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Do lots of people get rectal abscess, or is it unusual?

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In brief: Somewhat

Rectal abscess is not uncommon.
Can be associated with conditions such as crohn's colitis and ulcerative colitis. Can be associated with a diabetic condition. Many however do not have a known cause. Antibiotics and sometimes surgery is indicated.

In brief: Somewhat

Rectal abscess is not uncommon.
Can be associated with conditions such as crohn's colitis and ulcerative colitis. Can be associated with a diabetic condition. Many however do not have a known cause. Antibiotics and sometimes surgery is indicated.
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