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What medication is good for perianal abscess?

What medication is good for perianal abscess?

Antibiotics are: Sometimes used but the main treatment is incision and drainage. I recommend soaking bottom in warm water which helps with pain and discomfort. ...Read more

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What are the causes of perianal abscess?

Anything: That cause inflammation in the rectum, such as diarrhea, constipation, or trauma can cause swelling and blockage of the anal ducts which then get infected and seek the path of least resistance to form a perianal abscess and possible fistula. ...Read more

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What causes perianal abcess?

Infection: Usually from infected sebaceous glands or follicles that is localized with collection of pus. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what perianal abcess is and what can be done about it.?

Can you tell me what perianal abcess is and what can be done about it.?

Perianal abscess: A perianal abscess may develop when one of the anal crypt glands becomes obstructed, and then infected. This may cause pain, fever, localized swelling, and pus drainage. Some may drain spontaneously, but more often the abscess requires an incision and drainage procedure, +/- antibiotics, depending on other factors. You should seek attention for this. ...Read more

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Was waxing around my perianal area and ripped part of it open. Why didn't anyone warn me?

Was waxing around my perianal area and ripped part of it open. Why didn't anyone warn me?

Don't worry: As you have unfortunately found out, the skin in that area is delicate. The good news is that it will heal with the proper care. Keep area clean and dry. Wash with warm water regularly and use moist wipes. Monitor for infection: redness, increased pain, discharge, fever. If not healing well, then see your pcp. ...Read more

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I popped my perianal abscess, what to do?

Perianal abscess: Warm tub soaks and see a colorectal surgeon as soon as possible. It is possible that nothing else will be needed. However, 50% of abscesses recur and or persist as a draining sinus a s a result of the presence of an anal fistula. A short course of antibiotis may also be needed now in addition to the spontaneous drainage. ...Read more

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What to do if I popped my perianal abscess!?

Be pleased: Warm compresses, or sit in warm soapy tub!
Hopefully this will heal, but some recur, and have fistula to rectum.
Some need surgery. ...Read more

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How long is takes to heeled from perianal surgery?

How long is takes to heeled from perianal surgery?

Depends: It depends on how extensive a surgery was performed. It could heal in a few days, or larger surgery take a few weeks. ...Read more

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Itchy perianal area what could it be? Warts? Scared!

Itchy perianal area what could it be? Warts? Scared!

See below: Considering that you have warts in the genital area, you may have peri-anal warts, however, it is not feasible to know without examining you. As you have been advised before, see a doctor. You may consult this site for more information on this topic:
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/anal-itching/basics/definition/con-20023539 ...Read more

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What could cause of perianal infection?

What could cause of perianal infection?

Perirectal infection: The perianal area has alot of skin oil & mucus membrane glands that empty out to the skin. Just as cysts elsewhere on the body (acne, sebacious or hair follicles);can form here. Usually due duct of the gland becoming blocked & allowing bacteria colonizing the area & gland to have a nice culture in wh/to grow & cause an abscess. Rectal tears/hemorrhoids provides home for bacterial multiplicn too. ...Read more

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Could bump be an external pile or perianal hemorrhoid?

Could bump be an external pile or perianal hemorrhoid?

Could be: Any lump out side anal canal, it could be thrombosed hemorrhoid, if it is at tail bone side it could be sentinel hemorrhoid due to an anal fissure, or a papilloma. These are all benign conditions if you feel it is hard, could be squamous cell carcinoma, see your doctor needs urgent attention. ...Read more

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I have a recurring perianal ancess eventhough i' ve had it drained and taken antibiotics. What should I do next?

Reevaluate for cause: Recurrent infection may signal incomplete treatment or underlying illness such as inflammatory bowel disease. See a specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a perianal abscess?

Anal: Swelling, pain, fever and purulent drainage nindicates an abscess. But a swollen hemorrhoid can do the same without purulent drainage. See your doctor or a colon and rectal specialist to make the diagnosis and offer proper treatment. ...Read more

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Can a perianal abscess cause another abscess'?

Yes: A site if abscess can spread and new collection- loculations can form.
Or some deep source from re rum can surface at multiple sites ...Read more

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Perianal abscess causing more abscess, what to do?

Colorectal Doc: You should be evaluated by a colorectal surgeon to determine the cause of your abscess and to adequately drain and treat them. Sometimes a fistula can be the cause. ...Read more

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How long does a perianal abscess take to heal following i&d?

Days to weeks: Sorry you had an abscess there, but it will heal. Usually it takes several days to 3 weeks, each case being somewhat different. It may however intermittently drain ast the I&D site, and this could be the formation of a fistula, which is a persistent tract between the inside of the rectum, and the skin near the anus. You should see a colorectal surgeon if this happens. ...Read more

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I have a perianal fissure, I had a abbcess about two years ago. What do I do wrong?

I have a perianal fissure, I had a abbcess about two years ago. What do I do wrong?

Can recur: Anal fissures are like paper-cuts in the anus. They can bleed, hurt, & recur, particularly with defecation & any other activity that increases pelvic pressure. Disorders of anal-rectal function, straining at hard stool, prolonged sitting, heavy lifting, long distance walks/runs are causative & should be addressed. If stool softeners, fiber, topical rx, & behavior changes don't cure, see a surgeon. ...Read more

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I have perianal hematoma. It is the size of a marble and painful. I read it is not that serious. Are there any home remedies I can use to cure it?

I have perianal hematoma. It is the size of a marble and painful. I read it is not that serious. Are there any home remedies I can use to cure it?

Possibilities...: Consider anal fissure, internal hemorrhoid (s), proctitis (inflamed rectum), anal abscess or fistula, juvenile retention polyp, trauma to the anal canal, skin changes around the anus (benign or malignant). The only way to find out, and to start appropriate treatment, is to get examined. See your doctor please. ...Read more

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I had an basic fistulotomy (perianal) operation before 1 month ago. Now it is good. I want to ask, when I can say that it is completely healed? Thanks.

I had an basic fistulotomy (perianal) operation before 1 month ago. Now it is good. I want to ask, when I can say that it is completely healed? Thanks.

Your doctor can: Usually it take 3-4 weeks but your doctor during your post-op follow up apointment can tell you how you are progressing
fistula healing is a little tricky because it is important to know why you did have it in the first place and is the main cause under full control or not
check with your surgeon
good luck
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Drain fell out perianal abscess, should I be concerned?

Speak to: Your surgeon, if you have adequate opening at abscess site will be ok, make sure you follow the instructions given to you, post procedure care. ...Read more

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What could make a drained & packed perianal abscess worse?

If opening closes: The idea of draining an abscess is to allow the infected fluid to drain externally while the abscess is gradually obliterated. If the packing is removed too early and the opening closes, then you are at risk for a recurrent abscess. ...Read more

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How bad is it to leave a perianal fistula alone for? Mine has been draining for 5 months

How bad is it to leave a perianal fistula alone for? Mine has been draining for 5 months

Perianal fistula: It is generally good advice to treat a perianal fistula when present. Under certain circumstances, a fistula could develop an abscess or result in infection throughout the body, known as bacteremia or sepsis, all of which can be serious. You should have your fistula evaluated. I would recommend seeing your doctor as soon as you can. Good luck. ...Read more