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Buttock Abscess Treatment
I am suffering buttock abscess since 2009, I had have surgery but I still not recover, suggest me what should I do?
I had a abscess surgically removed from my buttocks. The wound is 4cm in width and approximately 3 CM deep. What is the best treatment?
Depends: How long ago was the surgery and where is it located exactly. Is there healthy red beefy tissue, is there drainage, have you had similar problems in the past? Either saline gauze packing every day or possibly what is called a wound vac could be used. Hard to say without additional info and seeing the wound. ...Read more
I am getting bils and abscess on my face and between my legs and on my bum area. What could be the cause and what are the solutions or treatment?
Rectal abscess: The most common predisposing factor is an anal fissure. Inflammatory bowel disease is possible, and a number of diarrheal infections could increase risk. If there is sexual activity involving your anus, especially penile penetration or vigorouf fingering, that's also a possiblity. Howeever, many cases occur without any of these particular factors; some are just random bad luck. ...Read more
Colorectal surgeon: These can be quite tricky, can be deep, extend, and be extensive. See a colorectal surgeon-may need surgical drainage, as well as antibiotics. ...Read more
Infection: An anorectal or perirectal abscess is a painful infection under the skin near the anal opening. Sometimes there can be redness and painful swelling near the anus. Antibiotics may help, and often surgery is needed to open and drain out the infection. Untreated, the infection can enlarge or spread into deeper tissues. ...Read more
Depends: A primary care doctor can see you but often if they try to drain it in the office, it often is incompletely drained. If in reasonable proximity, having your pcp refer you to a nearby colrectal surgeon is probably the best way to manage and follow you for possible fistula development. ...Read more
See description: The anal glands normally function to lubricate the anal canal to facilitate defecation. If the gland opening gets obstructed and results in infection, an abscess can form. There is usually associated pain. As a rule, the presence of a deep abscess is an indication for incision and drainage. Watching while administering antibiotics is usually inadequate. You should consult a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more
Varies but: I usually recommend avoiding strenuous activity for 7-10days and avoiding straddle type activity such as a bicycle for 14+ days or until comfortable. ...Read more
Yes: Due to transient bacteremia after gdrainage.Get a more detailed answer ›
Possible: In medicine anything is possible however, I would recommend you see your dr about this issue. This may need to be drained and antibiotics prescribed. If not could lead to a much more serious infection. ...Read more
Yes and No: If the root canal was successful the abscess should heal by its own accord as the cause of the infection has been eradicated&this can take up to a year for complete healing of the apical area. If it persist then the tooth may be fractured. If this is the case it may have been fractured before the rct. See your dentist/see a specialist for a second opinion. ...Read more