Doctor insights on: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why would an rectal abscess appear with no other medical problems/4 weeks after drainage of groin abcess much pus?
May be unrelated: Anorectal suppuration (infection) may lead to groin infections (abscess formation) as lymphatic drainage anal cannal is to groin it is possible an undetected anorectal infection may appear as groin abscess first and later anorectal abscess later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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)?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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