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04 Feb 2004

recurring abscess
about a month ago i had discovered i had haemroids which then formed into an abscess (in the rectum), for which i had been given antibiotics, a month later i have the same sensation as when i discovered i had an abscess, I would like to know what the cause is of an abscess and how could this be prevented?
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01 Jan 0001

Serg, peri-anal abscesses are often very difficult to treat. When you take antibiotics, you feel better, but the abscess doesn’t clear up completely and will return again later. This is why surgery is often the only permanent solution. The best would probably be to see a surgeon and have it sorted out. Good luck.
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