Any experience with draining a peri-rectal abscess?

Perirectal. Abscesses are typically drained by a radiologist under ct guidance. See your doctor first.

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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?

Likely a fistula. Recurrent abscesses in the same position are likely due to a fistula which is a tunnel connecting the anus to the skin. It requires an operation to get it to heal permanently. It will likely continue to repeatedly come back. . Read more...

Any experience with a peri-rectal abscess recovery?

Varies. With the size and location of the abscess from a few days to 14 days and whether it was adequately drianed and whether there is an associated fistula. It definitely needs follow up if not resolved in a reasonable time. Read more...

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)?

Both possibilities. Certainly chronic disease can cause perirectal abscess. We also know the Remicade (infliximab) increases risk for infection. Without knowing everything about your case i would suspect you always had crohn's. Your physician should be able to help you clarify that question. Read more...
Hard to say. But could be related to either, see our GI doctor and discuss. Read more...