Skip to content

Abscess - Non-dental

Also known as Perianal abscess

Can you help? Discussions needing a reply

All discussions in this group

Next
  • Fistula surgery. It’s been a week. Seton! What is normal?

    Hey everyone!  So back in April I had an abscess that was drained. Then weeks later I started to feel pain and pressure but on the other side.  After a check up visit my CRS said that I needed surgery.  Last Tuesday June 12th I had surgery where the doctor scraped out an infection and...

    Last reply
  • Personal Abscess post surgery

    Hello! I had 3cm by 3cm personal abscess and was sent for surgery immediately. After the surgery, I was told that it was really superficial and I do not have fistula or any other related medical illness. It has been 3 days since the surgery and I have been changing the would dressing on my own. It...

    Posted
  • I am depressed from last 1 month because of fistula

    Hi, I am in deep distress about my small wound not healing after anal abcess surgery 6 months back. I am not able to sit because of this. I visited doctor and he said it's a cavity which needs ointment injected through small opening otherwise it will turn into fistula. I have been doing this from...

    Last reply
  • 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.

    Last reply
  • Abscess surgery and holiday in 2 days

    Hi! So I had an abscess on my inner thigh and it was operated on and packed on the 30th of May. On the 4th of June I’m meant to be going to Thailand to stay with my boyfriends family in Bangkok but I need my wound dressed and packed every other day until it begins to heal more. My boyfriend lives in...

    Last reply
  • Lump between vagina and anus, desperate, please help.

    Hello, I am a 15 (almost 16) year old girl, and I have had this lump for around 1.5 years now, and have been too afraid to do anything, in the hopes it will have gone away by now. It seems relatively large, and apears to be under the skin. In fact it’s less of a lump and more of a bump, and it is relatively...

    Posted
  • Abscess squeezed without incision!? Help

    Hello, im new to this group and i hope someone can help me I had an abscess on my groin that was painful so i went to my doctor and he gave me bactrim, after i finished therapy nothing changed. Went again today and he just squeezed my abscess without incision (it was painful as hell) and gave me another...

    Posted
  • 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...

    Last reply
  • Laying Open Fistula recovery

    I had surgery 3 days ago where they drained an infection, laid open a fistula and banded a haemorrhoid. I am still in severe pain and wound bleeds when I open bowels.  Anyone had any experience of this and can advise how long before the pain subsides. I can’t sit yet, can only lay down.  

    Last reply
  • Anal Fistulonomy Post-Op 5 days

    Hi, I had anal fistulonomy surgery about 5 days ago. The pain for the most part has been manageable, except for after passing a bowel movement, then the pain is excruciating, sometimes I feel like I'm gonna pass out. I've been taking "hydrocodone and acetaminophen 5-325" every 4 hours...

    Last reply
  • 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...

    Last reply
  • 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

    Last reply
  • 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...

    Last reply
  • How effective are painkillers for a perianal abscess?

    I had surgery on the NHS to drain a small anal abscess 2 weeks ago and now my pain is back again. My doctor believes it could be another abscess underneath the skin and he gave my antibiotics to try but he said "it's a 50/50 chance of them working".  Does anyone have any experience...

    Last reply
  • The risk of living with anal fistula?

    I am a 25 male who formed an anal fistula about a year ago from serve constipation as a kid. In that year I have had two surgeries to fix it and neither seemed to work. After the second one I switched jobs in a different city and wasn’t able to go back to the doctors.  I can tell it is still there...

    Last reply
  • Do i have an abscess or something else?

    I had surgery for an abscess two weeks ago in my anus area but in the last few days the pain has come back. The pain becomes unbearable after bowel movements but here's something weird: if I have a dry hard bm, the pain is a lot less. But if I have a moist BM or even worse diarrhea, I suddenly get...

    Last reply
  • Will antibiotics help my perianal abscess?

    I had surgery on the NHS to drain a small anal abscess 2 weeks ago and now my pain is back again. My doctor believes it could be another abscess underneath the skin and he gave my antibiotics to try but he said "it's a 50/50 chance of them working".  Does anyone have any experience...

    Last reply
  • Do I have another abscess after surgery?

    So around 3 weeks ago I was in extreme pain every time I went to have a bowel movement and the pain lingered for hours after. The pain was like a deep throbbing pain that was sharp and persistent. I eventually went to the doctors and they said I had a perianal abscess and they sent me to the hospital....

    Last reply
  • Large lump below my anus. Any clues?

    I developed a smaller lump below my anus a few days ago. There was no pain in the beginning. The next night I went to sleep and had trouble getting comfortable. The next night was worse, and by the third night I got no sleep. I went to see a general doctor and she said it was an infection. She gave...

    Last reply
  • 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...

    Last reply
  • Will the second redressing of my perianal abscess hurt?

    Okay, so I had perianal abscess surgery the other day (NHS) and I stayed overnight afterwards. The next day was the day that they removed the operation bandages and packed it with a gauze. What happened when they removed the original bandage was it got stuck to the open wound from dry blood. They had...

    Last reply
  • Early signs of an anal abscess - hard swelling?

    I've had an external hemorrhoid (not thrombosed) since the beginning of January which I was able to manage quite easily. Around the end of March however, I began having more pain and attributed it to the hemorrhoid, and later thought that it could be an anal fissure instead. Well neither of those...

    Posted
  • Days after Perianal abscess drain! Help...

    So I recently had a Perianal abscess drained. After excruciating pain and an ER visit the doctors finally got it right. It was huge infected abscess.  It got drained Wednesday afternoon. Thursday I felt ok just a little discomfort but no more pain. Then Friday I was in a lot of discomfort.  I...

    Posted
  • 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...

    Last reply
  • 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...

    Posted
  • 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?

    Posted
  • 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...

    Last reply
  • 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!...

    Posted
  • 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...

    Last reply
Next

We want the forums to be a useful resource for our users but it is important to remember that the forums are not moderated or reviewed by doctors and so you should not rely on opinions or advice given by other users in respect of any healthcare matters. Always speak to your doctor before acting and in cases of emergency seek appropriate medical assistance immediately. Use of the forums is subject to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy and steps will be taken to remove posts identified as being in breach of those terms.