long as all of it: Can get out- which is the purpose of the surgery-yes.

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Last updated Feb 23, 2018

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