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Perianidal abscess - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, Good evening This is I like to know the causes for Perianidal Abscess?
Doctor :Hi
User :   Thats nice
Doctor :   Periodontal
Doctor :   or Perianal
User :   yes its perianal
User :   two weeks back i was suffering and got operated for the same
User :   I like to know the causes and precautions to avoid the repeating of the same
User :   Two months back i suffered the same kind of problem which named as pilonidal Abscess
Doctor :   Due to constant friction between buts
Doctor :   the hair and skin debris will jam in the groove
User :   Is both the abscess same or different?
Doctor :   A pilonidal cyst, also referred to as a pilonidal abscess, pilonidal sinus or sacrococcygeal fistula
Doctor :   Excessive sitting is thought to predispose people to the condition
Doctor :   so Avoid this
User :   ok both or same or different?
Doctor :   same
Doctor :   Obesity is a risk factor for recurrent disease.
User :   ok and doctor said there are chances of developing fistula and asked to go some scan to check
Doctor :   ok
User :   I am a obessie but not so much
Doctor :   it is abscess intially
User :   my work is to sit and do all the day
Doctor :   Abscess burst inside and goes inside
Doctor :   so there are holes in the skin
Doctor :   when there is hole it is called sinus
User :   ok Dr thanks for the information provided by you
User :   bye for the day.
Doctor :   Regarding the causes
Doctor :   perirectal abscess , peri anal abscesss, chrons disease,ilcerative colitis
Doctor :   are there
Doctor :   some times anal fistulas get infected and cause absess
Doctor :   but it all depends on surgeon examination
Doctor :   But because you were already treated , you know what is the cause
User :   yes
Doctor :   Avoid prolonged sitting, exercise, diet , keep bowels clean, et c will reduce the chances of re happening
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting
Doctor :   Bye
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