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which antibiotic is prescribed for a person suffering from an anal abscess?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
Varies: Depends on the doctor's preference. Also depends if it is planned for oral or intravenous. Oral medications could be Ciprofloxacin or Avelox or Levaquin (levofloxacin) and flagyl. Other options too numerous to list are also possible.
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Drainage: The treatment for any sizable anal abscess is drainage. Antibiotics alone will not work. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/anal-abscess?page=2#1

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