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Abscess - Non-dental

Also known as Perianal abscess

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  • 2 weeks after my op

    Its 2 weeks that i have had my anal fistula op. Healing is going well. My next appointment with my specialist is on monday. I go twice a day for wound cleaning /plugging. My wound is quite big. What is making me worry is. Now i got home and im having pulsating/beating pain inside my wound. It comes...

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  • Anyone had successful anal fistula surgery

    I have read and heard many horror stories regarding anal fistula surgery. I have heard tales of incontinence, reccurence, severe scarring and infection. Has anyone had sucessful surgery? Or natural medicine healing? Stories would be appreciated. Thanks

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  • Advice needed | Living with an anal fistula

    Hi guys, I'm new to this site and have just got back from the hospital. I had an external abscess around Christmas time which my doctor prescribed a course of antibiotics rather than drain it. The abscess popped after 3 days and I assumed I was on the mend. However the abscess bursting has caused...

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  • Ishiorectal abscess

    Hi all Looking for some advice regarding an ishiorectal abscess.This all started about 8 weeks ago when I discovered a mass on my right buttock, having consulted my GP she advised it was likely an abscess and put me on a week course of antibiotics in this time it got bigger so I went back, the GP referred...

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  • Seton-anal fistula

    Had EUA and seton was inserted. It’s been 4 weeks since and it’s been so painful specialy after BM. It is much more painful after the op than it was before. This is so dreadful, specialy as I mentaly wasn’t prepared to that much pain. I thought the op itself and first few days will be bad and that it...

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  • Fistulotomy and latent tb!

    Hi I had my first fistula Dec 16 and surgery jan 17 since then up and down with abscesses so damn painful! Anyway not been able to sit down properly for nigh on a year and last week had another fistulotomy so I have 2 seton stitches and 2 days after started meds for latent tb the side effects of these...

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  • Concealing Fistula Leakage and Odor - Suggestions?

    Hello, 35, male I developed a fistula when I was about 15 years old.  One night I woke up due to a sharp pain at the base of my tailbone. and felt the abscess.  It wasn't diagnosed until I was 32 about 3 years ago because other than that one sharp pain and the odd blister that was back...

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  • rectal fistula

    Hope? I have been living with a complex rectal fistula for almost three years. I have had multiple surgeries and have tried every drug that they have been able to throw at me, including all of the biologics.  I have been in a tremendous amount of daily pain, I have been depressed, and my life has...

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  • Perianal abscess - Help!

    Hello, I'm back on here as last year I had an operation at hospital to drain a large perianal abscess, it was cut open in an x shape and left open to heal. I had it packed everyday for a week, then every other day but  unfortunately it healed on the outside before the inside, so I had to have...

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  • Fistula - Genetic Cause?

    Talked to my brother this week and he is headed in for a fistulatomy in about 2 weeks, following an abcess that won't heal. He reached out to me, because I had the exact issue just over a year ago! And what's stranger, is my Dad had the same issue as a young man. None of us have any of the digestive...

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  • Anyone had FiLac Surgery??

    Hi, I am in the process of whether to go for Fistula-tract Laser Closure (FiLaC® surgery. I currently have a seton in site and appraising the possibility to have the FiLac or to leave the seton for a longer period of time. I would really appreciate anyone's feedback. Thank you in advance.

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  • rash along with cysts

    ive been suffering from cysts and anal cysts for over a year. They appear monthly along with a rash that never goes away. The rash does get worse right before a cysts develops. I was diagnosed with an anal fistula and surgery is scheduled for November. I finally changed dermatologists with concerns with...

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  • Weird Enlarged Lymph Nodes??? STRANGE

    I don't know if this is a serious issue or not, but I keep developing enlarged lymph nodes(or maybe something else), particularly in my armpits and groins. After a couple of weeks of being hard, it starts to dribble down and it becomes this soft pack of liquid and my skin there turns a purplish red....

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  • Seton wire and travelling abroad

    Hi, new here and just looking for some advice. I'm not sure if Im posting in the right section but basically I developed a perianal abscess and had it incised and drained on the 23rd of Aug. It came back a few days later so I had it drained again on the 29th.  I was doing ok until the 5th...

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  • Flatal Incontinence after Fistulotomy

    Hi, I need some guidance. I'm really at my whits end and don't know what to do anymore.  At age 23, I developed a horrible skin tag that put me in the ER for bleeding. The first surgeon I saw wouldn't perform surgery. Instead he gave me an ointment that helped relax my muscles and make...

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  • FISTULA

    Hello. I'm suffering from an anal fistula, going to the rectal surgeon Tuesday. I'm just barely healed from my 3rd perianal abscess, last two times required a wound vac and month off work. Last ER incision, the surgeon (same from last summer) said he could visually see a fistula...so now on to...

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  • Ano vaginal fistula so dibiatating

    I have a low ano vaginal fistula with a draining seton in awaiting an operation in oxford have no date as yet for the advancement flap. I had my seton placed on nye so it's been in a while I'm still off work as I am an office worker and have to sit down and as u must be aware sitting down has...

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  • Anyone managing anal fistula without surgery / avoided surgery

    Just wondering, is there anyone managing anal fistula without the surgery intervention? I've been diagnosed with low transphincteric fistula almost 5 years ago (I'm 45, active male, I swim, play basketball, cycle, etc). It's been ups and downs but never too bad, always manageable, it's...

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  • Need help with strange pain where abscess was

    Hi guys I'm new to this , so please bare with me. I had a perianal abscess drained and packed in June. Since then I have had a constant oozing and days of excruciating pain. I have an appt with the surgeon next week to see if there is a fistula. But that last few days I have had strange random pains...

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  • Fistula success story

    Hello all! Last November i had a huge abscess in the perinanal region ,it one of the most painful experiences of my life . This developed into a fistula that was relatively high and passed through quite a large preportion of the sphincter muscle so my consultant couldn't perform a fistulotomy...

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  • varicocele

    Am  having a swollen vein around my left scrotum that is kind of obvious.. and such vein is developing in the right scrotum what drugs can I take to cure this miseries 

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  • Pain after removing anal fistula (laser)

    Hi I had my fistula removed a week ago. The operation was done using laser since it was less invasive. It only took 20 minutes, the doctor told me that since he removed the whole thing, there is a deep hole in that area and that I'm supposed to wash it twice a day and pack it with gauze. The first...

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  • What is online doctor appointment?

    Zoylo is an online healthcare platform helps patients to find a best doctor near your ... book doctor appointment online. You want more information go through this Moderator comment: I have removed the link(s) directing to site(s) unsuitable for inclusion in the forums. If users want this information...

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  • I've had an abscess for over 5 days now, help?

    I've had an abscess for over 5 days now&it doesn't seem to be going away. I've tried the turmeric & coconut oil mixture but it just seems to be getting bigger & no better. This is preventing me from my daily activities as I'm just laying on the bed waiting for it to rupture....

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  • Perimal abcess

    Hi this is the second abcess I've had first one in 2003 after keep going to the doctors about hemoroids. Well the weekend was tough i dialled 111 spoke to adviser they sent me to see out of hours doctor. She examined me and made things worse Saturday i was admitted to hospital the surgery department...

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  • My third surgery

    21 years ago I suffered from excruciating pain was diagnosed with an anal fissure and a fistula had a surgery at CPMC few years later started having Access and every few months had to go to the clinic to drain it . Got  to the point that the Doctor decided we need to have surgery but that's...

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  • Need advice on fistula

    So basically I'm a week out of operation now where I went in to have a abscess drained and came out with a seton stich, went back for a check up as I was unclear what it was and was told they think it's a fistula, I'm booked in for a MRI scan soon and then have an appointment in 3minths to...

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  • possible reoccurring perianal abscess help!

    It's been nearly a year of struggling and I'm at my wits end. Last October I went in to see a GI after suffering through sever digestive issues and she diagnosed me on the spot with hemorrhoids and fissures - more came later but those are not relevant to the abscess I'm struggling with....

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  • Post fistulotomy recovery

    Hi i had my fistulotomy surgery on july 1. Now its healing but since last 1 week I am experiencing pus discharge from anal wall. Is that ok.its almost 1 month since the surgery. Please let me know your experiences

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  • Brown crusty ring around teet of nipple

    The left nipple ( male) has a brown crusty ring around it and its not shifting it doesnt hurt or flake off. ​   Cant figure out why left has it and right doesnt. ​ Its not got any discharge or lumps under the nipple or surrounding area. ​Could it be hormonal as take hormone replacement gel,...

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