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Abscess - Non-dental

Also known as Perianal abscess

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  • 4 Weeks Post Fistulotomy - new absurd?

    Hello all, hoping someone has some experience with what I am going through and can share their thoughts.  Here are the details: I have had issues with a perianal abyss since 2012. Mostly just having my colon/rectal surgeon drain it. This past March, it finally connected into my anus and became...

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  • Abscess After Appendix Removal

    Hello Everyone This is my first post and I have been having trouble after my appendix surgery with an abscess. The abscess was caused by a perforated appendix. Apparently some pus leaked out and caused the abscess to form. I have had an abscess drain for about four weeks now and while I have got the...

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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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  • Pile or herpes

    When i shaved a couple of months ago i got this pimple i think. Is it a pimple that i dont have to worry about or herpes?

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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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  • Mike

    I hope the best for you. I’ve had 3 surgeries. Hemmoroid, fistula and fissure. I’m very relieved on all three procedure.  I’ve tried extreme diets and nothing has changed my digestive issues. Long story short, some of us have bad plumbing and health issues. Thank God for good health care and technology!...

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  • Perianal fistula external opening slowly changing location?

    I had a perianal abscess this past July and ended up getting an I&D July 27th. Which then turned into a fistula. I was offered a lay open procedure but decided until after I conceive to do it since I don't want anything getting in the way of my current trying to conceive journey and the daily...

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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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  • PAINFUL, WEEPING LIP ABSCESS

    My dad has 2 spots on his bottom lip that have been there since being out in the cold in March of 2016. One abscess healed on its own eventually, but the other one is still open and weeping a clear to yellow drainage out of it. He has no health insurance and has been seeing a free clinic recently, as...

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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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  • recurring abscess on inside buttock

    I'm a 19 year old male, I had lots of acne when I was younger, I took special medication and it went away except for some zits on the back occasionally. I have a bump in the inside right buttock, near the anus, around 4.5 cm wide, it first appeared with the regular acne so I thought it was a big...

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  • What's the point?

    Hey Guys, It turns out the lump near my anus turned out to be a perennial abscess. I'm really bummed out and feel ashamed. I'm a clean person and this was really unexpected. From all the horror stories I've read, it seems like this is a lifelong condition and that really makes me sad....

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  • 17 year old son with brain abcess

    abcesses caused by infection are very rare and difficult to diagnose. My son got his from sinusitis. and had a headache and a temperature. They are life threatening. I just got him into the hospital in time and praise to the a&e staff who diagnosed it quickly and took action  and undoubtedly...

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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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  • left almost suicidal after fistula surgery

    hi everyone, some advice would be very appreciated,  almost 2 years ago i was in incredible pain to where i couldn't move, i went to the g.p who said i had an anal haemorrhoid and gave me the medication to treat it at home, 5 days passed and the pain was getting worse, i was unable to go to...

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  • pmr causing bleeding on forearms

    I have been on Prednisone for almost 3 years and also Cartia for 1 year, because of a slight stroke last year.   I have had PMR for 3 years and am on 5 mgs of Pred. hoping to reduce to 4mgs in a couple of days. My problem is very bad bruising on my forearms which has got much worse since I...

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  • Perianal abscess --> fistula?

    On December 2, 2017 I went to the ER with incredible pain in my rectal area which, long story short, turned out to be a perianal abscess. I have been dealing with an incredible amount stress -- my father had been admitted to hospice the week prior and I have been his caregiver. At the end of December,...

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  • What I have learned living with a fistula-in-ano & how to cope!

    I just wanted to share my story in hopes of helping others. I had a perianal abscess starting December 3, 2017, "healed" but identified a fistula from a pinpoint opening -- had the E.R. surgeon say to come back in 4-6 weeks to check (he said it was still healing) and so I got a second opinion....

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  • Perianal abscess still leaking after 2.5 months

    My father had Perianal abscess drained through surgery about 2.5 months ago. His wound is stil leaking clear water with no foul smell. He has been in constant touch with the doctor. Recently, the doctor had put him on one week medication (antibiotic) which stopped the leaking and he was sitting on a...

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  • Fistula silk seton has snapped? HELP!? What did you do?

    I’ve had a silk seton in since September, for about two months or so it’s been no problem at all. Slight drainage everyday but I’ve used tissue to protect my clothes and gotten used to that... About two weeks ago my thin silk seton painlessly snapped whilst on the loo and I’ve been in panic mode ever...

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  • Tuboovarian abscess and adenomyosis

    Hello everyone! I was diagnosed with adenomyosis and TOA. However, my CBC and urinalysis came out clear, no fever, no discharge, only pain. My ultrasound shows there’s some problem. Could it be something else? 

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  • Anal abscess

    Think I have an anal fistula after emergency surgery for perianal abscess. How many people have had surgery and what is your experience of the whole ordeal? Never talked about and not easy to talk about with friends. Is surgery as horrendous as it's made out to be? incontinence etc? Report this...

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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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  • Abscess?

    Hello everyone! For almost a month now, I've had a swollen left jaw, that hasn't got any better, but hasn't got any worse from what I've noticed. I'ts painless, and isn't tender to touch or anything, but it's formed, and now the left side of my face looks completely out of...

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  • Word Catheter and excruciating pain

    Hello all, I just had a Word Catheter put in last evening following a bartholin cyst and I was wondering if it's normal that it hurts like hell at the beginning. I suspect it might be the incision, at first i was bleeding quite a lot from it, now the bleeding has stopped but the pain.... oh gosh...

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  • Abscess and Fistula

    Hi everyone I first saw this forum back in July when I had an abscess that had to be “popped” for lack of a better term.   Perianal.   I was horrified by the whole experience at first and was googling and came upon this discussion forum. Was so great to hear that I was not alone - not that...

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  • Did someone had Filac Laser for fistula? Thank you

    Had already 4 operations, few days ago was the last one . This time I was hoping so much to be all problem sorted as fistula annoying my life. But my surgeon told me I need at least another two operations Feel like this will never end .... I have found on internet Filac Laser for fistula... did someone...

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  • Brain abcess

    Ok about the janury of 2017 are do i had a decayed tooth that had broke inside my mouth i went to the dentist sbput a day or 2 later they had found thst i had a tooth abcess that was getting to my bone and they gave me antibiotics for it i was suppose to get the tooth pulled a day later but missed...

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  • Hard, black ball under skin - what is it?

    I have a hard, black lump under my skin halfway down my butt cheek before the groove. It feels like almost like a small ball deep in the skin, so it only lumps slightly at the surface. There's no chance of popping it and I'm certain that it'll have to be surgically removed. I've had it...

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