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Perianal Cleansing Medication
Hematoma: It depends on the size and whether the area required drainage. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
I have the symptoms of perianal dermatitis, although I still don't know why. What can I do to stop now that it's just beginning?
SeSee derm: See dermatologist for evaluation and treatment options. ...Read more
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
Posteriorly, in the perianal region, there is a nonvascular heterogenerous collection with dimensions of 3.2 x 3.6 x 4.0cm. Is this in the rectum???
Can;t tell w/o exam: See your PCP for evaluation and examination ...Read more
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
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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