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A 24-year-old male asked:

I have had my anal abscess drained 1-2 months ago.the wound is still open and is draining,but now there is this severe burning sensation.infected?

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Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care 27 years experience
Could be: There is a possibility you have a fistula. this will need to be addressed for your wound to heal If not improving with conservative management ( soaking, Ibuprofen etc) see you surgeon
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Last updated Feb 18, 2017

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