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Rectal Abscess In Children
Rectal abscess: See a colo-rectal surgeon to determine how involved the abscess is. In addition to antibiotics, it probably will require incision & drainage. Size of the lesion, comorbid factors like diabetes, your general state of health & healing are all factors in how long it will take to go away. ...Read more
Boil around rectum: An infection localized to an area near the opening of anus. The swelling is usually a lump that is tender and warm to the touch. The treatment is to open and drain the boil. ...Read more
Perirectal: Abscesses are typically drained by a radiologist under ct guidance. See your doctor first. ...Read more
Yes: Generally sore for a few weeks as it heals. ...Read more
I have been on medicare because of the uc and rectal abscess and the adverse side effect s. What would be the best treatment for uc flare ups?
Mesalamine: Oral +/- topical Mesalamine therapy would probably be the best. There is a new "safe" oral steroid called uceris which seems very promising too. ...Read more
Anything possible: It would be essential to know the entire history, including your underlying medical conditions and what the "groin infection" was. It is conceivable that the rectal condition antedated the groin infection and was its first manifestation. It would also be helpful to have a history of diverticular disease, colitis, sexual preferences and many other factors. ...Read more
Why would an rectal abscess appear with no other medical problems/4 weeks after drainage of groin abcess much pus?
Hubby has a small peri rectal abscess. It has gone away by itself several times and was drained once over 8 years. Is it ok to just monitor like b4?
Diagnosed with uc. Had 3 remicade (infliximab) infusions so far. Developed peri-rectal abscess. Is this because I had chron's all along or side effect of remicade (infliximab)?
Hard to say: But could be related to either, see our GI doctor and discuss. ...Read more
My boyfriend was hospitalized in March for a peri rectal abscess and had a WBC count +21000. Now is has been having severe lower back pain that sometimes radiates down his left leg. Could these be related? He had an xray that didn't show anything and he's
Should my wife have rectal pain after having her temp ileostomy placed for a second time due to two abscesses. Both abscess were at reconnect point.
Saw doctor today about rectal bleeding for 4 months after perianal abscess surgery. Told that body is cleaning itself out - takes time to heal.
Suggest you see: Another doctor, specifically a colorectal surgeon. You may have a perianal fistula as the underlying cause of the original abscess. If no evidence for source of bleeding on office visit, probably need a colonoscopy. Do not accept your first doctors eplanation. It is just plain hooey. ...Read more
A histopathology report shows cryptitis, crypt abscess in rectal biopsy along with duodenal biospy showing lymphocyte infiltrtion with villous atrophy?
My boyfriend has diverticulosis without hemmorage. Ct scan and rectal contrast he had done. Just showed bowel thickness. Maybe abscess maybe surgery?
Depends on his: Symptoms. If symptoms resolve after treatment with antibiotics, then medical treatment without surgery should be ok. If symptoms recur, or pain, fever, bleeding, or diarrhea, intervene, then surgery might become necessary. Most importantly, make sure that this is not colon cancer. Have him consult with a gi specialist just to be sure. ...Read more
Friend had ct scan with rectal contrast. Diverticulosis without hemmorage sigmoid mural abscess bowel thickening. Surgery? No symptoms heart patient.
Totally different: Mumps is a viral infection of the large salivary glands (parotid glands) in your cheeks and will cause swollen cheeks. A dental abscess is the result of an infection in a tooth and will result in swelling of the gum next to the tooth. Left untreated a dental abscess can eventually cause additional swelling in the cheek and/or neck. Your child should be seen by their pediatric dentist asap. ...Read more
My wife had anal abcess the surgeon drained with HPV removed from rectal area that day, the abcess is filled again! Should I be afraid of cancer!
Is it normal to prescribe antibiotics for severe perianal abcess? Gastro ignored husband's pain. Rectal surgeon said severe and operated immediately
Diagonised with rectal cancer, after ileostomy reversal, frequent bm's, abcess withleakage at the surgery site. Alternatives tocolostomy? Bowel trnspl
Insert drain: Ileostomy after rectal cancer is used to protect the rectal resuturing to establish continuity in the bowel. II there is some kind of abscess and leakage it can occur where the ileostomy has been reversed or at the site of the rectal suture line which may not have been ready for closure. Interventional radiology can place a suction drain to the site and left there until everything has healed. ...Read more
What's the difference between rectal abcess and hemorrhoid in anal area? I have a lump at anus, its very sore and looks bit purple/black at end.
Difference: Hemorrhoids are painful, swollen veins in the lower portion of the rectum or anus. A rectal abscess is an infection and a collection of pus in the area of the anus and rectum. Both can be painful, lead to swelling, redness, etc. So without an exam it tough to say if you have a hemorrhoid, a thrombosed hemorrhoid, or a rectal abscess. Either way. Gt checked as they all need to be treated. Good luck ...Read more
Is aptheous ulcers in children linked with abcesses on gums on a 10 year old girl like her pediatric consultant has said?
Aphthous ulcers: It's hard to comment on your question because first, we cannot examine your child and secondly we can't be 100% sure exactly why your "pediatric consultant" actually said. Even intelligent, loving individuals sometimes don't hear and repeat everything accurately. The cause of true aphthous ulcers is not fully understood. It most likely is related to a combination of stress and local irritation. ...Read more
Open & drain Vs med: Occasionally these respond to a warm compress with spontaneous drainage & oral meds can assist the process but many recur. Those that are large or located near the anal outlet often require incision and drainage. Some can be done in an office & some may require day surgery. ...Read more