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A 25-year-old male asked:

hi doctors, i have a question regarding anal fissure/abscess. i doubt that its an abscess, based on images ive seen looks more like anal fissures. i wanted to know who i can go to for them to cut&drain this and if classic smart plan will cover this?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Start with GP: Before jumping to treatment make sure you have the diagnosis confirmed with your GP. Fissures are not commonly cut and/or drained and they are typically seen in inflammatory bowel disease. If surgery needed your GP will be able to advise based on your insurance plan.

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