What is Perianal Abscess?
Perianal abscess is a pocket of pus located in the tissues near the anus. The abscess is formed as a result of a blockage of the duct of the anal gland, and infections occur, and its medical name is Anal abscess.
Causes of Abscess abscess
There are a number of reasons that may lead to an anal abscess, which are reasons that only increase the possibility of an abscess
- If a person has an anal fissure and an infection occurs in this anal fissure.
- If a person has various diseases of the colon, then anal abscess is a complication of these diseases. Examples: diverticulitis, colitis and Crohn’s disease.
- If the person has any of the sexual diseases.
Perianal abscess Symptoms
- Constant severe pain at the anus that does not go away.
- A lump at the anus.
- Pain during bowel movements.
- Pus draining from the anus.
- High body temperature
Below is a video explaining in detail the symptoms, risks and complications of a perianal abscess, why treatment by an expert is so important, and what are the possible complications of inaccurate treatment
Perianal Abscess treatment
The treatment for anal abscess is by draining the pus through an opening, and this medical procedure can be performed with local, regional or total anesthesia, depending on the case.
The treatment of anal abscess must be carried out by a specialist, and here the patient must review the symptoms, and if he suspects that he has an anal abscess, he must see a doctor.
DR. Khaldoun explain about Perianal Abscess with English subtitle
Perianal Abscess FAQ
Last week, I noticed that the excrement that I put out has a very bad smell, regardless of the types of food, can I have a perianal abscess?
An abscess is a pus under the skin, I could get it out myself by sterilizing a needle and using it, right?
I have some symptoms related to anal abscess, should I see a general practitioner or go to a doctor who specializes in the rectum, anus and colon directly?
Is anal abscess treatment usually covered by insurance companies, or not?
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