Everything You Need to Understand About Perianal Abscess
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:
- 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.
- Reddening of the skin
- It can be felt just by touching the affected area
- Aching buttock
- Pain while sitting
- Fever and chills
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.
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.