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Everything You Need to Understand About Perianal Abscess

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An abscess is a part of body tissue which is swollen and filled with pus.

Around 280,000 people are affected by abscess in the United Kingdom alone

  • The pus formed by an abscess is a mixture of:
  • Bacteria
  • White blood cells
  • Dead tissue.

It can happen on as well as under the skin. Induration buttock is a part of the abscess which results in a boil on your buttock. It can happen to anyone and are caused by the bacteria.

Symptoms:

  • Reddening of the skin
  • It can be felt just by touching the affected area
  • Aching buttock
  • Pain while sitting
  • Constipation
  • Fever and chills

Treatment

Self-care: In the early stages of abscess an individual can apply warm compression multiple times a day for at least 10-15 minutes. Also squeezing or pressing of the abscess should be avoided.

Medications: Antibiotics may be prescribed by the doctor.
Surgery may be required depending on the severity of the condition.

Specialists:
Consult a doctor if the symptoms are evident and the condition worsens. At mfine, we provide accurate diagnosis and comprehensive treatment plans for all health conditions under a team of qualified doctors.

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