Treatment For Anal / Anal Fistulas?
good morning, ask for permission, I want to ask you about ani fistula abscess. When there is an abscess around the groin area near the anal canal that has occurred for many years and does not heal completely after rupture and recur, does this include anal fistula?
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An abscess is a lump or mass in the form of a pus-filled sac that can occur on any part of the body, including the area around the anus. Anal abscess is a disease that causes pain in the anal area due to infection of the small glands in the anal wall.
The form of anal abscess that often occurs is perianal abscess, in this abscess will initially appear in a red palpable feel warm, then it can rupture to form a wound and produce pus and blood. However, this condition can cause serious conditions, such as widespread infection. Therefore treatment must be done by a doctor. If you have this condition, you should consult a surgeon. The doctor will then provide adequate treatment. Treatment is given in the form of drugs to reduce and suppress infection, then surgery is done to clean the abscess so that there is no recurring infection.
If not handled properly, the infection can recur and can cause recurring abscesses because it can be a source of infection. As a result the wound does not heal and can cause other complications, further complications that can occur are fistula ani. Anal abscess and anal fistula are different conditions.
Anal fistula is the formation of a small channel between the tip of the large intestine and the skin around the anus or rectum. Fistulas will look like small ducts or holes and can produce pus if there is still an infection. Where this condition can occur due to infection or abscess in the anus.
To ensure that what happens to you memng should be consulted further with a surgeon for direct examination and laboratory examination if needed. Because recurrent anal abscesses need to be reviewed, regarding the risk factors. Like a history of diabetes mellitus, immune disorders and other infections. Because if these factors are not treated, wound healing and the risk of recurring infections can occur.
Therefore, the treatment performed on anal abscesses and perianal fistulas needs to be done thoroughly, including to avoid and manage the risk factors. In addition to surgery medicine also needs to be done for good healing.
Here are some risk factors that can cause a person to get anal abscesses easily:
A person can be more susceptible to anal abscesses if:
Having diverticulum inflammation.
Take anti-inflammatory drugs, such as prednisone.
Become a recipient of anal sex.
Inflammation of the pelvis
Suffering inflammation of the digestive tract, such as in Crohn's disease or ulcerative disease.
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