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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 now swollen leading to pus.

Around 280,000 people are affected by abscess in the United Kingdom alone [1]

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 formation on your buttock. It can happen to anyone as these are caused by the bacteria.

Symptoms:

1. Reddening of the skin
2. It could be felt just by touching the affected area
3. Aching buttock
4. Pain while sitting
5. Constipation
6. 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 should be avoided.

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

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 concerns under a team of qualified doctors.

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