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Abscess - Non-dental

Also known as Perianal abscess

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Abcess drainage

    Hi all. I had a trip to A&E after a couple of weeks of horrendous pain in the bottom and fevers. 1 MRI later showed I had a 15x6x6cm abcess in my pelvis pushing against my prostate. I had a drain put in 5 days later after being on a cocktail of IV antibiotics. I had a drain put in on the 12th of...

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  • Living with anal fistulas

    Hi I'm new to this site and looking for some advice please. I developed a rectal abscess in sept 2016 had it drained and continued to have recurrent abscesses. Eventually had an MRI which confirmed was a confirmed fistula in may 2017. I am currently 8 days post op insertion of a draining seton. I...

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  • Brain Abscess

    I had a brain abscess 7 years ago and it has left me with awful health problems, it made me have a sroke, the doctors all said I was very lucky to be alive. The pain was the worst pain I have ever had, and I still have nightmares about it, and recently I have been diagnosed with ME and the consultant...

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  • Walking funny

    I am a 19 year old guy with Stress and Urge Incontinence and everyday I live the best I can with my problem.. I leak everywhere everyone I go

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  • Anyone other female aged 36 with stage 2 hypertension?

    Hi there I'm 36 and currently have stage 2 hypertension and don't know why yet. I've had scans on my abdomen area and that's all fine. Just awaiting to see a cardiologist on the 28th July now. I've just had my meds changed because the last ones were making my feet and ankles swell...

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  • Lump near groin

    Does anyone have any idea what this lump is, it is painful to touch and I have had it in the same place before, pleaee see the picture. Thanks

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  • Abscess possible fistula?

    Hi I've had a large abscess drained through emergency surgery it grew so large in two days that I had to be rushed in. It's been just over 6 weeks now and it started to heal but then feel I've gone backwards with the healing and Am experiencing a sore/itchy anus. My doctor has put me on antibiotics...

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  • Lymecycline capsules ,hard

    Has any one been given these to try and help stop flare ups of your hidrantitis ? Was given them before but made it worse so pretty unsure as to try them again anyone had them and been successful 🙂 Thanks for looking

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  • my abcess has taken complete control of my life.... help!!!!!

    About a week ago I was admitted to the ER with what they referred to as an "abcess" on the inside of my upper thigh. The lump was as big as a golf ball, red, hard and it hurt like hell!! It was at the point where I could hardly walk. The doctors in the ER gave me a sonogram then insisted that...

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  • Hard bumps behind ear and head

    Ok so about 2 months ago I notice I had this hard bump behind my right ear. Went to the doctors and she ordered me an ultra sound. Got that done and I guess results showed it could be a swollen lymph node or a cyst. Doctor told me that if it got bigger I would have to go in to get a biopsy. I don't...

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  • Bartholin abcess reoccurring

    I need serious help, I have had about 6 bartholin abscesses (abscess on labia) I have had it lanced and drained on 4 occasions, onebefore now wasn't that big so coped with antibiotics and it burst itself with no problem! It's painful to touch sit walk I need something which is going to help it...

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  • Undrained skin abcess formed hard painless lump

    I have a skin abscess above my navel for past 5 days, it has not been drained and I had been taking clindamycin 300 two times a day. I did not go to a doctor as I had been travelling and now the abscess has turned into a painless lump of approx. 1.5 cm diameter. I feel the lump under my skin and I am...

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  • I have been suffering post perianal abscess surgery since mar 17

    I was operated for perianal abscess on 15 Mar 17. And as on date it is not heeled fully. Pus is oozing in small quantities. My doctor said it may take another 3 to 4 months to locate if fistula occurs. Pain is less . I am worried a lot. Feeling exhausted and irritating. Is it takes really 6 months...

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  • Anal fistula

    I'm a 25 year old male and I'm pretty sure I have a reacurring fistula in the same spot I had a cutting seton stitch placed and it fell out as it was supposed to about 1 1/2 years after my first operation!! Healed right! About a year of being stitch free its back! 😒 why does this keep...

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  • Post op after seton removal

    Hi I'm post op of 2 days of having two seton sutures removed. They had been inserted and replace approx 6 times in the last 3 years due to trying not to damage the sphincter muscle ( sorry if mispelt).the surgeon has been great . He has now said he has cut them open and leaving them to heal by...

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  • I'm not different!

    October 2016 I had a seton inserted for a fistula. Its tsayed in until January 13 2017. 26th January, I hoped on a plane for a short 10 day overseas trip and it flared again while I was away - Fiji - bit scary, almsot jumped on a plane and came home early. Doctor put another seton in about 11th February...

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  • Leaky fistula

    Hi I wonder if anyone can help me. I had a large peri anal abscess on my left Cheek, it burst and crossed my mid line to my right bum Cheek and I got sepsis. I was in hospital for about 3 weeks and had several surgeries to clear the infections and dead tissue. It lead to an anal fistula which I have...

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  • Boil, abscess, hemmy, or fistula?

    I've been dealing with a small pea sized bump less than a cm away from the left side opening of the anal canal. No pain unless I press on it or mess with it, other than that no problems. Occasionally it "flares up" causing it to turn white due to pus- almost like how a zit or boil would...

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  • Swollen and painful perineum

    I noticed a small pea sized lump on my perineum between anus and scrotum which use to sting very mildly if touched . But since then it has swollen considerably and is causing discomfort and when touched pains also on coming contact with anything that I can't sit comfortably .It is hard and no pus...

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  • Need someone to explain to me~

    "Section shows an inflamed fibrous stroma with breached surface squamous epithelium (epidermis). The stroma shows an admixture of fibroblasts, minial new blood vessels, neutrophils, lymphocytes, histiocytes, and scattered individual foreign body-type touton giant cells. No caseation necrosis or...

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