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Perianal absess last sept- drained i've had little flare ups -now 10 mnt later severe pain like 1 time! i'm afraid to go under or can they epidural?

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Dr. Mark Berenson Md
Family Medicine

In brief: Pain in the butt

You may have some form of inflammatory bowel disease causing the recurrence of this abscess.
Recommend warm sitz baths 4-5 times a day while waiting to see the surgeon again. Long term, you may benefit from removing dairy and/or gluten from your diet. These may be promoting inflammation in your bowel leading to the recurrence of your abscess. Don't delay on getting this looked at by a surgeon.

In brief: Pain in the butt

You may have some form of inflammatory bowel disease causing the recurrence of this abscess.
Recommend warm sitz baths 4-5 times a day while waiting to see the surgeon again. Long term, you may benefit from removing dairy and/or gluten from your diet. These may be promoting inflammation in your bowel leading to the recurrence of your abscess. Don't delay on getting this looked at by a surgeon.
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